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Session Laws, 1918 Session
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EMERSON C. HARRINGTON, GOVERNOR. 1015

Therefore be it Resolved by the General Assembly cf the
State of Maryland:

SECTION 1. That the said proposed amendment to the Con-
stitution of the United States of America be, and the same is,.
hereby ratified by the Legislature of the State of Maryland.

SEC. 2. That certified copies of this preamble and joint
resolution be forwarded by the Governor of this State to the
Secretary of State at Washington, to the presiding officer of
the United States Senate, and to the Speaker of the House of
Representatives of the United States.

Approved March 12th, 1918.

NO. 2.

Joint Resolution and Memorial of the General Assembly of
Maryland of the State of Maryland to the Representatives
of the State of Maryland in the United States Senate and in
the House of Representatives of the United States, request-
ing that each of them endeavor to have the United States
Government acquire, maintain and operate during the period
of the present war, or longer, the line of Railroad commonly
called and known as the Washington, Potomac and Chesa-,
peake Railroad, now or formerly belonging to the Washing-
ton, Potomac and Chesapeake Railroad Company, and ex-
tending from Brandywine in Prince George's County, to
Mechanicsville, in St. Mary's County, in the State of Mary-
land.

WHEREAS, the line of the Washington, Potomac and Chesa-
peace Railroad Company, extending from Brandywine in
Prince George's County, Maryland, traverses portions of said
Counties, and also portions of Charles County, in said State,
which are susceptible of great agricultural production; and
which are entirely without Railroad facilities other than such
as have been heretofore furnished by said Railroad Company;
and:

WHEREAS, by a decree of the Circuit Court for Prince
George's County, Maryland, the said Railroad Company has
been dissolved, and has recently ceased to operate or exercise
its franchises as a common carrier, and:

 

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