PHILLIPS LEE GOLDSBOROUGH, GOVERNOR. 1749
tected in case of war from the assaults of our enemies, and yet
be accessible to the ships of our Navy.
EIGHTH—The Chesapeake Bay is practically open every win-
ter to Greenberry's Point, thus giving, the year round, free
water transportation to and from the plant, if located there.
Resolved by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the Sen-
ators and Representatives in Congress from Maryland are here-
by requested to use all honorable means in their power to secure
the location of the proposed United States Armor Plant at An-
napolis, in Maryland.
Resolved further, That the Secretary of the Senate is directed
to send a copy of each of these resolutions, properly certified, to
the two United States Senators from Maryland, and the Chief
Clerk of the House is ordered to forward a copy of these Reso-
lutions to each of the six members of Congress, in the House of
Representatives from Maryland.
Of the General Assembly of Maryland, Session of 1914, relating
to the death of Hon. Isidor Rayner.
WHEREAS, Since the adjournment of the last General As-
sembly of Maryland, the people of the State have been called
upon to mourn the death of the Honorable Isidor Rayner, who
was born in Baltimore City, April 11th, 1850; was educated at
the University of Maryland and the University of Virginia. At
the University of Virginia he took the academic and law courses,
and upon his return to Baltimore was admitted to the bar in
1870, practicing law until his death. He held the following
public offices: In 1878 he was elected to the Maryland Legisla-
ture for two years in the House of Delegates, and served on the
Judiciary Committee, and was Chairman of the Baltimore City
Delegation; in 1885 he was elected to the State Senate for four
years, serving on the Committee on Judicial Proceedings; he
resigned his place in the State Senate in the middle of his term
and became the Democratic candidate for Congress, and in 1886
was elected to the Fiftieth Congress and served on the Commit-
tees on Foreign Affairs and Interstate and Foreign Commerce.
He was again elected to the Fifty-second Congress, serving on
the Committees on Foreign Affairs and Coinage, Weights and