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Christopher C. Cox (1816-1882)
MSA SC 3520-1490

Sources:


Newspaper articles -

"Address of Lieut. Gov. Cox." The Baltimore Sun, 12 January 1865.

"Death of Dr. C. C. Cox."  The Easton Ledger, 30 November 1882.  (Transcription)

Dresser, Michael.  "Strange career of No. 2."  The Baltimore Sun, 10 February 2002.


Books -

Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, M.D. The Medical Annals of Maryland, 1799-1899.  Baltimore, Maryland:  Williams and Wilkins Company, 1903.

Everstine, Carl N.  The General Assembly of Maryland, 1850-1920.  Charlottesville, Virginia:  The Michie Company, 1984.

Kent, Frank Richardson.  The Story of Maryland Politics.  Hatboro, Pennsylvania:  Tradition Press, 1968.

Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland.  Celebration of the Sesquicentennial of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland, 1799-1949.  Baltimore, Maryland:  Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland, 1949.

National Biographical Publishing Company. Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Maryland and the District of Columbia.  Baltimore, Maryland: National Biographical Publishing Company, 1879.

Perine, George C.  The Poets and Verse-Writers of Maryland. Cincinnati, Ohio:  The Editor Publishing Company, 1898.

Upper Shore Genealogical Society of Maryland.  Tombstones of Talbot County, Maryland, Volume 3.  Easton, Maryland:  Upper Shore Genealogical Society of Maryland, 1993.


Other sources -

Address of Hon. Christopher C. Cox, Lieutenant Governor, Delivered in the Senate Chamber, Annapolis, January 11, 1865. Taken from:
GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SENATE (Journal) Senate Journal and Documents 1865 Accession Number: MdHR 812453, Location: 2/1/7/30, PD1242

"Silently the Shades of Evening," words written by Christopher C. Cox. http://www.cyberhymnal.org/

Medical Care In the City of Baltimore, 1752-1919


Archives of Maryland Online -

Origins of the office of Lt. Governor is discussed and debated in detail:

The Debates of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Maryland, Assembled at the City of Annapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 1864.  Vol. 1. (Annapolis: Richard P. Bayly,
1864.

Also,
p. 69
Ordered that "the Committee on the Executive Department be instructed to inquire into the expediency of creating the office of Lieutenant Governor, and to provide for his election."

p. 1079
Committee on Education and the Encouragement of Literature Report Article 10. Education. Sec. 3 includes Lieutenant Governor as a member of the State Board of Education

p. 1087
Discussion of adding the Lieutenant Governor and Commissioner of the Land Office to the Board of Public Works.

p. 1089
Adding the Lieutenant Governor and Commissioner of the Land Office to the Board of Public Works was not agreed to.

p. 1229
Discussion of adding Lieutenant Governor to State Board of Education.  Decided that the Executive Department section would have to be concluded first to see if the office would be created.

p. 1238
The Committee on the Executive Department majority report which includes the Lieutenant Governor in sections 6-10 of Article II.

p. 1239
The Committee on the Executive Department minority report which doesn't include the office of the Lieutenant Governor.

p. 1316 -1324
Justification for creation of the office of Lieutenant Governor as well as debate on the wording of sections 6-10 of Article II. Executive Department.

p. 1688
Inclusion of Lieutenant Governor on Board of Public Works rejected.

p. 1690
Committee on Education and the Encouragement of Literature Article 10. Education. Sec. 3 includes Lieutenant Governor as a member of the State Board of Education. The report was passed on its third reading.

p. 1786
The Committee on the Executive Department reported back to the convention the article on the executive department with recommended changes.

p. 1787
The Committee on Education and the Encouragement of Literature reported back to the convention  with recommended changes. The report was passed with the Lieutenant Governor included as a member of the State Board of Education.

p. 1879
Constitution as ratified with the Lieutenant Governor in Article II.  Executive Department. Sections 6-10.

p. 1898
Constitution as ratified, Article 8, Section 2. Lieutenant Governor member of the State Board of Education.
 

Proceedings of the State Convention of Maryland to Frame a New Constitution, Commenced at Annapolis, April 27, 1864.  Annapolis: Richard P. Bayly, printer.

p. 39
Ordered that "The Committee on the Executive Department be instructed to inquire into the expediency of creating the office of Lieutenant Governor, and to provide for his election."

p. 372
Committee on Education and the Encouragement of Literature Report Article 10. Education Sec. 3 includes Lieutenant Governor as a member of the State Board of Education

p. 379
Report of the Committee to consider and report respecting the appointment, tenure of office, duties and compensation of all civil officers not embraced in the duties of other Standing Committees. " Section 1, line 1, after the word "Governor," insert the words "Lieutenant Governor ;" Decided in the negative.

p. 444
The Committee on the Executive Department majority report which includes the Lieutenant Governor in sections 6-10 of Article II.

p. 448
The Committee on the Executive Department minority report which doesn't include the office of the Lieutenant Governor.

p. 732
Constitution as ratified with the Lieutenant Governor in Article II.  Executive Department. Sections 6-10.

p. 761
Constitution as ratified, Article 8, Section 2. Lieutenant Governor member of the State Board of Education.

CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF 1967.  Debates, July 11, 1967-January 10, 1968.

Debates on reestablishing the office of lieutenant governor:
pp. 1366 -1369
pp. 1383-1385
pp. 1387-1389
pp. 1391-1392
 

Additional debates on reestablishing the office of lieutenant governor (Not available on the Archives of Maryland site.):
pp. 1403-1404
pp. 1413-1414
pp. 1499-1507
pp. 1527-1528
pp. 2955-2956
p. 3361

Amdendment to the Constitution of Maryland.  Acts of 1970, Chapter 532 made changes to Article II reestablishing the office of the Lieutenant Governor.
 

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