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Proceedings and Debates of the 1850 Constitutional Convention
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Grason, Wright, Fooks, Sh river, Biser, McHenry, Nelson, Carter,
Schley, Fiery, Neill, John Newcomer, Harbine, Brewer, Weber,
Slicer, Smith, Parke, Shower, Cockey and Brown—30.
So the Convention refused to reconsider their vote.

Mr. Biser, presented a petition signed by 392 citizens of Fre
derick county, praying for a new county to include all the Districts
of siad Middletown Valley in Frederick county, and such parts of
Washington county as lie contiguous to said districts, and their
counter petition for a new county to be composed of Jefferson, Peters
ville, Middletown and Catoctin districts of Frederick county, and
Pleasant Valley, part of Boonsboro' and Sharpsburg in W ashing
ton county

Which was read, and
Referred to the select committee on New Counties.
The Convention then resumed the consideration of the order
of the day, being the report submitted by Mr. Urason, chairman
of the committee on the Executive Department

The 23rd section was then read

Mr. Grason, moved to amend said section by striking out in the
2nd and 3rd lines of said sections, these words "and shall lay the
same before either branch of the Legislature whenever required."

Mr. McLane, moved to amend said section by inserting after the
word "and," where it occurs the second time in the 2nd line,
the words "The Governor," and after the word "and" in the 3rd
line, by inserting ‘‘The Secretary of State;"

Mr. Grason, withdrew the amendment, offered by him.

The question was then put on the amendment as offered by Mr.
McLane; and

Determined in the affirmative.

The said 23rd section was then adopted as amended.

Mr. Brent of Balt. city, in accordance with the notice given by
him on yesterday, moved to reconsider the vote of the Convention
on the 1 3th section;

On the question being put,

"Will the Convention reconsider their vote on said section?" iL
was

Determined in the affirmative.

Mr. Brent of Balt, city, then moved the following as a subsit
tute for said section:

Sec. 13. In all cases where the Governor has the power by the
constitution or laws, to make any appointment to office, or in case
any vacancy shall occur during the recess of the Senate, in any
office to which the Governor has the power of appointment, he
shall have power in the recess of the Senate, to make such ap


 

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