clear space clear space clear space white space
A
 r c h i v e s   o f   M a r y l a n d   O n l i n e

PLEASE NOTE: The searchable text below was computer generated and may contain typographical errors. Numerical typos are particularly troubling. Click “View pdf” to see the original document.

  Maryland State Archives | Index | Help | Search
search for:
clear space
white space
Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1872
Volume 190, Page 2893   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>
clear space clear space clear space white space
314
Return
Judges to
certify.
Name of new
county.
Cease to have (
any claim in
the county
buildings, &c
'First genera
election.
LAWS OF MARYLAND.
Vice President of the United States in the fall of
eighteen hundred and seventy-two, receive the bal-
lot of each elector voting at said election, who has
resided for six months preceding said election within
said limits, for or against a new county, and the
voter shall at the same time designate his choice for
the county seat within said limits, and the return
judges of said election districts shall certify the re-
sult of such voting, in the manner now prescribed by
law, to the Governor and Clerk of the Circuit Court
for Allegany county, to be by him recorded in the
land records of said county; and if a majority of the
legal votes cast within that part of Allegany county
contained within said lines shall be in favor of a new
county, and the Governor is satisfied that the re-
quirements of the Constitution and laws as to ex-
tent of territory and number of inhabitants have
been gratified and complied with, then said part of
Allegany county shall become and constitute a new
county to be called " Garrett county," and the Gov-
ernor shall issue his proclamation to that effect, and
the inhabitants thereof shall thenceforth have and
enjoy all such rights and privileges as are held and
enjoyed by the inhabitants of the other counties of
this State.
; SEC. 8. And be it enacted, That when said new
county shall have been so created, the inhabitants
thereof shall cease to have any claim to or interest
' in the county buildings and other public property of
every description belonging to said county of Alle-
gany, and shall be liable for their proportionate
share of the then existing debts and obligations of
the said county of Allegany according to the last as-
sessment in said county, to be ascertained and ap-
portioned by the County Commissioners of said Al-
legany county, and the inhabitants of said new
county shall also pay the county taxes levied upon
them, at the time of the creation of such new county,
as if such new county had not been created.
1 SEC. 4. And be it enacted. That at the first general
election, after the establishment of said new county,
the qualified voters of said new county shall be entitled
to elect a Senator and two Delegates to the General

 

 
clear space
clear space
white space

Please view image to verify text. To report an error, please contact us.
Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1872
Volume 190, Page 2893   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>


This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!



An Archives of Maryland electronic publication.
For information contact mdlegal@mdarchives.state.md.us.

©Copyright  August 01, 2018
Maryland State Archives