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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1872
Volume 190, Page 2893   View pdf image (33K)
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Judges to
Name of new
Cease to have (
any claim in
the county
buildings, &c
'First genera
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


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