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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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An act to amend the constitution and form of government as
it relates to the division of Somerset county into Election
Districts, and to establish an additional Election District.
WHEREAS, many of the inhabitants of Smith's Island,
within the body of Somerset county, and attached to the
lower election district, commonly called Annamessix, in
the said county by petition in writing have represented to
this General Assembly that by reason of their separation
from the main land by a wide water, they are compelled
to forego the inestimable right of suffrage or exposed to
great peril, labour and expense in going to and returning
from the place of voting, and prayed that the said Island
which they inhabit may be made a separate, and additional
election district-Therefore,
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of
Maryland, That so much of Smith's Island, as lies within
the body Somerset county, and forms a part of the lower
election district therein, shall, after the passage and
confirmation of this act constitute a separate and additional
district for holding elections in said county.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That in case this act shall
be confirmed as required by the constitution and form of
government the Levy court of Somerset county shall be,
and they are hereby required to appoint three commissioners
who, or a majority of them shall proceed to select a

 
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