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Session Laws, 1878
Volume 399, Page 613   View pdf image (33K)
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AN ACT to incorporate the town of Gaithersburg,


in Montgomery county.


SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly


of Maryland, That the citizens of the town of


Gaithersburg, in Montgomery county, be and they

Town created

are hereby created a body corporate by the name of a

body corpo-

" The Commissioners of Gaithersburg," with all the


powers and privileges of a body politic and corpo-


rate, and by said corporate name may have perpetual


succession, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded


in any court of law or equity in said county, and


have and use a common seal.


SEC. 2. The limits of said town shall begin at a


stone planted on the west side of the Goshen road,


a little east of Diamond Hall, and run thence with


said road to the southern limits of the Metropolitan


Branch Railroad, thence with said railroad, on the


south side thereof, to a lot of land belonging to the


late Charles Soffell, thence across said lot and the


Georgetown and Frederick road to a stone on Remas


G. Dorsey's land, thence with the outlines of said


Dorsey's land to the new cut road, known as the


Fitzgerald road, thence to a stone on Chestnut street,


thence by a straight line to a stone on the dividing


line between Wade and Lanahan, thence with said


line to the Frederick and Georgetown road, thence


across said road to a stone on a line between the


lands of Giles Eastern and Ignatius Thomas Fulks,


thence with said line to a stone, thence with a straight


line to the beginning.


SEC. 3. The citizens of said town having resided


therein six months previous to any election shall, on


the first Monday in May next, or as soon thereafter as


conveniently may be, and annually thereafter on the

Elect com-

same day, elect five commissioners of Gaithersburg,


to serve for one year or until their successors shall


be elected and qualified. The commissioners must


The substantial citizens, resident in said corporate


limits, and must have resided therein for at least six


months next preceding their election, and must con-


tinue so to reside during their term of office. They



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