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546                           THE COUNTIES OF MARYLAND

thence followed west and north the state boundary to the Nanticoke

According to the boundaries of Wicomico County established in 1867
all that portion hitherto belonging to Somerset County lying north of a
line passing

" up the channel of the Wicomico River to the mouth of the Wicomico
Creek, thence with the channel of said creek and Passerdyke Creek to
Dashield's or Disharoon's Mills, thence with the mill-pond of said mills and
branch following the middle prong of said branch, to Meadow Bridge, on the
road, dividing the Counties of Somerset and Worcester, near the southwest
corner of farm of William P. Morris "

was set apart to form the western portion of the newly erected county.


1798  Ch. 115. County divided into 3 election districts.

1799  Ch. 48. Confirms Acts of 1798 Ch. 115.

1799 Ch. 50. Commission appointed to divide county into 3 election dis-

1821 Ch. 159. Commission appointed to select polling place for the 3d elec-
tion district.

1824  Ch. 146. County divided into 6 election districts, the first or upper to

be divided into 3 and the second or middle into two, and
the third or lower to remain.

1825  Ch. 27. Confirms Acts of 1824 Ch. 146.

1825  Ch. 69. Enacts that election district No. 2 or the Middle District

shall be further subdivided and that 2 additional election
districts shall be established therein; one of which shall
be made convenient to the voters on the north side of
Wicomico Creek, and the other shall be at or near Dublin
or Cokesbury.

1826  Ch. 68. Confirms Acts of 1825 Ch. 69.

1828  Ch. 123. Commission appointed to change the line between Dublin and

Brinkley districts to run as follows:

" Beginning on Pocomoke river at the divisional line of
the lands of Littleton Dennis and George W. Powell, and
to run thence northwardly with the same to Steven's
Branch, and thence up, by and with the said branch to the
county road leading from Curtis' chapel to Stevens' Ferry."

1829  Ch. 115. Changes polling place of Dames Quarter district.

1831 Ch. 127. Enacts that so much of the lower election district of Somer-
set county, as is contained within the following lines, that
is to say, beginning at Steven's Ferry, and running thence
by and with the county road, by James Smith's, until it
strikes the county road, leading to Rehoboth, and thence
crossing the said road in a line direct until it strikes the


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