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authority executed in due form for the

perform such duties as are now, or may

transfer of the same filed in his office, and

hereafter be prescribed by Law; and no

the transfer accordingly made on the books

appropriation shall be made by Law, to pay

thereof, and the certificate or other evidence

for any Clerk, or assistant to the Librarian.

cancelled; but the Legislature may make

And it shall be the duty of the Legislature,

provisions for the loss of certificates, or

at its first Session after the adoption of this

other evidences of the debt; and may pre-

Constitution, to pass a Law regulating the

scribe, by Law, the manner in which the

mode and manner in which the Books in the

Treasurer shall receive and keep the moneys

Library shall be kept and accounted for

of the State.

by the Librarian, and requiring the Librar-

ian to give a Bond, in such penalty as the

Sec. 4. The Treasurer shall render his

Legislature may prescribe, for the proper

Accounts, quarterly, to the Comptroller;

discharge of his duties. The office of the

and shall publish, monthly, in such news-

State Librarian shall be abolished as of the

papers as the Governor may direct, an

end of the term of the present incumbent.

abstract thereof, showing the amount of

cash on hand, and the place, or places of

Sec. 4. There shall be a Commissioner

deposit thereof; and on the third day of

of the Land Office, who shall be appointed

each regular session of the legislature, he

by the Governor, by and with the advice

shall submit to the Senate and House of

and consent of the Senate, who shall hold

Delegates fair and accurate copies of all

his office during the term of the Governor,

Accounts by him, from time to time, ren-

by whom he shall have been appointed, and

dered and settled with the Comptroller.

until his successor shall be appointed and

He shall, at all times, submit to the Comp-

qualified. He shall perform such duties as

troller the inspection of the money in his

are now required of the Commissioner of the

hands, and perform all other duties that

Land Office, or such as may hereafter be

shall be prescribed by Law.

prescribed by Law, and shall also be the

Keeper of the Chancery Records. He shall

Sec. 5..... And the Treasurer shall qualify

receive a salary of one thousand five hun-

within one month after his appointment

dred dollars per annum, to be paid out of

by the Legislature.

the Treasury, and shall charge such fees

as are now, or may be hereafter fixed by

Article VII.

Law. He shall make a semi-annual report

Sec. 2. The qualified voters of each
County, and of the City of Baltimore, shall,
on the Tuesday next after the first Monday
in the month of November, in the year
nineteen hundred and fifty-eight, and on

of all the fees of his office, both as Com-
missioner of the Land Office, and as Keeper
of the Chancery Records, to the Comptroller
of the Treasury, and shall pay the same
semi-annually into the Treasury. The of-
fice of the Commissioner of the Land Of-

the same day in every fourth year there-
after, elect a Surveyor for each County and
the City of Baltimore, respectively, whose

fice shall be abolished at the end of the
term of the present incumbent.

term of office shall commence on the first

Sec. 5. The Commissioner of the Land

Monday of January next ensuing their

Office shall also, without additional com-

election, and whose duties and compensation

pensation, collect, arrange, classify, have

shall be the same as are now or may here-

charge of, and safely keep all Papers,

after be prescribed by Law. And any

Records, Relics, and other Memorials con-

vacancy in the office of Surveyor, shall be

nected with the Early History of Maryland,

filled by the Commissioners of the counties,

not belonging to any other office.

or by the Mayor and City Council of Balti-

more, respectively, for the residue of the

Article XI.


Sec. 9. The General Assembly may make

Sec. 3. The State Librarian shall be ap-

such changes in this Article, except in

pointed by the Governor, by and with the

Section seventh thereof, as it may deem best;

advice and consent of the Senate, and shall

and this Article shall not be so construed, or

hold his office during the term of the

taken as to make the political Corporation

Governor, by whom he shall have been

of Baltimore independent of, or free from

appointed, and until his successor shall be

the control, which the General Assembly

appointed and qualified. His salary shall be

of Maryland has over all such Corporations

fifteen hundred dollars a year; and he shall

in this State.



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