First Session: October 21, 1777 - December 23, 17771
Second Session: March 13, 1778 - April 23, 17782
Third Session: June 1, 1778 - June 23, 17783
Edward C. Papenfuse, et al., Archives of Maryland, Historical List, new series, Vol. 1. Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1990.
Edward C. Papenfuse, et al., A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789, Vols. 1&2. Annapolis, MD: Maryland State
Archives, 1985.a - appointed; d - died; dcl - declined; dns - did not serve; ds - dismissed; e - elected; ev - election voided;
pres - president of the Senate; pres p. t. - president pro tem of the Senate; psa - post-session appointment; psd - post-session death;
psr - post-session resignation; r - resigned; s - suspended; spkr - speaker of the House; spkr p.t. - speaker pro tem of the House;
(D) - Democrat; (R) - Republican.
William Paca, r-1
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, pres
Charles Carroll, barrister
Charles Carroll of Carrollton
Brice T. B. Worthington
Thomas Jennings, e-3
Joseph Nicholson, Jr.
|House of Delegates|
Allen Quynn, r-1
Samuel Chase, e-1
|Anne Arundel County
Rezin Hammond, r-3
John Hall, r-3
Nicholas Maccubbin, Jr., e-3
Jeremiah Townley Chase
Thomas Cockey Deye
Charles Ridgely, r-1, e-2
William Fitzhugh, spkr-2,3
Samuel Hance, dns
Alexander Somerville, r-3
John Mackall, ds-14
Samuel Chew, e-1
Henry Downes, dns, r-2
Zephaniah Turner, r-2
Samuel Hanson, Jr., e-3, ds-35
John Henry, Jr.
Henry Wilson, Jr.
Ezekiel Forman, ds-16
John Cadwalader, dns, r-2
Richard Gresham, e-1
James Lloyd, e-2
|Prince George's County
|Queen Anne's County
William Bruff, r-1, e-2
Robert Wright, r-2
Richard Tilghman Earle
William Hemsley, e-2, dns
|St. Mary's County
John Hatton Read
Nicholas Thomas, spkr-1,2, r-2
John Benson, r-2
Robert Goldsborough, Jr., e-2
Samuel Chamberlaine, e-2, dns, r-2
William Goldsborough, e-3
Peter Chaille, dns, r-2
Nehemiah Holland, r-2
William Holland, e-2, dns, ev, e-3, dns7
Thomas Holland, of Thomas, e-3, dns
1. The governor convened the General Assembly on October 21, 1777. Recorded
proceedings begin for the Senate on October 22, and for the House on October
2. Recorded proceedings for the Senate begin on March 13, 1778, and for the House on March 17.
3. The governor convened the General Assembly on June 1, 1778. Recorded proceedings begin for the Senate on June 4 and for the House on June 8.
4. Mackall was discharged on November 4, 1777, because he was not a resident of Calvert County at the time of his election.
5. On June 11, 1778, an objection to the recent election of Samuel Hanson, Jr., from Daniel Jenifer, who was second on the poll, was read. Hanson was discharged on June 17, because he had been a field
officer at the time of his election.
6. On November 4, 1777, Forman was determined ineligible to hold a seat in the House because of holding the office of Kent County clerk.
7. The election of Holland to replace Peter Chaille was declared void on April 6, 1778, because the sheriff of Worcester County, prior to holding the election, had resigned his commission. Holland was reelected to the third session, but did not serve.
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