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Free negro, Benjamin Dunmore, 1852

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The Legislature.

On Wednesday, Mr. McCardell presented a petition of sundry citizens of this county, for a new Election District, and also one of the Manor Agricultural Society, of this county, for an act of incorporation. The bill to prescribe the oaths and bonds of the Treasurer was passed this day.

On Thursday, George French, Esq., qualified and took his seat in the Senate. The nomination of John C. Legrand, as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, was this day confirmed.

On Friday, Mr. McCardell presented a petition from sundry citizens of this county, to permit Benjamin Dunmore, free negro, to return to this State; and Mr. Strause, one from the members of Catharine Church, in this county, for authority to dispose of a portion of the property of said church. On Saturday, Mr. Mealey presented a petition to enable R. Spielman, to execute a deed to P. S. Brewer.




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Slaves, Western Maryland

Western Maryland, 1800-1864

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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