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On this Spot: Pinpointing the Past in Washington, Part 3
Douglas E. Evelyn,Paul Dickson
Limited preview - 2008
1st June academies acres aggregate Alleghany Alleghany county amount Anne Arundel average Balt Baltimore city beds Bel-Air bushels Calvert capital Carroll Catholic Cecil census centum Charles Chesapeake Bay Chestertown Choptank churches coal colony confluence constitution contains Creek Cumberland Delaware deposits district Dorchester elected Elkton Ellicott's Mills establishments factories farming feet females foreign Frederick city free colored persons Georgetown Governor Hagerstown Harford Howard inhabitants iron Kent Island laboring land legislature m. n. of Baltimore Makers males manufactures Mary's Maryland Mills Monocacy Mountain n. w. of Annapolis navigable Ohio R. R. Patuxent Pennsylvania population Port Tobacco portion Potomac river pounds primary and public Prince George principal Queen Anne Rail-road Ridge rocks Senate side Sinepuxent Bay Situate slaves soil Somerset South square miles stream Susquehanna Talbot tons Total town tributary turnpike Upper Marlboro village Virginia Washington white persons whole number
Page 105 - Point, and running another direct line at a right angle with the first, across the Potomac, ten miles, for the second line; then, from the terminations of the said first and second lines, running two other direct lines, of ten miles each, the one crossing the Eastern Branch aforesaid, and the other the Potomac, and meeting each other in a point.
Page 112 - ... who come on foot ; the steps from both lead to a broad platform in front of the door of entrance. The garden front is varied by having a rusticated basement story under the Ionic ordonnance, and by a semicircular projecting colonnade of six columns, with two flights of steps leading from the ground, to the level of the principal story.
Page 42 - ... offering to give, and the person receiving the same, and any person who gives or causes to be given an illegal vote knowing it to be such at any election to be hereafter held in this State, shall on conviction in a Court of Law, in addition to the penalties now or hereafter to be imposed by law, be forever disqualified to hold any office of profit or trust or to vote at any election thereafter.
Page 43 - Corporations, not possessing banking powers or privileges, may be formed under general laws, but shall not be created by special acts, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where, in the judgment of the general assembly, the objects of the corporation cannot be attained under general laws.
Page 105 - That a district of territory, not exceeding ten miles square, to be located as hereafter directed on the river Potomac, at some place between the mouths of the Eastern Branch and Connogochegue, be, and the same is hereby, accepted for the permanent seat of the gov. ernment of the United States.
Page 44 - ... years. Such taxes shall not be repealed or applied to any other purpose. The credit of the state shall never be given or lent, nor shall the state be in any way concerned in internal improvements. The moneys levied to pay the public debt shall never be diverted until the debt is paid, or until the sinking fund equals the outstanding debt.
Page 43 - Civil appeals, or any member of either, shall be thus disqualified to hear and determine any case or cases in said Court, the same shall be certified to the Governor of the State, who shall immediately commission the requisite number of persons learned in the law for the trial and determination of such cause or causes.
Page 43 - No bill shall become a law unless it be passed in each House by a majority of the whole number of members elected, and on its final passage the ayes and noes be recorded. SEC.
Page 42 - June 4, 1851. Went into Operation July 4, 1851. Every free white male citizen of the United States, 21 years of age, resident in the State one year, and in the county, town, or city, where he offers to vote, for six months next preceding the election, may vote. Citizens removing to another town or city, shall...