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Page 189 - to dive into the depths of " dungeons; to plunge into the infection of hospitals; to survey the man" sions of sorrow and pain; to take the guage and dimensions of misery, " depression and contempt; to remember the forgotten; to attend to the " neglected; to visit the forsaken and to compare and collate the distresses " of all men in all countries.
Page 190 - and that the Senators and Representatives of this State, in the " Congress of the United States, be requested to exert their best efforts to " aid the President of the United States in the attainment of the above
Page 190 - Resolved, that the Executive be requested to correspond with the " President of the United States, for the purpose of obtaining a Territory " upon the coast of Africa, or at some other place, not within any of the " States or Territorial Governments of the United States, to serve as an
Page 333 - emancipated within this Commonwealth; and that the Senators and Representatives of this State in the Congress of the United States be requested to exert their best efforts, to aid the President of the United States in the attainment of the above object: provided that no contract or arrangement respecting such territory shall be obligatory on this Commonwealth, until ratified by the Legislature.
Page 60 - [THE GREAT SEAL OF MARYLAND.] MARYLAND, Set. I hereby certify, that the foregoing is a full and true copy, taken from the original engrossed bill deposited in and belonging to the office of the Court of Appeals for the Western Shore of said state. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name, and affixed the seal of the said Court of
Page 36 - power shall extend. Money cannot be applied to the general welfare, otherwise than by an application of it to some particular measure, conducive to the general welfare. Whenever therefore money has been applied to a particular measure, a question arises, whether the particular measure be within the enumerated authorities vested in
Page 59 - MARYLAND, Set: \ At a session of the General Assembly of Maryland, begun and held at the city of Annapolis on the last Monday of December, being the twenty-fifth day of the said month, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, and ended the thirteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred
Page 355 - Resolved, That the Society entertain a grateful sense of the aid afforded to it by the Clergy of all denominations, and that they be respectfully and earnestly requested to continue to exert their influence to advance its objects. On motion of Mr. Fitzhugh, the Society then proceeded to the election of officers for the ensuing year; and the Chair having appointed Messrs. Fitzhugh, Key, and