VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS.
MONDAY, November 3, 1800.
MONDAY, November the Third, being the day appointed by the constitution
and form of government for the
meeting of the legislature of this state, the following members accordingly
A sufficient number of delegates being convened, they
severally qualified in the presence of each other, by
For KENT county,
Mr. Unit Angier,
Mr. James Parker,
Mr. Benjamin Chambers,
Mr. Benjamin Hanson.
Mr. Richard H. Harwood,
Mr. William Dorsey,
Mr. William Carcaud,
Mr. Rezin Estep.
Mr. Philip Stuart,
Mr. Henry H. Chapman,
Mr. William H. McPherson.
Mr. John T. Worthington,
Mr. Alexis Lemmon,
Mr. Tobias E. Stansbury.
Mr. Edward Lloyd.
Mr. John Gilpin,
Mr. Daniel Sheredine,
Mr. William Miller, of Samuel,
Mr. Thomas M. Forman.
Mr. Thomas G. Addison,
Mr. William Marbury.
CITY of ANNAPOLIS,
Mr. Allen Quynn,
Mr. John Johnson.
Mr. Charles Frazier,
Mr. Joseph Thompson,
Mr. Stephen Lowrey.
Mr. Stepehn Purnell.
Mr. David Shriver,
Mr. Thomas Hawkins,
|Mr. Roger Nelson,
Mr. Henry Kemp.
Mr. John Street,
Mr. Elijah Davis,
Mr. Thomas S. Bond.
Mr. John Montgomery.
CITY of BALTIMORE,
Mr. Robert Smith,
Mr. James McCulloch.
Mr. Ambrose Geoghegan,
Mr. Richard Cromwell.
Mr. Robert P. Magruder,
Mr. Thomas Davis,
Mr. Thomas Beall, of George.
Mr. Peter Gebhart.
taking the several oaths required by the constitution and form of government,
subscribing a declaration of their
belief in the Christian religion, and by taking, repeating and subscribing,
the oath to support the constitution of
the United States.
The house adjourns till to-morrow morning 9 o'clock.
TUESDAY, November 4, 1800.
THE house met. Present
the same members as on yesterday. The proceedings of yesterday were
Mr. John Leigh, Mr. Raphael Neale and Mr. Enoch J. Millard, delegates
returned for Saint-Mary's county,
Mr. Edward Hall and Mr. John F. Mercer, delegates returned for Anne-Arundel
county, Mr. Thomas Parran
and Mr. THomas Blake, delegates returned for Calvert county, Mr. Samuel
Jones, a delegate returned for
Charles county, Mr. Thomas Love, a delegate returned for Baltimore county,
Mr. Thomas S. Denny and Mr.
John Edmondson, delegates returned for Talbot county, Mr. Solomon Frazier,
Mr. Isaac Steele and Mr. Richard
Goldsborough, delegates returned for Dorchester County, Mr. Richard
Cramphin, a delegate returned for Worcester county,
Mr. Robert Orrell and Mr. Philip Clarke, delegates retrurned for Caroline
county, Mr. John Cellar and Mr. Robert
Smith, delegates returned for Washington county, Mr. Joseph Cresap, Mr.
James Cresap, of Michael, and
Mr. John Simkins, delegates returned for Allegany county, and Mr. Hezekiah
Veach, a delegate returned for
Montgomery County, appeared, and after qualifying in the mode prescribed
by the constitution and form of government,
and taking the oath to support the constitution of the United States, took
their seat in the house.
The house proceeded to ballot for a speaker, and the
ballots being deposited in the ballot box, the gentlemen
named to strike retired, and after some time returned and reported, that
Edward Hall, Esquire, was unanimously