Sec. 43. There shall be an Orphans' Court in the city
of Baltimore, and in each of the counties of this State.
The qualified voters of the city of Baltimore and of the
several counties of the State shall, on the Tuesday next
after the first Monday in the month of November, eighteen
Rotation in office.
1852, ch. 20, 48, 62,
73, 139, 247, 290,
1853, ch. 81, 147,
271, 333, 385.
one of the said Judges first elected shall hold his office for
two years, one for four years and the other for six years;
and at the first meeting after their election and qualifica-
tion, or as soon thereafter as practicable, they shall de-
termine by lot which one of their number shall hold his
office for two, four and six years, respectively, and there-
after there shall be elected as aforesaid, at each general elec-
tion for county officers, one Judge to serve for the term of
Sec. 44. In case of the death, resignation, removal or
other disqualification of a Judge of an Orphans' Court,
the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the
Senate, shall appoint a person duly qualified to fill said
office for the residue of the term thus made vacant.