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Fifth Ward,--Beginning at the corner of East and Fayette, formerly Pitt street; thence north to Hillen street; thence southwest to the Falls; thence south to Fayette, formerly Pitt street; and thence to the place of beginning.

Sixth Ward,—Beginning at the corner of Fayette, formerly Pitt street and Harford run; thence north to the Belair road; thence northeast to Chew street; thence west to Sterling street; thence south to east Madison street; thence west to Ensor street; thence south and west by Ensor and Hillen, to East street ; thence south to Fayette, formerly Pitt; and thence to the place of beginning.

Seventh Ward,-Beginning at the city boundary on Fayette, formerly Pitt street; thence west to Harford run ; thence north to the Belair road; thence to the boundary of the city line; and thence to the place of beginning.

Eighth Ward, --Beginning at the city boundary to the Belair road; thence southwest to Chew street; thence west to Sterling street; thence south to East Madison street; thence west to Ensor and Hillen streets to the Falls; thence north to the city boundary; and thence to the place of beginning.

Ninth Ward,—Beginning at the corner of the Falls and Baltimore street; thence west to Charles street; thence south to Pratt street; thence east to Bowly's wharf; and thence by the water line by the mouth of the Falls up to the place of beginning

Tenth Ward,—Beginning at the corner of the Falls and Baltimore street; thence west to Charles street; thence north to Pleasant street; thence east to the Falls, and thence south to the place of beginning.

Eleventh Ward,—Beginning at the city boundary and the Falls; thence south by the Falls to Pleasant street; thence west to Charles street; thence east to Saratoga street; thence north to Howard street; thence north to Cathedral street; thence to the city boundary; and thence east to the place of beginning.

Twelfth Ward,—Beginning at the corner of Howard and Lexington streets ; thence west to Pine street; thence north to George street; thence east to St. Mary's street ; thence northeast to Madison street; thence east to Howard street; and thence south to the place of beginning.

Thirteenth Ward,—Beginning at the corner of Pratt and Charles streets; thence north to Saratoga street; thence west to Howard street; thence south to Pratt street; and thence east to the place of beginning.

Fourteenth Ward,—Beginning at the corner of Howard and Pratt streets; thence north to Lexington street; thence west to Pine street; thence south to German street; thence west to Cove street; thence south to Pratt street; thence east to the place of beginning.

Fifteenth Ward,-Beginning at the corner of Light and Pratt streets ; thence west to Howard street; thence south to Montgomery street; thence by Montgomery street to the water line : and thence round by the water line to the beginning

Sixteenth Ward,-Beginning at the corner of Howard and Pratt streets; thence west to Cove street; thence southeast to Eutaw street; thence north to Montgomery street; thence southeast to Howard street ; and thence north to the place of beginning.

Seventeenth Ward,Beginning at the water line on Montgomery street; thence west and north to Eutaw street ; thence southwest to the water of the Middle Branch ; and thence by the boundary line of the city, round by the fort and the water line of the basin, to the place of beginning.

Eighteenth Ward, -Beginning at the water line on Eutaw street; thence northeast to Cove street; thence northwest to German street; thence east to Pine street; thence north to Lexington street; thence west to the city boundary; and thence by the city boundary line and Gwynn's falls, to the place of beginning.

Nineteenth Ward,-Beginning at the boundary line on Pennsylvania avenue ; thence south east to George street; thence west to Pine street; thence south to Lexington street; thence west to boundary; and thence by the boundary line to the place of beginning.

Twentieth Ward,—Beginning at the boundary on Cathedral street; thence south to Howard street; west and south to Madison street; thence west to St. Mary's street; thence southwest to Pennsylvania avenue; thence northwest to boundary line ; and thence to the place of beginning.

ELECTION LAWS

OF THE

STATE OF MARYLAND.

EXTRACTS FROM ACTS OF ASSEMBLY.

1805–CHAPTER 97. An Act to reduce into one the several Acts of Assembly respecting Elec- Passed Jan. tions, and to regulate said Elections.

25, 1906.

Whereas by the constitution of the United States it is pro

Preamble. vided, that the House of Representatives shall be composed of members chosen every second year by the people of the several states, and the electors in each state shall have the qualification requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the state legislature: And whereas it is further provided by the constitution of the United States that the executive power shall be vested in a President of the United States, that he shall hold his office during the term of four years, and together with the Vice President, chosen for the same term, be elected as follows: Each state shall appoint in such manner as the legislature thereof may direct, a number of electors, equal to the whole number of senators and representatives to which the state inay be entitled in congress; in order to carry the said provisions into effect, and to reduce into one act the several existing laws on those subjects, therefore.

4. And be it enacted, that the sheriffs of the several coun-Sheriffs to ties in this state respectively, under the penalty of fifty dol- sive notice of lars, at least three weeks previous to every election regulated by this act, shall cause public notice to be given within their respective counties, by advertisements set up at the most public places within each district of the county, of the time and

place of holding the several elections. Sheriffs to

5. And be it enacted, that the respective sheriffs shall, provide ballot under the penalty of five hundred dollars, provide, or cause boxes & books

to be provided, and delivered to the judge or judges of the election in each district, previous to, or at the commencement of each election, a box for receiving the ballots, and two

separate books for the purpose of entering the voters names. County com

6. And be it enacted, that the county commissioners resmissioners to pectively, shall appoint three persons for each election disappoint judges of election. trict, resident therein, who, or a majority, or any one of whom

in case of the non attendance of the other two, shall be judges or judge of the election for such district, from the time of their appointment until a new appointment; and the said commissioners shall, every year thereafter appoint judges as aforesaid in each election district, for holding elections therein

until displaced by a new appointment; and the said judges, Judges to be or such of them as shall attend, shall be conservators of conservators the peace during the continuance of the election, and until

the ballots shall be counted, and the necessary certificates required by this act shall be made out and subscribed by the said judges and clerks, and shall be vested, and hereby are vested with the power and authority to commit offenders for any breach of the peace, in like manner as any justice of the

peace for such county ; and in case any of the said judges Death, &c.

shall die, resign, remove out of the district, or become otherjudges.

wise disqualified to act as judge, the said commissioners shall, at any meeting thereafter appoint a person as judge

in his place; and at every appointment of judge or judges County clerks as aforesaid, the clerk of the county commissioners shall reto record ap- cord the same, and make out a warrant therefor, and the clerk pointments,

shall within five days thereafter, deliver every such warrant

to the sheriff of the county, and it shall be the duty of the Sheriffs to de- sheriff within ten days after receiving the same to deliver the liver warrants.

same to the person or persons so appointed, or leave it at his or their last place of abode, under the penalty of fifty dol

&c.

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