Showing category: Special Session of Maryland Legislature (see recent posts)
Whereas, in the judgment of the General Assembly of Maryland, the war now waged by the Government of the United States upon the people of the Confederate States, is unconstitutional in its origin, purposes and conduct....

Montgomery County Sentinel (Rockville), December 13, 1861, p.2.

Immediately after the farce was gone through with yesterday afternoon of calling the roll and adjournment, an unusual stir took place in this community. Companies of the Wisconsin regiment were observed....

The Maryland Times (Baltimore), September 19, 1861, Front Page

The Mail says that the Legislature of Maryland has given full warning that not a cent of the Government tax shall be paid by her people. This is the first act of rebellion ....

The Valley Register (Middletown), August 23, 1861, p 2.

The eighty-fifth anniversary of the declaration of American Independence occurred yesterday, and the observance of it was perhaps more general, in the loyal States, than for many....

The Valley Register (Middletown), July 5, 1861, p. 2.

In the House of Delegates, the bill reported by Mr. Wallis authorizing the Baltimore board of police to temporarily close all drinking saloons, whenever necessary for the preservation of the peace of that city....

The Planters' Advocate (Upper Marlborough, MD), June 12, 1861, Front Page.
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The extraordinary condition of affairs in Maryland has induced me to exercise the constitutional perogative vested in the Governor to summon the legislature in extra session....

The Annapolis Gazette, May 2, 1861, p.2.
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