Proceedings of the Maryland State Convention to Frame a New Constitution: Commenced at Annapolis, November 4, 1850

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Page 158 - He shall annually communicate to the Legislature each case of reprieve, commutation or pardon granted, stating the name of the convict, the crime of which he was convicted, the sentence and its date, and the date of the commutation, pardon or reprieve, with his reasons for granting the same.
Page 223 - That the people of this State ought to have the sole and exclusive right of regulating the internal government and police thereof.
Page 227 - That, as it is the duty of every man to worship God in such manner as he thinks most acceptable to Him; all persons, are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty; wherefore no person ought by any law to be molested in his person or estate on account of his religious persuasion or profession, or for . his religious practice; unless under...
Page 586 - All offices for the weighing, gauging, measuring, culling or inspecting any merchandise, produce, manufacture or commodity whatever, are hereby abolished, and no such office shall hereafter be created by law ; but nothing in this section contained, shall abrogate any office created for the purpose of protecting the public health or the interests of the State in its property, revenue, tolls or purchases, or of supplying the people with correct standards of weights and measures, or shall prevent the...
Page 225 - That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed; nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
Page 708 - The Legislature may declare the cases in which any office shall be deemed vacant when no provision is made for that purpose in this Constitution.
Page 222 - No person who may hereafter be a collector or holder of public moneys, shall have a seat in either House of the General Assembly...
Page 343 - All property, both real and personal, of the wife, owned or claimed by her before marriage, and that acquired afterward by gift, devise, or descent, shall be her separate property, and laws shall be passed more clearly defining the rights of the wife in relation as well to her separate property as to that held in common with her husband.
Page 708 - When the duration of any office, is not provided by this Constitution, it may be declared by law, and if not so declared, such office shall be held, during the pleasure of the authority making the appointment.

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