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CHAMBER OF HOUSE OF DELEGATES,
November 5th, 1850.
At the hour of 12 , on motion of Ex-Gov. SPRIGG, of Prince George, the Convention was called to order, by inviting the Hon. BENJAMIN C. HOW. ARD, of Baltimore county, to the Chair.
On motion of Hon. Elias Brown, of Carroll, JAMES L. RIDGELY, Esq., of Baltimore county, was appointed Secretary, pro tem.
On motion of the Hon. Wm. H. Tuck, of Prince George, the Chair was authorized to appoint a committee of three, to wait on the Executive and obtain a list of the Delegates chosen to this Convention,
The Chair named Messrs. Tuck of Prince George, GWINN of Baltimore city, and Ricaud of Kent, as the committee.
Mr. Tuck, from the committee, appointed to wait on the Governor, to obtain a list of the Delegates elect to the Convention, reported that the committee had performed that duty, and that the Secretary of State was now in attendance with a communication from the Governor, touching that subject.
Whereupon, John Nick WATKINS, Esq., Secretary of State, presented the following communication from the Governor to the Convention, together with the official returns of the election:
STATE DEPARTMENT, ANNAPOLIS, MD.
November 5th, 1850. Gentlemen of the Convention :
I have the honor, in compliance with your request, to transmit herewith the returns of the election held on the first Wednesday of September last, under the Act of December Session, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, chapter three hundred and forty-six, entitled "an Act to provide for the taking of the sense. of the people upon the expediency of calling a Convention to frame a new Constitution and Form of Government for this State, and to provide for the election of Delegates to such Convention,” and a list of the Delegates to the Convention.
PHILIP F. THOMAS.
A LIST OF MEMBERS Of the Maryland State Convention, elected under
the provisions of the Act of the General Assembly of December Session 1849, chapter 346: