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In Frederick, Maryland, the state's House of Delegates votes down secession

Frederick County, Maryland, 1857
04/29/1861
Meeting at the Kemp House in Frederick, the Maryland House of Delegates voted 53 to 13 against secession.  Earlier, the State Senate had published a letter stating that it would not take up the matter. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Important From Maryland - Secession Killed in the Legislature," New York Times, April 30, 1861, p. 1.

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