Charter, Constitution, By-Laws and List of Members of the Rising Sun Detective Association at Rising Sun, Cecil County, Maryland.
Constitution Approved April 14th, 1880. An Association to be called and known by the name of "The Rising Sun Association for the Detection of Thieves, Incendiaries and Recovery of Stolen Property," the object of which shall be to pursue and recover horses or other stolen property, belonging to any member of the Association, and detect incendiaries, and to detect and secure for trial the perpetrators of such theft or incendiarism. The Directors shall obtain a brand composed of the letters R S, and all members may have the same branded upon their horses, on the front of the right fore foot near the hair.
Names in this online transcription include Abrahams, Armour, Balderston, Barnes, Bechtel, Benjamin, Biles, Bird, Briscoe, Brown, Cameron, Campbell, Charsha, Clagett, Clayton, Cowley, Cullen, Dinsmore, Dodson, Drennen, Dunbar, Evans, Ewing, Fisher, Gibson, Grason, Gyles, Haines, Hall, Holden, Hutchins, Irwin, Jackson, James, Johnson, Keilholtz, Kirk, Lamdin, Marshall, McDougal, McNamee, Moore, Nichols, Patten, Plummer, Pogue, Pyle, Reeder, Reynolds, Ryan, Simmers, Smith, Stephens, Thompson, Tosh, Tyson, Umberger, Ward, Weil, Wilson, Woodrow, Yocum.
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