From The Sun June 6-12, 1843June 6: The Supreme Court of...

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June 06, 1993|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun June 6-12, 1843

June 6: The Supreme Court of this state, at its recent term, decided that the enlistment of an alien in the Army of the U.S. is not illegal; and cannot on the ground of alienage be set aside.

June 12: The corner stone of a new Methodist Episcopal Church will be laid at 5 o'clock this afternoon, corner of High and Stiles streets. The Rev. Mr. Hamilton will perform the ceremony.

From The Sun June 6-12, 1893

June 6: Today is Confederate Memorial Day, and the graves of Confederate soldiers in Greenmount, Loudon Park and other cemeteries will be strewn with flowers.

June 8: It has been suggested that a fitting tribute for Baltimore to pay to the memory of Edwin Booth would be the erection of a monument in one of Baltimore's public squares, the monument to be in the form of a statue of the great actor, of heroic size and in the costume of Hamlet.

From The Sun June 6-12, 1943

June 6: One of the first Negro seamen to win a captain's license in the American Merchant Marine has just taken command of the biggest ship of his career -- the 10,500 ton Liberty Ship, Frederick Douglass, launched a few days ago at the Fairfield yard. He is Capt. Adrian Richardson, 51.

June 8: Starting this morning, Herb Armstrong, McDonogh's athletic director, becomes the Orioles' new general manager, taking over the reins from Lieut. (j.g.) Charles Knapp Jr., USN, awaiting call to active duty.

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