|Daniel Dulany's first article from the Maryland Gazette, 1773/01/07|
|Carroll: the last word, Maryland Gazette, 1773/07/01|
Over seven months beginning in January of 1773 and ending with Carroll having the last published word on July 1, 1773, the debate between Charles Carroll and Daniel Dulany raged in print over whether or not the Governor had the right to set fees for government services without the consent of the legislature. In the end Carroll won the argument, but not until a new government was formed and George Washington had achieved a military victory over the King’s army.
David R. Brinkley:
In any event, it is with respect and appreciation for his devotion to the public interest and his determination to master the complexities of proposing budgetary policies as well as working through the inevitable results of compromise, that the Maryland Senate presents David R. Brinkley with the 2015 First Citizen Award.