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MAN. Manuscript Collections

Identifier: MAN

Found in 601 Collections and/or Records:

William M. Marine collection

Identifier: MS 1016

William Matthew Marine, 1843-1904, was a Baltimore attorney, the collector of the Port of Baltimore during the 1890's, and an amateur writer. This collection contains 32 boxes comprised of his legal and political correspondence, notes, and clippings from 1808-1904.

Dates: 1808-1904

William P. Preston collection

Identifier: MS 0978
Abstract The William P. Preston Collection contains primarily three groups of material: papers of William P. Preston, prominent Baltimore criminal lawyer; correspondence of his wife Margaret Smith Preston; and correspondence as well as other material related to their daughter May Preston McNeal. The items pertaining to William P. Preston are nearly all connected with his legal practice. Included are accounts, bills, and receipts associated with insolvency and debt collection cases; case note; court...
Dates: 1799-1913

William Patterson account books

Identifier: MS 0904

The four account books of the prominent Baltimore businessman William Patterson (1752-1835) relate primarily to his merchant and shipping activities. Patterson's Will is also included in this collection.

Dates: circa 1787-1837

William Smallwood collection

Identifier: MS 1875

The bulk of collection consists of letters written by William Smallwood, although several letters addressed to Smallwood are also included. Most of the letters deal with some aspect of politics or the Revolutionary War. Smallwood relates the movements of troops in a number of letters. There are numerous letters written to John Eager Howard in 1782. Other correspondents include Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Nathanael Greene, William Paca, Thomas Johnson, George Washington and others.

Dates: 1776-1791

William Wirt letterbooks

Identifier: MS 1014

This collection contains the outgoing letters relating to the law practice of William Wirt which were copied by clerks or assistants in his law office from 1806-16. The outgoing letters of a business and personal nature were copied by an assistant between 1832 and 1834. The names of correspondents are indexed.

Dates: 1806-1834

William Wirt papers

Identifier: MS 1011

The William Wirt papers consists primarily of correspondence between the United States Attorney General William Wirt, his family, and business associates from 1784-1864.

Dates: 1784-1864

Williamsburg City Fire Insurance Company record book

Identifier: MS 2841

This is the record book of Allmand & Gallagher, Baltimore agents for the Williamsburg City Fire Insurance Company of New York, New York. Entries include names of various individuals and businesses as well as copies of their policies.

Dates: 1904-1908

Wilmer family land records

Identifier: MS 2644

This collection contains surveys, plats, indentures, and deeds of the Wilmer family as well as other Kent and Cecil County families, including Wickes, Galloway, Darnall, and Ireland.

Dates: 1700-1829

Wilmer- Hoffman-Deford manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3079

The Wilmer – Hoffman – Deford Manuscript Collection follow different branches of the Deford family tree, highlighting the lives of various, but eventually connected, families, extending from 1777 to 1999. The bulk of the papers (1777 – 1981) center around individual members of the families including James P. Wilmer, Wilmer Hoffman, RC Hoffman, and Mary Dorothea Hoffman Deford.

Dates: 1777-1999; Majority of material found within 1777-1981

Wilson-Froelicher correspondence

Identifier: MS 1990

This collection contains four Woodrow Wilson letters, eleven letters of Jessie Wilson (one of his daughters), and one of Francis B. Sayre, all are addressed to either or both Dr. and Mrs. Hans Froelicher.

Dates: 1786 - 1918