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Anti-Federalist period papers

Identifier: MS 0030


This collection consists of dispositions of principals and witnesses involved in Anti-Federalist riots in Baltimore, 1813, particularly the demolition of the Federal Republican Building. Witnesses include John Howard Payne, Robert Cary Long, James Gittings, and 40 others.


  • 1813

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The collection is open for research use.

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Biographical / Historical

Period of mobs and riots. See works on John Howard Payne, prominent actor-dramatist of period (1791-1852). Left city 1813, not returning for 20 years.


0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of an anonymous donor, 1963.

Scope and Contents

The published reports include some not in this collection. Published in REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF GRIEVANCES...Ba​ltimore, 1813. (MF 209.M34)

Guide to the Anti-Federalist period papers
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • 2021-08-24: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States