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Charles Carroll letter book

Identifier: MS 0208.1


This collection consists of the letter book of Dr. Charles Carroll of Annapolis, including letters written to business associates in London, and to his son, Charles Carroll (the Barrister), in Lisbon, Portugal. Also included are some penciled notes on Carroll genealogy, and recipes are on blank pages in another and more modern hand.


  • 1731 - 1748


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The collection is open for research use.

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Biographical / Historical

Dr. Charles Carroll of Annapolis was a landowner, doctor, and member of the Lower House of Maryland General Assembly, 1737, Burgess for Annapolis, 1738. Charles Carroll, Barrister was a lawyer and author of the Maryland Bill of Rights & State Constitution.


.5 Linear Feet (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dr. Douglas Gordon Carroll, Jr., 1946.

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Revision Statements

  • 2021-10-04: 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