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Charles Carroll papers

Identifier: MS 0216


Letters and papers of Charles Carroll of Carrollton 1737-1832 relating to contemporary politics, including Stamp Act; jurisdiction of Federal Courts in criminal cases; analysis of proposed Constitution; copy of Carroll's journal of voyage to England, 1757. Mid-18th century land papers, lists of ground rent and rent in arrears, 1804 and 1826; miscellaneous family correspondence of Charles Carroll of Carrollton. Other items include Charles Carroll Sr.'s petition to General Assembly June, 1778; and "Second letter to the reader", Oct. 5, 1779.


  • 1750 - 1854


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1.5 Linear Feet (1 volume and 2 portfolio boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from F. G. Sweet, 1946.

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Revision Statements

  • 2021-11-11: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Harwerth.

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