Charles Carroll papers
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
- Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832 (Person)
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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.
- Guide to the Charles Carroll papers
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- 2021-11-11: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Harwerth.