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Cecil County papers

Identifier: MS 0231


This collections contains legal records from the Cecil County, (Md.) Court, 1746-1831.


  • 1746-1831


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4.59 Linear Feet (11 boxes)

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Scope and Contents

Box I: Roads 1760-1818; General Court papers 1756-1831, magistrates' accounts, appointments, petitions, etc; Box 2: Roads continued 1763-1816; Levy Court 1766-1814; vouchers of Cecil County poor house 1802-20; Box 3: Constables 1757-1837; Fireproofing 1832-1837 poor house 1779-1804; Box 4: Court material 1749-1834 road papers 1795-1806; Box 5 Poor Material 1756-1834, n.d.; Box 6: Property Holdings and Taxes 1746-1827; Box 7: Commissioner of Tax 1765-1817; Attendance and Allowance Records of Justices 1762-1839; Box 8: Criminal 1755-1838; Miscellaneous 1762-1837; Box 9: Trustees of the Poor 1789-1803; vouchers with Henry Hollingsworth; Box 10: Trustees of the Poor, 1791-1804 and includes vouchers with James Partridge; Box 11: Trustees of the Poor 1791-1815; Oversize account book with Henry Hollingsworth 1801.

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Revision Statements

  • 2019-07-26: 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