Addison family papers
This collection consists of correspondence, wills, legal papers, deeds, land papers, land patents, and plats relating to the Addison family of colonial Maryland. Colonel John Addison came to Maryland from England in 1674, and began acquiring property in the area that would eventually become known as Oxon Hill, Prince George’s County. Of note are land grants to Robert Groseman signed by Charles Calvert and correspondence pertaining to Reverend Henry Addison (1717-1789), Henry Addison Callis, and Daniel Dulany (1727-97).
- Addison family (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
Public use restricted to microfilm: Manuscript Dept. microfilm MS 2001; 41 reels.
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.63 Linear Feet (2 boxes; oversized material)
Language of Materials
- Guide to the Addison family papers
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 2020-08-28: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Catherine Mayfield.