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Dorchester County land documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS 2640
Abstract

This collection includes surveys, plats, patents, deeds, bills of sale, and correspondence of surveyors for Dorchester County, Maryland.

Dates: 1673-1907

Dorchester County land records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 2635
Abstract

This collection includes patents, surveys, plats, deeds, records of sale, land grants, and a surveyor's field notebook from circa 1850.The material relates to such Eastern Shore families as Moore, Tubman, and Pritchett.

Dates: 1675-1899

Eastern Shore photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: PP 0083
Abstract

This collection contains two photograph albums depicting life on Maryland's Eastern Shore, circa 1890-1900. Also included are scenes in Delaware and Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1890-1900

Harrison-Denny-Tilghman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 3264
Abstract

This collection contains nine boxes of correspondence, business records, land papers, financial statements, and account books related to the Harrison, Denny, and Tilghman families of Talbot County, Maryland, circa 1728-1941. The primary correspondent is Dr. Samuel A. Harrison (1822-1890), a longtime resident of Easton and historian of Talbot County.

Dates: 1727 October 27-1941 February 24

Harry Lee Benson collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0120
Abstract

This collection contains file cards, maps, notes, drawings, and photostats all collected or created by Harry Lee Benson (1880-1949) and relating to land grants on the Eastern Shore in early Maryland. The collection also includes genealogical charts of Benson, Adams, Purnell, Wilson, and other families from Worcester County.

Dates: undated

James D. Grabow photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: PP 0304
Abstract

This collection contains photographs of Maryland’s Eastern Shore taken by James D. Grabow during the 1980s through 2000s.

Dates: 1937-2001

John Upshur Dennis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 2677
Abstract

This collection contains the law school notes and incoming correspondence of Baltimore attorney, John Upshur Dennis (1846-1916). Letters discuss legal cases, leisurely activities, and news of family members in Richmond, Virginia and Somerset County, Maryland. Also included in the collection are materials such as business papers and incoming correspondence of his father, George Robertson Dennis (1822-1882), a United States Senator.

Dates: 1851-1888

Thomas Cable letter book

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0171
Abstract

Letterbook and account book of Thomas Cable, a merchant of the Eastern Shore.

Dates: 1722 - 1757

Tilghman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 2821
Abstract Papers of three sons of Richard Tilghman II (1673-1738) and their descendents, including connecting families, such as the Chew, Allen, Lawrence, and Penn families, and genealogical records. Among these materials are the papers of Edward Tilghman (1713-1785), James Tilghman (1716-1793), Edward Tilghman, Jr., William Tilghman (1756-1827), Benjamin Chew Tilghman (1821-1901), and Richard Albert Tilghman (1824-1899). The collection also includes letterbooks, day books, accounts, property books,...
Dates: 1607-1969; Majority of material found within 1760-1880

Wilmer family land records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 2644
Abstract

This collection contains surveys, plats, indentures, and deeds of the Wilmer family as well as other Kent and Cecil County families, including Wickes, Galloway, Darnall, and Ireland.

Dates: 1700-1829