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Cornelius Howard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0469.5
Abstract

This collection contains material related to Baltimore County land owners and surveyors Cornelius Howard (1706-1777) and his son, Cornelius Howard II (1755-1844). These materials are dated from 1659 to 1853.

Dates: 1659-1853

Emily L. Harper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 2566
Abstract

These are the financial and business papers of prominent Baltimorean Emily Louisa Harper (1812-1892), who was the daughter of Robert Goodloe Harper and granddaughter of Charles Carroll of Carrollton.

Dates: 1832-1886

Enoch Pratt correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1835
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence between Enoch Pratt, a wealthy businessman and philanthropist, and Mr. and Mrs. William P. Preston.

Dates: 1875-1887

John Eager Howard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0469
Abstract The John Eager Howard Papers is an artificial collection and is comprised of thirteen smaller collections of various original manuscripts and papers. The collection spans over three centuries, beginning during the mid to late 17th century with items from the Howard family and letters from John Eager Howard, a soldier and politician. Eager was named governor of Maryland in 1788, and was elected to the Continental Congress, U.S. Congress, and U.S. Senate. The collection concludes with...
Dates: 1662-1952

John H. Carroll family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0204
Abstract

This collection is comprised of account books, ledgers, and notebooks of John Henry Carroll (1799-1856) and his family. Carroll was a Baltimore County landowner and his family lived at "The Caves" estate.

Dates: 1814-1857

Long family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1643
Abstract

This collection contains bills of sale, land documents, and miscellaneous records belonging to the Long family of Worcester County, Maryland.

Dates: 1782-1855

Matthew Marine account books

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1016.1
Abstract

The Matthew Marine Collection contains various account books which date from 1822-1870. The bulk of the material falls between the period of 1830 to 1854. The collection is made up of account books, ledgers, and day books. This material focuses on the merchant and banking aspect of Matthew Marine's career, but only casual mention is made of two schooners he built.

Dates: 1822-1870

Oden papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0178
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Benjamin Oden, a tobacco merchant and landowner of Upper Marlborough, Prince George's County, Maryland. Earliest materials show the conditions of Anglo-American trade, and subsequent items concern land sales and acquisitions; tobacco sales and cultivation; slaves and slave management; banking; and family matters.

Dates: 1755-1836

Sidney George Fisher diaries at Mount Harmon

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1837
Abstract

This collection contains photocopies of the diaries written by Sidney George Fisher (1809-1871) of his life at Mount Harmon, a plantation located in Cecil County, Maryland. Some of the topics Fisher wrote about in his diaries include agriculture, slavery, the South, and his social life.

Dates: 1837-1850

Steuart family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0758
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence, diaries, account books, and business papers of several generations of the Steuart family. The Steuarts were wealthy plantation owners with estates in Baltimore and Anne Arundel County and were also strong supporters of slavery. The materials in the collection mainly pertain to a trust estate established in 1861 by Major General George H. Steuart (1790-1867), who served in the War of 1812 and joined the Confederate States of Amercia during the...
Dates: 1885-1955

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