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Maryland -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

John Brice protest book

Identifier: MS 0138

Depositions taken before John Brice, Deputy notary public, being statements of masters of vessels concerning loss and damage sustained by the party making the protest sealed by John Brice. Includes full copies of charter parties and agreements, with considerable data on the tobacco trade contained in the depositions.

Dates: 1734 - 1743

Purviance papers

Identifier: MS 1394
Abstract The Purviance papers contains correspondence pertaining to the Maryland Committee of Safety, of which Robert and Samuel Purviance were both members during the Revolutionary war. These letters describe the progress of the campaigns, as well as the efforts to provide supplies of salt, guns, and ammunition for the soldiers of the Continental Army. Also included in the collection is Robert Purviance Jr.'s handwritten manuscript, A Narrative of Events which Occurred in...
Dates: 1766-1849

Robert Gilmor papers

Identifier: MS 0387.1

This manuscript collection was assembled and donated by the Gilmor family in 1845. Among others, the papers include correspondence with important figures in the French and Indian War, as well as the American Revolution.

Dates: 1689-1845

Lowe-Seth papers

Identifier: MS 1567

This collection consists of the business papers of the Lowe, Seth and Ensey families, settlers in colonial Maryland. They contain indentures and deeds of land, land surveys, promissory notes, inventories of household goods, receipts for money received, legal papers and deeds pertaining to the Low and Seth families, and mortgages, 1709-1909.

Dates: 1708-1909

Stevens' historical index to Maryland

Identifier: MS 1468

This collection is an index of papers relating to the Colonial History of Maryland in Great Britain's Public Record Office, compiled by Henry Stevens.

Dates: 1626-1780