Gilmor Papers 1689-1845, MS. 387.1

Maryland Historical Society
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Gilmor Papers, 1689-1845
Maryland Historical Society
 
  

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Gilmor Papers, 1689-1845
Maryland Historical Society

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Descriptive Summary

GILMOR PAPERS

MS. 387.1

Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore MD 21201-4674

 


Container List

Volume I

1689-1935

Last news article on binding project.

1845

Letter from [Robert Gilmor, Jr.] describing more important items in the collection.

1689-1773

Acts and petitions dealing with the militia in Maryland.

1735

Copies of legislative acts, also found in Archives of Maryland.

1750-63

Instructions, reports, etc. dealing with Maryland's part in the French and Indian War.

1773

Correspondence between the Board of Commissionars of Trade and Plantations and Governor Horatio Sharpe.

1753-68

Petition of Annapolis Clergy. Material bearing on the controversy over the morals of Rev. Bennet Allen, and who had jurisdiction over his punishment.

1768-69

Petitions of the clergy and the county courts to Governor Horatio Sharpe.

Volume II

1751-67

1758-67

French and Indian War. Reports to Governor [UNK] Sharpe. Orders from Whitehall. Letters and reports from commanders and other colonial governors and officials in the colonies (i.e. Governor Dinwiddie of Virginia, and Andrew Hamilton).

1755

French and Indian War. Letters from other colonies, reports, letters of William Johnson. Journal of James Gorrells, 1761-63, dealing with Wilkins' Niagara Expedition.

1751-66

Surveys. Survey of Maryland's boundaries with Virginia and Pennsylvania; drawings of survey of the Potomac River. Surveyors: William Parsons, William Shankland, John Emory, William Killen, Thomas Jones.

Volume III

1748-83

1748-73

Hominy Club, Annapolis, Maryland. Letters, poems, articles of government and constitution. Members included Governor Robert Eden, John Hall, Daniel Dulany, Jr.

1764-66

Horatio Sharpe, incoming and outgoing correspondence. Reports on colonies to Whitehall, and official instructions.

1734-74

Examples of colonial scripts.

1774-83

Reports and letters of Committees of Correspondence in Maryland and other colonies. Reports from Congress in Philadelphia. Letters of Thomas Johnson, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, John Hanson, General [Nathiel] Green. General orders and papers concerning the Maryland Line. Reports from James McHenry and Otho Holland Williams.

1770-83

Committees of Correspondence. Constitution of the Independent Militia Company, and lists of officers. letters from Congress in Philadelphia. Letters from John Adams. Pay orders of the British Army in Nova Scotia.

Volume IV

1775

Committees of Correspondence. Letters from other colonies, and from counties within Maryland, some signed by Charles Carroll of Carrollton. Reports from Committee of Inspection (?).

Folio

1737-75

Newspapers: Maryland Gazette, Annapolis, 24 November 1768 17 August 1769

Virginia Gazette, Willimsburg, 25 May 1769

Public Ledger, London, 17 November 1763

Printed Cases: (rough titles)

Proprietors of Maryland or riots by Pennsylvania inhabitants, 1737

House of Representatives of New Hampshire v. John Belcher, 1739.

Inhabitants of the lower counties of Pennsylvania (Delaware) v. Pennsylvania proprietors, 1737.

Printed Copy: Association of the Maryland Line, 1775

Deed: Fox Hall in Dorchester County, 1734

1883 Harry Gilmor Papers

A Reply to the Church of England Planter's First Letter respecting the clergy in Rare Book Room MF189/.P95/.A425.