Baltimore County Levy Court Manuscript Collection, 1807-1809, MS 2172

Finding Aid to the Baltimore County Levy Court Manuscript Collection, 1807-1809, MS 2172

H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society

 

Collection summary

Title

Baltimore County Levy Court Manuscript Collection

Creator

Baltimore County Levy Court

Call number

MS 2172

Inclusive dates

1807-1809

Bulk dates

1809

Extent

1 box, 7 folders

Abstract

Contains receipts and accounts for various supervisors who worked on behalf of the Baltimore County Levy Court. These records detail monies paid to workers and for supplies for projects such as road improvement and bridge building.

Administrative summary

Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library

Maryland Historical Society

201 W. Monument St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

www.mdhs.org

specialcollections@mdhs.org

Access restrictions

Open to the public without restrictions.

Use restrictions

Permission to quote must be received in writing from the Special Collections Librarian.

Provenance

Unknown

Accession number

Unknown

Processing note

Finding aid created by Lara Westwood, October, 2014

 

Historical Note

The Baltimore County Levy Court was in charge of financing and supervising various governmental functions. The court would allot money to care for the needy as well as levy taxes to pay for new roads and bridges to be built. The levy court also appointed tax collectors for the county.

 

Scope and Content

The collection contains receipts and accounts for various supervisors who worked on behalf of the Baltimore County Levy Court. These records detail monies paid to workers and for supplies for projects such as road improvement and bridge building. The documents are arranged alphabetically by supervisor last name.

 

Container List

Contents

Dates

Box

Folder

Joshua Gill--receipts/accounts

1809

1

1

Rudolph Hook--receipts/accounts

1809

1

2

Thomas Johnson--receipts/accounts

1807-1809

1

3

Thomas McLaughlin--receipts/accounts

1809

1

4

Joshua Miles--receipts/accounts

1809

1

5

William Partridge--receipts/accounts

1809

1

6

Ignatius Warden--receipts/accounts

1809

1

7

 

 

 

 

 

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