David P. Davis Papers, 1769-1946, MS. 232

David P. Davis Papers, 1769-1946
Maryland Historical Society


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David P. Davis Papers, 1769-1946
Maryland Historical Society

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Descriptive Summary


MS. 232

Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore MD 21201-4674


Melinda K. Friend

12 January 1990


Biographical Note

The father of David P. Davis was David Davis Pagett. Pagett, a surgeon, had his name changed to David Davis by an Act of Legislature in 1822. The reason for this change is unknown but it may be related to his relationship with the Davis' with whom he is buried in Cecil County.


Container List


Cecil County, MD land records, 1769, 1797, 1809




David P. Davis and Henrietta W. Davis mortgage, 1879




David P. Davis family correspondence, 1860s-1870




David P. Davis correspondence, 1850s-1870s




David P. Davis bills and receipts, 1848-99




E[meline] Louisa Davis correspondence, 1871, 1877




Hennie [Davis] correspondence, 1868-1900




Chandler-Crookshanks, 1871




Chandler-Crookshanks miscellany




Lambert W. Davis, 1901, 1913




Ara Crookshanks correspondence, 1858, 1861




Thomas C. Crookshanks correspondence, 1843, 1864




Thomas C. and Sarah E. W. Crookshanks, 1843




Nathaniel Cox correspondence, 1846-87




Nathaniel Cox personal correspondence, 1863-88




Wickes miscellany




Unidentified correspondence and miscellany




Lusby miscellany




Lambert W. Davis farm account book, 1900-1930s





Lambert W. Davis account book, 1908-46




[David P. and Lambert W. Davis?] account book, 1860-1913




[Davis?] day book, 1794-1801




David P. Davis diary, 1830s-1850s




David P. Davis diary, 1858-64





[David P. Davis?] diary, 1865-77




[Thomas C. Crookshanks?] receipt book, ca. 1840-1859




Th[oma]s C. Crookshanks account book, 1858-61




Ada P[ennington] Cox composition book, 1859




Ada Pennington Cox notebook, ca. 1860





[Nathaniel Cox] lawyer's diary, 1883-84




Nathaniel Cox lawyer's diary, 1885-86




Nathaniel Cox lawyer's diary, 1886-87




Nathaniel Cox lawyer's diary, 1887-88




Nathaniel Cox and Lambert W. Davis account book, 1868-1907




Joseph C. France to Lambert W. Davis, 1905 Nov[ember] 3




St. Stephen's Church legal and financial papers, 1872-1915




St. Stephen's Church vestry correspondence, 1877-99, n.d.




St. Stephen's Church treasurer's account book, 1902-16




St. Stephen's Church vestry minutes, 1907-14





Kennedyville account book, [1917]-1933




[Maria L. Davis] diary, 1878-82




Maria L. Davis diary, 1918-24




M[aria] L. Davis diary, 1924-29




M[aria] L. Davis diary, 1829-38





Maria L. Davis diary, 1838-41




David P. Davis receipted bills







St. Stephen's Church - Royal Insurance Company Policy, 1895




St. Stephen's Church - church and chapel consecration certificates (2)





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