William A. Stewart Papers, 1812-1893, MS 784

William A. Stewart Papers, 1812-1893
Maryland Historical Society

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William A. Stewart Papers, 1812-1893
Maryland Historical Society

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Descriptive Summary

William A. Stewart Papers, 1812-1893

MS 784

Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore MD 21201-4674


 Scope and Content

Papers, etc. dealing with the law practice of Wm. A. Stewart - 2 ledgers, 1851-69, 1874-93, of William A. Stewart. Include his accounts with numerous individuals and institutions for legal services and estates settled. Acc. 50224

Vols. 4, 5, 6, of T. Bland's Decisions (MS). Acc. 47199

Diary of [-Slaughter?] copied 1886 from the original lent to Stewart by his sister-in-law. Diary kept July-Sept. 1776 while writer a prisoner in Sorel near Quebec after being captured in the battle of Trois Rivieres in June 1776- writer an American officer from Virginia.

Volume containing 6th Ward - Proceedings of the Democratic Assoc., 1847. Includes clippings of political satires etc.


“Key to Blackstone's Commentaries or Answers to the Questions Proposed by Barron Field, by William A.Stewart, 1846”. 1 vol. Acc. 47453.

Container List

Box 1

W.A. Stewart Ledger 1874-92


Box 2

W.A. Stewart Ledger 1851-69


W.A. Stewart Letters, 1846-68


W.A. Stewart Expenses 1844


W.A. Stewart Composition, 1891


W.A. Stewart Printed Material


W.A. Stewart Proceedings of the 6th Ward Democratic Assoc., 1847


W.A. Stewart General Assembly papers


W.A. Stewart Gubernatorial convention papers, 1850




Box 3

W.A. Stewart Legal notes


W.A. Stewart “Key to Blackstone’s Commentaries,” 1846


W.A. Stewart “T. Bland’s Decisions” 4, 5, 6.


Joseph Stewart papers 1812, 1816

(2 items)


Transcript of [-Slaughter?] prisoner-of-war diary (1776), 1886