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Image of Charles Armand document set - 1780 August 26 [letter]; 1782 January 25 [letter]; n.d. [letter]; n.d. [3 engravings]

Charles Armand document set - 1780 August 26 [letter]; 1782 January 25 [letter]; n.d. [letter]; n.d. [3 engravings]

Charles Armand document set. 3 items - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter and engraving; 3 leaf pamphlet with letter and engraving; 3 leaf pamphlet with letter and engraving. First two letters are in English with dates and names, the third is in French with no dates or names. The first document is a letter of transmittal and recommendation of favorable consideration of a French soldier's petition, written to Governor Reid in Philadelphia, 1780 August 26. The second document is written from Charlotte Ville, Virginia, 1782 January 25, to Annapolis, Maryland, and is addressed to the Governor of Maryland, requesting permission to recruit in Maryland pursuitant to his orders from Congress and Comm

Image of John Cadwalader document set - 1776 December 17 [letter]

John Cadwalader document set - 1776 December 17 [letter]

John Cadwalader document set. 1 item - 4 leaf pamphlet with letter. A.L.S., 1776, December 17, Bristol, Pennsylvania, to the Gentlemen of the Council of Safety, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, informing the Council of Safety of the transportation to Philadelphia of artillery pieces and requesting flints; mentions a list of deserters from Capt. Montgomery's company [list not included.] John Cadwalader portrait engravings. Two steel engravings; no signature on first (cover of pamphlet); on second, smaller engraving, letter "B" is sketched on the engraving. Inscribed. "John Cadwalader" with facsimile of his autograph. John Cadwalader (1742-1786): Born January 1742; died 20 February 1786. M

Robert Eden Document Set - 1773 October 15

Robert Eden document set. 1 item-two leaf pamphlet with letter The letter is difficult to read. It is addressed to the "Gentlemen of the Council" and is prefaced with an explanation of a letter rather than personal appearance to discuss matters at hand. Reference is made to the building of a church as well as other political matters. Sir Robert Eden, governor of Maryland, born in Durham, England; died in Annapolis, Maryland, 2 September 1784. He was the second son of Sir Robert Eden, Bart., and succeeded Horatio Sharpe as royal governor of Maryland in 1768. He was more disposed to moderation than any of the other British officers, advised the repeal of the tax on tea, and, when the c

Image of Mordecai Gist document set - 1779 [illegible] 23 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

Mordecai Gist document set - 1779 [illegible] 23 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

Mordecai Gist document set. 1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter. From Camp Butter Milk Falls, to the Baron de Kalb; referring to the drunken disorderly behavior of one man in the brigade. Mordecai Gist portrait engraving. Engraving is not signed nor does it have any other form of identification. It merely has "MORDECAI GIST" printed in block letters beneath it. Mordecai Gist (1742-1792): Born 1742 in Baltimore, Maryland; died 1792 in Charleston, South Carolina. Member of a prominent Maryland family who became a general in command of the Maryland Line in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Johann Kalb (1721-1780): American general in the Revolution.

Image of William Smallwood document set - 1778 June 10 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

William Smallwood document set - 1778 June 10 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

William Smallwood document set. 1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter. A.L.S., 1778, June 10, Camp Valley Forge [Pennsylvania], to His Excellency Governor Johnson, Annapolis [Maryland]; incloses a list [not included in folder] of those men unfit for duty, due to ill health and bad conduct. Discusses this, as well as the propriety of allowing the hiring of substitutes to avoid the draft, the need for more fit men for military service, and the possibility of incorporating the Maryland regiment. William Smallwood portrait engraving. Small, oval portrait. Underneath in block letters is inscribed "Wm. SMALLWOOD." No artist signature. William Smallwood (1732-1792): Born 1732 in Charles Cou

Image of James Wilkinson document set - 1777 September 5 [letter]; 1792 June 11 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

James Wilkinson document set - 1777 September 5 [letter]; 1792 June 11 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

James Wilkinson document set. 2 items - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter; 3 leaf pamphlet with letter. 1777, September 5, Headquarters [no address], to General Lincoln, [Bonnington?]; urges the General to assist "our Fair Petitioner," un unnamed lady. 1792, June 11, Fort [illegible], to Capt. J. Armstrong, [no address]; states he is sending a paymaster to him, and issues orders for troop movement. James Wilkinson portrait engraving. Engraving is five small oval portraits connected by ornate work; the top one is of J. Eager Howard; middle three are Mordecai Gist, Wm. Smallwood, and Otho H. Williams; and the bottom one is Ja.s Wilkinson. Inscribed at the very top is "Maryland," and inscribe

Image of Otho Holland Williams document set - 1778 August 2 [letter]; n.d. [engraving]; 1790 June 21 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

Otho Holland Williams document set - 1778 August 2 [letter]; n.d. [engraving]; 1790 June 21 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

Otho Holland Williams document set. 2 items - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter; 3 leaf pamphlet with letter. 1778, August 2, Camp White Plains, to His Excellency Thomas Johnson Esq., Governor of Maryland; presents to the Governor the grievances of Williams' Maryland troops. Reminds the Governor that when Williams applied to him for money and clothes for the troops, being in desperate straights, he was referred to Congress and an Agent. Now he is being charged with illegal orders and the Governor has taken away the few clothes he had managed to obtain for his men. Some of the men's clothes have fallen apart to the point of indecency. 1790, June 21, [Haynes?] Town, to Col. Samuel Smith, Balti

Image of John Carroll document set - 1807 October 6 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

John Carroll document set - 1807 October 6 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

John Carroll document set. 1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter. 1807, October 6, Washington, to Mrs. James Barry, New York; newsy letter, about Mr. Barry's ailments, his own illness, what happened at Georgetown College, etc. John Carroll portrait engraving. No inscriptions. John Carroll (1735–1815): Born 8 January 1735 in Marlborough Town, Province of Maryland; died 3 December 1815 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. First American Roman Catholic Archbishop, founder of Georgetown University.

Image of Benedict Joseph Fenwick document set - 1842 February 22 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

Benedict Joseph Fenwick document set - 1842 February 22 [letter]; n.d. [engraving].

Benedict Joseph Fenwick document set. 1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter. 1842, February 22, Boston [Massachusetts], to Will. Gev. Read Esq., Baltimore, Maryland; recipient is "orator of the Day" at the college - thoughts conveyed about Catholocism in USA and history of Maryland; sends regards to the family. Benedict Joseph Fenwick, Second Bishop of Boston portrait engraving. Engraving is inscribed on lower edge "Illman & Sons." Under that is inscribed, "The Right Rev. Benedict Joseph Fenwick, Second Bishop of Boston, Baltimore Published by John Murphy." Bishop Benedict Joseph Fenwick, S.J. (1782-1846) - second Bishop of Boston. Bishop Fenwick was a native of Maryland, born near L

William Cobbett document set -

1 a.l.s. First letter: 2p. a.l.s. Dated: Philadelphia, 10 March, 1798 Addressed: Sir: (Henry Carbery) Cobbett is thanking Carbery for being one of his subscribers and for not attributing his frequent disappointments to him. He says that no fault at this office was ever the occasion of a single disappointment to any of his subscribers to The Westward. Cobbett thanks him for past favors and says he will remain, with the respect which his character so well deserves, Your most humble and most obedient Servent, Signed: W. Cobbett In the lower corner is written: Henry Carbery, Esq. St. Mary's County, Maryland On the back of the second page is the address: Henry Ca

David Rowland document set - 1765 October 14

David Rowland document set. One Item: two leaf pamphlet with manuscript. The manuscript reads as follows: "New York 14th Octob.r 1765 Sir The Gentlemen that were appointed in the Provinces of Maryland and New Jerfy to Attend the Congrefs in this City, didi not come in the first week, the members that were then here from the Other Colonies being notified of their intended Junction chose to defer entering upon businefs until y.r arrival-On Monday the 7th Instant the Congrefs met and formed (Commifsioners from the Several Colonies from whence any were expectable being then present) and have ever Since been intent upon the affairs to which they were appointed, we have proceeded so fa

Francis Bernard document set. - 1887 [engraving]; 1760 August 4 [letter]; ca. 1765 [miniature print] and 1766 June 27 [letter]; ca. 1768 [print].

Francis Bernard (1714-1779) document set. 3 items - 1.) 2 leaf pamphlet with portrait engraving and letter, incl. strip separated from bottom of letter; 2.) 2 leaf pamphlet, decorated with a miniature print (possibly an engraving), "Stamp Master in Effigy," with letter; 3.) 2 leaf pamphlet with cropped print (possibly an etching) of Boston Harbor in 1768. (letter) - "Boston, August 4, 1760. Sir, I take this first Opportunity to acquaint your Excellency that in pursuance of His Majesty's Royal Commission appointing me Governor of this Province, I have taken upon me the Administration of the Government thereof; And that I shall be at all times ready to correspond with You on any matters tha

Thomas Bladen Document Set - 1746 August 2

The letter reads as follows: Annap.l Aug. 2d. 1746 Sir I have received the Enclosed Letters from Virginia which I was desired to forward. Mr. [illegible] Schemes or Views are quite unknown to me, but I believe it very pofsible he may have his own Interest chiefly at heart; he Shall have no Encouragement from me to do any thing ufair or unreafonable. I trouble you with some Papers sent me by Mr. Diggs , that you may know what he has to say in his Justification upon the complaint made against him; he afsures me the Hardship is all on his side, and the Wage he has recieved very unjust; he tells me he could bring more Evidence of the unjustifyable behavior of some of the [il

Nehemiah Blakiston Document Set - 1691 July 29

Manuscript reads as follows: "By the Committee In Maryland July 29: 1691 May it pleafe your Exncy The Inclofed was designed sometime fince to have [illegible] your hands; but before such time as it could meete with a Secure and convenient Conveyance, Your Exncys Lett: to this Govenrmt: of the 21st Instant arrived here with the Inclosed papers and Articles of peace with the [illegible] Indians: for which wee returne you our humble and hearty thankes more Especially in that you have according to the Custome of your Predecefso: in that Governm. included us and the rest of their Maj.ties Subjects in thefe [illegible] Neighbouring Collonies therein although Wee cannot alfo (and th

Baltimore, George Calvert, Baron Document Set - 1619

The manuscript is largely illegile but recounts the payment of several bills. The letter also documents the names of the recipients as well as the amount paid to the individuals. It is also signed by George Calvert. Two engravings are included in the pamphlet. The first engraving is of George Calvert, and the other is of Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke. George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore (c. 1580 – 15 April 1632) was an English politician and coloniser. He was born at Kiplin in Yorkshire and was educated at Trinity College, Oxford. In 1606 he was made a Clerk of the Crown in Connaught and was made a Clerk of the Privy Council in 1608. In 1609 he became a Member of Parliament and was

Leonard Calvert Document Set - 1642

Leonard Calvert document set. 1 item- 2 leaf pamphlet with manuscript. The manuscript is illegible; however, it appears to be a list of certain days of various months followed by notes or comments of some kind. The document bears the signature of Leonard Calvert and does not include an engraving. Leonard Calvert, governor of Maryland, born about 1606; died 9 June, 1647. He was brother of Cecil, second Lord Baltimore, and sent by him to found the Maryland colony and act as its governor. The expedition, consisting of two small vessels, the "Ark" and the "Dove," with about 200 men, sailed from Cowes on 22 November, 1633. After encountering some rough weather they reached Point Comfo

John Seymour document set - 1706

John Seymour document set. 1 Item-two leaf pamphlet with manuscript letter. The manuscript letter reads as follows: "To his Excellency John Seymour Esq. Capt. [illegible] and Governour in Chief in and over this [illegible] Province of Maryland. The humble Petition of Edward Spaulding of [illegible] Marys County In all humble mannor Sheweth unto you Ex.ncy that your Poor Petitinoner about the 18th day of October 1706 unfortunately went into the woods with his Gunn in expectation of [illegible] Gaim & to Shoot at, but it So happened may it pleafe your Excellency that your Petitioner after going Some Small time in the wood not meeting with his Expectation mett with our John Harvy o

Benedict Leonard Calvert document set - 1730 ca.

Benedict Leonard Calvert document set. The typeset document with signatures reads as follows: "Instructions By The Commiffioners of His MAJESTY's Cuftoms in America, to Mr. Robert Long appointed Weigher and Gauger at the Port of Baltimore I. You fhall diligently attend the Gauging and Weighing of all Cafks and other Veffels containing Sugar, Molaffes, Wines and other Goods and Liquors imported which pay Duty by Wight or Gauge, at the ufual Places and Times appointed by Law, Viz. Between Sun rifing and Sun fetting \from the 10th of September, to the 10th of March, and between the Hours of Six in the Morning and Six in the Evening from the 10th of March to the 10th of Septe

Horatio Sharpe document set - 1766 October 11; 1760, May 6

Horatio Sharpe document set. Two Items: Item 1: two leaf pamphlet with manuscript letter and engraving, Item 2: typeset document Item One: The manuscript reads as follows: "Annapolis the 11th October 1766 Dear Sir On the Receipt of the Letter You were pleased to write to Me concerning Mr. Randolphs Negro Man called Moses I communicated the Contents of it to Mr. Ridout who informed me that the Overseer at his Building had engaged such a Person as a Labourer upon a Supposition that he was a Freeman, the Persons with whom he came from Virginia having declared that he was. He came up it Seems in the Vefsel that brought Mr. Carter & his Family hither last Summer, & was se

Benjamin Tasker document set - 1740 December 9

Benjamin Tasker document set. One Item-two leaf pamphlet with manuscript letter. The manuscript letter reads as follows: "Mr. Rich.d Croyall I shal be obliged for your care of the Inclofed, as also if you will oblige the Weaver to pay you the [illegible] of his acct. of Rent due 1739. His [illegible] being more than [illegible]. [illegible] let him Satisfye you that he will pay the Ensuing years Rent L5 or let him know I must Remove him, or I shal be glad you came to some agreem.t [illegible] if he does not, put on any other as a Tennant that will pay. What you receive of him pay Mr. [illegible] for some Butter [illegible] he is to bring me, and informe me if Mr. [illegible