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Aleshire, William. "Maryland's Patriotic Signer of Continental Currency: The Forgotten Peale." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society 14 (April 1986): 15-16.
Annotation / Notes: St. George Peale.
Aleshire, William. "Benjamin Stoddert, First Secretary of the Navy." Friends of Preservation Newsletter 16 (Fall 1998): 2.
Bjerke, Gene. "Messenger of Victory." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 19 (October 1989): 83-85.
Annotation / Notes: Tench Tilghman.
Breslaw, Elaine G. "A Perilous Climb to Social Eminence: Dr. Alexander Hamilton and His Creditors." Maryland Historical Magazine 92 (Winter 1997): 433-55.
Briscoe, Mabel. "America's First Fossil Hunter." Calvert Historian 9 (Fall 1994): 70-78.
Bryan, Jennifer A. "A Letter from George Washington." Maryland Historical Magazine 89 (Summer 1994): 204.
Bryan, Jennifer, and Barbara Weeks. "'Our Washington Is No More'!" Maryland Historical Magazine 94 (Winter 1999): 440-47.
Bull, J. Edmund. "John Love: The Forgotten Patriot." Harford Historical Bulletin 11 (Spring/Summer 1977): 42, 44.
Annotation / Notes: Biographical Sketch of Love (1730-1793).
Calderhead, William L. "Thomas Carney: Unsung Soldier of the American Revolution." Maryland Historical Magazine 84 (1989): 319-26.
Carmichael, Edmund C. The Pacas of Maryland and Their "Relatives." [Belhaven, NC]: E. C. Paca, 1994.
Carmichael, Edmund C. "Christopher Gist Story 1706-1759." Glades Star 7 (September 1995): 585-87.
Clark, Charles B. "Correction in the Article on Charles Alexander Warfield Commemorations, October 8, 1994." Legacy 38 (February 1995): 6.
Clarkson, Paul S., and R. Samuel Jett. Luther Martin of Maryland. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1970.
Annotation / Notes: The life of Luther Martin (1748-1826) reminds us that not all patriots of the revolutionary generation were on the winning side of each issue. Martin was a talented lawyer elected to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. During the deliberations, he found that he could not support the concept of a strong central government as crafted by his fellow delegates. He was a leader in Maryland's unsuccessful anti-federalist opposition to ratification. Later, Martin was noteworthy as one of Aaron Burr's chief defenders during the former Vice President's treason trial.
Cleary, Adelaide Rogers. "John Hanson, Patriot." Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine 108 (October 1974): 800-2.
Cook, Eleanor M. V. "Brooke Beall, First Clerk of the Court for Montgomery County." Montgomery County Story 32 (November 1989): 83-92.
Cook, Eleanor M. V. "Land Speculators: James Butler and John Bradford." Montgomery County Story 36 (November 1993): 273-84.
Cumberland, John H. "'Charles' Gift' by Hulbert Footner: A Review." Calvert Historian 4 (Fall 1989): 28-32.
Cumberland, John H. "Davy Burns or the Young Heiress." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society 21 (March 1994): .
Dean, David M. "Meshach Browning: Bear Hunter of Allegany County, 1781-1859." Maryland Historical Magazine 91 (Spring 1996): 73-83.
Annotation / Notes: Meshach Browning was the author of an autobiography, Forty-Four Years of the Life of a Hunter, that might more properly be seen as a tall tale wrapped around the framework of an actual life. Browning (1751-1859) inhabited the frontier in the westernmost part of Maryland that later became Garrett County. He claimed to have killed 400 bears in his career. For those attracted to the stories of Davy Crockett or Paul Bunyon, Meshach Browning's life offers entertaining reading.
Dean, David M. "Dedication of Grave Stone for Revolutionary War Veteran Daniel Reckner." Glades Star 8 (December 1997): 285-87.
Delaplaine, Edward S. Life of Thomas Johnson. New York: F.H. Hitchcock, 1927.
Annotation / Notes: Thomas Johnson (1732-1819) is another of Maryland's nearly forgotten revolutionary leaders. Maryland's first Governor after the expulsion of its proprietary government, Johnson guided the state through a turbulent time when the revolutionary cause seemed all but lost. After the Revolution, Johnson refused all high state and federal offices, concentrating on developing the state's western lands. This classic biography was written by a respected Frederick County jurist and local historian.
Dryden, Elaine. "Thomas Archer Hays, Sr." Harford Historical Bulletin 25 (Summer 1985): 38-41.
Eddis, William. Letters from America. Edited by Aubrey C. Land. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1969.
Annotation / Notes: William Eddis (1738-1825) was an official in Maryland on the eve of the Revolution. His letters provide a first hand account of his impressions as the British colonies lurched toward severing their ties with the home country. Eddis was in a position to observe events at the highest levels of government and his letters have been an important primary source for scholars. General readers will find this relatively short book an interesting means for understanding the ambivalent feelings many Marylanders felt in the years preceding the final break with England.
Elsmere, Jane Shaffer. Justice Samuel Chase. Muncie, IN: Janevar Publishing Co., 1980.
Everest, Allan S., ed. The Journal of Charles Carroll of Carrollton as one of the Congressional Commissioners to Canada in 1776. Fort Ticonderoga, NY: Champlain-Upper Hudson Bicentennial Committee, 1976.