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Long, Helen R. Index for the Carroll County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 2. Topeka, KS: Copy Center, 1989.
Long, Helen R. Index for the Frederick County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 1. Manhattan, KS: ADR, 1986.
Long, Helen R. Index for the Garrett County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 2. Topeka, KS: Copy Center, 1988.
Long, Helen R. Index for the Montgomery County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 1. Topeka, KS: Copy Center, 1988.
Long, Helen R. Index for the Washington County Section of Scharf's History of Western Maryland, Volume 2. Manhattan, KS: Privately published, 1984.
Mackie, Norman Vardney, III. "Gravestone Procurement in St. Mary's County, 1634-1820." Maryland Historical Magazine 83 (Fall 1988): 229-40.
Annotation / Notes: Thirteen cemeteries were evaluated in this study which demonstrates the socio-economic data that can be compiled from the use and construction type of gravestones. The raw materials of the stones, their style, and the distribution of the stones can all be evaluated and the economic condition of the time deduced. For example, as more prosperous wheat growing farmers populated the area more money was spent on permanent markers. Also, as sandstone became available in the county more tombstone carvers were able to work in the area.
Marks, Lillian Bayly. Reister's Desire: The Origin of Reisterstown, Maryland, Founded 1758, With a Genealogical History of the Reister Family and Sketches of Allied Families. N.p.: Published by the author, 1975.
Annotation / Notes: A history of the early development of today's Reisterstown as documented primarily through land records. The largest portion of this work is dedicated to the genealogy of the Reister, and allied, families.
Noll, Linda. "The Land of Promise: A Brief History of the Site." Harford Historical Bulletin 70 (Fall 1996): 127-31.
Annotation / Notes: Steppingstone Museum.
Noll, Linda. "Prose from a Farm Ledger." History Trails 11 (Autumn 1976): 1-6.
Annotation / Notes: Charles Jessop (1759-1828).
Robinson, John M. "History of Pinehurst-Part I." Anne Arundel County History Notes 21 (January 1990): 3-4.
Robinson, Ophelia McKay. "Richard McKay of Maryland and Kentucky." Chronicles of St. Mary's 30 (June 1982): 457-63.
Tracey, Grace L., and John P. Dern. Pioneers of Old Monocacy: The Early Settlement of Frederick County, Maryland, 1721-1743. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987.
Annotation / Notes: A history of that portion of Prince George's County that in 1748 became Frederick County as told through the stories of the original land patents and their owners. The appendix includes many handy lists including a list of 1733-1734 inhabitants, early German Settlers, and Frederick County Muster Rolls, ca. 1757.
Wiley, Flora H. "Third Precinct-Fourth District." Harford Historical Bulletin (Winter 1984): 1-12.
Williams, T .J. C. The History of Washington County, Maryland, From the Earliest Settlements of the Present Time, Including A History of Hagerstown. Baltimore: Regional Publishing Co., 1968.
Kryder-Reid, E. "The Archaeology of Vision in Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake Gardens." Journal of Garden History 14 (January-March 1994): 42-54.
Barquist, Rose, et al. A Source Book for Early Western Maryland History and Genealogy. Shippensburg, PA: Beidel Printing House, 1986.
Gordon, Douglas H. "The Chew Auction." Maryland Historical Magazine 77 (December 1982): 358-61.
Annotation / Notes: Auctions are a frequent method of acquisition for large institutions. Anyone interested in their development should have an understanding of what occurs at an auction.
Starin, Mary Elizabeth. "The Callister Papers, Maryland Room, Talbot County Free Library, Easton, Maryland." Maryland and Delaware Genealogist 15 (January 1974): 3-5.
Weiser, Frederick S., ed. "Eighteenth Century German Church Records from Maryland: A Checklist." The Report: A Journal of German-American History 38 (1982): 5-14.
Clark, Charles B. "The Career of John Seymour, Governor of Maryland, 1704-1709." Maryland Historical Magazine 48 (1953): 134-159.
Papenfuse, Edward C. et al. A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789. 2 vols. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978 and 1985.
Annotation / Notes: This ambitious work reconstructs with admirable detail the biographies of the 1,445 legislators who served between 1635 and 1789. In addition to collecting the normal information expected in this type of work, the authors searched for such important additional factors as family background, marital connections, public and private career, as well as wealth during one's lifetime at death. Considering that family ties were often an important aspect of political advancement in the colonial era, this information is especially useful. The full potential of this approach can be seen in the entry for Samuel Chase (Vol. I, pp. 214-216), although most biographies are not as complete, especially for those who were in the legislature in the earlier period.
Papenfuse, Eric Robert. "From Recompense to Revolution: Mahoney v. Ashton and the Transfiguration of Maryland Culture, 1791-1802." Slavery & Abolition 15 (December 1994): 38-62.
Annotation / Notes: The article examines the case of Charles Mahoney, who petitioned Maryland courts for his freedom from slavery in the 1790s. Tracing the intricate legal basis for the case, won initially, but lost on appeal, Papenfuse places it in the context of the cross-currents of revolutionary ideology-American and French-and fears about threats to the social order, such as those generated by slave revolts in Santo Domingo.
Walsh, Lorena S. "The Historian as Census Taker: Individual Reconstitution and the Reconstruction of Censuses for a Colonial Chesapeake County." William and Mary Quarterly 3rd series, 38 (April 1981): 242-60.
Annotation / Notes: Walsh uses methods drawn from community studies to reconstitute a census for adult white males in Charles County in 1705, based upon a provincial census and rent rolls from the period. She argues that such methods provide the researcher the opportunity to establish reasonable accurate profiles of Chesapeake society in the colonial period.