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Reps, John. Tidewater Towns: City Planning in Colonial Virginia and Maryland. Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1972.
Annotation / Notes: Early towns did not generally spring out of nowhere. Town planning was common and an important part of Chesapeake Maryland's colonial history. The government played an active role in the founding and formation of towns. Annapolis and the District of Columbia were unique in that their plans did not resemble those common amongst other English colonies.
Truitt, Charles J. Historic Salisbury Updated 1662-1982. Salisbury, MD: Historical Books, Inc., 1982.
Annotation / Notes: As the author states, this is an "encyclopedic history", almost every conceivable subject is addressed including health care facilities, agribusiness, sports, the Delmarva separatist movements, the slave trade, fires, and so on. It is especially useful in the documentation it presents of the varied twentieth century society.
Truitt, Charles J. A Guide to Maryland State Archives Holdings of Wicomico County Records on Microfilm. Annapolis: Maryland State Archives, 1989.