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Bidwell, Percy W., and John I. Falconer. History of Agriculture in the Northern United States, 1620-1860. Washington, DC: Carnegie Institution, 1925.
Annotation / Notes: Mentions Maryland only regarding farming in 1840 and peach orchards, but is useful since so many Pennsylvania Germans settled in Frederick County.
Carr, Lois Green, Russell R. Menard, and Lorena S. Walsh. Robert Cole's World: Agriculture and Society in Early Maryland. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1991.
Craven, Avery O. Soil Exhaustion as a Factor in the Agricultural History of Virginia and Maryland, 1606-1860. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1925.
Daniels, Christine. "'Getting his [or her] Livelyhood:' Free Workers in a Slave Anglo-America, 1675-1810." Agricultural History 71 (Spring 1997): 125-61.
Annotation / Notes: Compared to slaves and servants, free, white laborers, like Nathaniel Dunnahoe in Kent County, in 1716, have been overlooked. However, Daniels found evidence of both the work they did wheat threshing, shingle and plank making, providing firewood, washing, knitting, and midwifery, among other things and the wages they earned. "Free male and female laborers in the slave Chesapeake found work at tasks either unrelated or only indirectly related to the plantation staple." (p. 157). Economic niches, apparently, existed early on.
Gray, Lewis C. History of Agriculture in the Southern United States to 1860. 2 vols. Washington, DC: Carnegie Institution, 1933.
Annotation / Notes: From barley to wool, Gray's great work is unsurpassed in its detail about farming from Maryland's founding to the Civil War.
Johnson, Robert C., ed. "Virginia in 1632." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 65 (1957): 458-466.
Main, Gloria L. Tobacco Colony: Life in Early Maryland, 1650-1720. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1982.
Menard, Russell R. "Farm Prices of Maryland Tobacco, 1659-1710." Maryland Historical Magazine 68 (1973): 80-85.
Middleton, Authur Pierce. Tobacco Coast: A Maritime History of the Chesapeake Bay in the Colonial Era. Newport News, VA: Mariners Museum, 1953.
Percy, David O. "Ax or Plow? Significant Colonial Landscape Alteration Rates in the Maryland and Virginia Tidewater." Agricultural History 66 (Spring 1992): 66-74.
Annotation / Notes: Soil exhaustion figured in colonial Maryland's decline, but it was wheat rather than tobacco that did the most damage. "While the ax created an unkempt appearance to the colonial landscape, it was the unwise use of the plow that eventually damaged the soil." (p. 74).
Walsh, Jim. "Barrels for a 'Middling Planter' in Colonial Prince George's County." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 25 (August/September 1997): 2-4.
Wyckoff, Vetrees J. Tobacco Regulation in Colonial Maryland. Johns Hopkins University Studies. Extra vol., n.s., no. 22 (1936).
Bowen, Harold S. "Henry Fleete." Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Magazine 40 (1990): 4633-42.
Bowling, Garth, Jr. "The Forgotten Cavalier: Joseph Lancaster Brent." The Record 43 (May 1988): 1-2.
Carr, Lois Green, and Edward C. Papenfuse. "Philip Calvert (1626-1682): The Man in the Lead Coffin?" Maryland Humanities (August/September 1993): 8-9.
Carroll, Kenneth L. "The Berry Brothers of Talbot County, Maryland: Early Antislavery Leaders." Maryland Historical Magazine 84 (1989): 1-9.
Carroll, Kenneth L. "Thomas Thurston, Renegade Maryland Quaker." Maryland Historical Magazine 62 (1967): 170-192.
Clague, Cristin D. "The Calverts: Migration in History." Calvert Historian 13 (Fall 1998): 19-24.
Comegys, Robert G. "Cornelius Comegys (1630-1708): Young Man from Lexmond, His Career and His Family." de Halve Maen 61 (December 1988): 6-11; 62 (March 1989): 8-10.
Comegys, Robert G. "Comegys Family Epilogue." de Halve Maen 62 (December 1989): 12-13.
Cook, Eleanor M. V. "Land Speculators: James Butler and John Bradford." Montgomery County Story 36 (November 1993): 273-84.
Cox, Richard J. "George Calvert: The Man and His Motives." Baltimore Sun Magazine, 17 March 1974, 10-15.
Cumberland, John H. "'Charles' Gift' by Hulbert Footner: A Review." Calvert Historian 4 (Fall 1989): 28-32.
Dippold, Margaret Stone. "Thomas Stone." The Record 31- 32 (May- September 1984): 1-5.
Fenwick, LaVerne M. "The Hebbs of St. Mary's County, Maryland." Chronicles of St. Mary's 39 (Spring 1991): 1-15.