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Carroll, Kenneth L. "The Berry Brothers of Talbot County, Maryland: Early Antislavery Leaders." Maryland Historical Magazine 84 (1989): 1-9.
Browne, Gary L. "Urban Centers of the Past." Maryland Heritage News 2 (Fall 1984): 6-7.
Annotation / Notes: A variety of factors effect the rise and fall of urban centers -- transportation, market, environmental, and political changes, as well as the rise of other centers. Browne presents a brief discussion of the fate of approximately ten urban centers.
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.
Thomas, Joseph Brown, Jr. Settlement, Community, and Economy: The Development of Towns in Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore, 1660-1775. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Thomas argues that the seventeen clustered settlements that dotted the lower Eastern Shore actually functioned as towns. Although legislatively established they have been largely ignored in the history of the Chesapeake region. Most historians argue that the area was rural, when in fact its character was between urban and rural.
Russo, Jean B. Free Workers in a Plantation Economy: Talbot County, Maryland, 1690-1759. Outstanding Studies in Early American History. New York: Garland, 1989.
Barrett, Charles L. "Russell Family Talbot County, Maryland 1671-1735." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, 17 (Fall 1976): 225-29.
Russo, Jean Burrell. Free Workers in a Plantation Economy: Talbot County, Maryland, 1690-1759. Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 1983.
Barrett, Charles L. "Walter Kirby Famly Kent, Talbot, and Queen Anne's Counties, Maryland 1679-ca.1750." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, 21 (Summer 1980): 216-19.
Jones, Helen Hopkins. "Extracts from the Records of Third Haven Monthly Meeting ofFriends, Easton, Talbot County, Maryland, 1680." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 12 (no. 1,1893): 88-92.
Leach, M. Atherton, ed. "Register of St. Michael's Parish, Talbot County, Maryland,1672-1704." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 29 (no. 4, 1905): 427-38.