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[MANUSCRIPT LETTER, SIGNED, FROM MARYLAND GOVERNOR JOHN SEYMOUR TO ONE OF THE LORDS OF TRADE, DISCUSSING ISSUES IN THE COLONY]. Maryland. March 10, 1709.

 Item
Identifier: MS-GAR-0044

Dates

  • 1709

Extent

1 Items (An especially noteworthy and very lengthy manuscript letter from John Seymour, governor of the Maryland Colony from 1704 to 1709, to one of the Lords of Trade, detailing the tumult in the colony, namely the conflicting attitudes of the Catholics and Protestants, and discussing the developing border dispute between William Penn and Lord Baltimore. Seymour closes the letter with a notably early and rare mention of slaves. ) : [6]pp. on folded folio sheets. Accompanied by a transcript. Old fold lines. Bright and clean. Very good plus.

Repository Details

Part of the John Work Garrett Library (Evergreen Museum and Library) Repository

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