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Charles Carroll of Carrollton was born in Annapolis, MD on September 30, 1737. He was a member of the (Revolutionary) Maryland Convention (1774-1776), a member of the Continental Congress (1776-1778), and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The Charles Carroll collection is an artificial collection formed by both original and copied letters and documents, some related to the interests of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, and others related to persons and events important during the...
1700-1971; Majority of material found within 1776 - 1867
Collection — Box: 1
Collection consists of a holographic manuscript (14 pages) of Francis T. King spanning the years 1826-1843, along with a typescript translation.
The Merryman-Crane family papers document the nineteenth century life of two families of enslavers related by marriage, one centered in Richmond, Virginia, and the other in Baltimore County, Maryland. The Merryman family papers consist of land deeds, legal documents, and correspondence spanning 1742-1908 The Crane Family papers consist of correspondence, poetry, prose, and financial documents. The material spans 1821-1908 but mainly dates from 1850-1890.