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Augustus W. Bradford journals

Identifier: MS 0090


Daily record kept by Augustus W. Bradford to show his actions as head of State; mainly concerns appointments and pardons. (Entries all recorded in third person.)


  • 1862 - 1865


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Biographical / Historical

Augustus W. Bradford was a lawyer and a Whig politician. In 1862 he was elected Governor of Maryland until 1866. He helped to secure a new Constitution for Maryland in 1864. Surveyor for Port of Baltimore under President Johnson.


0.84 Linear Feet (4 volumes in 2 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown provenance.

Scope and Contents

Box 1 has 1862 and 1863. Box 2 has 1864 and 1865.

Guide to the Augustus W. Bradford journals
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • 2021-09-15: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States