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Jones record books

Identifier: MS 0517


This collection contains the journals kept by Judge Thomas Jones of Patapsco Neck and "Walnut Grove", Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 1779-1812.


  • 1779-1812


Conditions Governing Access

Public use restricted to microfilm: see Manuscripts Dept. microfilm Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations; reel 9.

Conditions Governing Use

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2 Linear Feet (2 flat boxes)

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains one volume for each year. (1783, 88, 94, 99, 1802, 06 are missing). There are full inventories of servants, slaves, stock, grain, tools,and furniture; also daily entries on winds, weather, stock, work and general subjects. From 1779 there are monthly tables of vessels passing "Walnut Grove" on their way to Baltimore, charted by type. Also included are many items important for social and economic history.

Guide to the Jones record books
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Revision Statements

  • 2019-08-02: 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