Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
Wills, deeds, letters, from 1680-1810, relating to Digges real estate in Maryland and Virginia; other family affairs. Included is a letter of Bishop John Carroll (1735-1815) to Daniel Carroll of Duddington (1696-1751) dated 1802, and papers of Thomas Attwood Digges. Genealogical materials relating to Digges, Brent, and Attwood families.
This collection contains bank drafts, both handwritten and printed, from Eutaw Savings Bank, as well as the bank’s correspondence, legal documents, and receipts.
This collection contains materials that center around Francis Scott Key's legal practice. The legal documents include land claims, deeds of indenture, and insurance claims. There are also documents pertaining to land disputes with the Choctaw Nation. Other materials in the collection are receipts for a variety of items, such as pew rentals, groceries, schooling, and subscriptions, as well as family genealogy research and letters to Mr. Francis S. Key Smith, a great-grandson of Key.
This collection contains the diary of Hannah Mary Trimble (b. 1826) as well as letters, primarily incoming, from members of her family. Also included are legal and financial papers involving several generations of the family.
This collection consists of papers of various members of the Ridgley Family and related families including the Gough, Howard, Hoyt, and Yeaton families. There are also bills and receipts for the Hampton house, the Ridgley family estate. Among the materials are the papers of Family members including Captain Charles Ridgely (1733-1790), John Ridgely (1792 – 1867), Charles Ridgely (1830 – 1872), and Helen West Stewart Ridgely (1854 – 1929).
The papers of J. Alexis Shriver (1872-1951) are contained in 17 boxes and number approximately 3,000 items. Shriver was a business administrator, public celebrations organizer, local history buff, and collector of manuscripts. The latter three aspects of his life are represented best in this collection, which spans the years 1790 to 1945.