Recorded copies of documents filed in chancery cases, including bills of complaint, petitions, answers, testimony, trustees reports, exhibits, and plats. Chancery, or equity, proceedings encompass mortgage foreclosures, petitions concerning real and personal property, settlements of decedents' estates, contract disputes, divorces, dissolutions of businesses, insolvencies, injunctions, and real and personal property title disputes. Some records exist as photostatic copies. Arranged chronologically, mostly by dates when cases ended. Some volumes contain indexes, otherwise indexed by (Chancery Record, Index) in series S518 and Maryland Indexes (Chancery Record, Index) in series S1431. Some volumes also available on microfilm in series SM1.
For extant original papers filed in chancery proceedings, see the finding aid for (Chancery Papers) in series S512.