MARYLAND STATE PAPERS
Executive records. Consists of Provincial Court proceedings,
correspondence between Lower and Upper houses of the General
Assembly, lists of taxables from various hundreds (1733),
petitions, trials of slaves, and documents relating to
loyalists. Correspondents include governors, members of the
General Assembly, Convention of Maryland, Council of Safety, John
Adams, John Jay, and a foreign minister from Denmark (1784).
Arranged numerically by inventory number. For 1775-1789 indexed
by MARYLAND INDEXES Maryland State Papers, Index series [MSA
S1484]. Some documents abstracted in Calendar of Maryland State
Papers, Number 1, The Black Books, Annapolis: Hall of Records
Commission, 1943. Some documents for 1775-1789 listed in An
Inventory of Maryland State Papers, Annapolis: Hall of Records
Commission, 1977. Some correspondence and proceedings
transcribed in: Archives of Maryland, various volumes. Also
available on microfilm for 1636-1785, [MSA SM3], 4 reels.
Naturalization records indexed in MARYLAND INDEXES
(Naturalizations, Provincial, Index) 1634-1776 [MSA S1414].