MARYLAND STATE PAPERS
Executive records consisting of recommendations, petitions,
requests, military intelligence reports, commissions, and
resolutions. Most documents relate to the Revolutionary War.
Correspondents include governors, legislators, civil and military
officials, Council of Safety, and Maryland Convention. Arranged
numerically by inventory number. For 1775-1789 indexed by
MARYLAND INDEXES Maryland State Papers, Index series [MSA S1484].
Oaths of Fidelity indexed in MARYAND INDEXES Oaths of Fidelity,
Index [MSA S1420]. Many documents abstracted in Calendar of
Maryland State Papers, Number 4, The Red Books, Annapolis: Hall
of Records Commission, 1950. Documents dated 1775-1789 listed in
An Inventory of Maryland State Papers, Annapolis: Hall of Records
Commission, 1977. Also available on microfilm for 1773-1825,
[MSA SM4], 14 reels. Military service records found in the Red
Books series are indexed in MARYLAND INDEXES (Muster and pay
roll, index) 1734-1772 [MSA S1418].