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Maryland Indentures

Identifier: SC-MS-021

Scope and Contents

These papers document land transfers in Baltimore and Howard Counties in Maryland during the 1800s and contain three items: two indentures and one map.

One indenture, dated December 5, 1837, records a sale by Alexander H. and Rebecca A. Tyson to Robert Gilmor, Jr., of a tract of land called Mount Pleasant. Both parties were of Baltimore County.

The other indenture in this group is an assignment from Charles Carroll of Howard County, Maryland, to his son, John Lee Carroll, of Baltimore, Maryland. Dated December 5, 1857, this deed grants to John Lee Carroll two lots in Baltimore that were assigned to Charles Carroll by Winson N. Nicholas, in a deed dated July 16, 1856, subject to annual rent on each lot.

Corresponding to this last indenture is a map of land tracts in Baltimore and a limited history of exchange of these lots. The map shows three lots and three deeds, indicating all three lots were formerly from Wilson N. Nicholas and wife to Charles Carroll. All three lots were transferred to John Lee Carroll, two of them in the deed described above.


  • Creation: 1837-1857

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This collection is open for research use.

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Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


1.00 Folder (Contain 1 map case folder)

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Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Dr. Samuel T. Chambers in July 1977.

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