Maryland State Archives
350 Rowe Boulevard
Annapolis, MD 21401
MSA SC 2221-3-2 1649. An Act Concerning Religion [known as the Act of Toleration]. GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL (Proceedings) 1647-1650/1 MSA S1071-4 MdHR 3821-2 (original) and GENERAL ASSEMBLY, UPPER HOUSE (Proceedings) MSA S 977-1, ff. 354-359 (official recorded version). For an introduction and a transcription and illustrations (8mb) of the Act see: Gerald W. Johnson, The Maryland Act of Toleration (Annapolis: Maryland Hall of Records, 1973). See also Museum without Walls and An Act Concerning Religion, April 21, 1649 document packet.
To read the official recorded version and transcription, simply click on the link below, and move through the document by using the arrow icons at the bottom of the pages.
Return to Guide to Documents
Return to Introduction
The Documents for the Classroom series of the Maryland State Archives was designed and developed by Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse and Dr. M. Mercer Neale and was prepared with the assistance of Dr. R. J. Rockefeller, Lynne MacAdam and other members of the Archives staff. MSA SC 2221-03. Publication no. 3916. ©1993 Maryland State Archives.
For further inquiries, please contact Dr. Papenfuse at:
Phone: MD toll free 800-235-4045 or 410-260-6403.
|| Search the Archives || Education & Outreach || Archives of Maryland Online ] Governor General Assembly Judiciary Maryland.Gov
© Copyright May 05, 2005 Maryland State Archives