Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

John Hanson (1721-1783)
MSA SC 3520-587

Sources:


Books -

Newman, Harry Wright.  Charles County Gentry:  A Genealogical History of Six Emigrants ...  Baltimore:  Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1971.

Papenfuse, Edward C., et. al.  A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789.  2 vols.
        Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979-85.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 405-406.

Proceedings in the Senate and House of Representatives Upon the Reception and Acceptance From the State of Maryland of the Statues of Charles Carroll of Carrollton and of John Hanson, January 31, 1903, Government Printing Office, 1903.

Smith, Seymour W.   John Hanson, Our First President.  New York:  Brewer, Warren, and Putnam, 1932.


Articles -

Levering, Ralph B.  "John Hanson, Public Servant."  Maryland Historical Magazine 71 (Summer 1976):  113-33.

Malone, Dumas and Allen Johnson, eds.  Dictionary of American Biography.  New York:  Charles Scribner's Sons, 1964.
        Biographical sketch in vol. IV, pp. 231-232.

The Maryland Gazette, 18 January 1770.


Archival sources -

Maryland State Archives CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Land Records) 1722-1729, MSA CE82-24, liber L2 page 200

Maryland State Archives CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Land Records) 1745-1752, MSA C670-28, liber Z 2, folio 14-16, 1/7/6/45.
Available at: http://mdlandrec.net

Maryland State Archives CHARLES COUNTY COURT (Land Records) 1765-1770, MSA C670-33, liber O 3, folio 542-543, 685-687, 1/7/7/18.
Available at: http://mdlandrec.net

Maryland State Archives FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Land Records) 1778-1779, MSA C814-31, liber WR 1, folio 342, 1/38/6/30.
Available at: http://mdlandrec.net

Maryland State Archives FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Land Records) 1775-1777, MSA C814-29, liber BD 2, folio 471, 1/38/6/28.
Available at: http://mdlandrec.net

Maryland State Archives FREDERICK COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills, Original) 1784-1785, MSA C900-10, box 10, folder 15, 1/51/10/19.

Maryland State Archives PROVINCIAL COURT (Land Records) 1774-1777, MSA S552-29, liber DD 6, folio 370-371, 1/16/2/29.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Early States Records Collection) Proceedings of the Senate, 22 December 1779 - 17 November 1780, November 28, 1781.  MSA SC 4872, M 3185.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Biographical Series) John Hanson biographical research notes, MSA SC 3520-587, 2/11/12/32.


Web sources -

Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 11.  Journal of the Maryland Convention, July 26 to August 14, 1775; Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, August 29, 1775 to July 6, 1776.
Pp. 66-67, 234, 278, 288, 297, 309, 333.

Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 12.  Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, July 7, 1776 to December 31, 1776.
Pp. 42, 46, 77, 85, 117, 118, 121, 122, 125, 134, 173, 239, 245, 344, 453, 478, 503, 519.

Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 16.  Journal and Correspondence of the State Council, March 20, 1777 - March 28, 1778; Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Safety, January 1 - March 20, 1777.
Pp. 3, 4, 23, 29, 31, 49, 133, 134, 209, 245, 248, 336, 467, 528.

Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 62.  Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, November 17, 1769 - November 21, 1770.
Pp. xvi, xvii, 50, 462.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-Present.  "HANSON, John, 1715-1783."
http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000177

The George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, 1741-1799
        Letter from George Washington to John Hanson, 30 November 1781


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