Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Matthew Tilghman (1717/18-1790)
MSA SC 3520-1267

Sources:


Books -

Barnes, Robert compl.  Marriages and Deaths from the Maryland Gazette 1727 - 1839.  Baltimore:  Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1979.

The Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Maryland and the District of Columbia.  Baltimore:  National Biographical Publishing Company, 1879.

Bordley, James, Jr.  The Hollyday and Related Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  Baltimore:  Maryland Historical Society, 1962.

Malone, Dumas, ed.  Dictionary of American Biography.  vol. IX.  New York:  Charles Scribner's Sons, 1964.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 543-544.

Papenfuse, Edward C., et. al.  A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789.  Vol. II:  I-Z.
        Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 825-27.

Tilghman, Oswald.  History of Talbot County, Maryland 1661 - 1861.  2. vols.  Baltimore:  Regional Publishing Company, 1967.


Articles -

"Tilghman Family."  Maryland Historical Magazine I (1906), 181-4, 280-4, 290, 369-376.

J. Hall Pleasants, ed.  "Letters of Molly and Hetty Tilghman." Maryland Historical Magazine XXI (1926), 123-149; 139-40; 219-241.


Archival sources -

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) 25 April 1776, Matthew Tilghman; Thomas Johnson, Jr.; Thomas Stone, Deputies in Congress (Philadelphia) Eden affair; need to maintain delegation in Congress.  MSA S 989-29, MdHR 4557-29, 1/6/3/34.

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) 11 June 1776, Matthew Tilghman; Thomas Stone, John Rogers (Philadelphia).
Possibility of enemy attack; Flying Camp quota; debate on independence; Convention attendance.  MSA S 989-288, MdHR 4561-30, 1/6/3/38.

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) 3 December 1776, Matthew Tilghman (Philadelphia) to Council of Safety.  Strength of the army; troop movements.  MSA S 989-323, MdHR 4561-65, 1/6/3/38.

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) 26 August 1777, Matthew Tilghman; Robert Goldsborough (Talbot County Court House), to Governor.  Collection of arms; account of military supplies.  MSA S 989-2696, MdHR 4581-26, 1/6/4/13.

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) 17 July 1781, Matthew Tilghman; William Paca (Talbot Court House) to Richard Earle.  Request for instructions and commissions.  MSA S 989-3665, MdHR 4591-09, 1/6/4/23.

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) 14 August 1781, Matthew Tilghman to W.S.T.  Request for information on amount of money in the treasury.  MSA S 989-3669, MdHR 4591-13, 1/6/4/23.

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) 17 March 1781, Matthew Tilghman to Lieutenants, Eastern Shore counties.  Plans to distribute arms to the militia.  MSA S 989-4556, MdHR 4601-60, 1/6/4/33.

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) 21 April 1781, Matthew Tilghman, Pres. Special Council (E.S.) to President of Congress.  Concern over an act of Congress.  MSA S 989-4665, MdHR 4603-33, 1/6/4/35.

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) 16 October 1781, Matthew Tilghman, Col. (Talbot County).  Purchase and storage of provisions.  MSA S 989-4664, MdHR 4603-32, 1/6/4/35.

Maryland State Archives QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY COURT (Land Records) 1737-1743, liber RT, no. B, MSA C 1426-6, 2/1/1/6.

Maryland State Archives QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY COURT (Land Records) 1781-1783, liber RT, no. 3, MSA C 1426-16, 2/1/1/16.

Maryland State Archives TALBOT COUNTY COURT (Land Records) 1751-1759, liber JL, no. 18, MSA CM 1011-24.

Maryland State Archives TALBOT COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills) 1785-1794, liber JB, no. 4, folios 44-45,125-134; 314-317, MSA C 1925-4, 1/43/4/23.


Web sources -

Archives of Maryland online, vol. 51.  Proceedings of the Court of Chancery February 16, 1668/69 to October 16, 1679.
http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/000001/000051/html/index.html

Archives of Maryland online, vol. 64.  Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly of Maryland October 1773 to April 1774.
http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/000001/000064/html/am64p--5.html

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-Present online.
http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=T000271


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