Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Roger Brooke Taney (1777-1864)
MSA SC 3520-1500

Sources:


Newspaper Articles:

"The Death of Chief Justice Taney."  The Baltimore Sun, 14 October 1864.

"The Late Chief Justice Taney." The Baltimore Sun, 15 October 1864.

"The Funeral of Chief Justice Taney."  The Baltimore Sun, 15 October 1864.

"Departure of the Remains of Chief Justice Taney."  The Baltimore Sun, 17 October 1864.

"The Obsequies of Chief Justice Taney." The Baltimore Sun, 17 October 1864.

"Trying not to judge Chief Justice Taney." The Baltimore Sun, 6 November 2003.


Journal Articles:

Brooks, Corey M. "Sculpting Memories of the Slavery Conflict: Commemorating Roger Taney in Washington, D.C., Annapolis, and Baltimore, 1864-1867." Maryland Historical Magazine 112:1, 6-35.


Books:

Andrews, Matthew Page.  Tercentenary History of Maryland, 4 vols.  Chicago, IL:  S. J. Clarke, 1925.

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

Delaplaine, Edward C.  Roger Brooke Taney:  The Frederick Lawyer Who Became a Great Chief Justice.  n.pub., n.pl., n.d.

Dictionary of American Biography. 10 vols.  New York, NY:  Charles Scribner's Sons, 1964.

Eisenberg, Gerson G.  Marylanders Who Served the Nation.  Annapolis, MD:  The Maryland State Archives, 1992.

Lewis, H. H. Walker.  Without Fear of Favor:  A Biography of Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney.  n.pub., n.pl., 1965.

Mayer, Brantz.  Baltimore:  Past and Present, with Biographical Sketches of Its Representative Men.  Baltimore, MD:  Richardson and Bennett, 1871.

Papenfuse, Edward C., et al, eds. A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789. Vol II. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985, p. 798-799 .

A Salute to the Maryland Irish. Baltimore, MD: Ladies Auxiliary to the Ancient Order of Hibernians, 1976.

Scharf, John Thomas.  History of Western Maryland.  2 vols.  Baltimore, MD:  Regional Publishing Co., 1968.

Swisher, Carl.  Roger B. Taney.  n.pub., n.pl., 1935.

Tyler, Samuel.  Memoir of Roger Brooke Taney.  n.pub., n.pl., 1872.

Warfield, J.D.  The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland.  Westminster, MD:  Family Line Publications, 1990.


Web sources:

Votes and Proceedings of the House of Delegates of the State of Maryland, November Session 1799. Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 98.


Archival Sources:

Maryland State Archives BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories) Roger B. Taney, 1865, Liber 84, p. 41 [MSA C 196-23, 2/29/10/40].

Maryland State Archives BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories) Roger B. Taney, 1866, Liber 86, p. 271 [MSA C 196-22, 2/29/10/42].

Maryland State Archives BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills) Roger B. Taney, 1864, Liber 32, p. 126 [MSA Cm 219-11, CR138-3].

Maryland State Archives CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) 16 January 1818, 3041:  William Lilly and George Zimmerman vs. Roger B. Taney, Joshua Carter, John Carter, Solomon Carter, David Carter, and William Carter.  Frederick County.  Injunction against execution of judgment.  MSA S512-3125, 1/36/3/.

Maryland State Archives CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers), 27 June 1821, 9429:  Samuel Matthews vs. Thomas Sweeting, John Cook, and Roger B. Taney.  Baltimore County. Dissolution of partnership.  MSA S512-9344, 1/38/5/.

Maryland State Archives CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) 3 October 1822, 6502:  Nicholas Brewer, Jr. and George Meddiff vs.Edward Williams, James Carroll, Bennett Hurst, Roger B. Taney, William Marbury, and Mary Shaaff.  Anne Arundel County.  Contract to lease lot in Annapolis.  Recorded (Chancery Record) 135, p. 129.  MSA S512-6563, 1/37/3/.

Maryland State Archives CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) 27 December 1822, 12048:  Charles Watson and Isaac H. Hopkins vs. Roger B. Taney, Mary Shaaff, and William Marbury.  Anne Arundel County.  Estate of Mary Watson.  MSA S512-11869, 1/39/4/.

Maryland State Archives CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) 1 May 1826, 11172:  Mary Shaaff vs. Roger B. Taney, William Marbury, Margaretta J. Shaaff, Arthur Shaaff, Ann Shaaff, Mary Shaaff, and Charles S. Shaaff.  Frederick County.  Estate of Dr. John T. Shaaff - Arcadia.  Recorded (Chancery Record) 131, p. 256.  MSA S512-11008, 1/39/3/.

Maryland State Archives CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) 1 February 1828, 6452:  Michael Brewer, Jr. vs. Benjamin Gaither, John M. Gaither, Benjamin Watkins, Rachel Watkins, and Roger B. Taney.  Anne Arundel County.  Contract to purchase Waters Mill Dam.  MSA S512-6512, 1/37/3/.

Maryland State Archives CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) 25 February 1830, 9178:  Richard Kirby and James Tongue vs. Roger B. Taney, Octavius Taney, and Michael Taney, Jr., Calvert County.  Petition to sell.  MSA S512-9105, 1/38/4/.

Maryland State Archives CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) 15 December 1835, 11513:  Michael Taney, Roger B. Taney, Dorothy Taney, Sophia J. Taney, Mary Taney, and Joseph Taney vs. George W. Weems and Cornelia Weems.  Calvert County.  Petition to sell lot in Lower Marlboro.  MSA S512-11341, 1/39/3/.

Maryland State Archives CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) 18 April 1850, 11393:  Alexander H. Tyson, Rebecca Tyson, Henry Johnson, Elizabeth Johnson, Philip Rogers Hoffman, Emily Hoffman, William T. Thompson, Anna Thompson, Philip Key, John A. Smith, Roger Brooke Taney, and Anne P. Taney vs. William Maynadier, Anna Nevins, Louisa Nevins, and William Nevins.  Anne Arundel County.  Estate of Elizabeth Scott - Resurvey on Wingfields Delight.  MSA S512-11218, 1/39/3/.

Maryland State Archives FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Miscellaneous Papers) 1818-1821, Manumissions from Roger B. Taney, MSA C833-4, 1/41/7/34.

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Scharf Collection) 1776-1792, MSA S1005-132, 1/8/5/80.


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