Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Robert Williams
MSA SC 3520-16404

Sources:


Archival Sources:

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY COURT (Land Records) October 17, 1783, Ann Pemberton to John Pemberton, several tracts of land in the West River area of Anne Arundel County. Liber NH 1, p. 414 [MSA CE 76-29].

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY COURT (Land Records) May 12, 1784, John Plummer to Ann Pemberton, several tracts of land in the West River Area of Anne Arundel County. Liber NH 2, p. 16 [MSA CE 76-30].

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY COURT (Land Records) March 30, 1793, John Galloway to Robert Williams Bill of Sale for slaves Sue, Dinah, Rachel, and Ceaser, [MSA CE 76-34,NH 6, p. 537].

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY COURT (Land Records) April 29, 1799. Richard Hopkins to Jerome Plummer and others, tracts of land in the West River area of Anne Arundel County. Liber NH 9, p. 534 [MSA CE 76-37].

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY COURT (Land Records) March 28, 1804. Benjamin Lane to Jerome Plummer, tract of land known as Browsly Hall. Liber NH 12, p. 316 [MSA CE 76-40].

Anne Arundel County Court, Manumission Record, 1797-1807. Archives of Maryland Online, Volume 825, p. 259.

CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers). Anthony Smith, W. Murray, Isaac Owens, Philip J. Thomas, and O.S.S. Hawood vs. Robert Williams alias Negro Bob, 1805, MdHR 17,898-4015-1 [MSA S512-4133, 1/36/4/9].

CHANCERY COURT (Docket) 1816-1817. Anthony Smith, et.al. vs. Negro Bob. MdHR 17,967 [MSA S527-27, 1/34/5/20].

Journal of the House of Delegates. Votes and Proceedings, November Session, 1805. Archives of Maryland Online, Volume 553, p. 61.

LAND OFFICE (Certificates, Patented, Anne Arundel County) Patent Certificate, Plat, and information regarding the Pemberton property known as "Westbury" in the West River area of Anne Arundel County. MdHR 40,003-1456/1672 [MSA S 1189-28, 1/26/3/16].

Session Laws, 1805, Chapter 56. Archives of Maryland Online, Volume 607, p. 32.


Published Sources:

Robert Schoeberlein, "Mental Illness in Maryland: Public Perception, Discourse, and Treatment, from the Colonial Period to 1964" (PhD diss., University of Maryland, College Park, 2006).

Census Records:

Fourth Census of the United States, 1820, Population Schedule, District 5, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Roll: M33_41, Image 179.

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