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The Bush River Declaration
|The Burning of Peggy Stewart
by Francis Blackwell Mayer
Maryland Commission on Artistic Property, MSA SC 1545-1111
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Worthington Chauncey. Journals of the Continental Congress. Vol
1, 1774. Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1904, plate prior to
p.75-p.80. The association for non-importation (boycott) "as determined
upon by Congress," Oct. 20, 1774.
COLLECTIONS (Maryland State Law Library Collection of the Maryland Gazette)
page 1 - Dec. 15, 1774, Maryland Gazette MSA SC 2311-1-15. News report
of the Provincial Assembly Proceedings relating to the association for
COUNTY COMMITTEE OF OBSERVATION (Proceedings) March 22, 1775, MSA C 946
MdHR 19,959-2. Includes reference to and a copy of the Bush River Resolution
(also known as the Bush Declaration and the Bush River Declaration).
Andrews, Matthew Page, History of Maryland: Province & State,
(Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1929), pp.
Brugger, Robert J, Maryland: A Middle Temperament 1634-1980, (Baltimore,
Maryland: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988), pp.
112-120. Specific reference to the Bush River Resolution occurs on
Preston, Walter W., History of Harford County Maryland: From 1608 (the
Year of Smith's Expedition) to the Close of the War of 1812, (Westminster,
Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1988 Reprint), pp.
98-104. Specific reference to the Bush River Declaration occurs on
Wright, C. Milton, Our Harford Heritage: A History of Harford County,
Maryland, (C. Milton Wright, 1967), pp.
63-67, Specific reference to the Bush River Resolution occurs
on pages 66-67, pp.
Barker, Charles Albro. The Background of the Revolution in Maryland.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1940. Reprint. Archon Books, 1967.
Hoffman, Ronald. A Spirit of Dissension. Economics, Politics, and the
Revolution in Maryland. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press,
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