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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1764-1765
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Letter of Transmitted. xv

to which they were addressed. The sources from which the material in the
Appendix has been derived will be fully noted under each item and in the

For a thorough understanding of the important matters which came before
the Assembly at this period and the political controversies to which they gave
rise, this volume should be studied in connection with the light thrown upon
them by such contemporary records as the Correspondence of Horatio Sharpe
(Archives of Maryland XXV), the Proceedings of the Council (ibid XXXII).
the weekly issues of the Maryland Gazette, and contemporary pamphlets and
broadsides from the press of Jonas Green. Valuable contemporary manuscript
material will be found in the Hall of Records, Annapolis, made more readily
available by the recent publication by it of the Calendar of the Black Books;
and also in the special collections known as the Calvert Papers, the Gilmor
Papers, and the Bordley Papers in the Maryland Historical Society. Charles
Albro Barker in his recent The Background of the Revolution in Maryland,
1940, gives the most comprehensive picture of the events of this period which
has yet been written.

Dr. Elizabeth Merritt is responsible for the comprehensive index of this
volume. Mrs. Vivian E. Barnes of the staff of the Maryland Historical Society
has been most helpful in locating the material to be found in the Appendix of
this volume and in preparing the volume itself for the press.

The volume of the Archives to follow will continue the Court Series, and
will contain the Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1666-

Respectfully submitted,


Committee on Publications.


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