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The Maryland Press, 1777-1790 by Joseph Towne Wheeler.
Volume 438, Page 156   View pdf image (33K)
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A History of f he Maryland Press, 1777-1790
viding a Succession in her Ministry, J agreeably to the Principles of the American Revolution. |
[rule] | Published by a Committee of Clerical and Lay-Members, | appointed for that Purpose, by a
Convention held at Annapolis, | June 22d, 1784.} [rule] | To Which Is Added | A Sermon, | Preached
at the Opening of the said Convention, | By William Smith, D.D. President of the Same. | [double
rule] | Baltimore: | Printed for William Goddard. | MDCCLXXXIV.
8vo. [A]-D4, E2. Eighteen leaves.
Pages: (1)-17, (18)-(21), 22-35.
Leaf measures: 7 3/4 x 4 inches.
The Revolution separated the Episcopal Church in the American colonies from the Church of England and necessitated
a reorganization. Many of the clergy had remained loyal to England and had thus left the American church in a weakened
condition. In 1779 the General Assembly of Maryland passed an act providing for the election of vestries, holding of the
church property and appointment of ministers. Several conventions of clergy and laity were held at Chestertown and An-
napolis beginning in 1780. In June, 1784, a convention was held at Annapolis which approved the recommendation of the
earlier conventions and began the publication of the Journals. See number 305 for the convention held at Chester in October,
Evans, 18742.
335. ———— [ornamental rule] | At a Convention of the Clergy and Lay- | Delegates, of the Protes-
tant Epis- | copal Church, in the State of Mary- | land, held at Chester, on the Fourth Tuesday |
of October 1784 .... [Baltimore: Printed by William Goddard, 1784.]
Sm, broadside.
Leaf measures: 7 1/2 x 41/2 inches.
Not in Evans. Waters, American Imprints, 501.
336. Prices Current, in Baltimore, [blank] 178 | [rule | European Goods | in General | ...
[Baltimore: Printed by William Goddard, 1784.]
Sm. 4to. broadside. Printed in three columns.
Leaf measures: 9 x 71/2 inches.
This is the earliest Baltimore price current which has been found. The Brown papers contain two of these forms for 10
July 1784 and 22 August 1784 signed by B. S, Nourse. The prices of some sixty articles together with the valuation of
European goods and the rate of exchange on foreign ports are given.
Not in Evans.
JCB (2 copies.)
337. RIDGELY, CHARLES. To the Electors of Baltimore County. | Gentlemen, | A Late attack, by
Doctor Thomas Cradock, on my | character, as one of your representatives in Assembly, | ...
[signed] Charles Ridgely. | Baltimore County, September 7, 1784. | [Baltimore: Printed by William
Goddard, 1784.]
Folio. Printed on both sides in two columns.
Leaf measures: 13 1/2 x 8 /14 inches.
Ridgely mentions an attack on himself which was written by Dr. Thomas Cradock and was circulating throughout the
county in handbills. Charles Ridgely who had been a member of the Assembly since 1777, defends himself against the
charges of resigning in 1780, voting against the supply bilk for the army, and desiring to buy up all of the condemned British
Evans, 18757.
338. STENSON, WILLIAM. William Stenson ... in Market-Street, Baltimore, has for sale ... wines,
spirits, and other liquors ... with an ... assortment of groceries ... Baltimore. Printed by William
Goddard. [1784.]

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