Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Peter Adams
MSA SC 3520-7

Sources:


Archival Sources:

Caroline County Register of Wills, Wills, Peter Adams, 1785, liber JR B, p. 29 [MSA C577-4, 1/3/1/11].

Caroline County Register of Wills, Inventories, Peter Adams, 1785, liber JR A, p. 181 [MSA C516-2, 1/3/1/17].

Greene, Nathaniel to Otho Holland Williams, 6 June 1782. Williams Papers, Maryland Historical Society, MS 908.

Maryland State Papers, Brown Books, William Smallwood to Gov. Thomas Sim Lee, 12 September 1781, no. 2:17, MdHR 4609-17 [MSA S991-2, 1/6/5/3].

Maryland State Papers, Red Books, Board of War to Gov. Thomas Sim Lee, 27 December 1779, no. 24:5, MdHR 4592-5 [MSA S989-36,1/6/4/24].

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, Peter Adams, account of expenses, 14 February 1776, box 4, no. 14-1, MdHR 19970-4-14/1 [MSA S997-4-75, 1/7/3/10].

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, Return of troops in garrison at Annapolis, May 1781, box 7, no. 52, MdHR 19970-7-52 [MSA S997-7-53, 1/16/1/36].

Pension of Peter Adams. National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land-Warrant Application Files, BLWt 372-450. From Fold3.com.

Pension of John McFadden. National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land-Warrant Application Files, S 5755. From Fold3.com.

Return of the Maryland troops, 13 September 1776, Revolutionary War Rolls, NARA M246, folder 35, p. 85. From Fold3.com.

Return of the Maryland troops, 27 September 1776, Revolutionary War Rolls, NARA M246, folder 35, p. 93-94. From Fold3.com.

Return of the Maryland troops, 11 October 1776, Revolutionary War Rolls, NARA M246, folder 35, p. 92. From Fold3.com.

Williams, Otho Holland to Dr. Philip Thomas, 24 March 1789. Williams Papers, Maryland Historical Society, MS 908.


Published Sources:

Batt, Richard J. "The Maryland Continentals 1780–1781." Ph.D. diss, Tulane University, 1974.

Conrad, Dennis M. and Roger N. Parks, eds., The Papers of General Nathaniel Greene, vol. 11, 7 April-30 September 1782. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.

“Extract of a letter from New-York: Account of the Battle on Long-Island,” 1 September 1776, American Archives, 5th series, vol. 1, p. 1232.

Fischer, David Hackett. Washington’s Crossing. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, August 29, 1775 to July 6, 1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 11.

Lesser, Charles H. Sinews of Independence: Monthly Strength Reports of the Continental Army. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1976.

Muster Rolls and Other Records of Service of Maryland Troops in the American Revolution, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 18.

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

Proceedings of the Conventions of the Province of Maryland, 1774-1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 78.

Return of the Six Independent Companies and First Regiment of Maryland Regulars, 1 December 1776, American Archives, 5th series, vol. 3, p. 1081-1082.

Steuart, Reiman. The Maryland Line. The Society of the Cincinnati, 1971.

Tacyn, Mark Andrew. “’To the End:’ The First Maryland Regiment and the American Revolution.” PhD diss., University of Maryland College Park, 1999.

Washington, George to Thomas Johnson, 6 November 1777, Founders Online, National Archives.


Newspapers:

"Annapolis, August 30," Maryland Gazette (Annapolis), 30 August 1781.


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