Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Thomas Johnson (1732-1819)
MSA SC 3520-743
Governor of Maryland, 1777-1779

Contents of
Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Biographical Files) Governor Thomas Johnson File, MSA SC 1138-743, 2/11/12/42.
Scanned 28 April 2000.

Summary Sheets (21 pages)
Notice of runaway slave by Thomas Johnson in the Maryland Gazette, 10 June 1775 (1 page)
Notice of reward for stolen articles of clothing in Maryland Gazette by Thomas Johnson, 29 December 1780 (1 page).
Handwritten notes on Thomas Johnson (10 pages)
Transcript of letter and copy of letter from Thomas Johnson to James Iredell, 31 March 1792 (7 pages)
Supreme Court Decision, Johnson and Graham's Lessee v. William M'Intosh (22 pages)
Commentaries on the Constitution Public and Private, vol. 2:  8 November to 17 December 1787.  Madison:  State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1983.
        #336 Thomas Johnson To George Washington. (2 pages)
Thomas Johnson outline of notes, pp. 823-826.
"Governor Thomas Johnson of Maryland and His Rightful Place in American History," by Lou Rose, undated. (17 pages).
"The Johnsons of  Maryland," by Mrs. Thomas Homer Johnston, no date (8 pages)
Copy of letter of April 1758 from George Washington to Thomas Johnson, published in Documentary History of the Constitution (1 page)
Property chart (4 pages)
Transcript of excerpt from Maryland Journal and Baltimore Advertiser, 11 April 1788.
1798 Tax Assessment FR
Notes, 13.1
Transcript of obituary, The Maryland Gazette, 18 November 1819.
Notes from Bob Barnes, Marriages and Deaths from the Maryland Gazette 1727 - 1839.  Baltimore:  Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1979. (1 page)
Johnson notes 14.1
St. Anne's Vestry Minutes 1713-1767
FR, All Saint's Parish Vestry Minutes 1807-1852, M 485
1793 tax list, Allegany County
Notes on patents (10 pages).
Notes on FR deeds (7 pages).
Notes on AL deeds (2 pages).
Notes on AA, AN, DO, and CA deeds ( 4 pages)
Notes on provincial court deeds (2 pages)
Debt books (1 page).
Notes from Biographical Dictionary of the American Congress 1774-1961, U.S Government Printing Office, 1961 (1 page).
Notes from Michael W. Robbins, Maryland's Iron Industry During the Revolutionary War Era.  n. pub.,, 1973 (1 page).
Notes from Elias Jones, History of Dorchester County (edition?)
Chancery Papers #8919 (1848) (1 page)
Dictionary of American Biography (2 pages)
"Gov. Johnson's Grave:  Believed That His Resting-place Has Been Located in Frederick," The Evening Capital, 24 November 1913.
James H. Hutson, ed.  Supplement to Max Farrand's The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787.  New Haven and London:  Yale University Press, n.d.
        (2 pages)
Commentaries on the Constitution Public and Private.  Vol. 2:  8 November to 17 December 1787.  Madison:  State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1983.
        (4 pages)
Fauntleroy, Sally Conrad.  "The Man that Nominated George Washington." The Mentor 16 (February 1928): 38-40.
Chapter 27 of Edward S. Delaplaine, The Life of Thomas Johnson, New York:  The Grafton Press, 1927. "The Fight for Ratification." (13 pages).
Notes from Edward S. Delaplaine, The Life of Thomas Johnson.  New York:  Frederick H. Hitchcock, 1927.  (5 pages)
Delaplaine, Edward S.  "Washington and Johnson:  Maryland's First Governor, Soldier, Jurist, Legislator, Executive, Was an Ardent Friend of the First President," The National Republic, July 1927.
"George Washington and Historic Frederick, Md." pamphlet published by The News-Post, Frederick, Md., 1932 (4 pages).
Transcript of letter of 15 February 1772 from Charles Willson Peale to John Beale Bordley (1 page).
Copy of AA Land Records  (3 pages).
AA Land Records, continued (2 pages).
More AA Land Records (2 pages).
More AA Land Records (3 pages).
Copy of article from The Examiner, 14 June 1876, "A Biographical sketch of Thomas Johnson, Esq., the first Republican Governor of Maryland," taken from the National Journal, February 28, 1826 and attributed to Roger B. Taney. (1 page).
Copy of letter of 16 October 1777 from William Lux to Charles Carroll (2 pages).
Miscellaneous letters (31 pages)
Notes on Thomas Johnson court cases (8 pages)
Notes on FR wills (4 pages)
Notes on purchase of four lots, 1762 (1 pages)
Notes from Edward C. Papenfuse, In Pursuit of Profit:  The Annapolis Merchants in the Era of the American Revolution, 1763 - 1805.  Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1975. (1 page)
Manuscripts notes of Jackson Turner Main (2 pages)
Accounts, 1769 (1 page)
Notes on Life and Death of Thomas Johnson (author, publisher, and date unnoted) (2 pages)
Notes on Francis Beirne, St. Paul's Parish Baltimore: A Chronicle of the Mother Church.  Baltimore:  St. Paul's Parish, 1967. (1 page)
Notes on J. Thomas Scharf, History of Western Maryland, vol. 2, Philadelphia:  Louis H. Everts, 1882. (1 page)
Notes from MSA SC 478 Mrs. Mary Owings Buck Collection, re:  Thomas Johnson (1 page)
Notes from House Journal, May 1788, 2nd session 1787-1788 (1 page)
Notes on inventory of Maryland State Papers (1 page)
Notes on civil office index (1 page)
Miscellaneous notes (13 pages).

Links to research notes, Government House and First Ladies book project:
Notes from Baker Johnson's LHP File
Newspaper Abstracts:  Abstracts of the Newspapers of Georgetown and the Federal City, 1789-1799, compiled by F. Edward Wright
Forensic Club minutes
Newspaper Abstracts of Frederick County, 1811-1815, by F. Edward Wright
Notes from Leon Friedman and Fred L. Isreal, eds., The Justices of the Supreme Court, vol. 1.
Land Records, Thomas and Anne Jennings Johnson
Library of Congress on-line catalog search, Thomas Johnson, Anne Jennings Johnson
MD Gazette References
Newspaper Abstracts:  The Maryland Gazette, 1727-1761, by Karen Mauer Green
Ms. 1604:  Papers written by James Johnson, nephew of Thomas Johnson
Ms. 1656:  Letters from Baker Johnson to Catherine (Kitty) Worthington Johnson
Ms. 1714:  Letters
NUCMC on-line catalog search
Notes on Charles Willson Peale portraits
Notes on Monacacy and Catoctin by C.E. Schildknecht, ed.
Notes from Colonial and Historic Homes of Maryland, Don Swann, Jr. (Cockeysville, Maryland: Liberty Publishing Company, 1983).
Notes from LAND OFFICE (Patent Record), 1784-1787, IC #B, p. 606, MSA S 11-155.
Thomas Johnson obituary from the Maryland Gazette
List of sources on Thomas Johnson and Ann Jennings Johnson

Return to Thomas Johnson's source page

This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.

Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!

© Copyright December 20, 2002Maryland State Archives