Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

William Smallwood (1732-1792)
MSA SC 3520-1134

Sources:


Archival Sources:

Charles County Register of Wills, Inventories, William Smallwood, 1793, 1791-1797, pp. 180-185, MdHR 7302 [MSA C665-11, 1/8/10/22].

General Assembly, House of Delegates, Assessment Record, 1783, Charles County, Fifth District, General, p. 10 [MSA S1161-5-4, 1/4/5/48].

General Assembly, House of Delegates, Assessment Record, 1783, Charles County, Seventh District, General, p. 12 [MSA S1161-5-4, 1/4/5/48].

Maryland State Papers, Brown Books, William Smallwood to Thomas Johnson, 14 March 1777, vol. 2, no. 2, MdHR 4609 [MSA S991-2, 1/6/5/3].

Maryland State Papers, Brown Books, William Smallwood to Thomas Johnson, 14 October 1777, vol. 2, no. 82, MdHR 4609 [MSA S991-2, 1/6/5/3].

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

Maryland State Papers, Red Books, William Smallwood to Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, 27 April 1786, vol. 32, no. 158, MdHR 4604 [MSA S989-48, 1/6/4/36].

Pension of William Smallwood, National Archives and Records Administration, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804, B. L. Wt. 656-1100, from Fold3.com.

Smith, Samuel to Otho Holland Williams, 14 February 1782, Williams Papers, 1744-1839, Maryland Historical Society, MS 908.

Williams, Otho Holland to Philip Thomas, 24 March 1789, Williams Papers, 1744-1839, Maryland Historical Society, MS 908.

U.S. Federal Census, 1790, Charles County.


Published Sources:

Batt, Richard John. “The Maryland Continentals, 1780-1781. PhD diss., Tulane University, 1974.

“Court-Martial on Colonel Zedtwitz,” American Archives, series 5, vol. 1, pp. 1159-1162.

“Extract of a Letter from White-Plains,” 28 October 1776, American Archives, series 5, vol. 2, p. 1271.

Federal Direct Tax, 1798, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 729.

Ford, Paul Leicester, ed., The Works of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 3. New York and London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1904.

Ford, Worthington Chauncey et al., eds. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789, vol. 18. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1910.

Greene, Nathanael to Alexander Hamilton, 10 January 1781, Founders Online, National Archives.

Greene, Nathanael to George Washington, 7 December 1780, Founders Online, National Archives.

Greene, Nathanael to George Washington, 28 December 1780, Founders Online, National Archives.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, July 7 to December 31, 1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 12.

Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1781, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 47.

Journal of the Maryland Convention July 26 to August 14, 1775, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 11.

Kimmel, Ross M.  "In Perspective:  William Smallwood,"  Maryland: Smallwood Foundation, Inc., 2000.

Lee, Jean B. The Price of Nationhood: The American Revolution in Charles County. New York: W.W. Norton and Co., 1994.

Mereness, Newton D. "William Smallwood," Dictionary of American Biography, XVII.  New York:  Charles Scribner's Sons, 1964, pp. 225-226.

Meyers, Albert Cook, ed. Sally Wister’s Journal. Philadelphia: Ferris and Leach, 1902.

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

Saladino, Gaspare J. and John P. Kaminski, eds. The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution, vol. 18. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 1995.

Skaggs, David Curtis.  Roots of Maryland Democracy, 1753-1776. USA: Greenwood Press, Inc., 1973.

Smallwood, William to George Washington, 24 April 1777, Founders Online, National Archives.

Smallwood, William to George Washington, 4 December 1777, Founders Online, National Archives.

Smallwood, William to George Washington, 8 April 1778, Founders Online, National Archives.

Smallwood, William to George Washington, 30 December 1778, Founders Online, National Archives.

[Smith, Samuel.] "A Sketch of the Life of General Samuel Smith During the War of the Revolution, 1834, Samuel Smith Papers, Library of Congress. Box 7, Reel 5, Maryland State Archives, Special Collections [MSA SC 3958, SCM 5993-1], published as "The Papers of General Samuel Smith. The General's Autobiography. From the Original Manuscripts." The Historical Magazine, series 2, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 81-92.

Steuart, Reiman. A History of the Maryland Line in the Revolutionary War. Towson, MD: Metropolitan Press, 1969.

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

Warford-Johnston, Benjamin. “American Colonial Committees of Correspondence: Encountering Oppression, Exploring Unity, and Exchanging Visions of the Future.” History Teacher, vol. 50, no. 1 (November 2016): 83-128.

Washington, George. General Orders for Attacking Germantown, 3 October 1777, Founders Online, National Archives.

Washington, George. General Orders, 4 September 1778, Founders Online, National Archives

Washington, George to William Heath, 8 October 1777, Founders Online, National Archives.

Washington, George to William Smallwood, 23 August 1777, Founders Online, National Archives.

Washington, George to William Smallwood, 12 February 1779, Founders Online, National Archives.

Washington, Washington to William Smallwood and the Officers of the Maryland Line, 16 February 1779, Founders Online, National Archives.


Newspapers:

Maryland Journal-Baltimore Advertiser, 21 February 1792.


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