Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Reverdy Johnson (1796-1876)
MSA SC 3520-2052


Archival Sources -

Maryland State Archives, Documents for the Classroom Series - Baltimore v. State, 15 Md. 386 (1860)

GOVERNOR (Proceedings) Message to the General Assembly concerning the death of Reverdy Johnson, 11 February 1876, Volume 1876-1889 [MSA S 1072-7, 2/26/1/41]

Newspaper/journal articles -

"Reverdy Johnson Dead." The (Baltimore) Gazette, 11 February 1876.

"From Annapolis." The Janesville (Wisconsin) Gazette, 11 February 1876.

"The Dead Statesman." The (Baltimore) Gazette, 12 February 1876.

"Removal of the Remains." The (Baltimore) Gazette, 12 February 1876.

"Court of Appeals: Announcement of the Death in Court." The (Baltimore) Gazette, 12 February 1876.

"The State and United States Courts." The (Baltimore) Gazette, 12 February 1876.

"Action of the Legislature." The (Baltimore) Gazette, 12 February 1876.

"Honors in the Council." The (Baltimore) Gazette, 12 February 1876.

"Death of Hon. Reverdy Johnson." The Maryland Republican, 12 Feburary 1876.

"Reverdy Johnson's Portrait." The Evening Capital, 28 February 1900.

"Reverdy Johnson." The Baltimore Barrister, 1, no. 3 (Autumn 1979): 34-37.

Books -

Andrews, Matthew Page. Tercentenary History of Maryland, 4 vols. Chicago, IL: The S.J.Clarke Publishing Co., 1925.

Bowie, Effie Gwynn. Across the Years in Prince George's County. Richmond, VA: Garrett and Massie, Inc., 1947.

Dennis, J. Upshur. Personal Recollections of a Quartet of the Baltimore Bar. n.p., n.p., 1905.

Eisenberg, Gerson G. Marylanders Who Served the Nation. Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1992.

McIntire, Robert Harry. Annapolis Maryland Families. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1979.

National Biographical Publishing Company. Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Maryland and District of Columbia. n.p., n.p., 1879.

Proud, John G. and John S. Wirt. Memoirs of Deceased Alumni of St. John's College, Annapolis. Baltimore, MD: n.p., 1879.

Steiner, Bernard Christian. Life of Reverdy Johnson. Baltimore: The Norman, Remington, Co., 1914.

Warfield, J. D. Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. Baltimore, MD: Kohn & Pollock Publishers, 1967.

Other sources -

The Library of Congress - America's Story from America's Library

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

"The Ghost of Government House" written by Edward C. Papenfuse, May 2007.

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