Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Alexander Contee Hanson, Jr. (1786-1819)
MSA SC 3520-2206


Archival sources -

GENERAL ASSEMBLY, HOUSE OF DELEGATES, COMMITTEE OF GRIEVANCES AND COURTS OF JUSTICE (Report) On the subject of the recent mobs and riots in the city of Baltimore, together with the depositions taken before the Committee. Annapolis: Printed by Jonas Green, 1813. MdHR 20063306e.

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Testmentary Papers) Inventory of Alexander C. Hanson, 1819, Box 145 Folder 46 [MSA C149-172, 1/4/9/64]

Books -

Brugger, Robert J.  Maryland:  A Middle Temperament.  Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988.
Except, p. 178.

Eisenberg, Gerson G.  Marylanders Who Served the Nation:  A Biographical Dictionary of Federal Officials from Maryland.
        Annapolis:  The Maryland State Archives, 1992.
Excerpt, p. 87.

Marine, William M.  The British Invasion of Maryland 1812-1815. Baltimore:  Society of the War of 1812 in Maryland, 1913.
Excerpts, pp. 7-10.

Scharf, J. Thomas.  Chronicles of Baltimore.  Baltimore:  Turnbull Brothers, 1874.
Excerpts, pp. 312-338.

Newspaper/Journal articles-

"Baltimore Mob." The Maryland Gazette, 30 July 1812.

"The Baltimore Mob."  The Maryland Gazette, 6 August 1812.

"Report of the Committee appointed to inquire into the causes and extent of the late commotions in Balitmore."  The Maryland Gazette, 13 August 1812.

"To the Citizens of Maryland."  The Maryland Gazette, 13 August 1812.

"Public Feeling." The Maryland Gazette, 20 August 1812.

"The Narrative of John Thompson, One of the persons intended to be Massacred with General Lingan and others, in the Gaol of Baltimore, on
        Tuesday, the 28th of July last."  The Maryland Gazette, 20 August 1812.

"The Narrative of Otho Sprigg, Esq., One of the Gentlemen who defended the House in Charles street, Balitmore."  The Maryland Gazette, 27 August 1812.

"Meeting in Montgomery County [on] the Late Outrageeous Proceedings of the Mob in Baltimore." The Maryland Gazette, 27 August 1812.

"St. Mary's County [on] the violent and savage proceedings of the Mob in Balitmore." The Maryland Gazette, 27 August 1812.

"Gen. James Macubbin Lingan."  The Maryland Gazette, 27 August 1812.

"From the Federal Republican:  To the Disciples of Washington in the State of Maryland." The Maryland Gazette, 3 September 1812.

"Narrative of John E. Hall, One of the gentlemen who defended Mr. Hanson and his property from the Mob at Baltimore, on the 27th July last."
        The Maryland Gazette, 3 September 1812.

"From the Federal Republican."  The funeral honours to the memory of the lamented Lingan."  The Maryland Gazette, 10 September 1812.

"From the Federal Republican."  The Maryland Gazette, 17 September 1812.

"Alexander Contee Hanson, Federalist Partisan." Maryland Historical Magazine, December 1940, 354-364.

"When an editorial could get you killed." The Baltimore Sun, 24 May 1996.

Other sources -

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-present on-line:  "Alexander Contee Hanson."

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