Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Samuel Smith (1752-1839)
MSA SC 3520-2827

Sources:


Archival Sources:

Adjutant General, Militia Appointments, vol. 1, p. 3, 1794-1804 [MSA S348-1, 2/8/3/13].

Adjutant General, Militia Appointments, vol. 2, p. 90, 1794-1816 [MSA S348-2, 2/6/5/10].

Baltimore County Commissioners of the Tax, Assessment Record, 1813, Baltimore City, Ward 2, p. 192 [MSA C277-5, 2/59/11/30].

Baltimore County Commissioners of the Tax, Assessment Record, 1813, Baltimore City, Ward 4, p. 94 [MSA C277-6, 2/59/11/31].

Baltimore County Commissioners of the Tax, Assessment Record, 1813, Baltimore City, Ward 6, p. 142 [MSA C277-7, 2/59/11/32].

Baltimore County Register of Wills, Wills, Samuel Smith, 1839, Vol. 17, p. 286 [MSA C435-20, 2/28/12/17].

Baltimore County Register of Wills, Wills, Margaret Smith, 1843, Vol. 19, p. 202 [MSA C435-22, 2/28/12/19].

Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War, NARA M881. From Fold3.com.

Maryland State Papers, Brown Books, Samuel Smith to Gov. Thomas Johnson, 15 May 1779, vol. 5, no. 132, MdHR 4613-67 [MSA S991-6, 1/6/5/7].

Pension of Samuel Smith, National Archives and Records Administration, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804, W 9303. From Fold3.com.

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

Smith, Samuel to Otho Holland Williams, 16 February 1779, Williams Papers, Maryland Historical Society, MS 908.

Smith, Samuel to Otho Holland Williams, 16 March 1779, Williams Papers, Maryland Historical Society, MS 908.

Smith, Samuel to Otho Holland Williams, 15 April 1779, Williams Papers, Maryland Historical Society, MS 908.


Published Sources :

Adams, John to Abigail Adams, 25 October 1777, Founders Online, National Archives.

The Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Maryland and District of Columbia. Baltimore: National Biographical Publishing Co., 1879, 237-238.

Cassell, Frank A. Merchant Congressman in the Young Republic: Samuel Smith of Maryland, 1752 - 1839. Madison:  University of Wisconsin Press, 1971.

Coyle, Wilbur F. The Mayors of Baltimore. Reprinted from The Baltimore Municipal Journal, 1919.

Clements, S. Eugene and F. Edward Wright. The Maryland Militia in the Revolutionary War. Silver Spring, MD: Family Line Publications, 1987.

"Defense of Fort Mifflin." Maryland Historical Magazine 5:3 (Sep. 1910), 205-229.

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

Journal and Correspondence of the State Council, 1779-1780, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 43.

McHenry, James to Alexander Hamilton, 16 August 1792, Founders Online, National Archives.

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

Pancake, John. Samuel Smith and the Politics of Business, 1752-1839. University of Alabama Press, 1972.

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

Ridgway, Whitman H. Community Leadership in Maryland, 1790-1840: A Comparative Analysis of Power in Society. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1979.

[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, 2nd Ser., Vol. VIII, no. 2, 81-92.

Steffen, Charles G. The Mechanics of Baltimore: Working and Politics in the Age of Revolution, 1763-1812. Chicago: University of Illinois, 1984.

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.

"The Baltimore Independent Cadets." Maryland Historical Magazine 4:4 (Dec. 1909), 372-374.

Washington, George to Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Smith, 23 September 1777, Founders Online, National Archives.

Washington, George to Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Smith, 29 May 1779, Founders Online, National Archives.


Newspapers:

"Death of General Smith," The Sun (Baltimore), 23 April 1839.

"Honors To General Smith. City Council." The Sun (Baltimore) , 25 April 1839.

"The Late General Samuel Smith." The Sun (Baltimore), 25 April 1839.

"Death of General Samuel Smith." The Maryland Gazette (Annapolis), 25 April 1839.

"Famous names of Baltimore: Sam Smith: 'Savior of city.'" The Baltimore Evening Sun, 31 May 1979.

"Advice for the city fathers: Choose the ideal name for the Fort McHenry tunnel." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 13 August 1981.


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