Archives of Maryland
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Benjamin Chambers (1749-1816)
MSA SC 3520-14992

Sources:



Published Sources:

Chambers, William D. Chambers History: Trails of the Centuries. Muncie, Indiana, 1925. Accessed online at http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/s/t/r/Sheila-Strunk/FILE/0002text.txt.

Chambers, John. “Autobiography of John Chambers,” Iowa Journal of History and Politics, Vol. 6 (1908), pp. 247-286.

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

Dandridge, Anne Spottswood. The Forman Genealogy. Cleveland, 1903.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, August 29, 1775 to July 6, 1776. Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 11, p. 349.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, January 1-March 20, 1777. Archives of Maryland, Vol. 16, p. 426.

McCullough, David. 1776. New York, 2006

McSherry, James and Bartlett Burleigh James. History of Maryland. Baltimore, 1904.

Muster Rolls and Other Records of Service of Maryland Troops in the American Revolution. Archives of Maryland, Vol. 18, p. 5.

Scharf, James Thomas. History of Maryland from the Earliest Period to the Present Day. 3 vols. Baltimore, 1879.

Steuart, Reiman. A History of the Maryland Line in the Revolutionary War. Society of the Cincinnati of Maryland, 1969.



Archival Sources:

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Series A) Chambers, Benjamin to Governor, 3 April 1778. Resignation of militia commission. MdHR 6636-11-9 [MSA S1004-12-2521, 1/7/3/30].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Series A) Pay Abstract of the 1st Battalion and five independent companies of MD Regulars, 30 Sep.-10 Dec. 1776. MdHR 6636-1-108 [MSA S1004-1-87, 1/7/3/25].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Series A) Johnson, Thomas, Jr., Clerk of  Council to Western Shore Treasurer, 20 July 1778. Order to pay and receipt by Col. Ben Chambers for militia pay. MdHR 6636-12-11/46 [MSA S1004-13-3055, 1/7/3/30].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Series A) Johnson, Thomas, Jr., Clerk of  Council to Western Shore Treasurer. 13 May 1778. Order to pay and receipt by Col. Benjamin Chambers on account. MdHR 6636-11-107/55 [MSA S1004-12-2736, 1/7/3/30].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) vol 5, no. 74. MdHR 4563 [MSA S989-7, 1/6/3/40].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) vol. 9, part 2,  no. 238. MdHR 4570 [MSA S989-14, 1/6/4/2].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) vol. 12, no. 66. MdHR 4573 [MSA S989-17, 1/6/4/5].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) vol. 12, no. 118. MdHR 4573 [MSA S989-17, 1/6/4/5].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) vol. 20, part 1, no. 91. MdHR 4585 [MSA S989-29, 1/6/4/17].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Revolutionary Papers) Moylan, Stephen, Quartermaster General to Col. William Smallwood. 9 August 1776. Account for shoes. MdHR 19970-01-14/17 [MSA S997-1-331, 1/7/3/7].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Revolutionary Papers) Chambers, Benjamin to Capt. James Hindman. 17 November 1776. Receipt for leather breeches. MdHR 19970-01-14/29 [MSA S997-1-348, 1/7/3/7].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Revolutionary Papers) Smallwood, Col. William to Christopher Richmond. 12 July 1776. Joseph Marbury's account for supplies and expenses. MdHR 19970-01-14/30 [MSA S997-1-349, 1/7/3/7].



Newspapers:

Maryland Gazette, September 12, 1776.

Republican Star and General Advertiser (Easton, Maryland), January 24, 1816.


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