Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Mordecai Gist (1743-1792)
MSA SC 3520-15852

Sources:


Archival Sources:

Baltimore County Court, Land Records, Richard Graham to Mordecai Gist, 1772, Liber AL, No. E, p. 302 [MSA CE66-41].

Baltimore County Court, Land Records, Joseph Ensor to Benjamin Griffith and Mordecai Gist, "Hale's Folly," 1774, Liber AL, No. L, p. 307 [MSA CE66-47].

Baltimore County Court, Land Records, Mordecai Gist to Richard Graham, 1778, Liber WG, No. B, p. 23 [MSA CE66-52].

Baltimore County Court, Land Records, Absalom Boring to Benjamin Griffith and Mordecai Gist, "Hailes Folley," 1779, Liber WG, No. C, p. 393 [MSA CE66-53].

Baltimore County Court, Land Records, Mordecai Gist and Benjamin Griffith to John McClure, 1781, Liber WG, No. G, p. 108 [MSA CE66-57].

Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties, "Stonehall," Accessed July 29, 2013.

Pension of Mordecai Gist, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, National Archivees, NARA M804. 1-23, from Fold3.com.

Special Collections, Saint Paul's Church, Baltimore City Collection, Parish Register 1710-1933 [MSA SC 2652, MSCM 994-1].

Special Collections, Gist Family Papers, Certified Copy of the Last Will and Testament of Mordecai Gist, 1792 [MSA SC130-1-45 00/12/10/20].

Special Collections, Gist Family Papers, Memorandum, Mordecai Gist, alleged Marriage Settlement made by Christopher Carnan, Baltimore Co [MSA SC130-1-6 00/12/10/20].

Special Collections, Gist Family Papers, Correspondence, Mordecai Gist and others, including "Polly" letters, Baltimore and elsewhere [MSA SC130-1-7 00/12/10/20].

Special Collections, Mrs. Brandford Gist Lynch Collection, The Gist Family of Maryland [MSA SC180-201 00/09/01/05].


Published Sources:

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

Barnes, Robert. Maryland Genealogies. 2 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1980

Browne, William Hand. Ed. Maryland Historical Magazine. Vol V. Baltimore: The Maryland Historical Society, 1905.

"Extract of a letter from an officer of the Maryland Battalion," [Mordecai Gist], American Archives, series 5, vol. 1, p.1232.

Fischer, David Hackett. Washington's Crossing. New York: Oxford Univesity Press, 2004.

Gist, Mordecai to George Washington, 18 February 1779, Founders Online, National Archives.

Gist, Mordecai to George Washington, 25 July 1789, Founders Online, National Archives.

Gist, Thomas to Mordecai Gist, Provincial Court Land Record, 1765-1770, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 725, p. 452.

Gist, Thomas to Mordecai Gist, Provincial Court Land Record, 1765-1770, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 725, p. 454.

Heitman, Francis B. Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army duing the War of the Revolution. Washington DC: The Rare Book Shop Publishing, Inc., 1914.

Polk, Ryan, "Holding the Line: 'The Origin of the 'the Old Line State,'" Maryland State Archives, 2005.

Scharf, J. Thomas. History of Western Maryland. 2 vols. Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1882.

Simons, John W. and Robert Macoy. Eds. The Masonic Eclectic; Vol III. New York: Masonic Publishing and Manufacturing Co., 1867.

Washington, George, "Memorandum on General Officers," 9 March 1792, Founders Online, National Archives.


Newspapers:

"Fifty Dollars Reward," Pennsylvania Packet, 24 October 1778.

Request of Mordecai Gist for debtors to settle accounts, Pennsylvania Chronicle, 3 October 1771.

"Thirteen Dollars Reward," Pennsylvania Chronicle, 3 October 1771.

"Thirty Dollars Reward," Pennsylvania Packet, 15 October 1778.

Obituary of Mordecai Gist, Columbian Herald (Charleston, South Carolina), 3 September 1792.


Web Sources:

Grave of Gen. Mordecai Gist. Find a Grave. Accessed 19 July 2013.

Grave of Susannah Gist. Find a Grave. Accessed 19 July 2013.

Grave of Cecil Carnan Gist. Find a Grave. Accessed 19 July 2013.


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