Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Thomas Moore (1760-1822)
MSA SC 3520-15918


Archival Sources:

Injunction to Corporation of Georgetown et al., issued 17 Sept. 1810, Washington Bridge Company et al. v. Corporation of Georgetown et al., RG 21, National Archives.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) June 29, 1795, Deed of Sale from Thomas Moore to William Gaither, part of tract of land known as Addition to Brooke Grove, Liber F-7, p. 15 [MSA CE 148-7].

Monthly Meeting at the Clifts Collection, marriage certificates from Sandy Spring, West River, and Indian Springs meetings, marriage certificate, Thomas Moore and Mary Brooke, September 21, 1791, pp. 203-204 [MSA SC 2978, SCM 639-1].

Sandy Spring Meeting records, Register of Births and Deaths, [MSA SC 2978, SCM 667-3, 638-1].
Published Sources:

American Philosophical Society website, Member History/Directory, (search for Thomas Moore in search bar).

Boyd, T.H.S., The History of Montgomery County, Maryland from its Earliest Settlement in 1650 to 1879. Clarksburg Maryland, 1879.

Bronwen C. Souders,  "Thomas Moore, From Waterford to Waterford," (Waterford, VA: The Waterford Foundation),

Commissioners of the States of Maryland and Virginia, Message of the Governor of Maryland Transmitting A Report of the Commisioners Appointed to Survey the River Potomac, January 1, 1823. Annapolis: J. Hughes, 1822.

Kapsch, Robert J., The Potomac Canal, Morgantown. WV: West Virginia University Press, 2007.

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, Opinion on a Project for Removing the Obstruction to a Ship Navigation to Georgetown. Washington, D.C., 1812.

"Longwood," Sandy Spring Museum Website, via Internet Archive Wayback Machine, accessed 14 November 2013,

Moore, Thomas, The Great Error of American Agriculture Exposed. Baltimore: Bonsal and Niles, 1801.

Moore, Thomas, An Essay on the Most Eligible Construction of Ice-Houses. Baltimore: Bonsal and Niles, 1803.

Moore, Thomas, Address to Citizens of Georgetown and Washington, on Improving the Navigation of the River Potomac. Georgetown, D.C. 1806.

Peirce, James Walter, Guide To Patapsco Valley Mill Sites. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse 2004.

Searight, Thomas B., The Old Pike. Uniontown, PA, 1894.

Stabler, Esther B., "Triadelphia: Forgotten Maryland Town," Maryland Historical Magazine 43, no. 2 (1948) 108-120.

"Ship Channel to Georgetown," Agricultural Museum 1, no. 6 (12 September 1810).

Ward, George Washington, The Early Development of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Project. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press 1899.
Newspaper Sources:

Advertisement, "Land for Sale," Federal Intelligencer, February 24, 1795 (Baltimore, Maryland), p. 4.

"Agricultural Society," The New York Gazette, November 20, 1801 (New York, NY), p. 3.

Advertisement, "Woolen Manufacturers," Baltimore Patriot, June 12, 1813 (Baltimore, Maryland).

Thomas Moore to James Madison, 2 April 1802, Letter, from Library of Congress, The James Madison Papers 1723-1836.

Thomas Moore to Thomas Jefferson, 21 June 1802, Letter, from Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers 1606-1827.

Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Moore, 16 September 1806, Letter, from Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers 1606-1827.

Thomas Moore to Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 7 February 1811, Letter and notes, The Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe Vol. 3, ed. Tina H. Sheller, et. al. (New Haven: Yale Univeristy 1988), 28-30.

Benjamin Henry Latrobe to James Madison, 8 April 1816, The Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe Vol. 3, ed. Tina H. Sheller, et. al. (New Haven: Yale Univeristy 1988), 750.

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