Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Alexander Roxburgh
MSA SC 3520-16740

Sources:


Archival Sources:

Adjutant General, Militia Appointments, vol. 2, 1794-1816, p. 90, MdHR 5587 [MSA S348-2, 2/6/5/10].

Adjutant General, Militia Papers, Alexander Roxburgh to Gov. Thomas Sim Lee, June 1794, box 53, folder 7, MdHR 4176-33 [MSA S926-33, 2/5/2/40].

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

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, Association of Freemen, 26 July 1775, MdHR 19970-15-1 [MSA S997-15-1, 1/6/2/44].

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, Muster roll of Capt. Beatty's Company, 7th Maryland Regiment, June 1780, box 6, no. 17, MdHR 1997-6-17 [MSA S997-6-41, 1/7/3/11].

Pension of Thomas Elliott, National Archives and Records Administration, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804, S 34805, from Fold3.com

Pension of John Hughes, National Archives and Records Administration, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804, S 5594, from Fold3.com.

Return of the Maryland troops, 27 September 1776, from Fold3.com.

Somerset County Court, Land Records, Deed, Matthew Roxburgh and Elizabeth Roxburgh to Elijah Parsons, 1812, Liber JP 1, p. 65 [MSA CE102-46].

Somerset County Register of Wills, Annual Valuations, 1815-1827, note re: death of Matthew Roxburgh, p. 13 [MSA C1731-3, 1/50/5/37].

Somerset County Register of Wills, Inventories, Inventory of Alexander Roxburgh, 1807, Liber EB 26, p. 156 [MSA C1772-9, 1/50/4/12].

Somerset County Register of Wills, Inventories, Additional Inventory, Alexander Roxburgh, 1808, Liber EB 26, p. 180 [MSA C1772-9, 1/50/4/12].

Somerset County Register of Wills, Inventories, Account of Sale, Alexander Roxburgh, 1808, Liber EB 26, p. 191 [MSA C1772-9, 1/50/4/12].

Somerset County Register of Wills, Wills, Alexander Roxburgh, 1807, Liber EB 23, p. 113 [MSA T2538-1, 1/50/4/53].


Published Sources:

1798 Federal Direct Tax, Somerset County, Rewastico Hundred, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 729.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety from July 7 to December 31, 1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 12.

Journal and Correspondence of the State Council from October 27, 1779 to November 13, 1780, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 43.

Journal and Correspondence of the State Council from November 19, 1781 to November 11, 1784 Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 48.

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

Maryland: A Guide to the Old Line State. New York: Oxford University Press, 1940.

“The Papers of General Samuel Smith. The General’s Autobiography. From the Original Manuscripts.” The Historical Magazine, 2nd ser., vol. 8, no. 2 (1870): 82-92.

Pollitt, L. Irving. "Wicomico Presbyterian Church." In Swepson Earle, ed., Maryland's Colonial Eastern Shore: Historical Sketches of Counties and of Some Notable Structures (Baltimore, 1916), 189-190.

Proceedings of the Conventions of the Province of Maryland, 1774-1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 78.

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.

Wright, Robert K. The Continental Army. Washington, DC: U.S. Army Center for Military History, 1983.


Online Sources:

Burial of Elizabeth Roxburgh at Find a Grave.


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