Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Bryan Philpot (1756-1812)
MSA SC 3520-16755


Archival Sources:

Baltimore County Court, Land Records, Mary Philpot to Nathaniel Cromwell, 1769, Liber AL A, p. 538 [MSA CE66-37].

Baltimore County Register of Wills, Inventories, Brian Philpot, 1812, Liber 27, p. 401 [MSA C340-28, 2/29/9/28].

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

General Assembly, House of Delegates, Assessment Record, 1783, Baltimore East Hundred, Baltimore County, p. 6 [MSA S1161-2-4, 1/4/5/45].

General Assembly, House of Delegates, Assessment Record, 1783, Middle River Upper and Back River Upper Hundred, p. 12 [MSA S1161-2-10, 1/4/5/45].

Pension of Bryan Philpot. National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land-Warrant Application Files, W 5543, from

Prerogative Court, Inventories, Brian Philpot, 1768, Liber 98, p. 267 [MSA S534-99, 1/12/1/43].

Prerogative Court, Accounts, Brian Philpot, 1770, Liber 65, p. 255 [MSA S531-65, 1/11/4/25].

Return of the Maryland troops, 13 September 1776, Revolutionary War Rolls, NARA M246, folder 35, p. 85, from

William Sands to John and Ann Sands, 14 August 1776, Maryland State Archives, Special Collections, Dowsett Collection of Sands Family Papers [MSA SC 2095-1-18, 00/20/05/28].

Published Sources:

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

Federal Direct Tax, 1798, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 729.

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

Journal and Correspondence of the State Council, 1780-1781, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 45.

Journal and Correspondence of the State Council, 1781, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 47.

Laws of 1768, Chap. 23, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 61.

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

“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.

Steffen, Charles G. From Gentlemen to Townmen: The Gentry of Baltimore County Maryland, 1660-1776. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1993.

Steuart, Reiman. The Maryland Line. The Society of the Cincinnati, 1971.

Steuben, Frederick. Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States, Part I. Philadelphia: Styner and Cist, 1792.

Tacyn, Mark Andrew. “’To the End:’ The First Maryland Regiment and the American Revolution.” PhD diss., University of Maryland College Park, 1999.


Philadelphia Evening Post.

Maryland Journal (Baltimore).

Federal Gazette (Baltimore).

Web Sources:

FindAGrave for Brian Philpot.

Stamford (Philpot House), Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties.

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