Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Nicholas Watkins
MSA SC 3520-17565


Archival Sources:

Commissioner to Settle and Adjust Pay Due Officers and Soldiers, Depreciation Pay, vol. 2, p. 115 [MSA S169-2, 1/1/4/22].

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

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

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, Account of money paid sundry soldiers by Gen. Smallwood, paid to Nicholas Watkins, late 1776/early 1777, box 6, no. 7-6, MdHR 19970-6-7/6 [MSA S997-6-28, 1/7/3/11].

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, List of receipts of soldiers who were paid upon discharge, 27 December 1779, box 3, no. 7-21, p. 2, MdHR 19970-3-7/21 [MSA S997-3-94, 1/7/3/9].

Return of the Maryland troops, 27 September 1776, from

Maryland State Papers, Scharf Collection, Nicholas Watkins, Commission as leiutenant in Anne Arundel County militia, August 1777, box 49, no. 82, MdHR 19999-49-82 [MSA S1005-52-83, 1/7/5/41].

Published Sources:

"Extract of a letter from White-Plains," American Archives Online, October 28, 1776, series 5, vol. 2, p. 1271.

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

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

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