Irish Nell Butler
MSA SC 5496-000534
Indentured Servant, Charles County, Maryland
Archival Sources -
COURT OF APPEALS (Judgments) MSA S381-52. Description: Judgements. October
Term 1787, Mary Butler vs. Adam Craig.
Depositions from Butler v. Boarman
Butler v. Boarman, 1 H. & McH. 371 (1770)
Butler v. Craig, 2 H. & McH. 214 (1787)
Herrman, Augustine. Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year 1670. Library of Congress.
Maryland State Archives Special Collections. MSA SC 4239-2-6. Description: Court of Appeals (Judgments) No. 3. Includes petition of William and Mary Butler 15 October 1770; Tracy Butler 12 April 1786; Mary Butler May 1786, October 1787; lower court judgment affirmed with costs June Term 1791 [Docket, p. 5].
Maryland State Archives Special Collections. "Butler, Eleanor, S1759-9-7." Phebe Robinson Jacobsen Research Collection. MSA SC 5865-B9-F7 (originally S1759). B, Box 9. Description: Article: "Oblate Sister of Providence." The Washington Post. 22 May 1980. B4.; Court documents on Mary Butler v. Adam Craig 1787; Dorchester County documents; List/Notes involving Butler; Documents on Irish Nell.
PREROGATIVE COURT (Inventories and Accounts) MSA S536-7. Liber 6, Folios 576, 577, and 578. Thomas Notley, 1679.
Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, September 1664. "An Act Concerning Negroes & Other Slaves." Archives of Maryland Online, Vol. 1, Page 533.
PROVINCIAL COURT (Judgment Record), Liber DD 17, Folio 236 [MSA S551-85]. Deposition of Thomas Beach, October 27, 1767.
PROVINCIAL COURT (Judgment Record), Liber DD 17, Folio 237 [MSA S551-85]. Deposition of Samuel Abell, May 27, 1767.
PROVINCIAL COURT (Judgment Record), Liber DD 17, Folio 238. Deposition of William McPherson, May 27, 1767.
PROVINCIAL COURT (Judgment Record), Liber DD 17, Folio 239. Deposition of Nathaniel Suit, May 27, 1767.
PROVINCIAL COURT (Judgment Record), Liber DD 17, Folio 240. Deposition of Thomas Bowling, May 27, 1767.
PROVINCIAL COURT (Judgment Record), Liber DD 17, Folio 242. Deposition of James Jameson, May 27, 1767.
PROVINCIAL COURT (Judgment Record), Liber DD 17, Folio 243. Deposition of Mary Crosen, May 27, 1767.
PROVINCIAL COURT (Judgment Record), Liber DD 17, Folio 243. Deposition of Mrs. Elizabeth Warren, May 27, 1767.
Newspapers and Journals -
"A Love Story Carved in Callum's Family Tree." Baltimore Sun 22 June 2005: 1E.
Bogen, David S. "The Annapolis Poll Books of 1800 and 1804: African American Voting in the Early Republic." Maryland Historical Magazine 86.1 (1991): 57-65.
Phillips, Glenn O. "Maryland and the Caribbean, 11634 - 1984: Some Highlights." Maryland Historical Magazine 83.3 (1988): 199-214.
Walsh, Lorena S. "Rural African Americans in the Constitutional Era in Maryland, 1776-1810." Maryland Historical Magazine 84.4 (1989): 327-341.
Brugger, Robert J. Maryland, A Middle Temperament: 1634-1980. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988.
Wallenstein, Peter. Tell the Court I Love My Wife: Race, Marriage, and Law: An American History. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
William W. Warner. At Peace with All Their Neighbors: Catholics and Catholicism in the National Capital: 1787-1860. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1994.
Internet Sources -
Papenfuse, Edward C. "Follow the Yellow Brick..." Reflections by the Maryland State Archivist... 27 November 2010. http://marylandarchivist.blogspot.com/2010/11/follow-yellow-brick.html.
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