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The Bush River Declaration - March 22, 1775

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The Burning of Peggy Stewart
by Francis Blackwell Mayer
Maryland Commission on Artistic Property, MSA SC 1545-1111

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Secondary Sources

  • Andrews, Matthew Page, History of Maryland: Province & State, (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1929), pp. 317-318.
  • Brugger, Robert J, Maryland: A Middle Temperament 1634-1980, (Baltimore, Maryland: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988), pp. 112-120. Specific reference to the Bush River Resolution occurs on page 114.
  • Preston, Walter W., History of Harford County Maryland: From 1608 (the Year of Smith's Expedition) to the Close of the War of 1812, (Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1988 Reprint), pp. 98-104. Specific reference to the Bush River Declaration occurs on pages 100-103.
  • Wright, C. Milton, Our Harford Heritage: A History of Harford County, Maryland, (C. Milton Wright, 1967), pp. 63-67,  Specific reference to the Bush River Resolution occurs on pages 66-67, pp. 354-356.

Additional Readings

  • Barker, Charles Albro. The Background of the Revolution in Maryland. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1940. Reprint. Archon Books, 1967.
  • Hoffman, Ronald. A Spirit of Dissension. Economics, Politics, and the Revolution in Maryland. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973.

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