Archives of Maryland
Historical List
Receivers, 1691-1715

Source: Edward C. Papenfuse, et al., Archives of Maryland, Historical List,
new series, Vol. 1. Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1990.

Receiver was a revenue collection position established during Royal, rather than Proprietary, rule of Maryland. Position
abolished by Governor John Hart in 1715.

See Donnell M. Owings, His Lordship's Patronage: Offices of Profit in Colonial Maryland, pps. 92-95.


Receivers of North Potomac and Pocomoke

1691/92-1693  Col. Nehemiah Blakiston St. Mary's County
1693/94-1709  George Muschamp St. Mary's County
1709-1715  John Dansey St. Mary's County

Receivers of Patuxent

1691/92-1707  Col. George Plater, I St. Mary's County
1707/08-1715  Col. John Rousby, II Calvert County 

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