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This collection consists of 35 seventeenth and early eighteenth century documents related to the founding and development of the Colony of Maryland.

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Collection Location: Special Collections Department, Enoch Pratt Free Library / State Library Resource Center

Short treatise dated September 12, 1635 written as a letter from Robert Wintour (R. W.) to his friend Captain John Reade (C. J. R.), providing answers to questions about why a gentleman should be attracted to the new plantation in North America called Maryland founded by Lord Baltimore. Page 1 of A Short Treatise dated September 12, 1635 written as a letter from Robert Wintour (R. W.) to his friend Captain John Reade (C. J. R.), providing answers to questions about why a gentleman should be attracted to the new plantation in North America called Maryland founded by Lord Baltimore.

Collection Overview: The Hugh H. Young Collection of Colonial Maryland Papers consists of 35 seventeenth and early eighteenth century documents related to the founding and development of the Colony of Maryland. Included in the collection are the articles of capitulation of Sir John Rytingh to Petrus Stuyvehand (Peter Stuyvesant), letters, warrants, dispositions, patents, extracts of the Journal of the Committee of Trade and Plantations, minutes and orders of the Council at Court, an indenture, a commission, a plot (sketch map) of the head of the Chesapeake Bay, a portrait of the second Baron Baltimore Cecil Calvert, and Robert Wintour's A Short Treatise on the new plantation called Maryland.

 
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