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Maryland Historical Magazine, 1906: “Planter’s Paradise” on Middle River

Maryland Historical Magazine January 1, 1906 Maryland Historical Society. THE FIRST FOUNDER, SEATER OF BOHEMIA MANOR, ANNO 1661. I mention the name of Captain Thomas Cornwaleys, the Counsellor of Lord Baltimore, called by Bozman “the guardian genius of the Province,” … Continue reading

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Archives Of Maryland: Back River

ARCHIVES OF MARYLAND VOLUME XLVI (Assembly Series, Volume 22) PROCEEDINGS AND ACTS OF THE ASSEMBLY, 1748-51. BACK RIVER Back River (also called in early times the North West River) and Middle River were formerly regarded as branches of Gunpowder River. … Continue reading

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“Planter’s Paradise”

MARYLAND HISTORICAL MAGAZINE Vol. XIII. MARCH, 1918. No. 1. It would appear that the larger rivers and the prominent points of land of the head of Chesapeake Bay had been given names by the English prior to the settlement of … Continue reading

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