Newtown-Varia-(1668-1962) [100.5 Z3-8]., 01/01/1668-12/31/1962
Series-level Scope and Content Note
This series consists of materials pertaining to Newtown. [Note: In early times, there were many towns mapped on the Potomac and Patuxent in St. Mary's County. Some were built up as was Leonardtown, whereas some were begun and have since disappeared; some were on 'paper' only. Newtown was such a town 'on Mr. Bretton's land.' It was a port of entry. The field in the northeast corner of Bretton's outlet on St. Clements Bay looks as if laid out for a town. That was the location of Newtown or Neapolis in Maryland.]
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From the Collection: 131 Linear Feet (224 boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
This folder [100.5 Z3-8] consists of varia (1668-1962). Items include the following: Text of deed between William Bretton and the Roman Catholic inhabitants of Newtown and St. Clement's Bay; Indenture (Dec. 2, 1668) between William and Temperance Bretton and Henry Warren; Copy of aforementioned Indenture; Deed of Gift (Jan. 30, 1717) between William Hunter and Thomas Jameson; Account of household kitchen and farm utensils as well as livestock at Newtown (Oct. 1792); Extract from Chronicles of Colonial Maryland concerns Newtown residence; Booklet about Tricentennial of St. Francis Xavier's Church (1662-1962) contains list of priests who served there and some baptismal and marriage names.
Subjects and Associated Physical Materials
ST. IGNATIUS [NEWTOWN]: Manuscript
ST. CLEMENT'S BAY: Manuscript
BRETTON, TEMPERANCE: Manuscript
HUNTER, (SJ) WILLIAM-DEED W/ THOMAS JAMESON-(1717): Deed
WARREN, (SJ) HENRY-INDENTURE W/ WILLIAM BRETTON-(1668): Deed
JAMESON, THOMAS-DEED W/ WILLIAM HUNTER (SJ)-(1717): Deed
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER [NEWTOWN]-TRICENTENNIAL-(1962): Printed Item
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER [NEWTOWN]-CHURCH RECORDS: Printed Item
LITTLE BRETTON: Manuscript
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER [NEWTOWN]-LIST OF PRIESTS: Printed Item
NEWTOWN-VARIA-(1668-1962) [100.5 Z3-8]: Manuscript
NEGROES [SLAVES]-LIST OF NAMES-CHARLES CO., MD.-(1717): Manuscript
BRETTON, WILLIAM-DEED W/ NEWTOWN ROMAN CATHOLICS: Manuscript
NEWTOWN-KITCHEN AND FARM UTENSILS-LIST-(1792): Manuscript
NEWTOWN-RESIDENCE-CHRONICLES OF COLONIAL MD-EXTRACT: Manuscript
THE STRAITS: Manuscript
BRETTON, WILLIAM-INDENTURE W/ HENRY WARREN (SJ)-(1668): Deed
ST. WILLIAM'S CREEK: Manuscript
SLAVES-CHARLES CO. [MD]-LISTING-(1717): Manuscript
Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository