The Uriah Brown Papers contain land surveys, indentures, and deeds documenting land ownership in Baltimore County, Maryland and in the city of Baltimore in the early nineteenth century. Uriah Brown was a surveyor by trade, and many of his surveys are preserved in this collection. The documents are dated from 1796 to 1834. This collection provides important details for the study of Baltimore history. The documents are arranged alphabetically by individual. The Uriah Brown Papers are stored in one archival box (0.5 linear feet).
Majority of material found within 1810-1830
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