Allegany County, Maryland court warrants and summonses collection
Scope and Contents
These warrants and summons are sometimes illegible, but of those legible, the following people were involved: 1731 (?): A summons of William Koile, yeoman, and wife Elizabeth, to answer to Thomas Summer October 1791: A summons to Robert Brett to testify for John Tomlinson at suit of James Doderworth October 1791: To Sheriff of Allegany County to summons John Taylor to testify for David Smith April 21, 1797: To Sheriff of Allegany County to take (arrest) Isaac Kent, yeoman April 24, 1797: to Sheriff of Allegany County to take (arrest) John Stead, yeoman April 26, 1797: to Sheriff of Allegany County to take (arrest) Matthew Terrch, yeoman July 7, 1797: to Sheriff of Allegany County to take (arrest) Thomas Clinton, yeoman July 7, 1797: to Sheriff of Allegany County to take (arrest) Thomas Clinton, yeoman (2nd charge) August 26, 1797: to Coroner of Allegany County to take Robert Sinclaire, Esquire
All materials are in Old English-style script.
Conditions Governing Access
No interlibrary loan.
This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.
Allegany County, Maryland lies in the Appalachian Mountains. It was formed December 25, 1789, and its name "Allegany" is derived from a local Native American work, oolikhamma, meaning "beautiful stream."
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The Allegany County, Maryland court warrants and summonses collection dates to 1731 and 1797. Court summonses and warrants for persons such as William and Elizabeth Koilie, Robert Brett, John Taylor, and others are included.
This collection is arranged chronologically.
This collection was purchased from Bookworm & Silverfish in 2007 and accessioned as AC.2008.054.
Processed by Simms Toomey; revised processing by Anita Elliott, June 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.
- AC.442: Allegany County, Maryland court warrants and summonses collection, 1731-1797
- Processed by: Simms Toomey; machine-readable finding aid created by: Simms Toomey
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- Description is in English