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Allegany County, Maryland court warrants and summonses collection

Identifier: AC-442

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of warrants and summonses specific to individuals located in Alleghany County ,Maryland. Some are difficult to read, 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


  • 1731-1797


All materials are in Old English-style script.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials from Appalachian State University Libraries' Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The nature of these collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. As a result, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Conditions Governing Use

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Appalachian State University assumes no responsibility.


0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm & Silverfish in 2007 and accessioned as AC.2008.054.

Processing Information

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.

Allegany County, Maryland court warrants and summonses collection
Processed by: Simms Toomey; machine-readable finding aid created by: Simms Toomey, updated by Kim Sims
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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository