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A History of Printing in Colonial Maryland: 1686-1776 by Lawrence C. Wroth
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DESCRIPTION OF THE PLATES

PLATE I, page 6

[Reproduced from the only recorded copy, that in the Public Record Office, London. This
is the earliest example of the Maryland press known to be in existence. (See No. 1 of
Bibliographical Appendix.)

PLATE II, page 20

The Brinley copy, reproduced by permission of the Maryland Historical Society, its pres-
ent owner. In the reproduction, the upper left-hand corner, including part of the letter
"N" has been restored by the engraver. This is the earliest example of the Maryland
press known to be in America. (See No. 5 of Bibliographical Appendix.)

PLATE HI, page 32

Page 113 of the collection of Maryland laws of 1707. Reproduced by permission of its pres-
ent owner, a descendant of its original owner, Robert Goldsborough, Esq., of "Ashby,"
Talbot County, Maryland. The volume has been deposited temporarily in the Pea-
body Library of Baltimore. (See No. 17 of Bibliographical Appendix.)

PLATE IV, page 64

[Reproduced from a photostat copy of the title-page taken from the copy in the Library of
Congress. (See No. 43 of Bibliographical Appendix.)

PLATE V, page 66

[Reproduced from the only known copy, that in the British Museum. (See No. 70 Biblio-
graphical Appendix.)

PLATE Va, page 69

See this title in Bibliographical Appendix for the years 1727-1732, 1734. Reproduced by
permission from copy in the Maryland Historical Society.

PLATE VI, page 78

Reproduced by permission from the copy in the Maryland Diocesan Library, Baltimore.
Its first owner, as the autograph and date indicate, was the Rev. Samuel Keene, rector
of St. Anne's Parish, Annapolis, 1761-1767. The word "Propriety" in the title has been
restored for the purposes of this reproduction. (See No. 255 of Bibliographical Appendix.)

PLATE .VII, page 86

Reproduced by permission from the copy in the Maryland Diocesan Library, Baltimore.
Formerly owned by the Rt. Rev.Thomas John Claggett, first bishop of Maryland. (See
No. 243 of Bibliographical Appendix.)

PLATE VIII, page 92

Reproduced by permission from the copy in the Maryland Historical Society. (See No. 291
of Bibliographical Appendix.)

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