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Matchett's Baltimore Director for 1847-48
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ENTRIES OF BALTEMORE TOWN. 9
be entered in his own name and for own his use through the
default of the former uptakers thereof.
May 23d 1740, Then came Mr. Edward Fottrel and
represented that fee was apprehensive that the lot 11, taken
up by Mr. Richd. Lewis became vacant and fell to the use, of
BaltemoreTown notwithstanding the sd Lewis built a house
upon the same, which was removed from the sd lott before
the doors were put on by Solomon Wooden the builder, and
the sd Fotfrell desired the sd toft No. 11, may be entered
in the register in his own name and for his own use.
July 23d 1740, Then Mr. Wm. Rogers came and repre-
sented to me Clk. of Baltimore Town, that he was appre-
hensive that the lott No. 14, in sd Town formerly taken up
by Capt. Thomas Sheredine, falls vacant for the use of the
sd town which he the said Rogers desires may be registered
in his own name.
Aprils 8th 1741, Then came Mr. Edward Fottrell and
desired that the lotts No. 40 and 41, may be entered in his
own name, which is now done.
May 15th 1741, Then came the Rev. Benedict Bourdil-
lon and desired the two following lotts in Baltimore Town,
viz. Nos. 26 and 35, may be entered in his own name,
which is now accordingly done.
September 24th 1741, Then came Mr. Edward Fottrell
and represented to the Clerk of Baltemore Town, that the
lott No. 39, vacant by reason that Thomas Woodward had
not built his house on the said lott, but on another adjoining,
wherefore the said Fottrell desired that it might be entered
in his own name and for bis own use, which is now accord-
ingly done.
September 16th 1747, Then came Dr. George Buchanan,
Col. William Hammond, Capt. Darby Lux, and William
Thomas Harrison, desiring that the lotts in Baltemore Town
Nos. 26, 21, 22 and 39, taken up by various persons and
being forfeited for not building thereon according to Act of
Assembly, desire may be entered in their names each an
equal share.
In 1752 there were about twenty-five houses, four only
of brick, in 1775 there were 564 houses and about six
thousand inhabitants, in 1776 there were but 472 votes taken
at an election for delegates to the Convention. In 1790 its
population was 13, 503, in 1840, about one hundred and
ten thousand, and now we suppose one hundred and twenty
five thousand , about twenty two thousand houses, cover-
ing not less than three thousand square acres of ground ;
21 Public Schools containing 4313 scholars ; with its just-
ly celebrated Monuments and other public and private
buildings.


 
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