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Microfilm MSA SC M3204

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Votes and Proceedings of the House of Delegates.

Unit 1:
1779, Nov. 1-1779, Dec. 30 Regular Session (#181)
1779 Nov. 1-9, p. 1-4; Nov. 17-Dec. 11 (legislative day incomplete), p. 13-36; Dec. 15 (legislative day incomplete) - Dec. 30, p. 45-48. [Pages 1-4, 13-16, 84-88 are unique and have been recently [1952] discovered by the Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland].
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Unit 2:
1779, Mar. 2-1779, Mar. 25 Regular Session (#179)
1779 Mar. 9-25. Folios 453-493 MS. [This session is from the Proceedings of the House of Delegates 1778-1779. It is listed as "not found" in the Guide to the Microfilm of Early State Records under Unit 3 of Md., A1.b, Reel 6 and was reported by the Hall of Records after the Supplement was issued.]
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Unit 3:
Proceedings of the House of Delegates. Folios 1-109 MS. 1779-1780. [In Unit 3 of Md., A.1b, Reel 6, a number of pages of the printed journal for the session 1779 Nov. 1 - Dec. 30 were supplied in manuscript. During the editorial stage the source of these manuscript pages was not known. Later the Hall of Records ascertained that these pages were copied from the above manuscript volume.]
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The Early State Records Series was created between 1941 and 1950 as a joint project by the Library of Congress and the University of North Carolina. Edited by William Sumner Jenkins it resulted in 1600 reels of microfilm containing government records from 48 states. There were 68 reels created containing records from Maryland up to 1867. They are the starting point from which new transcribed and indexed volumes in the Archives of Maryland in part will be derived.

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