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Archives of Maryland, Legislative Records

Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly

1600s      1700s      1800s      1900s

(See Volume 76 - An Historical List for complete Session List)

Session
No.
Session Dates1 Archives of Maryland
(searchable text)
Early State Records
Film #

(images only)
1 1634/35, Feb. 26 Proprietary Assembly
The only record of this Assembly is a reference to an act passed on February 26, 1634/35, by a "General Assemblie" at St. Mary's.
Volume 1  
2 1637/38, Jan. 25-29; Feb. 8, 26; 1637/38, Mar. 5, 12-24
Freemen's Assembly
Assembly Volume 1 Assembly M3191
3 1638/39, Feb. 25-1638/39, Mar. 19
Proprietary Assembly
Assembly Volume 1 Assembly M3191
4 1640, Oct. 12-1640, Oct. 24
Proprietary Assembly
Assembly Volume 1 Assembly M3191
5 1641, Aug. 2-1641, Aug. 12
Proprietary Assembly
Assembly Volume 1 Assembly M3191
6 1641/42, Mar. 21-1641/42, Mar. 23
Freemen's Assembly
Assembly Volume 1 Assembly M3191
7 1642, Jul. 18-1642, Aug. 2
Proprietary Assembly
Assembly Volume 1 Assembly M3191
8 1642, Sep. 5-1642, Sep. 13
Freemen's Assembly
Assembly Volume 1 Assembly M3191
9 1644/45, Feb. 11
Proprietary Assembly
Assembly Volume 1 Assembly M3191
10 1646 Fall
Proprietary Assembly
No records -
11 1646, Dec. 29-1646/47, Jan. 2
Proprietary Assembly
Assembly Volume 1 Assembly M3191
12 1647/48, Jan. 7; Jan. 17-1647/48, Mar. 4
Freemen's Assembly
Assembly Volume 1 Assembly M3191
13 1649, Apr. 2-1649, Apr. 21
Proprietary Assembly
Assembly Volume 1 Assembly M3191 (Md-Ar 3860)
M3191 (Md-Ar 3861)
14 1650, Apr. 6-1650, Apr. 29
Proprietary Assembly
Upper and Lower Houses Volume 1 Lower House M3191
15 1650/51, Mar. 11
Proprietary Assembly
Upper and Lower Houses Volume 1 Lower House M3191
16 1652(?), Jun. 24-1652(?), Jun. 28
Commonwealth Assembly
There was a call for elections but it is unclear if the Assembly ever convened. -
17 1654, Oct. (?)-1654, Oct. 20
Commonwealth Assembly
Upper and Lower Houses Volume 1 Lower House M3191
18 1657, Sep. 24
Commonwealth Assembly
Upper and Lower Houses Volume 1 Lower House M3191
19 1658, Apr. 27-1658, by May 6
Proprietary Assembly
Upper and Lower Houses Volume 1 Lower House M3191 (Md-Ar 3860)
Lower House M3191 (Md-Ar 3861)
20 1659/60, Feb. 28-1659/60, Mar. 14
Proprietary Assembly
Upper and Lower Houses Volume 1 Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
21 1661, Apr. 17-1661, May 2
Proprietary Assembly
Upper and Lower Houses Volume 1 Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
22 1662, Apr. 1-1662, Apr. 12
Proprietary Assembly
Upper and Lower Houses Volume 1 Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
23 1663, Sep. 15-1663, Oct. 3
Proprietary Assembly
Upper and Lower Houses Volume 1 Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191e
24 1664, Sep. 13-1664, Sep. 21
Proprietary Assembly
Upper and Lower Houses Volume 1 Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
25 1666, Apr. 10-1666, May 3
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 2
Lower House Volume 2
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
26 1669, Apr. 13-1669, May 8
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 2 Upper House M3184
27 1671, Mar. 27-1671, Apr. 19
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 2 Upper House M3184
28 1671, Oct. 10-1671, Oct. 19
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 2 Upper House M3184
29 1674, May 19-1674, Jun. 6
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 2 Upper House M3184
30 1674/75, Feb. 12-1674/75, Feb. 24
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 2
Lower House Volume 2
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
31 1676, May 15-1676, Jun. 15
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 2 Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191 (Md-Ar 3921)
Lower House M3191 (Md-Ar 3935)
32 1678, Oct. 20-1678, Nov. 14
Proprietary Assembly
Lower House Volume 7 Upper House M3184
33 1681, Aug. 16-1681, Sep. 17
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 7 Upper House M3184
34 1681, Nov. 1-1681, Nov. 12
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 7 Upper House M3184
35 1682, Apr. 25-1682, May 13
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 7
Lower House Volume 7
Upper House M3184
36 1682, Oct. 26-1682, Nov. 17
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 7
Lower House Volume 7
Upper House M3184
37 1683, Oct. 2-1683, Nov. 6
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 7
Lower House Volume 7
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
38 1684, Apr. 1-1684, Apr. 26
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 13
Lower House Volume 13
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
39 1686, Oct. 27-1686, Nov. 19
Proprietary Assembly
- Upper House M3184
40 1688, Nov. 14-17; Nov. 19-1688, Dec. 8
Proprietary Assembly
Upper House Volume 13 Upper House M3184
41 1689, Aug. 22-1689, Sep. 4
Protestant Convention
No Journals Found
See Volume 8
-
42 1690, Apr. 1-1690, Apr. 4(?)
Protestant Convention
No Journals Found
See Volume 8
-
43 1690, Sep. 29-1690, Oct. 6
Protestant Convention
No Journals Found
See Volume 8
-
44 1691, Apr. 12(?)-1691, Apr. 25
Protestant Convention
No Journals Found
See Volume 8
-
45 1691, Aug. (?)-1691, Sep. 10
Protestant Convention
No Journals Found
See Volume 8
-
46 1692, Apr. 9
Protestant Convention
No Journals Found
See Volume 8
-
47 1692, May 10-1692, Jun. 9
Royal Assembly
Upper House Volume 13
Lower House Volume 13
Upper House M3184
48 1693, Sep. 20-1693, Sep. 26
Royal Assembly
Lower House Volume 19 Upper House M3184
49 1694, Sep. 20-1694, Oct. 18
Royal Assembly
Upper House Volume 19 Upper House M3184
50 1694/95, Feb. 28-1694/95, Mar. 1
Royal Assembly
Upper House Volume 19 Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
51 1695, May 8-1695, May 22
Royal Assembly
Upper House Volume 19
Lower House Volume 19
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
52 1695, Oct. 2-1695, Oct. 19
Royal Assembly
Upper House Volume 19
Lower House Volume 19
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
53 1696, Apr. 30-1696, May 14
Royal Assembly
Upper House Volume 19
Lower House Volume 19
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
54 1696, Jul. 1-1696, Jul. 10
Royal Assembly
Upper House Volume 19
Lower House Volume 19
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
55 1696, Sep. 16-1696, Oct. 2
Royal Assembly
Upper House Volume 19
Lower House Volume 19
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
56 1697, May 26-1697, Jun. 11
Royal Assembly
Upper House Volume 19
Lower House Volume 19
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
57 1697/98, Mar. 10-1698, Apr. 4
Royal Assembly (members)
Upper House Volume 22
Lower House Volume 22
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
58 1698, Oct. 20-1698, Nov. 12
Royal Assembly (members)
Upper House Volume 22
Lower House Volume 22
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
59 1699, Jun. 29-1699, Jul. 22
Royal Assembly (members)
Upper House Volume 22
Lower House Volume 22
Upper House M3184
Lower House M3191
1. Before 1752, when the Gregorian replaced the Julian calendar, dates from January through March 24 are given in Old Style (e.g. 14 February 1722/23). The English Calendar (New Style) Act of 1750 took effect in 1752, with the day following September 2 becoming September 14 and the year 1753 began on the following January 1 (An Act for Regulating the Commencement of the Year; and for the Correcting the Calendar now in Use).

Archives of Maryland, Legislative Records

Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly

1600s      1700s      1800s      1900s


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