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Items associated with name 'Newton (Md.)'

Edward Stevenson Ledger Transcription Collection

by Green, AnnStevenson, Edward (1811 – 1957)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains a 1957 transcription by Anne Green of a business ledger believed to have belonged to Edward Stevenson, a merchant from Newtown, Maryland. The transcription includes various business transactions between the dates of January 1811 to November 1812.

Associated Subjects: None
Identifier: 2010.062
Repository: Local History Archives
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Marah Finney Collection

by Finney, MarahHearn, EbenezerHearn, General EbenezerStevenson, John (1748 – 1989)

7 boxes (2.5 linear feet)

This collection contains materials from the Stevenson and Hearn families of Newtown, later Pocomoke City, Maryland from 1748 to 1989. The earliest documents consist of papers of John Stevenson, a doctor who attended the University of Pennsylvania for medicine in 1797 and 1798, studying under Benjamin Rush. Stevenson also settled estates, and the collection includes records detailing some of the accounts he worked. The collection also includes the scrapbooks assembled by Ebenezer Hearn, who was a teacher and involved in the Temperance Movement in the lower Eastern Shore. The scrapbooks contain news clippings related to the local and national Temperance and alcohol prohibition movement, with other clippings of national events, sermons, and education topics.

Associated Subjects: Education • Legal Records • Prohibition • Scrapbooks • Medical History
Identifier: 2003.005
Repository: Local History Archives
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