Overview

Title: Ferdinand C. Latrobe papers
Call Number: Coll004
Creator: Latrobe, Ferdinand Claiborne, 1833-1911
Dates: 1833-1922
Size: 12 boxes (6 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Collection contains essays, correspondence, legal documents, memorabilia, press clippings, and speeches of former Baltimore Mayor, politician, and lawyer Ferdinand C. Latrobe. Of particular note are Latrobe's personal diaries; correspondence relating to a well-known Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company (B&O Railroad) dispute in 1856-1857 between Ross Winans and Henry Tyson; and correspondence from Enoch Pratt, Joshua Van Sant, Ira Ramsen, and Latrobe's father, John H.B. Latrobe. Materials also relate to Baltimore history and the Civil War (U.S.).
Citation: Ferdinand C. Latrobe papers, Collection 4, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe was born to John H. B. Latrobe, a well-known lawyer from Baltimore and Virginia Charlotte Claiborne on October 14, 1833 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the grandson of the famous architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe. Ferdinand received his education in public schools in Baltimore and at St. James College, an Episcopal private school founded in 1842, in Washington County, Maryland. At twenty-five, Latrobe, became counsel for the B&O Railroad. Two years later, he was admitted to the Maryland bar and married Louisa Sherlock Swann, the daughter of Thomas Swann and their son, Thomas Swann Latrobe, was born in 1863. Latrobe's first wife died in 1865 and Latrobe married Ellen Primrose in 1880. They had three children: Charlotte Virginia born in 1881, Ellen Virginia born in 1883, and Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe, Jr., born in 1889. Latrobe's first son from his earlier marriage died in 1894. In 1868 Latrobe was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates and was Chairmen of the Ways and Means Committee. He authored the Act of 1868 which reorganized eleven regiments of the Maryland Militia. After serving for several years in the Maryland House, Latrobe was elected Mayor of Baltimore for the first time in 1875. Over the next twenty years, Ferdinand Latrobe served as Mayor of Baltimore seven times. Latrobe served on the board of Maryland State Aid and Board of Charities, the Board of Park Commissioners, and was a member of several arts and music organizations in Baltimore. Latrobe was an avid hunter and spent much of his leisure time at The Crimea, the country estate of Thomas DeKay Winans. Latrobe was also an enthusiastic breeder of Chesapeake Bay Retrievers.

October 14, 1833 Born in Baltimore to John H.B. Latrobe and second wife Virginia Charlotte Claiborne. First son of seven children. Attended public schools in Baltimore. Attended St. James College of Washington County, Md.
1858 Became counsel of the B. & O. Railroad Company. (Wilbur Coyle, The Mayors of Baltimore)
1860 Admitted to the Maryland bar, married daughter of Thomas Swann, a Miss Louisa Sherlock Swann, and appointed judge-advocate general.
1863 Son Thomas Swann Latrobe born.
1865 Wife Louisa dies.
1868 Elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, Chairman of Ways and Means Committee, authored Act of 1868 and reorganized eleven regiments of the militia.
1870 Elected to Maryland House of Delegates, Speaker of the House.
1875-1877; 1878-1881 Mayor of Baltimore
1880 Married Miss Ellen Penrose.
1881 Daughter Charlotte Virginia born.
1883 Daughter Ellen Virginia Latrobe born.
1883-1885; 1887-1889 Mayor of Baltimore
1889 Son Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe, Jr. born.
1890 Elected to the Maryland legislature.
1891 Speaker of the House during extra legislative session.
1891-1895 Mayor of Baltimore
1894 Son Thomas Swann Latrobe dies at Sheppard Asylum.
January 13, 1911 Died at home in Baltimore.

Scope & Content

Arrangement

Organized into three series: Series I. Papers and Documents, 1844-1911. Series II. Journals and Diaries, 1888-1922. Series III. B&O Railroad Documents, 1856-1857.

Series I. Papers and Documents

  1. Compositions - Adult
  2. Compositions - School
  3. Correspondence (Incoming)
  4. Legal Documents
  5. Letters to the Public
  6. Memorabilia
  7. Miscellaneous, Personal
  8. Press Clippings
  9. Speeches - Drafts
  10. Speeches - Printed

Series II. Journals and Diaries

  1. Diaries
  2. Account Books and Memo Books

Series III. B&O Railroad Documents

  1. John H.B. Latrobe letter
  2. Ross Winans and Henry Tyson Dispute Papers

Note

The collection of Ferdinand Latrobe contains papers, letters, documents, diaries, and account books. The earliest document is an essay written by Latrobe in 1833 and the latest is a diary he kept up until his death in 1911. The bulk of the collection covers the later quarter of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. The content ranges from political letters to personal diaries. There is also a substantial amount of documents relating to the B & O Railroad Company. The collection is arranged into three series. Series One contains papers and documents. Series Two contains diaries and journals. Series Three contains documents relating to the B&O Railroad Company.

Series I: Papers and Documents

Series One contains the personal papers of Latrobe including essays, correspondence, legal documents, memorabilia, press clippings, and speeches. There are ten subseries in Series One and approximately 300 pages of documents. Some of the correspondence includes prominent Baltimorean figures. There are letters from Enoch Pratt, Joshua Van Sant, Baltimore mayor from 1871-1875, and Ira Ramsen, President of Johns Hopkins University form 1901-1913. There is a telegram from Vice President of the B & O Railroad, John King, Jr. to Mayor Latrobe in 1877 sent during the Camden Station railroad riot. There are many letters from Baltimore citizens in the subseries "Letters of Congratulations" and "Political" correspondence. Of special interest in Series One are letters from Chun Shen Yin, dating from 1878 to 1879, which Latrobe labeled as from the "Chinese Delegation." It is unclear how Latrobe met the men from the Chinese delegation but it is clear that they kept up a correspondence while the Chinese legation was in America. There are six letters from Chun Shen Yin, one from 1878 and the rest from September and October of 1879. The letters have been transcribed by the processor and are available; some of the words in the letters are illegible and if using the transcription it would be wise to check against the originals. The Baltimore Sun ran an article about the two men from the Chinese legation in September of 1879 which is referenced in one of the letters. An electronic copy of this article is available in the "Cross References" section.

In the "Personal Miscellaneous" section is a Civil War document which we know very little about. This document is the only one of its kind within the collection. There are no other papers relating to the Civil War. The document is three pages. The paper is what appears to be albumen paper or a paper photograph. Henry Pollock, the photographer was familiar with both types of photography and practiced them at his studio in Baltimore. The first page is a cover letter. It reads: "This is the replicate paper signed at the Appomattox CH the two others being retained by Lt. Genl. Grant and Genl. Lee. John Gibbon, Maj. Genl. (Vols) Baltimore Md May 10th 1865." At the bottom of the page is signed "Pollock, Photo., Balto." The second and third pages are the actual photo paper/albumen print of the document, the Articles of Agreement relating to the Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia. The document is in two pages, the first page ending with the third article and the phrase, "allowed to accompany the officers to be…" The third page begins with "turned over at the end of the trip." The document appears to have all of the signatures as on the original. The original document is at the National Archives website: by searching in ARC for the term "Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia." Subseries Nine is the largest subseries within Series I: Papers and Documents and contains typed, hand-written, and rough draft copies of speeches that Latrobe gave over the course of his career in politics. This subseries is split in two sub-subseries due to the size of the speeches. Speeches written on longer paper are arranged together to better conserve space. As the speeches were not in any particular order when they arrived, they have been arranged according to their size and subject. Subseries Ten contains printed speeches and is arranged chronologically.

Series II: Journals and Diaries

Series Two is divided into two subseries: 1. Diaries and 2. Account/Memo Books. The diaries and account books of Ferdinand C. Latrobe span decades. Latrobe kept a diary for every year dating from 1888 to 1911 the year of his death. The 1911 diary ends abruptly on January 11, two days before his death. One diary is by an unknown writer and is dated 1922. The diaries reference many important events in Latrobe's life and career. They are not explicit in detail concerning political opinions or events neither are they revealing when it comes to Latrobe's personal life. Latrobe documented the weather daily and each entry begins with a description of the weather for the day. Many entries are concerned with Latrobe's hunting activity and visits. There are two places which Latrobe mentions very often, Crimea and the Island. Crimea was Thomas Dekay Winans country home in West Baltimore in Leakin Park. The Island may refer to the Carroll Island Gun Club, which Latrobe was a member of.

The account books date from the mid 1860s and go to 1905. The 1900 Maryland Congressional List book contains printed lists of Maryland Senate and House of Delegates, pasted into the book. Some names are underlined in red ink. This book also contains addresses, notes, and two calling cards: Jacob Knipp and Joseph Pearson Farley, a retired Civil War General. The1893-1894 notebook contains memos, notes to self, accounts, expenses, addresses, and daily appointments. It also contains two sketches/cartoons of men holding whips. The 1889 notebook contains an entry for "Prohibiting all vehicles from standing on Lombard Street, Charles, Hanover, Lexington Market." The notebooks from the 1860s contain a section on Maryland population growth contains figures dating from 18th century and projected into 20th century, including slave and free black population figures.

Series III: B&O Railroad Documents

Series Three contains documents relating to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. The first subseries contains one letter from John H.B. Latrobe. It is labeled "Letter of PE Thomas, after the decision in MD Court of Appeals regards the RR Company" and is dated, January 5, 1830. It is not known who labeled the letter. The bulk of this series contains documents pertaining to a dispute between railroad locomotive engineers, Ross Winans and the B&O Railroad, master machinist, Henry Tyson from 1856-1857. This subseries contains pamphlet documents, correspondence, rough drafts, and copies. It is arranged by similar subject, paper, and corresponding numbering on pages when applicable. It is unclear how Latrobe came to have these documents. Latrobe was counsel for the B&O RR, beginning in 1858, and may have inherited the papers with the position or he may have been given the papers by his father who also served as counsel for the B&O RR. The dispute between Ross Winans and Henry Tyson is well-documented in The story of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 1827-1927, by Edward Hungerford, published in 1928. The majority of the documents may be drafts of statements issued to Latrobe by Ross Winans or to whoever was the legal counsel for the B&O at the time. These documents describe a pamphlet written by Tyson which alleges that the camel back engines caused accidents in which a few men were killed. It seems that the pamphlet alleged that the engines and cars were unsafe and a new design should be implemented. The dispute is generally recognized to have led to Ross Winans giving up his career in railroad locomotive engineering, as he closed his shop shortly afterwards. These documents could be of great interest to historians of the railroad industry.


Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

MSS 2004-01; This collection was donated by Mary Jane Arnold, as a gift from her late husband, in the summer and fall of 2004. Eminent Baltimore historian Jospeh Arnold collected many items on Baltimore history. The papers of Ferdinand C. Latrobe were part of a larger collection which included books and other manuscripts.

Related Collections

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Biographical Series) Ferdinand C. Latrobe file, MSA SC 3520-1698, 2/11/11/21.

Processing Note

This collection was processed under the supervision of Marcia Peri by Angelica Marini. The processing and organizing of the collection began in January 2007 and was completed in May 2007. When processing began, the only visible organization was that the papers were separate from diaries and journals. The diaries and journals were ordered chronologically. Papers and other documents were arranged by type and then by subject, alphabetical if applicable. Most of the correspondence was labeled personally by Ferdinand Latrobe, with subject headings and the collection retains those labels. Railroad documents that had no specific mention of Ferdinand Latrobe were arranged into a separate series and arranged as well as could be, as most are fragments of papers concerning a dispute in the 1850s. The finding aid was reformatted in 2008. Series I.9. Speeches was digitized by the Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage program in 2010. Series II. Journals and Diaries, was rehoused into envelopes in Spring 2014.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.


Access & Use

Finding Aids

Finding aid available.

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll004.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. UMBC is the copyright owner; permission to reproduce is required.


Subject Headings

Creators

Latrobe, Ferdinand Claiborne, 1833-1911

Latrobe, John H. B. (John Hazlehurst Boneval), 1803-1891

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company

Pratt, Enoch, 1808-1896

Vansant, Joshua, 1803-1884

Ramsen, Ira

Subjects

Tyson, Henry

Winans, Ross, 1796-1877

Baltimore (Md.) -- Politics and government

Maryland -- Politics and government

Latrobe, Ferdinand Claiborne, 1833-1911 -- Archives


Series Description & Container List

  1. Series I. Papers and Documents

    Date: 1844-1911

    Extent: 5 boxes (3 linear feet)

    1. Subseries I.A. Compositions - Adult

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        “A Story of War, After the Battle: Vengeance is mine, I will repay, saith the Lord.” undated, 25 pages 1 1

    2. Subseries I.B. Compostions - School

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        1844 Essay and Poems, 1848 composition on Julius Caesar, and 1848 composition on a Picnic (3) 1 2

    3. Subseries I.C. Correspondence (Incoming)

      Date: 1876-1910

      Extent: 10 folders

      Description: Arranged alphabetically by subject, except individual letters which are arranged chronologically. Most subject headings are according to Mr. Latrobe’s own categorization.

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        Dr. Boykin regarding political appointment of Hopkins, 2 letters, 1888 1 3

        Carroll Island Gun Club, dog breeding, undated (2) 1 4

        Chinese Delegation, Chen Shen Yin Correspondence, 1878-1879 (6) 1 5

        Johns Hopkins University, 1888-1901 (4) 1 6

        John King Telegram regarding RR Strike, 1877 (1) 1 7

        “Letters of Congratulations,” 1878-1889 (7) 1 8

        Personal Business/Affairs, 1876-1910 (14) 1 9

        Political, Concerning Democratic Party Politics, City Business, 1877 -1903 (12 1 10

        Pratt, Enoch 1879, 1891 (2) 1 11

        Sister Mary Benedict, 1877-1879 (3) 1 12

        Vansant, Joshua 1880, 1882, (2) 1 13

    4. Subseries I.D. Legal Documents

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        Petition to the Orphan’s Court Regarding the Will of son Thomas Swann Latrobe, Letter of will transferring turnpike shares to F.C. Latrobe and two turnpike share certificates. (4) 1 14

        Hampshire County Business, 1852 1 15

    5. Subseries I.E. Binder 1

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        Corruption in office, undated but during Mayoral term 1 16

        Letter to German Citizens regarding Democratic Politics, by Heinrich Tieck, 1891 1 17

    6. Subseries I.F. Memorabilia: Certificates, Stocks, Etc.

      Date: 1876-1907

      Extent: 15 items

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        11th Ward Ticket for Democratic Mayoral Candidate Ferdinand Latrobe, undated 2 1

        Letter of Invitation to Philadelphia International Exhibition Opening Ceremonies, 1876 2 1

        Guest Pass to Opening Ceremonies, Philadelphia International Exhibition, 1876 2 1

        Letter regarding Honorary Membership to Hagerstown Light Infantry, 1881 and Certificate from Hagerstown Light Infantry, 1881 2 2

        Letter regarding Membership to Philomanthiana Society, 1881 2 2

        Certificate of Membership to Philomanthiana Society, 1881 2 2

        Certificate of Honorary Membership to Baltimore Light Infantry, 1882 2 2

        Editorial from Baltimore American on retirement of Ex-Mayor and Ferdinand Latrobe and Certificate for Advertising, 1881 (2) 2 3

        Stock Certificate for Mount Vernon Colombian Memorial Association of Virginia, 1892 2 4

        Certificate for Membership to Art Commission of Baltimore, 1904 2 4

        Certificate for Membership to Art Commission of Baltimore, 1904 2 5

        Certificate for Membership to Art Commission of Baltimore, 1907 2 5

        Letter regarding Stock to Royal Arcanum Club Building, 1907 2 5

        Certificate of Membership to State of Maryland Board of State Aid and Charities, 1902 3 1

    7. Subseries I.G. Miscellaneous, Personal

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        Civil War, Replica of Army of Northern Virginia Surrender at Appomattox, 1865. 3 2

        Carpentry Bill, 1910. 3 3

        Genealogy, Undated 3 4

        Latrobe Genealogy, St. Louis Latrobe’s, Undated 3 5

    8. Subseries I.H. Press Clippings

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        “To the Citizens of Baltimore,” undated 3 6

        Ferdinand Latrobe Portrait, 1913 ( 5 docs) 3 7

        Latrobe Biography, undated 3 8

        “Memorandum Concerning a National Expedition to be sent to Mesopotamia under the auspices of the Smithsonian Expedition” 3 8

        Editorial by H. Clay Preuss, 1889 3 9

    9. Subseries I.I. Speeches

      Description: This sub-series was digitized in 2010 by the Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage program.

      Digital files available

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        Address to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, undated, 11 pages (Oversized) 4 1

        To the City Council regarding Mayor’s Status as Committee Member, undated, 6 pages (Oversized) 4 2

        Democratic Stump Speech for Cleveland to Eastern Shore Democratic Club, undated, 10 pages (Oversized) 4 3

        Franchise Bill, undated, 5 pages (Oversized) 4 4

        1889, “An Incident of the Mayor’s Office” (Oversized) 4 5

        1901 Address to the Johns Hopkins Club, “Recollections of Mrs. Caroline Donovan,” 20 pages (Oversized) 4 6

        On Lincoln and the Civil War, undated, incomplete, 5 pages (Oversized) 4 7

        Toast to Maryland, A History of the State, undated, 2 copies, 5 pages each (Oversized) 4 8

        Application for State Aid to Maryland Board of State Aid and Charities to Various Colleges and Schools, 1903-1904 5 1

        Application for State Aid to Maryland Board of State Aid and Charities, Johns Hopkins University, 1903-1904, 5 pages 5 2

        Baltimore Court House Wall Decorations, Art Society, 1902, 4 pages 5 3

        Baltimore History, Politics, incomplete, undated, 31 pages 5 4

        Baltimore “Illumination” Festival, undated, 6 pages 5 5

        Baltimore Improvements to City Council, undated, 7 pages 5 6

        Baltimore Improvements, Roadways, undated, 30 pages 5 7

        Church Congregation, May 9, 24 pages 5 8

        Andrew Jackson, undated, incomplete, 4 pages 5 9

        Municipal Government, undated, 5 pages 5 10

        Public Safety in Cities, Undated, 5 pages 5 11

        Pure Foods Exhibit, undated, 7 pages 5 12

    10. Subseries I.J. Printed Speeches

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        “Address by Ferdinand C. Latrobe,” October 7, 1875 5 4

        “A Message from Ferdinand C. Latrobe, Mayor of Baltimore, in relation to the Basis Nuisance” 1876 5 8

        “Proceedings of the Maryland Historical Society, In Commemoration of the late Hon. John H.B Latrobe, for twenty years, President of the Society,” 1891 5 13

        “Valedictory Address of His Honor Mayor Latrobe on the occasion the Inauguration of Hon. Alcaeus Hooper as Mayor of Baltimore,” November 20, 1895 5 13

  2. Series II. Journals and Diaries

    Date: circa 1860-1988; bulk 1880-1911

    Extent: 3.5 boxes (2 linear feet)

    Description: This series is arranged in chronological order.

    1. Subseries II.A. Diaries

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        Excelsior Diary 1888 6 Envelope 1

        Excelsior Diary 1889 6 Envelope 2

        American Diary 1890 6 Envelope 3

        Standard Diary 1891 6 Envelope 4

        Excelsior Diary 1892 6 Envelope 5

        Clayton’s Octavo Diary 1893 6 Envelope 6

        Excelsior Diary 1894 6 Envelope 7

        Excelsior Diary 1895 6 Envelope 8

        Excelsior Diary 1896 7 Envelope 1

        Excelsior Diary 1897 7 Envelope 2

        Excelsior Diary 1898 7 Envelope 3

        Excelsior Diary 1899 7 Envelope 4

        Excelsior Diary 1900 7 Envelope 5

        Excelsior Diary 1901 7 Envelope 6

        Excelsior Diary 1902 7 Envelope 7

        Excelsior Diary 1903 7 Envelope 8

        Excelsior Diary 1904 8 Envelope 1

        Excelsior Diary 1905 8 Envelope 2

        Excelsior Diary 1906 8 Envelope 3

        Excelsior Diary 1907 8 Envelope 4

        Excelsior Diary 1908 8 Envelope 5

        Excelsior Diary 1909 8 Envelope 6

        Excelsior Diary 1910 9 Envelope 1

        Excelsior Diary. The last entry in this diary is dated January 11. Latrobe died on January 13, 1911 at the age of 77. 1911 9 Envelope 2

        Diary, unknown writer 1922 9 Envelope 3

    2. Subseries II.B. Account Books

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        Undated memo book containing notes to self, accounts, expenses, addresses, and daily appointments undated 9 Envelope 4

        Undated memo book containing notes to self, accounts, expenses, addresses, and daily appointments Undated 9 Envelope 5

        Undated memo book containing notes to self, accounts, expenses, addresses, and daily appointments Undated 9 Envelope 6

        Notebook containing accounts and memos 1860s 9 Envelope 7

        Book with accounts, investments and loans 1861-1877 9 Envelope 8

        Diary used as an appointment and address book, incomplete and scattered usage 1870 10 Envelope 1

        Autograph book for Speaker of the House, Ferdinand C. Latrobe 1870 10 Envelope 2

        Account and address book 1877 10 Envelope 3

        Account book for Bank of Commerce 1880-1885 10 Envelope 4

        Excelsior Diary 1884 10 Envelope 5

        Notebook 1889 10 Envelope 6

        Excelsior Diary of names, accounts and daily appointments 1892 10 Envelope 7

        Notebook 1893-1894 10 Envelope 8

        Directory of Public Schools, Baltimore, MD 1894 10 Envelope 9

        Excelsior diary used for accounts and appointments 1895 10 Envelope 10

        Excelsior diary used for accounts and appointments, also contains diary entries from June of 1889 1896 11 Envelope 1

        Appointment and address book 1896-1899 11 Envelope 2

        Ellen Latrobe account book 1896-1910 11 Envelope 3

        Book containing appointments, addresses and accounts 1897 11 Envelope 4

        Book containing appointments, addresses and accounts 1898 11 Envelope 5

        Book containing appointments, addresses, and brief diary entries (mostly relating to weather) 1899 11 Envelope 6

        Maryland Congressional List 1900 11 Envelope 7

        “Detroit Stove Works” account book 1903 11 Envelope 8

        Standard Diary used as appointment book 1905 11 Envelope 9

        Account book, incomplete 1910 11 Envelope 10

  3. Series III. Railroad Documents

    Date: 1830-1857

    Extent: 50 documents (.25 linear feet)

    Description: The bulk of this series contains documents pertaining to a dispute between railroad locomotive engineers, Ross Winans and Henry Tyson. This subseries contains pamphlet documents, rough drafts, and copies. It is arranged by similar subject, paper, and corresponding numbering on pages when applicable. This set of documents is not arranged alphabetically by material. The papers of the dispute all seem to be by Ross Winans promoting his side of the argument over the best locomotive engines to build and use by the B & O Railroad.

    1. Series III. A. John H.B. Latrobe Letter

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        “Letter of PE Thomas, after the decision in MD Court of Appeals regards the RR Company,” by John H.B. Latrobe (2 pages). January 5, 1830. 1830 12 1

    2. Series III.B. Ross Winans and Henry Tyson Dispute Papers

      Extent: 6 folders

      Description: This subseries is arranged by page number, and by material size and color.

      1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
        Winans Papers, numbered pages 1-11 undated 12 2

        Winans Papers, numbered pages 12-26 undated 12 3

        Winans Papers, partially finished draft undated 12 4

        Winans Papers, one piece, attached copy undated 12 5

        Winans Papers, blue paper fragments undated 12 6

        Winans Papers, fragments, notes, un-numbered undated 12 7


Bibliography

"A Letter from Ross Winans to the President and Board of Directors of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road Co." 1857, UMBC, Special Collections: Howard HE 2791 B33 W56 1857.

Hall, Clayton. Baltimore Its History and Its People. Volume I- History. New York and Chicago: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1912.

Semmes, John E. John H.B. Latrobe and His Times, 1803-1891. Baltimore, MD: The Norman Remington Co., 1917.

Hungerford, Edward. The Story of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, 1827-1927. New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1928.

Scharf, J. Thomas. History of Baltimore City and County. Reprint, Baltimore, MD: Regional Publishing Company, 1971.

Beirne, Francis F. The Amiable Baltimoreans. Hatboro, PA: Tradition Press, A Division of Folklore Associates, INC., 1968.

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