University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
The History Collection

Page View

Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Moore, Timothy D. (Historian); Lannér-Cusin, Johanna E.; Schoenleber, Charles H.; Reid, Jonathan M.; Flamingo, Margaret R.; Fields, David P. (ed.) / Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Maryland (1)
11 (2015)

Maryland chronology, 1632-1789,   pp. lxxvi-lxxviii


Page lxxvii

MARYLAND CHRONOLOGY, 1632-1789
22 June
15 October
19 October
22 March
26 July
29 August
December
26 June
28 June
3 July
6 July
3 November
8 November
20 December-
4 March 1777
5 February
13 December
2 February
2 February
1 March
12 June
26 May
26 November-
3 June 1784
2 December
16 January
First Provincial Convention meets and sends delegates to First
Continental Congress
Arrival of the Peggy Stewart in Annapolis with a cargo of tea
Peggy Stewart burned
1775
"Bush Declaration" calling for independence signed in
Harford County
Association of Freemen formed by Fifth Provincial Convention
Council of Safety organized
Association of Freemen begins recruiting troops
1776
Departure of Robert Eden, Maryland's last colonial governor
Eighth Provincial Convention instructs delegates to
Continental Congress to vote for independence
Eighth Convention votes to call convention to draft state
constitution
Eighth Convention declares independence from Great Britain
Declaration of rights adopted by Ninth Provincial Convention
Constitution adopted by Ninth Provincial Convention
Continental Congress meets in Baltimore
1777
First General Assembly elected under new constitution meets
in Annapolis
1780
General Assembly passes act allowing debtors to pay foreign
creditors in depreciated paper money
1781
Property of Loyalists and British subjects confiscated
General Assembly adopts Articles of Confederation
Maryland delegates in Congress sign Articles of Confederation
1782
General Assembly adopts Impost of 1781
1783
General Assembly adopts resolutions offering Annapolis as the
federal capital
Confederation Congress meets in Annapolis
General Assembly adopts resolution granting Congress land
for federal capital
1785
General Assembly passes bill to invest Congress with
commercial powers
lxxvii


Go up to Top of Page