CARROLL, Charles (of Carrollton), 1737-1832


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 17 items.


Georgetown University
Special Collections
Washington, DC
Papers: Ca. 1786-ca.1830. .25 foot. Manuscripts, letters, deeds, and family papers.


Hagley Museum and Library
Greenville, DE
Papers: In the Benjamin Henry Latrobe papers, 1788-1820. Microfiche edition, published for the Maryland Historical Society. Originals in various repositories.


Johns Hopkins University
Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Baltimore, MD
Papers: 7 items (1767, 1769, 1807, 1814, 1827, 1829, 1830) in Carroll and Greenway collections.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1 item (July 4, 1789) in George Washington papers; legal papers (1814, 1830-1832), financial papers (1785-1832), and family portraits in Carroll family papers, 1684-1837; in Daniel Carroll of Duddington papers, available on 8 microfilm reels; and correspondence in Joshua Johnson letterbook, 1785-1788, (part of Peter Force papers).


Maryland Historical Society
Baltimore, MD
Papers: 1750s-1850s. Ca. 5,000 items. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, financial records, land records, and estate papers documenting activities as a delegate to the Continental Congress, as senator, and as member of board of directors of Baltimore & Ohio railroad. Subjects include the political situation in America, affairs in England, the Stamp Act, jurisdiction of the federal courts in criminal cases, business affairs, and the settlement of his estate. Available on 3 microfilm reels. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: 2 items (April 14, 1790; July 11, 1790) in Carroll-McTavish papers; additional items in several other collections; and portraits.


Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: 19 items (1767-1828) in various collections. Finding aid.


New Jersey Historical Society
Newark, NJ
Papers: Letters and documents in Louis Bamberger autograph collection, 1683-1929.


New York Public Library
New York, NY
Papers: 6 items (July 6, 1789-January 14, 1791) in Arents Tobacco collection.


Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 9 items (1777-1830); and 6 letters (1767-1822) on various topics and 1 Latin school exercise book (1752) in the Gilder Lehrman collection. Finding aid.


Rochester Public Library
Rochester, NY
Papers: A journal (1814) in the Howard Lawrence Osgood collection, 1776-1896.


Smithsonian Institution
Archives of American Art
Washington, DC
Papers: October 10, 1827. 1 item. Letter from Thomas Sully to Carroll regarding a portrait Sully painted of him. Available on microfilm.


State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: 1 item (July 18, 1790) in Signers of the Declaration of Independence autograph collection.


University of Maryland
McKeldin Library
College Park, MD
Papers: 20 legal documents, particularly summonses and bonds (1757-1838) in Maryland manuscripts collection.


University of San Francisco
Richard Gleeson Library
San Francisco, CA
Papers: 1768-1828. 70 items. Correspondence, daybook, account books and other papers relating to his financial affairs and the management of his estate, Carrollton.


University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: 3 letters (1761-1763) from Charles Carroll to his son, Charles Carroll of Carrollton in Harry Baylor Taylor papers, 1761-1763, 1868-1967. Finding aid.


Virginia State Library and Archives
Richmond, VA
Papers: Correspondence in the Charles Lee papers, 1759-1782.


Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: 3 microfilm reels of papers (1749-1832) published for the Maryland Historical Society.


The Charles Carroll of Carrollton Family Papers
Institute of Early American History and Culture
Williamsburg, VA
Documentary publication project.
Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: Brown University, Providence, RI; Carroll County Public Library, Carrollton, KY; Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, PA; Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.