Title:Patrick McGill Family Papers
Provenance: This collection was bought on Ebay, April 22, 2013, by Special Collections with its purchase supported by an Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) Faculty Advancement Grant.
Extent: 0.42 linear ft (1 box)
Date Range: 1818-1880
Abstract: The Patrick McGill Family Papers are a collection of 479 documents, mostly related to financial transactions, from the family of Patrick McGill, Sr. (1765-1848) and Patrick McGill, Jr. (1790-1862). Documents include information about slaves' housing, clothing, medical care, and sale; women's lives and occupations; and the operation of businesses and the legal system in nineteenth-century Maryland. Also includes research on the genealogy of the McGill family.
Arrangement: Chronological order.
Scope and Content: Box 1- 1818-1880
Location: Manuscript Collection
Accession #: 2013-031
The Macgill-McGill family of Maryland: a genealogical record of over 400 years beginning 1537, ending 1948, compiled by John McGill, 1948