In the keyword box, enter the word(s) you are researching.

If you are trying to find reference to multiple words within the same entry, make sure to select AND instead of OR to achieve optimal results. To ensure that all currently known spellings are included in the results, be sure to check the include alternate spellings box.

The database being searched was created by the Mayis team and consists of documents and historic records at the Maryland State Archives. Please note that not all records in the custody of the Maryland State Archives are included in this database. Work is ongoing and datasets are periodically updated as resources allow.

Last Updated: 11/15/2023

Choose AND to search by a phrase - note that wrapping the phrase in quotation marks is not needed.
  • * Tribe (Community) - Indigenous group, village, or Nation
  •    Event - important happening or occasion (treaty, conflict, etc.)
  •    Thing - objects, currency, material items
  •    Action - communication, trade, legal cases, etc.

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