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Charles Carroll of Carrollton

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Will; Anne Arundel County, MD (dated 5 June 1782)
Will; Anne Arundel County, MD (dated 2 September 1825). Codicil (dated 5 February 1827)
Auction catalog; Catalogue of the library of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, embracing many old, curious and rare books, to be sold at auction, commencing on Monday evening, December 5, 1864. Copy sought
Auction lot; William Russell, The History of Modern Europe, with An Account of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Philadelphia, (1802). Lot 1703 in Catalogue of the rare, curious and valuable library collected by the late Hon. Thos. H. Wynne, of Richmond, VA. ... To be sold at auction, in the city of Richmond, Va., commencing on the 14th of July, 1875 Richmond: J. Thompson Brown, (1875). Lot description: "Russell, Wm.; The History of Modern Europe, with An Account of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire; 5 volumes, 8vo., calf. Philadelphia, 1802."
Michael J. Parker, "The Fittest Season for Reading: The Library of Charles Carroll of Carrollton" Masters Thesis, University of Maryland, (1990)
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Will (1782): Carroll leaves his entire estate to his son Charles Carroll
Will (1825): Carroll divides his estate among children and grandchildren (son Charles have predeceased him). He mentions books: "To Ambrose Marechal, Archbishop of Baltimore, "the Chapel on my manor of Doughoragen near to the dwelling house, with all the Utensils, Vessels, Furniture, Books, and Vestments used in the said Chapel ..."
Codicil (1827): Carroll revokes the gift to Ambrose Marechal, giving him instead the sum of $3,000
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