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People/Characters: Charles Carroll

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Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
American Cicero: The Life of Charles Carroll (Lives of the Founders) by Bradley J. Birzer
The Diary of William Maclay and Other Notes on Senate Debates (Volume 9) by United States Congress
Eminent Americans: Comprising Brief Biographies of Three Hundred and Thirty Distinguished Persons by Benson John Lossing
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis
Gettysburg--Culp's Hill and Cemetery Hill by Harry W. Pfanz
John Adams by David McCullough
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
Signers of the Constitution by Robert G. Ferris
Sovereign States in an Age of Uncertainty by Ronald Hoffman
The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks

Character description

Please do not use Charles Carroll without some qualification.   It was the name of a father, son and grandson, all of whom were prominent in Maryland.  In addition, there are other Charles Carrolls related to them, such as Charles Carroll of Homewood (great-grandson), and Charles Carroll of Duddington (cousin).

The father, son and grandson were respectively, dubbed Charles Carroll the Settler, Charles Carroll of Annapolis by their biographer Ronald Hoffman.  The grandson, the most famous of them all, signer of the Declaration of Independence, dubbed himself Charles Carroll of Carrollton.

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