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Cambridge Chronicle Collection

MSA SC 2842
MediumOriginal, microfilm, electronic
RestrictionsRESTRICTED: Do not circulate originals without the permission of the Registrar or the Director of the Maryland Newspaper Project
StorageContact the Department of Special Collections for location.
Film Number(s)SCM 1073, SCM 8778
Newspaper, Cambridge Chronicle

Images in electronic series are from originals from MSA SC 6044, on deposit from the Dorchester County Historical Society

(Cambridge, Dorchester County: G. W. Callahan)

The Cambridge Chronicle began publication in 1828 and ceased in 1855[?]. It was published weekly. Title history based on June 21, 1828 [v. 4, no. 207]. It was published as the Cambridge Weekly Chronicle, and Farmer's Register, January 5-July 13, 1839. The newspaper continues the Cambridge Chronicle and Maryland Weekly Advertiser (Cambridge: 1827) and was absorbed by the American Eagle (Cambridge: 1855).

A more complete collection of the Cambridge Chronicle is available at the Library of Congress and the Dorchester County Public Library, Cambridge.

For abstracts, see: Walter E. Arps, Jr., Before the Fire: Genealogical Gleanings from the Cambridge (MD) Chronicle 1830-1855 (Lutherville: Betty Carothers, 1978); F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Newspaper Abstracts Southern Counties 1830-1834 vol. 8 (Silver Spring: Family Line Publications, 1985).

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