Land Office and Prerogative Court Records of Colonial Maryland
Author: Elisabeth Hartsook and Gust Skordas
Published: 2008 reprint of a 1968 original
Paperback, 124 pages
About two-thirds of this work is devoted to a history of the land administered by colonial Maryland, with a detailed inventory of Patents, Warrants, Proprietary Leases, Rent Rolls, Debt Books, etc. The remainder consists of a study of the colonial Prerogative Court, which had control over probate matters.