Casefile Clues

21 November 2011

William Rampley's Bridge Relief in 1837

Turns out that the "relief" that William Rampley requested in 1837 centered around the building of a bridge in Harford County, Maryland.

Petitions to the state legislature could result from many things--I was hoping for a mention of a pension, but no go.

The payment for the building of a bridge is still interesting. The image from the Laws of Maryland follows:

This comes from the Session Laws 1837, Volume 601, page 48--located on the Maryland State Archives website.