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STONE, Frederick (1820-1899)

STONE, FREDERICK, (grandson of Michael Jenifer Stone), a Representative from Maryland; born in Charles County, Md., February 7, 1820; was graduated from St. John's College, Annapolis, Md., in 1839; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1841 and began practice in Port Tobacco, Md.; appointed by the legislature in 1852 as one of the commissioners to revise the rules of pleading and practice in the State courts; member of the State house of delegates in 1864 and 1865; elected as a Democrat to the Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses (March 4, 1867-March 3, 1871); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1870 to the Forty-second Congress; associate judge of the court of appeals 1881-1890; died near La Plata, Md., October 17, 1899; interment in Mount Rest Cemetery, La Plata, Md.

New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: February 3, 1869. 1 letter.
Finding aid in repository.


University of Maryland
Special Collections, Hornbake Library
College Park, MD
Papers: 1864-1903, 0.25 linear foot.
The bulk of the letters consist of correspondence between Frederick Stone and his second wife, Jennie, or between Frederick Stone and his daughters. Additional letters come from several other relatives, primarily cousins of Mrs. Jennie Stone, and family friends. Several letters are messages of condolence from family members and friends upon the death of Stone's daughter, Mrs. Bessie Brown, in New Orleans, after a long illness. Others are expressions of support for the campaign to keep Stone in office in 1890 and include newspaper clippings about that campaign. Other subjects include gardening, the American Civil War, travel, genealogy, business, and daily life. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.

Papers: In the Charles Lanman Papers, 1823-1868, 0.5 linear foot.
Persons represented include Frederick Stone. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.