Yes. Maryland is underway at the State Archives toward a complete
collection of all series of land records in their holdings from colonial
That's great news, John. Can you give us a year that the first of this
information will likely begin being available on the web site?
Related, but not strictly connected with the above, is my own project
complete the tract mapping of the Lower Eastern Shore of MD (present-day
Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties and the half of now-Sussex, DE
that was de facto MD before Mason and Dixon). Extractions via DeedMapper
are essentially complete (a bit more than 10,000 surveys),
That's some kind of mapping!
One little feature I'd *really* like added to Table View is the
the tract origin!
(For users who are not aware, DeedMapper can calculate the Lat./Long.
information if the project contains our optional maps, or if you're using a
background image and have provided some information regarding its location.
The Lat/Long. tool in version 3.0 allows you to read the location of any
point in your deed map as well as calculate direction and distance between
any two points.)
John, were you thinking of a single field in the Table View, containing for
Would this be something you'd sort on, or is it just for reporting purposes?
Is this to be used as an index into a deed map?