Scope and Content of Collection
The Thomas Bray papers cover the period 1697 to 1705 and consist of minutes, petitions, proposals, legislation, correspondence, catalogs, and lists. A number of the documents in the collection describe conditions of life and the state of the church in the Maryland colony. Other topics covered include the church in the Maryland colony. Other topics covered include Quakers, clergy, libraries, the Anglican Church Establishment Act, and plans for the financial support of the clergy.
The documents have been described individually.