From The Sun Sept. 1-7, 1841Sept. 1: The president and...

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September 01, 1991|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Sept. 1-7, 1841

Sept. 1: The president and managers of the Washington and Baltimore Turnpike Road Company brought suit a few days since against Mr. Charles Keenan. The material question in the case was, whether the tolls charged in the cause of action were the proper amount according to the charter of the Road Company.

'From The Sun Sept. 1-7, 1891

Sept. 2: The migratory little reed bird is beginning to arrive in Maryland from his northern home. The "pete-pete" of the advance guard may be heard in the marshes of the Patapsco and other tributary rivers of the upper Chesapeake Bay.

Sept. 4: "Unjust, discriminating and illegal tolls for travel on a roadbed wretchedly out of order and repair," was the call for the meeting held at Streett's Hotel, six miles on the Harford Road last night.

From The Sun Sept. 1-7, 1941

Sept. 2: Attendance, pari-mutuel, traffic and heat records were shattered as Labor Day throngs surged through the gates of the Timonium Fair on the first "official" day of the sixty-third annual agricultural and racing event on York Road.

Sept. 7: Flames which threatened the whole of 200-year-old Rockburn, the estate of Mrs. Henry J. Bowdoin on Lawyers Hill, near Elkridge, yesterday destroyed one wing of the house before county firemen brought it under control.

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