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From The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, p. 530:
"John Talbott, above, surveyed in 1732 'Talbott's Last Shift.' This is on the Patapsco, adjoining 'Moores Morning Choice,' 'Chews Vineyard' and Edward Dorsey's estate, near Columbia. It contained 1,120 acres. He sold it to Edward Talbott, Richard Talbott, Richard Galloway and George Ellicott.
"The Ellicott part was bought by Benjamin Dorsey, in 1741."
Noted events in his life were:
• Inherited: "Long Reach" from his father, Abt 1705, Maryland, (United States).
Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), p. 58, 530.
Spencer, Richard Henry ed, Genealogical and Memorial Encyclopedia of the State of Maryland. (New York: American Historical Society, 1919.), p. 612.