The Last Glimpse
These Maryland families sent at least one child to school or to a monastery in Europe: Adams, Brent, Blake, Boarman, Boone (Boon), Brooke, Carroll, Cole, Darnall, Digges, Doyne, Edelen, Falkner, Fenwick, Hagan, Hill, Hoskins, Howe, Gardiner, Jenkins, Knatchbull, Lancaster, Matthews, Mattingly, Milbourn, Millard, Neale, Parnham (Farnham), Pile, Pye, Queen, Semmes, Sewall, Spalding, Thompson, and Warton. Many sent several. William and Ann Neale of Port Tobacco sent five sons and a daughter. Schooling and travel were expensive, so the financial sacrifices were considerable for many of these families.
In this picture a ship is slowly sailing out of view. On the left are the three distinguishing points, Fourth, Deep, and Chapel on the Port Tobacco River’s Eastern shore. On the right the river’s Western shore from Simm’s Landing South. Oil on canvas 24x48 inches