:“The Leutenant Governor had here a house and a chapell, and there are fine gardens and '''terrass''' walks from which one has a very pritty [[view]] of the city.”
 
 
* Ambler, Mary M., 1770, describing Mount Clare, [[plantation]] of Charles and Margaret Tilgham Carroll, Baltimore, MD (quoted in Sarudy 1989: 138–39)<ref name="Sarudy">Barbara Wells Sarudy, “Eighteenth-Century Gardens of the Chesapeake,” ''Journal of Garden History'' 9 (1989): 104–59, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/PGSNXHMJ view on Zotero].</ref>
 
: “About two miles from Baltimore There is an exceeding handsome [[Seat]] called Mount Clare belonging to Mr. Charles Carrel of Annapolis Son of Dr. Carrel. . . took a great deal of Pleasure in looking at the [[bowling Green]] & also at the Garden which is a very large '''Falling Garden'''. . . You step out of the Door into the [[Bowling_green|Bowlg Green]] from which the Garden '''Falls''' & when You stand on the Top of it there is such a Uniformity of Each side as the whole [[plantation|Plantn]] seems to be laid out like a Garden.”
[[File:0074.jpg|thumb|Fig. 9, [[Thomas Jefferson]], Plan showing the rectangular flower [[bed]]s and proposed [[temple]]s at the corners of the terrace [[walk]]s at [[Monticello]], before August 4, 1772.]]
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Image:0187.jpg|[[Charles Willson Peale]], [[Mount]] Clare, south façade and garden, 1775. Falling gardens in painting are made of a series of terraces.
Image:1378.jpg|Batty Langley, “Design of an [[Avenue]] with its [[Wilderness|Wildernesses]] on each Side,” in ''New Principles of Gardening'' (1728), pl. V.
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