Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Robert Eden (1741-1784)
MSA SC 3520-391

Governor of Maryland, 1769-1776 under Restored Proprietary Government


Books -

Papenfuse, Edward C., et al., "Robert Eden," in A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789, Vol. I, A-H (Baltimore:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979), 299-300.

Raimo, John W. "Robert Eden," in Biographical Dictionary of American Colonial and Revolutionary Governors, 1607-1789. (Westport, CT: Meckler Books, 1980).

Steiner, Bernard Christian. Life and Administration of Sir Robert Eden. (,, 1898).  MSA Library 9-3-2, 1055 E.

Journal articles -

Beirne, Rosamond Randall.  "Portrait of a Colonial Governor:  Robert Eden, I---His Entrance" Maryland Historical Magazine (September, 1950), 153-175.

Beirne, Rosamond Randall.  "Portrait of a Colonial Governor:  Robert Eden, II---His Exit, " Maryland Historical Magazine (December, 1950), 294-311.

"Correspondence of Governor Robert Eden," Maryland Historical Magazine, Vol. II (1907), 1-13, 66-67, 97-110, 227-244, 293-309.

Other materials -

Abstracts from the Eden Papers (1774-1797) obtained by Edward C. Papenfuse, originals with Rt. Hon The Lord Eden of Winton PC, 41 Victoria Road, London W8 5RH, ECP Project #8040.

An Inventory of Houshold [sic] Furniture the Property of Sir Robert Eden, Baronet, left in the possession of His Excellency Thomas Sim Lee Esq.
Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Red Books) MSA S 989 MdHR 4557 Book 1, Item 7

COMMISSIONERS TO PRESERVE CONFISCATED PROPERTY (Ledger and Journal) MSA S 132-1.  17 May 1781,  pp. 57-63.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Biographical Files) Governor Robert Eden File, MSA SC 1138-391, 2/11/12/21.

PROVINCIAL COURT (Land Records)1765-1770, DD 4 MSA S 552 MdHR 17,267, f 575. 01/16/02/27.

PROVINCIAL COURT (Land Records) 1770-1774, DD 5 MSA S 552 MdHR 17,268-3, f 500. 01/16/02/28.

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