Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Mary Digges Lee (1745-1805)
MSA SC 3520-2229
First Lady of Maryland, 1779-1782 and 1792-1794



Bowie, Effie Gwynn. Across the Years in Prince George's County.  Richmond: Garrett and Massie, Incorporated, 1947.

Buchholz, Heinrich Ewald. Governors of Maryland from the Revolution to the Year 1908.  2d ed.  Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins Company, 1908.

Fitzpatrick, John C., ed. Library of Congress Calendar of the Correspondence of George Washington, Volume II. (Washington: Government Printing Office,

Geiger, Sister M.V. Thomas Sim Lee.  Baltimore: The College of Notre Dame of Maryland.

Lee, Jean B. The Price of Nationhood: The American Revolution in Charles County.  New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1994.

Malone, Dumas, ed. Dictionary of American Biography, Volume VI.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934.

McKinsey, Folger and T.J.C. Williams. History of Frederick County, Maryland, Volume I.  Baltimore: Regional Publishing Company, 1967.

White, Frank, F., Jr. The Governors of Maryland: 1777-1790.  Annapolis: The Hall of Records Commission, 1970.

Scharf, J. Thomas. History of Western Maryland, Volume I.  Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1882.

Sparks, Jared. Washington's Works: The Writings of George Washington.  7th ed.  Boston: Russell, Odiorne, and Metcalf, and Hillard, Gray, and Co., 1835.

Steiner, Bernard Christian, ed. Archives of Maryland, Volume 43: Journal and Correspondence of the State Council of Maryland (5) 1779-1780.  Baltimore:
    Maryland Historical Society, 1924.

Warfield, J.D.  The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland.  Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1990.

White, Frank F., Jr. The Governors of Maryland: 1777-1970.  Annapolis: Hall of Records Commission, 1970.

Yewell, Therese C. Women of Achievement in Prince George's County, Maryland.  Maryland: The National Park and Planning Commission, 1994.

Newspaper/Magazine Articles-

Peabody, Helen Lee. "Revolutionary Mail Bag: Governor Thomas Sim Lee's Correspondence 1779-1782," Maryland
Historical Magazine 49 (March, 1954).

Other Sources-

Alexander, Gina, et al. The Taste of Maryland: Art Collecting in Maryland 1800-1934, program from an exhibit at the Walters Art Gallery, 18 May-19 August, 1984.

Various materials pertaining to Mary Digges Lee's nomination to and induction into the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Legislative History Project Collection) Thomas Sim Lee file, MSA SC 1138-001-800, 2/11/12/46.

Maryland Historical Society (Gertrude Lee Scrapbook) Clipping from The Sunday Sun, August 1903, MS 2124.

Maryland Historical Society (Davidson Account Books) MS 281.

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Series A), 1780, Accession No: 6636-19-146, MSA S1004-24, 1/7/3/35.

Maryland State Archives MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Brown Books) 1776-1787, Accession No: 4616-18, MSA S991-9, 1/6/5/10: Henry Lee, request for clothing and recruitment authority, February 21, 1780.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Lee, Horsey, and Carroll Family Papers Collection), MSA SC 1848, M2362-M2363, MdHR 921-384, 1126-1074, 923-422, 922-385.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Rev. J. Columbia Costin Collection) MSA SC 773 00/09/09/05:

    Thomas Sim Lee to Ignatius Digges, July 9, 1771.

    Philip Thomas Lee to Thomas Sim Lee, December 30, 1771.

    Thomas Sim Lee to Ignatius Digges, 1771 (exact date unknown).

Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL (Letterbook) Council to Mary Digges Lee, re: supplies, 25 Aug 1780, Liber no. 2, p. 161, no. 384, MdHR 3847 [MSA S1075-7, 2/26/2/22].

Mary Digges Lee to George Washington, September 27, 1780, George Washington Paper, Library of Congress, Series 4, image 384.

George Washington to Mary Digges Lee, October 11, 1780. George Washington Papers, Library of Congress, Series 3c, Letterbook 3, image 411.

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