Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Thomas Sim Lee (1745-1819)
MSA SC 3520-800
Governor of Maryland, 1779-1782, 1792-1794


Books  -

A Sidelight on History Being the Letters of James McHenry Aide-de-Camp of the Marquis de Lafayette to Thomas Sim Lee
        Governor of Maryland Written During the Yorktown Campaign 1781.  Privately printed 1931.

Buchholz, Heinrich E.  Governors of Maryland from the Revolution to the Year 1908.  2d ed.  Baltimore:  Williams & Wilkins Co., 1908.

Eisenberg, Gerson G. Marylanders Who Served the Nation. Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1992.

Lonn, Ella, "Thomas Sim Lee," Dictionary of American Biography, XI.

Papenfuse, Edward C., et al., "Thomas Sim Lee," in A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789, Vol. II, I-Z.  Baltimore:
        Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985, pp. 529-530.

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

Articles -

Peabody, Helen Lee, ed., "Revolutionary Mail Bag: Governor Thomas Sim Lee's Correspondence, 1779-1782," Maryland Historical Magazine XLIX (1954), 1-20, 122-142, 223-237, and 314-331.

Archival Materials -

ANNAPOLIS MAYOR, ALDERMEN, AND COUNCILMEN (Proceedings) Corporation Proceedings, 1821-1826, p. 100, MdHR 5110 [MSA M47-17, 1/22/1/57].

FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Land Records) Sale to Eliza D. Lee, 1806, Liber WR 29, p. 516-517, MSA C814-59, 1/38/7/13.

FREDERICK COUNTY COURT (Land Records) Manumission of Nelly, 1818, Liber JS 6, p. 544, MSA C814-84, 1/38/7/38.

FREDERICK COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories) Inventory of Thomas Sim Lee, 1819, Liber HS  4,  p. 120-131, MdHR 14,550 [MSA C807-15, 1/50/12/2].

FREDERICK COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills) Will of Thomas Sim Lee, 1819, Liber HS 2, MdHR 40,285-8 [MSA C898-8 1/51/9/16].

FREDERICK COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills, Original) Will of Thomas Sim Lee, 1819, MdHR 11,532-1154 [MSA C900-27, 1/51/10/36].

GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL (Test Book) Oaths of Fidelity, 1777-1782, p. 6, MdHR 2235 [MSA S1089-1, 2/26/5/1].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Black Books) Thomas Sim Lee, Bond as Clerk of Prince George's County Court, 24 Mar 1767, Vol. 1, p. 61, MdHR 4619 [MSA S987-1, 1/6/3/15].

MARYLAND STATE PAPERS (Scharf Collection) Letter, Thomas Sim Lee to unknown, 26 Aug. 1794, MdHR 19,999-110-067  [MSA S1005-124-16690, 1/8/5/78].

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Biographical Files), Thomas Sim Lee File [MSA SC 3520-800, 02/11/12/46].

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Hamilton Lee Horsey Collection) Letter, George Washington (Mount Vernon) to Thomas Sim Lee, 17 Jan. 1773 [MSA SC 5362-1-1, RB/02/02/10].

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Hamilton Lee Horsey Collection) Letter, Maqruis de Lafayette to Thomas Sim Lee, 9 Mar. 1781 [MSA SC5362-1-2, RB/0202/10].

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Hamilton Lee Horsey Collection) Letter, George Washington (New Windsor) to Thomas Sim Lee, 22 Mar. 1781 [MSA SC 5362-1-3, RB/02/02/10].

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Rev. J. Columbia Costin Collection) Letters, typescript, Thomas Sim Lee to Ignatius Digges, 1771 [MSA SC 773, 00/09/09/05].

Votes and Proceedings of the House of Delegates, November Session, 1782. Archives of Maryland Online, [MSA SC M 3197].

Maryland State Archives Museum Online - "Documenting a Legacy: Thomas Sim Lee, 1745-1819"

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