Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Prudence Gough Ridgely Howard (1791-1847)
MSA SC 3520-2253
First Lady of Maryland, 1831-1833



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

Hastings, Lynne Dakin. Guidebook to Hampton National Historic Site. Historic Hampton, Inc., 1986.

Holland, Celia M. Old Homes and Families of Howard County, Maryland.  Privately Printed: 1987.

Warfield, J.D. 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.

Newspaper/Magazine Articles-

"Family Bible of Harry Dorsey Gough Carroll (1793-1866)," ed. Bernard C. Steiner, Maryland Historical Magazine 22,
December 1927.

Culver, Francis B. "Notes and Queries: Priscilla of the Dorseys, A Century Old Mystery," Maryland Historical Magazine 42, March 1947.

Scarff, John H. "Belmont, Howard County," Maryland Historical Magazine 48, March 1953.

Other Sources:

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Legislative History Project) Governor Joseph Kent File, MSA SC 1138-1450, 2/11/11/8.

BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Chancery Papers) George Howard, John Ridgely, November 5, 1830, Accession No: 40200-1090-1/2, MSA C295-1098, legal case: 2/15/12/24, plat: 2/16/10/46.

Maryland Historical Society (Howard Papers), MS 469.

Maryland Historical Society (Chew Ridgely Papers), MS 1620.

Check, found no probate materials:
Anne Arundel County Register of Wills (Inventory, Index) MSA C 89 1/4/8/24
Anne Arundel County Register of Wills (Inventory, Index) MSA CM 106-1 WK 201-4
Anne Arundel County Register of Wills (Inventory) MSA C 88-22 1/3/13/2
Anne Arundel County Register of Wills (Inventory) MSA CM 105 WK 177-178-2
Anne Arundel County Register of Wills (Estate Docket) MSA C 33 1/4/7/24

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