Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Clara Jenness Hamilton (1837-1919)
MSA SC 3520-2278
First Lady of Maryland, 1880-1884



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

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

Portrait and Biographical Record of the sixth Congressional District Maryland.  New York: Chapman Publishing Co., 1898.

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.

Newspaper/Magazine Articles-

"Gov. Hamilton Dead!," The Evening Capital, October 26, 1888.

The Advertiser-Republican, July 12, 1906.

"Mrs. Hamilton Dead," The Baltimore Sun, March 25, 1919.

"Mrs. Hamilton's Estate Left to Mrs. Briscoe," The Evening Advertiser, March 29, 1919.

Other Sources-

BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS (Death Record) Clara Hamilton, 24 March 1919, No. D30165 [MSA CM 1132-136, CR 48179]

Maryland State Archives. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Legislative History Project) Governor William T. Hamilton File, MSA SC 1138-1469, 2/11/11/9.

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