I. Document Collections/Extracts


Adams, John
Lint, Greg L. et al (eds.)

The Adams Papers: Papers of John Adams, Vol. 11: January-September 1781. Harvard University Press, 2003.

There is a digital edition of the Adams Papers supported by the Massachusetts Historical Society: Adams Papers Digital Edition. It is searchable and covers the diaries, papers and general and family correspondence of the Adams Family. Available here.


Allen, Gardner Weld
MPR

Massachusetts Privateers of the Revolution, Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1927. 356 pp.

Contains an essay about Massachusetts privateers, and extracts from contemporary commission and bond records, and notices from contemporary newspapers. Online here and here.


 

Almon, J. (ed.)

The Remembrancer, or Impartial Repository of Public Events [Almon's Remembrancer], London: J. Almon, 1775-1784. 17 vols.

Contains many British and American documents.
1775 (volume 1)
1776 Part I (volume 2)
1776 Part II (volume 3)
1776 Part III (volume 4)
1777 (volume 5)
1778 (volume 6)
1778-1779 (volume 7)
1779 (volume 8)
1780 Part I (volume 9)
1780 Part II (volume 10)
1781 Part I (volume 11)
1781 Part II (volume 12)
1782 Part I (volume 13)
1782 Part II (volume 14)
1783 Part I (volume 15)
1783 Part II (volume 16)
1784 Part II (volume 17) [Not available online]


 

Browne, William Hand, and Christian Steiner Bernard, J. Hall Pleasants, (eds.)

Archives of Maryland: Journal and Correspondence of the Council of the Council of Safety January 1-March 20, 1777; Journal and Correspondence of the State Council March 20, 1777-March 28, 1778 Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1897. Volume 16. All volumes online.

Archives of Maryland: Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland April 1, 1778-October 26, 1779 Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1901. Volume 21. All volumes online.

Archives of Maryland: Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1779-1780 Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1924. Volume 43. All volumes online.

Archives of Maryland: Journal and Correspondence of the State Council November 19, 1781 - November 11, 1784 Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1931. Volume 48. All volumes online.


Continental Congress.
Ford, Worthington Chauncey (ed.)
JCC

Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1904-1937. 34 volumes. All volumes online.


Clark, William Bell and William James Morgan, Michael Crawford (eds.)
NDAR

Naval Documents of the American Revolution, Washington: Naval Historical Center; GPO, 1964-, 12 volumes to 2014.

Contains contemporary records from provincial assemblies, committees of safety, the Continental Congress, letters, diaries journals, ships' logs, account books, and newspapers from American sources, as well as similar materials from British, French, Spanish, and other foreign archives, libraries, and museums. Illustrated with works of art, drawings, sketches, maps, and artifacts of the time. Indexed. Presented in chronological/geographic order. The cornerstone for beginning the study of American naval operations. All published volumes are online, hosted by the Naval History and Heritage Command.


Chadwick, French Ensor (ed.)

The Graves Papers and Other Documents Relating to the Naval Operations of the Yorktown Campaign July to October 1781. New York: Naval History Society, 1916. Online.


Dow, George Francis
AVCR

American Vessels Captured By the British During the Revolution and War of 1812: The Records of the Vice-Admiralty Court at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1911. 166pp. Online

Abstracts of cases in the Vice-Admiralty Court at Halifax. This contains many depositions used in the court cases. It was originally published as a series of articles in The Essex Institute Historical Collections, vol XLV, The Essex Institute, Salem, 1909 as “Records of the Vice Admiralty Court at Nova Scotia.” This version is online at Dow online.


Franklin, Benjamin

"Franklin Papers" Thirty-seven volumes, plus many unpublished letters at Franklin Papers.org Published by Packard Humanities Institute online 1988-.


Jefferson, Thomas
Ford, Paul Leicester (ed.)

The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1893. 12 vols. All volumes online.


Laurens, Henry
Chestnutt, David R. and Hamer, Philip N. (eds.)

The Papers of Henry Laurens: Jan. 5, 1776-Nov. 1, 1777, vol. 11. Columbia: The University of South Carolina Press, 1988.

 

The Papers of Henry Laurens: September 1, 1782-December 17, 1792, vol. 16. Columbia: The University of South Carolina Press, 2003.


Linn, John B., and Eggle, William H. (eds.)

Pennsylvania Archives Second Series, Volume 1, Harrisburg: Benjamin Singerly, 1874.

All volumes in the Pennsylvania Archives are online.


Lincoln, Charles Henry (ed.)
NRAR

Naval Records of the American Revolution, 1775-1788, Washington: GPO, 1906. 549 pp. Online

Published by the U.S. Library of Congress. Contains extracts/summaries of letters concerning naval matters. The second half of the book is exclusively devoted to letter-of-marque bond extracts.


Lincoln, Charles Henry (comp.)

A Calendar of John paul Jones Manuscripts in the Library of Congress. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1903. Online.


Massachusetts
MASSRW

Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, Boston: Wright & Potter, 1896-1908. 17 volumes. All volumes online. Online index of volumes.

Published by the State of Massachusetts. Contains notices of service by soldiers and sailors extracted from contemporary records.


Neeser, Robert Wilden (ed.)

Letters and Papers Relating to the Cruises of Gustavus Conyngham, A Captain of the Continental Navy 1777-1779, New York: Naval History Society, 1915.Online


New Jersey.
Stryker, William S., and Francis B. Lee, William Nelson (eds.)

Archives of the State of New Jersey: Documents Relating to the Revolutionary History of New Jersey, Second Series, Volume I-V. Trenton: John L. Murphy Publishing Co., 1901-1917. Volume I is online. Volume II is online. Volume III is online. Volume IV is online. Volume V is online.


Palmer, William P. (ed.)

Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts, 1652-1781, Richmond: Superintendent of Public Printing, 1875. Vol. I.Online.
Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts, from April 1, 1781 to December 31, 1781 Richmond: James R. Goode, 1881. Volume II. Online. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts, from January 1, 1782 to December 31, 1784 Richmond: James R. Goode, 1883. Volume III is online.


Paullin, Charles Oscar (ed.)

Out-Letters of the Continental Marine Committee and Board of Admiralty August 1776-September 1780. New York: Naval History Society, 1914. 2vols. Volume I is online. Volume II is online.


Pennsylvania

Minutes of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, from Its Organization to the Termination of the Revolution, Harrisburg: Theo. Fenn & Co., 1853, vol XIII. Part of the Pennsylvania Archives. Online.


Salley, A. S. (ed.)

Journal of the Commissioners of the Navy of South Carolina: October 9, 1776-March 1, 1779; and Journal of the Commissioners of the Navy of South Carolina: July 22, 1779-March 23, 1780. Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1912. Volume I is online. Volume II is online.


South Carolina Historical Society

Divers Accounts of the Battle of Sullivan's Island In His Majesty's Province of South Carolina the 28th June 1776, Charleston: South Carolina Historical Society, 1976.


Tyson, George F., Jr.

Powder, Profits & Privateers: A Documentary History of the Virgin Islands During the Era of the American Revolution Virgin Islands Bureau of Libraries, Museums & Archaeological Services, Department of Conservation & Cultural Affairs. 1977. 114pp.

Contains document extracts relating to the Virgin Islands during the American Revolution.



II. Books


Adams, William Frederick (comp.)

Commodore Joshua Barney: many interesting facts connected with the life of Commodore Joshua Barney, hero of the United States Navy 1776-1812, also a compilation of genealogical material relating to Commodore Barney's ancestors and descendants, with valuable records for those in search of Barney family connections. Springfield, Massachusetts: 1912. 2 vols. Volume I is online. Volume II is online.

Adler, Mortimer J. (ed.)

The Revolutionary Years: Britannica's Book of the American Revolution, New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1976.

Albert, Marvin H.

Broadsides & Boarders, New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., 1957.

Alberts, Robert C.

The Golden Voyage: The Life and Times of William Bingham 1752-1804, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969.

Alden, John Richard

The American Revolution 1775-1783, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954.

Allen, Gardner Weld

A Naval History of the American Revolution, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1913. 2 vols (Reprinted 1962 by Russell & Russell; 1970 by Corner House). Online.

Standard history of the Continental Navy, with mention of some privateer and state navy operations. Allen reprints extracts from many contemporary documents.

Allen, Gardner Weld

Captain Hector McNeill of the Continental Navy, Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1922. Online.

Allen, Joseph

Battles of the British Navy, London: A. H. Baily & Co., 1842. 2 vols. Volume I is online.

Allen, Thomas B.

George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War, Washington: National Geographic Society, 2004.

Alotta, Robert I.

Another Part of the Field: Philadelphia's American Revolition 1777-78, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: White Mane Publishing Co., Inc., 1991.

Andrews, Charles M.

The Colonial Background of the American Revolution, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1961. Reprint of 1931 edition.

[Anonymous]]

A Short account of the naval actions of the last war: in order to prove that the French Nation never gave such slender proofs of maritime greatness as during that period. With observations on the discipline, and hints for the improvement of the British Navy. London: J. Murray, 1788. Online.

Augur, Helen

The Secret War of Independence, New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1955.

Babson, John J.

History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Including the Town of Rockport, Gloucester: Proctor Brothers, 1860. Online.

Baker, Virginia

The History of Warren, Rhode Island, In the War of the Revolution, 1776-1783, Warren: Virginia Baker, 1901. Online.

Banes, John S. (ed.)

The Logs of the Serapis-Alliance-Ariel under the Command of John Paul Jones 1779-1780. New York: Naval History Society, 1911. Online.

Barney, Mary (ed.)

A Biographical Memoir of the late Commodore Joshua Barney: from Autographical Notes and Journals in Possession of his Family, and other Authentic Sources. Boston: Gray and Bowen, 1832. Online.

Balch, Thomas. Edwin Swift Balch and Elise Willing Balch (trans.)

The French in America during the War of Independence of the United States 1777-1783. Philadelphia: Porter and Coates, 1891-1895. 2 vols. Volume I is online. Volume II is online.

Batchelder, Samuel Francis

The Life and Surprising Adventures of John Nutting Cambridge Loyalist, and His Strange Connection with the Penobscot Expedition of 1779, Cambridge: Cambridge Historical Society, 1912. Online.

Beach, Edward L.

The United States Navy: A 200-Year History, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986.

Beatson, Robert

Naval and Military Memoirs of Great Britain, from 1727 to 1783, London: J. Strachan and P. Hill, 1790. 6 vols. Volume IV is online. Volume V is online. Volume VI is online.

Bellico, Russell P.

Sails and Steam in the Mountains: A Maritime and Military History of Lake George and Lake Champlain, Fleishmanns, New York: Purple Mountain Press, 1993.

Bemis, Samuel Flagg

The Diplomacy of the American Revolution: The Foundations of American Diplomacy 1775-1823, New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, Inc., 1935

Biddle, Charles

Autobiography of Charles Biddle: Vice-president of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, 1745-1821, Philadelphia: E. Claxton & Co, 1883. Online.

Autobiography of a participant in the privateer war and a brother of Nicholas Biddle.

Bird, Harrison

Navies in the Mountains: The Battles on the Waters of Lake Champlain and Lake George 1609-1814. New York: Oxford University Press, 1962.

Blake, Euphemia Vale

History of Newburyport; from the Earliest Settlement of the Country to the Present Time with a Biographical Appendix, Newburyport: Press of Dambell and Moore, 1854. online.

Boatner, Mark Mayo III

Encyclopedia of the American Revolution, New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1974.

Boudriot, Jean
David H. Roberts (trans.)

John Paul Jones and theBonhomme Richard: A Reconstruction of the Ship and an Account of the Battle with H.M.S. Serapis. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1987.

Bowen-Hassell, E. Gordon; Conrad, Dennis M.; Hayes, Mark L.

Sea Raiders of the American Revolution: The Continental Navy in European Waters. Washington: Naval Historical Center, 2003.

Brandt, Clare

The Man in the Mirror: A Life of Benedict Arnold, New York: Random House, 1994.

Bratten, John R.

The Gondola Philadelphia and the Battle of Lake Champlain, College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 2002.

Brooks, Walter Frederick

History of the Fanning Family, Worcester: Walter Brooks, 1905. 2 vols. Volume I online.

Bruce, Anthony, and Cogar, William

Encyclopedia of Naval History, New York: Checkmark Books, 1999.

Brun, Vincent Felix.

Guerres maritimes de la France: Port de Toulon ses armaments, son administration, dupuis son origine jusq'a nos jours. Paris: Henri Plon, 1861, 2 vols. Volume I online. Volume II is online.

Bryant, Samuel W.

The Sea and the States: A Maritime History of the American People, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1947.

Buel, Richard, Jr.

In Irons: Britain's Naval Supremacy and the American Revolutionary Economy, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

Buker, George E.

The Penobscot Expedition: Commodore Saltonstall and the Massachusetts Conspiracy of 1779, Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2002.

Canney, Donald L.

Sailing Warships of the US Navy, London: Chatham Publishing, 2001

Cartwright, George

Captain Cartwright and His Labrador Journal, Boston: Dana Estes & Co., 1911. Online here.

Chadwick, French Ensor

The American Navy. Garden City, New Jersey: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1918. Online.

Chapelle, Howard I.

The History of the American Sailing Navy: The Ships and Their Development, New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1949.

Chapelle, Howard I.

The History of American Sailing Ships, New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1935.

Claghorn, Charles E.
NOAR

Naval Officers of the American Revolution: A Concise Biographical Dictionary, Metuchen, New Jersey: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1988.

An attempt to list all naval officers of the American Revolution. Despite a few obvious errors and very sketchy entries, the author is largely successful.


Clark, William Bell

Lambert Wickes Sea Raider and Diplomat: The Story of a Naval Captain of the Revolution, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1932.

Clark, William Bell

Gallant John Barry 1745-1803: The Story of a Naval Hero of Two Wars, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938.Online.

Clark, William Bell

Captain Dauntless: The Story of Nicholas Biddle of the Continental Navy, Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1949.

Clark, William Bell

The First Saratoga: Being the Saga of John Young and His Sloop-of-War, Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1953.

Clark, William Bell

Ben Franklin's Privateers: A Naval Epic of the American Revolution, Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1956.

Clark, William Bell

George Washington's Navy: Being an Account of His Excellency's Fleet in New England Waters. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1960.

Clowes, William Laird
Clowes

The Royal Navy: A History from the Earliest Times to the Present. London: Chatham Publishing, 1996. 6vol. Volume III is online. Volume IV is online.

Classic history of the Royal Navy. The chapter on the American Revolution is written by Alfred Thayer Mahan.

Coakley, Robert W., and Conn, Stetson

The War of the American Revolution: Narrative, Chronology, Bibliography, Washington, Superintendent of Documents, 1975.

Coffin, Joshua

A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury, from 1635 to 1845. Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1845.Online.

Coggins, Jack

Ships and Seamen of the American Revolution. Harrisburg: Promontory Press, 1969.

Cohen, Sheldon S.

Yankee Sailors in British Gaols: Prisoners of War at Forton and Mill, 1777-1783. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1995.

Cohen, Sheldon S.

Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy: Privateer, Patriot, Pioneer. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2010.

Coker, P. C., III

Charleston's Maritime Heritage 1670-1865: an illustrated history, Charleston: CokerCraft Press, 1987.

Sumptious and heavily illustrated history of Charleston and the sea.

Coleman, Kenneth

The American Revolution In Georgia 1763-1789, Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1958.

Cooney, David M.

A Chronology of the U.S. Navy: 1775-1965, New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1965.

Crawford, Michael J.

The Autobiography of a Yankee Mariner, Washington: Brassey's, Inc., 2002.

Crerar, J. W.

The Story of the “Black Prince”: The original of the light frigate ‘Alfred’ the first commissioned warship of The Continental Navy, Vineland, New Jersey: Vineland Historical Magazine, 1939.

Cross, Charles B., Jr.

A Navy for Virginia: A Colony's Fleet in the Revolution, Yorktown: The Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission, 1981.

Cuneo, John R.

The Battles of Saratoga: The Turning of the Tide, New York, The MacMillen Company, 1967.

Currier, John J.

History of Newburyport, Mass. 1764-1905, Newburyport: 1906. 2 vols. Volume I is online.

Dandridge, Danske

American Prisoners of the Revolution. Charlottesville, Virginia: The Michie Co., 1911. Online here and many other places.

Danenberg, Elsie N.

Naval History of Fairfield County Men in the Revolution: A Tale Untold. Fairfield, Connecticut: Fairfield Historical Society, 1977.

Dann, John C.

The Revolution Remembered: Eyewitness Accounts of the War for Independence, Chicago: University of Chicago Press: 1999.

Daughan, George C.

If By Sea: The Forging of the American Navy - from the Revolution to the War of 1812, New York: Basic Books, 2008.

Davis, Robert P.

Where a Man Can Go: Major General William Phillips, British Royal Artillery, 1731-1781, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999.

De Koven, Anna

The Life and Letters of John Paul Jones. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. 2 vols. Volume I is online. Volume II is online

Diamant, Lincoln

Chaining the Hudson: The Fight for the River in the American Revolution, New York: Carol Publishing Group, 1989.

Diamant, Lincoln

Dive! The Story of David Bushnell and His Remarkable 1776 Submarine (and Torpedo). Fleischmanns, New York: Purple Mountain Press, 2003.

Dickerson, Oliver M.

The Navigation Acts and the American Revolution, New York: A, S. Barnes & C., 1951.

Dull, Jonathan R.

The French Navy and American Independence: A Study of Arms and Diplomacy 1774-1787, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1975.

This is one of the finest books on the subject ever written. Professor Dull reports on the inner workings of the French high command, the fleet movements, and much more. Read this and Piers Mackesy's The War for America 1775-1783 together to contrast what each high command knew, or thought they knew, at the same time.

Dull, Jonathan R.

A Diplomatic History of the American Revolution. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.

Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt, and Hayes, Grace Person

The Military History of Revolutionary War Naval Battles, New York: Franklin Watts, 1970.

Dupuy, R. Ernest, and Dupuy, Trevor N.

An Outline History of the American Revolution, New York: Harper and Row, 1975.

Eastman, Ralph M.

Some Famous Privateers of New England, Boston: State Street Trust Company, 1928. Online.

Eller, Ernest M.

Naval Weapons of the American Revolution 1775-1783, Washington: American Defense Preparedness Association, 1976.

Emmons, George F.

Statistical History of the Navy of the United States, Washington: Gideon & Co., 1853. Online

Fanning, Nathaniel
John S. Barnes (ed.)

Fanning's Narrative being the Memoirs of Nathaniel Fanning an Officer of the Revolutionary Navy 1778-1783. New York: Naval History Society, 1912.Online.

Felt, Joseph B.

Annals of Salem, Salem: W. & S.B. Ives, 1849. 2 vols. Volume II online

Ferling, John

Almost A Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Field, Edward

Esek Hopkins: Commander in Chief of the Continental Navy during the American Revolution 1775-1778. Providence: Preston and Rounds Company, 1898. Online.

Field, Edward

Diary of Colonel Israel Angell Commanding the Second Rhode Island Continental Regiment During the American Revolution, 1778-1781, Providence: Preston and Rounds Company, 1899. Online.

Fischer, David Hackett

Washington's Crossing, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Fleming, Thomas

1776: Year of Illusions, New York: W. W. Norton, 1975.

Flood, Charles Bracelen

Rise, and Fight Again: Perilous Times Along the Road to Independence, New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1976.

Fowler, William M.

Rebels Under Sail: The American Navy during the Revolution. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1976.

Fowler, William M., Jr.

Silas Talbot Captain of Old Ironsides. Mystic, Connecticut: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1995.

Freneau, Philip

Some Account of the Capture of the Ship “Aurora”. New York: M. F. Mansfield & A. Wessels, 1899. Online.

Garland, Joseph E.

The Fish and the Falcon: Gloucester's Resolute Role in America's Fight for Freedom. Charleston: The History Press, 2006.

Gilkerson, William

The Ships of John Paul Jones. Annapolis: United States Naval Academy Museum, The Beverly R. Robinson Collection, and the Naval Institute Press, 1987.

Gilman, C. Malcolm B.

Blazing Star: A New Jersey Privateer in the American Revolution. New York: A. S. Barnes and Company, 1974.

This book is billed as "A Documentary Account of a Small Privateer During the American Revolution," but appears to be a work of fiction.

Greene, Albert

Recollections of the Jersey Prison Ship. Providence: H. H. Brown, 1829.

Greenwood, Isaac J.

Captain John Manley Second in Rank in the United States Navy 1776-1783, Boston: C. E. Goodspeed & Co, 1915. Online.

Greenwood, John

The Wartime Services of John Greenwood: A Young Patriot in the American Revolution 1775-1783. Westvaco, 1981.

Griffith, Martin Ignatius Joseph

The History of Commodore John Barry. Philadelphia: 1897. Online.

Griffith, Martin Ignatius Joseph

The Story of Commodore John Barry: “Father of the American Navy”. Philadelphia: Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1908. Online.

Gruber, Ira D.

The Howe Brothers and the American Revolution. New York: Atheneum, 1972.

Gurn, Joseph

Commodore John Barry: Father of the American Navy. New York: P. J. Kenedy & Sons, 1933.

Gwyn, Julian

Frigates and Foremasts: The North American Squadron in Nova Scotia Waters 1745-1815. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2003.

Hall, John E.

The American Law Journal and Miscellaneous Repertory, Vol 1, No. 1. Philadelphia: W. P. Farrand & Co., 1808. Online.

Haynes, Robert V.

The Natchez District and the American Revolution, Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1976.

Haywood, Charles F.

Minutemen and Mariners: True Tales of New England, New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1963.

Hearn, Chester G.

George Washington's Schooners: The First American Navy. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.

Herbert, Charles

A Relic of the Revolution, Containing a Full and Particular Accunt of the Sufferings and Privations of All the American Prisoners Captured On the High Seas and Carried into Plymouth England During the Revolution of 1776; With the Names of the Vessels taken the Names and Residence of the several Crews and time of their Commitment the Names of such as died in Prison and such as made their Escape or entered on board English Men of War until the exchange of prisoners March 15 1779 . . .,. Boston: Charles H. Peirce, 1847. Online.

Hepper, David

British Warship Losses in the Age of Sail, 1650-1859. Jean Boudriot Publications, 1994

Hough, Benjamin Franklin (ed.)

The Siege of Savannah, by the Combined American and French Forces, under the command of Gen. Lincoln, and the Comte d'Estaing, in the Autumn of 1779.. Albany: J. Munsell, 1866. Online.

Howard, James L.

Seth Harding Mariner: A Naval Picture of the Revolution. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1930.

Howe, Octavius Thorndike

Beverly Privateers in the American Revolution. Cambridge: John Wilson and Son (The University Press), 1922. Online.

Hurd, Duane Hamilton

History of Plymouth County, Massachusetts With Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men, Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis and Co. 1884. Online.

Hurst, Ronald

The Golden Rock: An Episode of the American War of Independence, Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1996.

Jackson, John W.

The Pennsylvania Navy, 1775-1781: The Defense of the Delaware, New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1974.

James, James Alton

Oliver Pollock: The Life and Times of an Unknown Patriot, New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1937.

James, W. M.

The British Navy In Adversity: A Study of the War of American Independence, Cranbury, New Jersey: The Scholar's Bookshelf, 2005 reprint of 1926 edition.

Johnson, Cecil

British West Florida 1763-1783, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1943.

Jones, John Paul
Janette Taylor and Robert Charles Sands (eds.)

Life and Battles of John Paul Jones: The Greatest Naval Hero of Modern Times. Boston: N. B. Parsons, 1855. Online.

Jones, John Paul

Letters of John Paul Jones: Printed from the Unpublished Originals in Mr. W. K. Bixby's Collection. Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1905. Online.

Kaminkow, Marion and Jack

Mariners of the American Revolution. Baltimore: Magna Carta Book Company, 1967.

Katcher, Philip R. N.

Encyclopedia of British, Provincial, and German Army Units 1775-1783, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 1973

O’Kelley, Patrick

Nothing but Blood and Slaughter: The Revolutionary War in the Carolinas. Volume One: 1771-1779, Volume Two:1780, Volume Three: 1781, Volume Four: 1782. Booklocker.com, Inc., 2004-2005.

Kendall, Charles Wye

Private Men-of-War, New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1932

Kevitt, Chester B.

General Solomon Lovell and the Penobscot Expedition 1779, Weymouth, Massachusetts: 1976

Kitman, Marvin

George Washington's Expense Account, New York: Perennial Library, 1988

Lacour-Gayet, Georges

La marine militaire de la France sous le règne de Louis XVI. Paris: Henri Champion, 1905. Online.

Lanciano, Calude O., Jr.

Captain John Sinclair of Virginia: patriot, privateer, and alleged pirate, Gloucester, Virginia: Lands End Books, 1973.

Lardas, Mark

Ships of the American Revolutionary Navy, Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2009.

Larrabee, Harold A.

Decision at the Chesapeake, New York: Bramhall House, 1964.

Leamon, James S.

Revolution Downeast: The War for American Independence in Maine, Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1993.

Leigh, Benjamin Watkins (ed.) and Michie, Thomas Johnson (annot.)

Virginia Reports, Jefferson-33 Grattan, 1730-1880: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined In the Court of Appeals and In the General Court of Virginia, Charlottesville: The Minchie Company, 1902. Online.

Lewis, James A.

Neptune's Militia: The Frigate South Carolina during the American Revolution. Kent, Ohio: The Kent State University Press, 1999.

Lipscomb, Terry W.

The Carolina lowcountry April 1775-June 1776. Columbia: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1991.

Loménie, Louis Léonard de
Henry S. Edwards (trans.)

Beaumarchais and His Times; Sketches of French Society in the Eighteenth Century from Unpublished Documents. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1857. Online.

Lonergan, Carroll Vincent

Ticonderoga: Historic Portage. Ticonderoga: Fort Mount Hope Society Press, 1959.

Lord, Priscilla Sawyer, and Gamage, Virginia Clegg

Marblehead: The Spirit of '76 Lives Here. Radnot, Pennsylvania: Chilton Book Company, 1972.

Lossing, Benson J.

The Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution; or, Illustrations, by Pen and Pencil, of the History, Biography, Scenery, Relics, and Traditions of the War of Independence. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1859. 2 vols. Volume I is online. Volume II is online.

Lowell, Edward J.

The Hessians and the Other German Auxiliaries of Great Britain in the Revolutionary War. Williamstown, Massachusetts: Corner House Publishers, 1975. Reprint of 1884 edition. Online.

McBurney, Christian M.

The Rhode Island Campaign: The First French and American Operation in the Revolutionary War. Yardley, Pennsylvania: Westholme Publishing, 2011.

McCrady, Edward

The History of South Carolina in the Revolution 1775-1780. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1901. Online.

McCrady, Edward

The History of South Carolina in the Revolution 1780-1783. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. Online.

McCusker, John J.

Alfred: The First Continental Flagship 1775-1778. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1973. Online.

McGrath, Tim

John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail. Yardley, Pennsylvania: Westholme Publishing, 2010.

Mackesy, Piers

The War for America 1775-1783. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1965.

Maclay, Edgar Stanton

A History of the United States Navy from 1775 to 1893. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1894. 2 vols. Volume I is online.

Maclay, Edgar Stanton

A History of American Privateers. New York: Burt Franklin, 1968. Reprint of the 1899 edition. Online.

This is a history of all American Privateers, written in 1899. Most of the book focuses on the War of 1812, and one must hope that that part is more accurate than the part on the American Revolution's privateers.

McManemin, John A.

Captains of the Continental Navy. Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey: Ho-Ho-Kus Publishing Company, 1981.

McManemin, John A.

Captains of the State Navies During the Revolutionary War. Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey: Ho-Ho-Kus Publishing Company, 1984

McManemin, John A.

Captains of the Privateers During the Revolutionary War. Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey: Ho-Ho-Kus Publishing Company, 1985

Macy, Thomas

The Hannah and the Nautilus: The Beginning of the American Revolution at Sea. Beverly, Massachusetts: Beverly Historical Society, 2002.

Mahan, Alfred Thayer

The Influence of Sea Power Upon History 1660-1783. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1896. Online.

Mahan, Alfred Thayer

The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence. Cranbury, New Jersey: The Scholar's Bookshelf, 2005. Reprint of 1913 edition. Online here in pdf; and here in html.

Manceron, Claude

Age of the French Revolution Volume II: The Wind from America 1778-1781. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1978.

Manceron, Claude

Age of the French Revolution Volume III: Their Gracious Pleasure 1782-1785. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1980.

Manstan, Roy R., and Frese, Frederic J.

Turtle: David Bushnell’s Revolutionary Vessel. Yardley, Connecticut: Westholme Publishing, 2007.

Meany, William Barry

Commodore John Barry The Father of the American Navy: A Survey of Extraordinary Episodes in His Naval Career. New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1911. Online.

Middlebrook, Louis F.

History of Maritime Connecticut During the American Revolution 1775-1783, Salem: The Essex Institute, 1925. 2v.

The naval history of all things pertaining to the colony of Connecticut in the Revolution. Excellent source. Online here at Hathi Trust.

Middlebrook, Louis F.

The Frigate South Carolina: A Famous Revolutionary War Ship, Salem: The Essex Institute, 1929.

Middlebrook, Louis F. (ed.)

The Log of the Bon Homme Richard. Mystic, Connecticut: The Marine Historical Association, 1936. Online at Hathi Trust.

Millar, John F.

American Ships of the Colonial and Revolutionary Periods, New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1978

Millar, John F.

Ships of the American Revolution, Santa Barbara: Bellerophon Books, 1985

Millar, John F.

Early American Ships, Williamsburg: Thirteen Colonies Press, 1986

Miller, John C.

Origins of the American Revolution, Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1943.

Miller, Nathan

Sea of Glory: A Naval History of the American Revolution, Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1974

Montross, Lynn

Rag, Tag and Bobtail: The Story of The Continental Army 1775-1783, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1953.

Morgan, William James

Captains to the Northward The New England Captains In The Continental Navy, Barre, Massachusetts: Barre Gazette, 1959Santa Barbara: Bellerophon Books, 1985

Morison, Samuel E[liot] (ed.)

Sources and Documents illustrating the American Revolution 1764-1788 and the formation of the Federal Constitution, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1923.

Morison, Samuel Eliot, and Commager, Henry Steele

The Growth of the American Republic, New York: Oxford University Press, 1950. Fourth Edition, volume I.

Morison, Samuel Eliot

John Paul Jones: A Sailor's Biography, Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1959.

Perhaps the best biography of John Paul Jones.

Morrisey, Brendan

Quebec 1775: The American Invasion of Canada, Oxford: Osprey Publishing Ltd., 2003.

Naval History Division, Department of the Navy.

United States Naval History: A Bibliography, Washington: Superintendent of Documents, 1972.

Nelson, James L.

Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution, New York: McGraw Hill, 2006.

Nelson, James L.

George Washington's Secret Navy: How the American Revolution Went to Sea, New York: McGraw Hill, 2008.

Norton, Louis Arthur

Joshua Barney: Hero of the Revolution and 1812. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2000.

Norton, Louis Arthur

Captains Contentious: The Dysfunctional Sons of the Brine. Columbia: The University of South Carolina Press, 2009.

Paine, Ralph D.

Joshua Barney: A Forgotten Hero of Blue Water, New York: The Century Company, 1924.

Parks, Virginia (ed.)

Siege! Spain and Britain: Battle of Pensacola March 9-May 8, 1781, Pensacola: Pensacola Historical Society, 1981.

Patton, Robert H.

Patriot Pirates: The Privateer War for Freedom and Fortune in the American Revolution, New York: Pantheon Books, 2008. 291pp.

Paullin, Charles Oscar

The Navy of the American Revolution, Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers Company, 1906. Online.

The history of naval administration of the Continental and state navies. Although dated in places Paullin is extremely useful regarding infrastructure and administration.

Peabody Museum of Salem
[Robinson, John]

The Marine Room of the Peabody Museum of Salem. Salem: Peabody Museum, 1921. Online.

Pearson, Michael

The Revolutionary War: An Unbiased Account, New York: Capricorn Books, 1972.

Peckham, Howard H.

The War for Independence: A Military History, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1958.

Peckham, Howard H.

The Toll of Independence: Engagements & Battle Casualties of the American Revolution, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1974.

Pemsel, Helmut

A History of War at Sea: An atlas and chronology of conflict at sea from the earliest times to the present, Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1989.

Pennsylvania Court of Admiralty

Judgments in the Admiralty of Pennsylvania: In Four Suits, Brought as for Maritime Hypothecations. Also, the Case of Silas Talbot, Against the Brigs Achilles, Patty, and Hibernia, and of the Owners of the Hibernia Against Their Captain, John Angus : with an Appendix, Containing the Testimony Exhibited in the Admiralty in those Causes, Philadelphia, T. Dobson and T. Lang, 1789. Online.

Perkins, James Breck

France in the American Revolution, New York: Burt Franklin, 1970. Reprint of 1911 edition. Online.

Petrie, Donald A.

The Prize Game: Lawful Looting on the High Seas in the Days of Fighting Sail, Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1999.

A fascinating account of the legalities of prizes, raiders, and admiralty courts, illustrated by examples. Highly recommended.

Pratt, Fletcher

The Navy A History: The Story of a Service in Action, Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., 1941

Preston, Anthony; Lyon, David; and Batchelor, John H.

Navies of the American Revolution, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall Inc., 1975.

Prince, Christopher
Crawford, Michael J. (ed.)

The Autobiography of A Yankee Mariner: Christopher Prince and the American Revolution. Washington: Brassey's, Inc.,2002.

Randall, Willard Sterne

Benedict Arnold: Patriot and Traitor, New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1990.

Rankin, Hugh F.

The War of the Revolution in Virginia, Williamsburg: Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission, 1979.

Rappleye, Charles

Robert Morris: Financier of the American Revolution, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010.

Remick, Oliver P.

A Record of the Services of the Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Men of Kittery and Eliot, Maine: who served their country on land and sea in the American Revolution, from 1775 to 1783, Boston: A. Mudge & Son, printers, [1901]. Online.

Richardson, Edward W.

Standards and Colors of the American Revolution, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982.

Rider, Hope S.

Valour Fore & Aft: Being the Adventures of the Continental Sloop Providence, 1775-1779, Formerly Flagship Katy of Rhode Island's Navy, Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1977.

Ripley, William

Battleground: South Carolina in the Revolution, Charleston: The News & Courier and The Evening Post, 1983.

Robertson, E. Arnot

The Spanish Town Papers: Some Sidelights on the American War of Independence, London: The Cresset Press, 1959.

Rodger, N. A. M.

The Command of the Ocean: A Naval History of Britain, 1649-1815. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2004.

Rogers, Ernetst E.

Connecticut's Naval Office at New London During the War of the American Revolution. new London: The New London County Historical Society, 1933.

Roscoe, Theodore, and Freeman, Fred

Picture History of the U.S. Mavy: From Old Navy to New, 1776 to 1897, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1956.

Rowe, William Hutchinson

The Maritime History of Maine: Three Centuries of Shipbuilding & Seafaring, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1948.

Sanchez-Saavedra, E. M. (comp.)

A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations in the American Revolution, 1774-1787. Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2007.

Saltonstall, William Gurdon

Ports of Piscataqua: Soundings in the maritime history of the Portsmouth, N.H., Customs District from the days of Queen Elizabeth and the planting of Strawberry Banke to the times of Abraham Lincoln and the waning of the American Clipper. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1941.

Schleer, George F., and Rankin, Hugh F.

Rebels and Redcoats. New York: The World Publishing Company, 1957.

Schlesinger, Arthur Meier

The Colonial Merchants and the American Revolution, 1763-1776. New York: Columbia University, 1918. Online.

Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr.

The Almanac of American History. New York: Bramhall House, 1983.

Sheffield, William Paine

An Address Delivered by William P. Sheffield, before the Rhode Island Historical Society, in Providence, February 7th, A.D. 1882. With Notes. Newport: John P. Sanborne, 1883. Online.

Sheppard, John H.

The Life of Samuel Tucker, Commodore in the American Revolution. Boston: Alfred Mudge and Son, 1868. Online.

Sherburne, John Henry

The Life and Character of John Paul Jones, A Captain in the United States Navy, during the Revolutionary War. New York: Adriance, Sherman & Co., 1851. Online.

Shomette, Donald G.

Pirates on the Chesapeake: Being a True History of Pirates, Picaroons, and Raiders on Chesapeake Bay 1610-1807. Centreville, Maryland: Tidewater Publishers, 1985.

Shy, John

The American Revolution. Northbrook, Illinois: American Publishing Corporation, 1973.

Silverstone, Paul H.

The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2001.

Smith, Charles R.

Marines in the Revolution: A History of the Continental Marines in the American Revolution 1775-1783, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1975.

Smith, Justin H.

Our Struggle for the Fourteenth Colony: Canada and the American Revolution, New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1907. 3 volumes. Volume I is online. Volume II is online.

Smith, Myron J., Jr.

Navies in the American Revolution: A Bibliography, Metuchen, New Jersey: The Dcarecrow Press, 1973.

Smith, Philip Chadwick Foster

Captain Samuel Tucker (1747-1833) Continental Navy, Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1976.

Smith, Philip Chadwick Foster

Fired by Manley Zeal: A Naval Fiasco of the American Revolution, Salem, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum of Salem, 1977.

Stewart, Robert Armistead

The History of Virginia's Navy of the Revolution. Richmond: Mitchell & Hotchkiss, 1933.

Still, William N., Jr.

North Carolina's Revolutionary War Navy. Raleigh: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History, 1976.

Stockbridge, John Calvin and Mauran, James Eddy

Memorials of the Mauran Family, Providence: Snow and Farnham, 1893. Online.

Stone, Edwin M.

Our French Allies: Rochambeau and His Army, LaFayette and His Devotion, D'Estaing, DeTernay, Barras, DeGrasse, and Their Fleets in the Great War of the American Revolution, from 1778-1782, Cranbury, New Jersey: The Scholar's Bookshelf, 2005. Reprint of the 1884 edition. Online.

Suffolk County, MA

Suffolk Deeds, Liber XI. Boston: Rockwell & Churchill Press, 1900. Online.

Symonds, Craig L.

Decision at Sea: Five Naval Battles That Shaped American History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Syrett, David

The Royal Navy in European Waters during the American Revolutionary War. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1998.

Syrett, David

The Royal Navy in American Waters 1775-1783. Aldershot, England: Scolar Press, 1989.

Taaffe, Stephen R.

The Philadelphia Campaign, 1777-1778, Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2003.

Tilley, John A.

The British Navy and the American Revolution, Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1987.

Toth, Charles W. (ed.)

The American Revolution and the West Indies, Port Washington, New York: Kennicat Press, 1975.

Tracy, Nicholas

Navies, Deterrence, and American Independence: Britain and Seapower in the 1760s and 1770s. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1988.

Treat, John Harvey

The Treat Family: A Genealogy of Trott, Tratt, and Treat for Fifteen Generations, and Four Hundred and Fifty Years in England and America, Containing More Than Fifteen Hundred Families in America. Salem: Salem Press, 1893. Online.

Troude, O.

Battailles navales de La France Paris: Challamel ainè, 1867. 4 vols. Volume II is online.

Tuchman, Barbara W.

The First Salute: A View of the American Revolution. New York: Aldred A. Knopf, 1988.

United States Naval History Division, Department of the Navy

United States Naval History: A Bibliography, 6th ed. Washington: GPO, 1972

United States Naval History Division, Department of the Navy

The American Revolution 1775-1783: An Atlas of 18th Century Maps and Charts, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1972

United States Navy Department, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Naval History Division

Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Vols I-VIII, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1959-1981. Online

Van Powell, Nowland

The American Navies of the Revolutionary War, New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1974.

Paintings by Van Powell. Introduction by Richard B. Morris.

Volo, James M.

Blue Water Patriots: The American Revolution Afloat. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2007.

Wall, J. Patrick

Commanders of New Brunswick's Navy in the War of the Revolution. New Brunswick, New Jersey: The Times Publishing Company, 1905. Online.

Ward, Christopher

The War of the Revolution, New York: The MacMillan Company, 1952. 2 vols.

Wilbur, C Keith.

Picture Book of the Revolution’s Privateers, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 1973

Wilbur, C Keith.

Pirates & Patriots of the Revolution: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Colonial Seamanship, Saybrook, Connecticut: The Globe Pequot Press, 1984. This ia reprint of the book listed above, with a different title.

Winfield, Rif

British Warships In the Age of Sail 1714-1792, Design, Construction, Careers and Fates, Barnsley, Yorkshire: Seaforth Publishing, 2007

Winslow, Richard E., III

“Wealth and Honour”: Portsmouth During the Golden Age of Privateering, 1775-1815. Portsmouth: The Portsmouth Marine Society, 1988.

Wright, J. Leitch, Jr.

British St. Augustine, St. Augustine, Florida: Historic St. Augustine Preservation Board, 1975.



III. Articles


Clark, William Bell

“James Josiah, Master Mariner,” in The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, vol. 79, No. 4 (October 1955), 452-484. It is online from JSTOR.

Colburn, Jeremiah

“A List of the Americans Committed to Old Mill Prison Since the American War,” in New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. XIX, Boston: The New England Historical-Genealogical Society, 1865, 74-75, 136-141, 209-213. Online.

Curwen, James Barr

“Reminiscences of Capt. James Barr of Salem, Mass.,” in Essex Institute Historical Collections, vol. XXVII, Salem: Essex Institute, 1890, 123-148. Online

De Costa, Rev. B. F.

“The Cumberland Cruiser,” in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume 34, Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1880, 278-280.

Edson, Merritt

Fair American, Brig, ca. 1776,” in in Nautical Research Journal, vol. 30, No. 4, Nautical Research Guild, 1984, 206-208.

Faibisy, John D.

“A Compilation of Nova Scotia Vessels Seized During the American Revolution and Libelled in the New England Prize Court,” in Naval Documents of the American Revolution, vol. 10, 1201-1210.

Feldman, Clayton A.

“The Philadelphia/New York Fair American, A Primary Source Chronology,” in Nautical Research Journal, vol. 31, No. 4, Nautical Research Guild, 1985, 194-203.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
[W.J.P.]

“The American Privateer ‘Vengeance’” in The Pennsylvania Magazine of History or Biography, vol. XIV, Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1890, 93. Online.

Herrick, Arthur R.

“In Search of the Fair American, Part Two” in Nautical Research Journal, vol. 45, No. 4, Nautical Research Journal Guild, 2000, 213-222.

Herrick, Arthur R.

“In Search of the Fair American, Part Three” in Nautical Research Journal, vol. 46, No. 1, Nautical Research Guild, 2001, 3-11.

Jamieson, Alan G.

“American Privateers in the Leeward Islands, 1776-1778” in The American Neptune, vol. 43, No. 1, Peabody Museum of Salem, 1983, 20-30.

Morse, Sidney G.

“The Yankee Privateersman of 1776,” New England Quarterly, vol 17, no. 1 (March 1944).

Ronnberg, Erik A. R.

“Additional Comments on Fair American” in Nautical Research Journal, vol. 31, No. 1, Nautical Research Guild, 1985, 30.

Whitely, W. H.

“Newfoundland, Quebec, and the Administration of the Coast of Labradore, 1774-1783,” in Acadiensis. Online here.



IV. Newspapers


American Journal And General Advertiser [Providence], 1779-1781
Boston Evening-Post and the General Advertiser, 1783
Boston Gazette and the Country Journal, 1782
Connecticut Courant. and Hartford Weekly Intelligencer, 1775-1778
Connecticut Courant [Hartford], 1778
Connecticut Courant, and the Weekly Intelligencer [Hartford], 1778-1781
Connecticut Courant and Weekly Intelligencer [Hartford], 1781-1783
Connecticut Gazette and the Universal Intelligencer [New London], 1775-1783
Connecticut Journal; and New-Haven Post-Boy, 1775
Connecticut Journal [New Haven], 1775-1783
Essex Journal and New Hampshire Packet, 1776
Freeman's Journal: or, The North-American Intelligencer [Philadelphia], 1781
Gazette of the State of South-Carolina, 1777-1779
Independent Gazetteer; or, the Chronicle of Freedom [Philadelphia], 1782
New Jersey Gazette [Burlington], 1781 Newport Mercury, 1781
Norwich Packet. And the Connecticut, Massachusetts, New-Hampshire, and Rhode-Island Weekly Advertiser, 1775-1777
Norwich Packet and the Weekly Advertiser, 1777-1782
Independent Chronicle, and the Universal Advertiser [Boston], 1776-1783
Independent Ledger, and the American Advertiser [Boston], 1778-1780
London Gazette, 1779-1785
Massachusetts Spy: Or, American Oracle of Liberty [Boston], 1778-1780
New-England Chronicle, 1776
New Jersey Gazette [Burlington], 1779-1780
New-York Gazette; and the Weekly Mercury, 1778-1783
Pennsylvania Packet or the General Advertiser [Philadelphia], 1779-1782
Pennsylvania Evening Post [Philadelphia], 1777-1779
Pennsylvania Gazette, And Country Journal [Philadelphia], 1779-1780
Providence Gazette and Country Journal, 1779-1782
Royal Gazette [New York], 1782-1783
Royal Georgia Gazette, 1781
Salem Gazette, 1782



V. Web Sites


Pinkowski, Edward

“General Pulaski's Body”
http://www.poles.org/p_body.html. Accessed 15 April 2011.

 

“West Jersey History Project-Battles and Skirmishes”
http://www.westjerseyhistory.org/books/battlesmunn/partthree.shtml.



V. Pension Applications


Cushing, John

Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution/Pensions Accessed 15 April 2011.

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