Cindy Vallar

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Caribbean Islands

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Caribbean Islands

Boswell, Thomas D., and Dennis Conway. The Caribbean Islands. Rutgers University Press, 1992.

Corbett, Bob. Haitian History [ -- verified 3/10/2013]
A Country Study: Haiti. The Library of Congress (1989). [ -- verified 3/10/2013]

Dubois, Laurent. Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution. Harvard, 2004.

Fielding's Caribbean. Fielding Worldwide, 1995.
Jean-Jacques Dessalines: 1758-1806 - Hero or tyrant? [ -- no longer active]

Morgan, Nina. The Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Austin: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1997.

Rogozinski, Jan. A Brief History of the Caribbean: From the Arawak and Carib to the Present. New York: Plume, 2000.

Stoddard, T. Lothrop. The French Revolution in San Domingo. New York: Hougton Mifflin, 1914.

Caribbean at sunset

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Sneaking a peek
Foley, Gaelen. "Capturing the Gentleman Spy," Romantic Times. ?:215 (January 2002), 61, 128.

Great True Spy Stories. Harper & Row, 1968.

Ind, Allison. A Short History of Espionage. David McKay, 1963.

Lengle, Edward G. "Spymaster in Chief," Military History 26:2 (June/July 2009), 26-35.

Markle, Donald E. Spies and Spymasters of the Civil War. Hippocrene Books, 1994.
Melton, H. Keith. The Ultimate Spy Book. Dorling Kindersley, 1996.

Nagy, John A. Invisible Ink: Spycraft of the American Revolution. Westholme, 2011.
Nash, Jay Robert. Spies. Evans & Co, Inc., 1997.

O'Toole, G. J. A. Honorable Treachery. Atlantic Monthly Press, 1991.

Shugaar, Antony. I Lie for a Living: Greatest Spies of All Times. National Geographic, 2006.
Singh, Simon. The Code Book: The Evolution of Secrecy from Mary Queen of Scots to Quantum Cryptography. Doubleday, 1999.
Sparrow, Elizabeth. Secret Service: British Agents in France, 1792-1815. Boydell Press, 1999.
Spy Letters of the American Revolution. Clements Library, University of Michigan (1999). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Spy Techniques of the Revolutionary War. George Washington's Mount Vernon. [ -- verified 2/18/2018]

Templin, Jay. Spies of the 18th Century (podcast). Colonial Williamsburg 23 March 2009. [ -- verified 2/18/2018]

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Fashion History

Bradfield, Nancy. Costume in Detail: Women's Dress 1730-1930. Plays, Inc., 1985.
Brown, Dawn Divine, and Barry Brown. Costuming from the Hip. Ibexa, 2000.

Cooper, Wendy A. Classical Taste in America 1800-1840. Baltimore Museum of Art & Abbeville Press, 1993.

Da Cruz, Frank. The Jacquard Loom. Columbia University Computing History (2008). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Davenport, Milla. Book of Costume, volume 1.  Crown, 1968.

Evening Dress c. 1804-1805, Metropolitan Museum of Art [ -- verified 8/8/2015]

Fashions for February 1813. Two Nerdy History Girls 17 February 2017.
[ -- verified 2/26/2017]
Four Hundred Years of Fashion. William Collins & Sons, 1984.

Getting Dressed in 1816 -- Mary Shelley. CrowsEyeProductions, 30 October 2018.
Graywolf, Lucas. "Choctaw Clothing," Mike Boucher's Web Page.
[ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Hart, Avril, and Susan North. Fashion in Detail from the 17th and 18th Centuries. Rozzoli, 1998.
Hill, Margot Hamilton, and Peter A. Bucknell. Evolution of Fashion: Pattern and Cut from 1066 to 1930. Batsford, 1967.
History of Perfumes. Become [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

"Islamic Textiles: Fabric Arts of the Middle East," Renaissance Magazine 12:5 (57), 38-40.

Jacquard Loom. The Great Idea Finder (2006). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Jacquard Weaving. The Tapestry House [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Kohler, Carl. A History of Costume. Coles, 1980.
Language of the Fan [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

McMasters, Lynn. "Creating Wrapped Turbans," Your Wardrobe Unlock'd, 2007. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Moss, Christopher. The Art of the Straight Razor Shave. Christopher Moss, 2005. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Napoleon & the Empire of Fashion [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Perfume Intelligence [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Revolution in Fashion: European Clothing 1715-1815. Abbeville Press, 1990.
Russell, Douglas A. Costume History and Style. Prentice-Hall, 1983.

Sideburns. Fashion Encyclopedia [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Swift, Dannah. "How to Shave Using a Straight Razor," eHow. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Taylor. 19th Century Turbans. Pinterest. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Thiel, Heinz. Military History Civil War Shaving (9 February 2013). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Tortora, Phyllis, and Keith Eubank. Survey of Historic Costume. [2nd edition] Fairchild Publications, 1995.

What's a Jacquard Loom? Simple Tapestries [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Braun &
                Schneider's Historic Costume -- Empire Style

Braun &
                Schneider's Historic Costume -- Empire Style

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Fencing & Dueling

Duel with swords
American Experience: The Duel. PBS (2000). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Clements, John. Edges of Knowledge: Parrying with a Cutting Sword. ARMA [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

De Beaumont, C-L. Fencing: Ancient Art and Modern Sport. Kaye & Ward, 1960.
Dueling [ -- link no longer active]

Garrett, L. Douglas. "Dueling Help," Time of Honor, 3 May 2002. [ -- link no longer active]

Hobbs, William. Stage Fight. Theatre Arts Books, 1967.
Holland, Barbara. Gentlemen's Blood: A History of Dueling from Swords at Dawn to Pistols at Dark. Bloomsbury, 2003.

In Ferro Veritas Article List. Classical Fencing [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Swords and Hilt Weapons. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989.

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Addison, Josephine. Love Potions: A Book of Charms and Omens. Salem House Publishers, 1987.

Beck, Horace. Folklore and the Sea. Castle Books, 1983.
Bruce-Mitford, Miranda. Illustrated Book of Signs and Symbols. DK Publishing, 1996.

Clary, James. Superstitions of the Sea. Maritime History in Art, 1994.

DiStefano, Joseph. “Jumping the Broom,” The Maven’s Word of the Day (26 February 2001). [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

Fischer, David Hackett. Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America. Oxford University Press, 1991.

Gibson, Claire. Signs and Symbols. Barnes & Noble, 1996.

“Jumping the Broom/Sword/What Have You,” Catriona’s GemStone III Library, 2003.

The Little Tea Book [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Parker, Julia and Derek. Parker’s Complete Book of Dreams. Dorling Kindersley, 1995.
Pickering, David. Cassell Dictionary of Superstitions. Cassell, 1995.

Redford, E. and M. A. Encyclopedia of Superstitions. Barnes & Noble, 1961.

Touhy, John William. "The Origins of Yankee Doodle," Connecticut History. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Wilson, Everett B.  America's Vanishing Folkways. A. S. Barnes & Co., 1965.

Yankee Doodle. Library of Congress. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
"Yankee Doodle: A History," Let It Fly! 4 November 2011.
[ -- verified 7/6/2015]

                  Teller's Crystal Ball

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Food, Drink, & Entertainment

Coffee Grinder

19th Century Plantation Cuisine. Friends of Magnolia Mound Plantation. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
19th Century Social Dance. Mixed Pickles' Vintage Dance Timeline [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Aldrich, Elizabeth. From the Ballroom to Hell: Grace and Folly in Nineteenth-century Dance. Northwestern University, 1991.

Bienvenu, Marcelle, Carl A. Brasseaux, and Ryan A
Brasseaux.  Stir the Pot: The History of Cajun Cuisine. Hippocrene Books, 2005.
Blue-Beard; or, Female Curiosity! Libretto by George Colman, the Younger, Musical Score by Michael Kelly. Romantic-Era Songs [ -- verified 8/27/2015]
Brown, Sharon. "The Truth about Chicory," Dave's Garden (23 September 2008). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Chin, Ava. "Urban Forager: Chicory Chic," New York Times (7 August 2010). [ -- verfiied 7/6/2015]
Click, Patricia C. The Spirit of the Times: Amusements in 19th-century Baltimore, Norfolk, and Richmond. University Press of Virginia, 1989.

Coffee. Café Du Monde [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Coffee Terms. Zecuppa Coffee [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Coleman, George. Blue-Beard; or, Female Curiosity. London: W. Clewes, 1811.
Conrad, Jim. Chicozapote Fruits. Backyard Nature [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Draughts-Checkers Online Guide [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Hémad, Ned. "New Orleans Nostalgia: Coffee with Chicory," New Orleans Bar Association, 2008. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Henley, Jon. "A Short History of Frog Eating," The Guardian (6 August 2009). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
History of Checkers or Draughts [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Knuteson, Mishelle. "Licorce," Dr. Christopher's Herbal Legacy [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Lemm, Elaine. History of the Sunday Roast - The Great British Sunday Lunch. British & Irish Food [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Lindbeck, Jennifer. "Charles Wilson Peale," Dickinson College. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Moorshead, Alexandra. "Matches," History Today 3:6 (August/September 2002), 5-6.
Morton, Julia F. Sapodilla. Perdue University (1987). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Olver, Lynne. "FAQs: Meat and Poultry," Food Timeline, 2000. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Paajanen, Sean. "Roasted Chicory," Coffee/Tea [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

Sapodilla. Argo Products [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Shaffer, Jason. "You Say You Want a Second Revolution? The War of 1812 and Theater in the United States," Common-place. 13:1 (October 2012). [ -- verified 8/8/2015]
Shelly, Russ. "Trader Joe's New Orleans Style Coffee with Chicory," What's Good at Trader Joe's?, 15 June 2011. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

What's Cooking in New Orleans? (exhibition catalog) The Historic New Orleans Collection [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

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Furnishings, Houses, & Trades

18th Century Furniture. Living History Shop, 2009-2011. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Artificial Flowers. The Flower Expert. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Astor & Horwood Square Pianoforte - Circa 1813. Palace Pianos [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Chase, Loretta, and Susan Holloway Scott. "Bed Time, Eighteenth Century Style," Two Nerdy History Girls (22 June 2010). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Cooper: Ancient Trade. Colonial Williamsburg [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Cooper: Colonial Maker of Barrels and Casks. Colonial Sense [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Coopering. UK Craft Fairs [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
"Cotton Versus Linen. Which Is Correct for an 18th Century Cot?", Living History Workshop 11 April 2012. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Dunbar, Michael. Federal Furniture. Taunton, 1986.

Flanigan, J. Michael. American Furniture of the Kaufman Collection. National Gallery of Art, 1986.

The Gentleman & Cabinet-Maker's Director Thomas Chippendale. Dover, 1966.
Gontar, Cybèle. "'Case' History: A Louisiana Creole Armoire at Colonial Williamsburg," Common-Place 11:4 (July 2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Halsey, R. T. H., and Elizabeth Tower. The Homes of Our Ancestors as Shown in the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York. Doubleday Doran, 1936.
History of Featherbeds & Duvets. Old & Interesting. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Hultman, Karl A. Ramona Vogel: Cooper at Colonial Williamsburg. The Village Carpenter (30 April 2010). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Hurst, Ronald L., and Jonathan Prown. Southern Furniture 1680-1830: The Colonial Williamsburg Collection. Harry N Abrams, 1997.

Madame John's Legacy. Louisiana State Museum [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Madame John's Legacy, a historic property of the Louisiana State Museum (handout)

Naeve, Milo M. Identifying American Furniture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms Colonial to Contemporary. W.W. Norton, 1989.

Orr, Tamra. Turkey. Childrens Press, 2003.

Southern Furniture and Silver: The Federal Period 1788-1830. Anglo-American Art Museum & Louisiana State University, 1968.

Vals-Denuzière, Jacqueline P. Homes of the Planters. Claitor’s Publishing, 1984.

Warman's Furniture. Wallace-Homestead Book Company, 1993.
What Is a Square Grand Piano? Antique Piano Shop [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Wilson, Samuel, Jr. The Pitot House on Bayou St. John. The Louisiana Landmarks Society, 1992.

                John's Legacy, French Quarter

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Justice and Courts

Dos Passos, John. "The Conspiracy and Trial of Aaron Burr," American Heritage 17:2 (February 1966). [ -- unable to connect 7/6/2015
Hunter, Kathleen. The Amistad Trial: Setting the Record Straight at the State House in Hartford, Connecticut September 17, 1839. Old State House Association, 1997. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

The Judiciary Act, September 24, 1789. 1 Stat. 73: An Act to Establish the Judicial Courts of the United States.
The Avalon Project, Yale Law School, Lillian Goldman Law Library, 2008. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Linder, Douglas O. Famous Trials. University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2014. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Williamsburg's Courthouse. Colonial Williamsburg, 15 April 2013. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
US Supreme Court

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Languages & Writing
107 Famous Quotes by Sir Walter Scott. World of Quotes (2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
1775 Naval Terms and Slang. HMS Richmond [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
295 Famous Quotes by Alexander Pope. World of Quotes (2011).
[ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Aesop. The Cat and the Cock. Aesop's Fables [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Battle Quotes. Finest Quotes [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Casselman, Bill. Frog! The Origin of a Racist Insult. Canadian Word of the Day [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

How to Speak with a Fake Italian Accent. wikiHow to do anything. [ -- verified 11/9/2015]

Irish Slang. Irish Abroad. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Italian I Tutorial: Basic Phrases, Vocabulary and Grammar. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Kaufman, Andrew, Serafima Gettys, and Nina Wieda.
Surveying Sticky Sounds in Russian. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Inventing Poor Richard. The Library Company of Philadelphia (2006). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Isil, Olivia A. When a Loose Cannon Flogs a Dead Horse There’s the Devil to Pay. International Marine, 1996.

Negre, Xavier. Russian Dictionary. Lexilogos [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Phelps, Stan. What is lagniappe? A word worth traveling to New Orleans to get - Chapter 3. Customer Think (2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Quinion, Michael. Lagniappe. World Wide Words [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Rosbif. Wiktionary [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Rosbif. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Sun Tzu Quotes. Finest Quotes [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

William Falconer's Dictionary of the Marine [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

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GardenBayou LaffiteLaffite's
                    Blacksmith Shop (Laffite never owned property)St. Louis Cathedral
Daniel T. Patterson's letter of 10 October 1814, to Secretary of the Navy about raid on Barataria from Nile's Weekly Register VII:11 (1815), page 166.
Daniel T. Patterson's letter of 18 November 1814, to the Secretary of the Navy about raid on Barataria from Nile's Weekly Register VII:11 (1815), page 166.

Keyes, Pam. "The Saga of Melita and the Patterson-Ross Raid at Barataria," Historia Obscura 15 December 2014. [ -- verified 9/7/2015]

Thompson, Ray M. The Land of Lafitte the Pirate. Jefferson Parish Yearly Review, 1943.

Vogel, Robert C. "The Patterson and Ross Raid on Barataria, September 1814," Louisiana History XXXIII (Spring 1992), 157-170.

Wilson, Reginald. "Commodore Patterson's Raid on Grand Terre," The Laffite Society Chronicles VI:2 (September 2000).

Young, David R. "A Tour Through Bayou Barataria," National Parks 58 (July-Aug. 1984), pages 16-19.

Harris, W. Louisiana Swamp on a Winter Morning Walk, 2011. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Kane, Harnett T. The Bayous of Louisiana. New York: William Morrow, 1943.

Antebellum Louisiana III: Urban Life. Louisiana State Museum. [ -- verified 10/18/2015]

Capturing Oak Alley: Visions of a Louisiana Great River Road Plantation. Oak Alley Foundation, 2002.
"Choctaw." The American Indian: an Multimedia Encyclopedia.
Coleman, Andrew. "Sugarcane Plantations of Louisiana," Media NOLA, Tulane University. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Creté, Liliane. Daily Life in Louisiana 1815-1830. Lousiana State University, 1981.
"Cutting and Harvesting Sugar Cane on a Plantation in Louisiana," Bridgeman Images, 18??.
[ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Davis, Edwin Adams. Louisiana: a Narrative History. Claitor's Publishing Division.
Davis, Edwin Adams. Louisiana the Pelican State. Louisiana State University Press, 1975.
Dufour, Charles L. Ten Flags in the World: The Story of Louisiana. Harper & Row, 1967.

English, Greg. A Brief History of Louisiana Flags. Louisiana History Teachers [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Flags of Louisiana [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Fort St. Philip. Wikipedia (17 August 2012). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Gilmore, Kathleen, and Virgil Noble. Archeological Testing at Fort St. Leon. North Texas State University, 1983. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Graham, Charles. "The Lacustrine Village of Saint Malo, Louisiana," Harper's Weekly 31 March 1881. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Gurtner, George. Historic Churches of Old New Orleans. Friends of St. Alphonsus, 1997.

Hanger, Kimberley S. A Medley of Cultures: Louisiana History at the Cabildo [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Kendall, John S. "Shadow Over the City," Louisiana Historical Quarterly 22:1 (January 1939), 142-165.

Landi, Val. Great American Countryside: A Traveller's Companion. Macmillan, 1982.
Laughlin, Clarence John. Ghosts Along the Mississippi. American Legacy Press, 1948.
Louisiana Documents: Pinkney's Treaty [ -- no longer active]

Payne, George. Louisiana Soundscapes, 2003. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Perez, Samantha. The Isle
ños of Louisiana: On the Water's Edge. The History Press, 2011.
Pitot, James. Observations on the Colony of Louisiana from 1796 to 1802. Louisiana State University Press, 1979.

Siege of Fort St. Philip (1815). Wikipedia (13 January 2013). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Stanton, John. Fort St. Philip. Fort Wiki (5 March 2013). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Sugar at LSU: a Chronology. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Tallant, Robert. The Louisiana Purchase. New York: Random House, 1952.

Ward, Jeff. Lyle Saxon. Representing Crisis: A Hypertext Genealogy (2003). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

New Orleans
1811 German Coast Slave Uprising, Genealogy Trails. [ -- verified 10/4/2015]
919-923 Royal Street. View Carr
é Digital Survey. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Alexander, Elizabeth Urban. Notorious Woman: The Celebrated Case of Myra Clark Gaines. Louisiana State University, 2001. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Archaeology at the Cabildo [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Andrew Jackson Hotel -- History [ -- link no longer active]
Arthur, Stanley Clisby. Old New Orleans. Pelican Publishing, 1995.

Asbury, Herberte. French Quarter. Knopf, 1951.

Bacon-Blood, Littice. "Largest Slave Revolt in U.S. History: 1811 German Coast Uprising Led by Charles Deslondes," 24 July 2013. [ -- verified 10/18/2015]
Baudier, Roger. A Historical Sketch of the St. Louis Cathedral. New Orleans, 1935.

Boxley, C M, and Ser Seshs Ab Heter. "1811 Louisiana Slavery Rebellion," Forks of the Road 2006. [ -- verified 10/1/2015]
Brister, Nancy. The Calaboose. Old New Orleans [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Buman, Nathan A. To Kill Whites: The 1811 Louisiana Slave Insurrection (master's thesis), Louisiana State University, 2008. [ -- verified 10/1/2015]

The Cabildo [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Cable, Mary. Lost New Orleans. American Legacy Press, 1980.
Castellanos, Henry C. New Orleans as It Was. L. Graham, 1905. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis King of France.  [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Clarke, John. New Orleans 1718-1812: An Economic History.  Louisiana State, 1970.
Coleman, William Head. Historical Sketch Book and Guide to New Orleans and Environs. New Orleans Press, 1895. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Crêté, Leliane. Daily Life in New Orleans 1815-1830. Louisiana State, 1981.

DeMajo, John and Kathleen. Saint Louis Cathedral. New Orleans Churches [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Dorman, James H. "The Persistent Specter: Slave Rebellion in Territorial Louisiana," Louisiana History 18:4 (Autumn, 1977), 389-404.
Dwyer, Jeff. Ghost Hunter's Guide to New Orleans. Pelican, 2007. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Faubourg Marigny. [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
Faure, Stephen. "200 Years of History: The Cabildo in New Orleans," Inside Northside (March/April 2012). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Fossier, Albert E. New Orleans: the Glamour Period, 1800-1840. Pelican, 1998.
French Creoles of America. The Great New Orleans Fires. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Gilmore, Kathleen, and Vergil Noble. Archeological Testing at Fort St. Leon, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. North Texas State University: May 1983. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Heard, Malcom. French Quarter Manual: An Architectural Guide to New Orleans’ Vieux Carré. Tulane School of Architecture, 1997.

Hémard, Ned. "400 Rabbits, a Pig and a Whistle," New Orleans Nostalgia at New Orleans Bar Association, 2010. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Historic Federal Courthouses in New Orleans, Tracking Louisiana's Legal Heritage: Celebrating 200 Years of the Federal Courts in Louisiana. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
History. The City of New Orleans [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

History of the Creoles in Louisiana. Access Genealogy. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
History of the St. Louis Cathedral. Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis King of France, New Orleans [ -- 7/6/2015]

Huber, Leonard V. Landmarks of New Orleans. Louisiana Landmarks Society & Orleans Parish Landmarks Commission, 1991.
Huber, Leonard V. New Orleans: A Pictorial History. Crown Publishers, 1971.
Huber, Leonard V. New Orleans as It was in 1814-1815. The Battle of New Orleans 150th Anniversary Committee of Louisiana, 1965.

Johnson, Jerah. Congo Square in New Orleans. Louisiana Landmarks Society, 2000.
Joynes, St Leger and Jack DuArte. The Insider’s Guide to New Orleans. Insiders’ Publishing, 1982.

Kendall, John S. "Early New Orleans Newspapers," Louisiana Historical Quarterly 10:3 (July 1927),  pages 383-401.
Keyes, Pam. "The New Orleans Bank Run of 1814," Historia Obscura (25 June 2013). [ -- verified 8/14/2015]
King, Grace. Chapter VIII. New Orleans: The Place and the People. Macmillan, 1926. [*.html -- verified 7/6/2015]

King, Grace. New Orleans; the Place and the People. Macmillan, 1917. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Klein, Victor. New Orleans Ghosts. Professional Press, 1993.

Louisiana Genealogy Adminstration. "Tremoulet House and Latrobe," Louisiana Genealogy Blog 25 March 2011. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Lowenstein, Louis J. History of the St. Louis Cathedral. Times-Democrat, 1882. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

McConnaughey, Janet. “Cathedral Dig Yields Finds from 1700s New Orleans,” Newsweek (16 July 2008).
McNamara, Dave. "Heart of Louisiana: Fort St. Phillip," Fox 8 News, 11 January 2013. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Manuscript Collections and Items. The Historic New Orleans Collection [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Micheletti, Ellen. The Free Black Men and Women of New Orleans and the Placage System [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
New Orleans Courtyards and Gardens. Knapp, 1984.
New Orleans Decorative Ironwork. Knapp, 1984.
New Orleans Streets. Dorothy Violet Gulledge Photograph Collection, New Orleans Public Library. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

One of New Orleans' Most Treasured Haunted Landmarks. Haunted America Tours [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Parkerson, Codman. New Orleans, America's Most Fortified City. The Quest, 1990.
The Picayune's Guide to New Orleans. The Picayune, 1904. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Rasmussen, Daniel. American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt. Harper, 2011.
Reeves, Sally. Grand Chorus without End at the Old Cathedral in Jackson Square. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Richoux, Marilyn, Joan Becnel, and Suzanne Friloux. "1811 Slave Revolt," St. Charles Museum and Historical Association, 2010. [ -- verified 10/4/2015]
Robinson, Lura. It's an Old New Orleans Custom. Vanguard Press, 1948.

St. Louis Cathedral. New Orleans [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Saxon, Lyle. Fabulous New Orleans. Pelican, 2004, 152.
Smither, Nelle. A History of the English Theatre in New Orleans. Benjamin Blom, 1944.
Standard History of New Orleans, Louisiana, Giving a Description . . . edited by Henry Rightor. Lewis Publishing, 1900. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Soniat, Meloncy C. "The Faubourgs Forming the Upper Section of the City of New Orleans," The Louisiana Historical Quarterly 20:? (January-October 1937), 192-211. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Thrasher, Albert. "On to New Orleans": Louisiana's Heroic 1811 Slave Revolt. Cypress Press, 1996.
Tinker, Edward Larocque. Creole City: Its Past and Its People. Longmans, Green & Co., 1953.
Toledano, Roulhac. National Trust Guide to New Orleans. John Wiley & Sons, 1996.
"Touring the Cemeteries of New Orleans," Southern Living  (Nov. 1987), pages 32-34.

Virgets, Ronnie. "Up from the Ashes," Louisiana Life (Jan.-Feb. 1989), pages 43-47.
Vogt, Lloyd. Historic Buildings of the French Quarter. Pelican, 2002.

Waring, George Edwin, and George Washington Cable. History and Present Condition of New Orleans, Louisiana, and Report on the City of Austin, Texas. US Government Printing Offfice, 1881. [ -- verified 7/6/21015]
Wegmann, Mary Ann. "The Old Federal Courthouse, Now the Andrew Jackson Hotel," New Orleans Historical. [
http:/ ​ /neworleanshistorical.​org/​items/​show/​622 -- verified 7/6/2015]
Wilson, Samuel. A Guide to Architecture of New Orleans 1699-1959. Louisiana Landmarks Society, 1998.
Wilson, Samuel, and Leonard Huber. The St. Louis Cemeteries of New Orleans. St. Louis Cathedral, 1998.
Writers' Project of the WPA. New Orleans City Guide. Houghton Mifflin, 1952.

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Maritime & Naval History
HMS ResolutionFurling sails in a stormBattle at seaRiverboat
American Navy
1812 US Navy Uniforms [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

The Constitution Gun Deck. The Navy Department Library. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Daughan, George C. 1812: The Navy's War. Basic Books, 2011.
Dullum, John, Commander USN. "A Discussion on the USS Carolina and Crew," Upper Mississippi Brigade. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Evans, Lawton B. "Running the Blockade," America First -- 100 Stories from Our History. Milton Bradley, 1923. [ -- verified 8/27/2015]

Fighting Sail: The History of Naval Warfare from 1775 to 1815 [ -- no longer active]

History of US Navy Uniforms 1776-1981. The Navy Department Library [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
History of USS Ranger. The Navy Department Library [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

Ireland, Bernard. Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail: War at Sea 1756-1815. W. W. Norton,  2000.

Lovette, Leland P. Naval Customs, Traditions, and Usage. Naval Institute Press, 1960.

McQuillan, Steve. Super Frigates - America's High Tech Weapons of the 1790's [ -- verified 3/10/2013]

Naval Discipline - Flogging [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Naval Officers in the War of 1812. Naval History and Heritage Command [ -- verified 9/7/2015]
Navy Regulations, 1814. The Navy Department Library [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Naval Warfare in the American Revolution - Lesson Plan #10: Period Music [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Navy's 1812 Overture: Navy at Natick helps outfit crew of the USS Constitution with historically authentic uniforms [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
Norris, David A. "Life on a Warship in the Days of Sail," History Magazine (October/November 2003), pages 47-51.

Tucker, Spencer C. "Arms and Men: the Carronade at Sea," MHQ: the Quarterly Journal of Military History 12:3 (Spring 2000), pages 50-53.

Uniform Regulations, 1814. The Navy Department Library [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
U.S. Frigate Constellation History [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Utt, Ronald D. Ships of Oak Guns of Iron: The War of 1812 and the Forging of the American Navy. Regnery History, 2012.

Williams, Richard. "U.S. Naval Squadron -- New Orleans, 1814," Upper Mississippi Brigade. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

British Royal Navy
Beckett, Captain W.N.T. A Few Naval Customs, Expressions, Traditions, and Superstitions. Portsmouth, Gieves. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Blake, Nicholas, and Richard Lawrence. The Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy. Chatham, 2000.

Dodds, James. Building the Wooden Fighting Ship. Hutchinson, 1984.

The Historical Maritime Society: The Naval Re-Enactors [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
HMS Victory [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Hornblower Cannon Firing (27 September 2010). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Keyes, Pam. "The Case of the Spanish Prize at Dauphin Island," Historia Obscura 8 December 2014. [ -- verified 9/7/2015]

Lambert, Andrew. War at Sea in the Age of Sail 1650-1850. Cassell, 2000.
Late 18th, 19th and Early 20th Century Naval and Naval Social History Index [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Miller, Nathan. Broadsides: the Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815. John Wiley & Sons, 2000.

Pope, Steve. Hornblower’s Navy: Life at Sea in the Age of Nelson. Welcome Rain, 1998.

Rodger, N. A. M. The Wooden World. Naval Institute Press, 1986.

Seaman's Food and Drink [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

Tour of HMS Rose [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Williams, Glyn. Prize of All the Oceans. Viking, 2000.
Willis, Sam. The Glorious First of June: Fleet Battle in the Reign of Terror. Quercus, 2011.

Life at Sea
Amsterdam Maid (or A-rovin') [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

Barker, Richard. "Careening: Art and Anecdote," Mare Liberum. ?:2 (1991), pages 177-207.
Broadside (life in the Royal Navy-late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries) [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Chaplin, Joyce E. “A Historian’s Life at Sea,” Common-Place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life 6:2 (January 2006). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Rediker, Marcus. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. Cambridge, 1987.

Spectre, Peter H. The Mariner’s Book of Days 1999. Compass Rose, 1998.
Stannard, Bruce. "Savoring the Taste of Danger," The Baltimore Sun (11 December 1997), page A2.
Swartz, C. Crossing the Line: Tradition, Ceremony, Initiation (Research paper for Naval Science 1 - 1998). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Uranker, J. P. Maritime Sea Chests [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Ships (Age of Sail)
Allen, Olive E. The Windjammers. Time-Life, 1978.

Baker, William A. Sloops and Shallops. Barre, 1966.
Biddlecombe, George. The Art of Rigging Containing an Explanation of Terms and Phrases and the Progressive Methods of Rigging Expressly Adapted for Sailing Ships. Dover, 1990.
Boat Bilge Pump Operate (sound effect) [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Chapelle, Howard I. The Search for Speed Under Sail 1700-1855. Bonanza Books, 1967.
Chapelle, Howard Irving. The Baltimore Clipper. Bonanaza Books, MCMXXX.
Cornwell, Edward Lewis. Illustrated History of Ships. Crescent Books, 1979.

Dalton, Caz. "Naval 24-pounder Gun," Internet Modeler (January 2000). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Gilmer, Thomas C. Pride of Baltimore: The Story of the Baltimore Clippers 1800-1990. International Marine, 1992.

Hahn, Harold M. The Colonial Schooner, 1763-1775. Naval Institute Press, 1981.
Hammond, Walter. Mutiny on the Pedro Varela: The Adventures of a Twentieth Century Whaleman. Marine Historical Association, 1956.
Harland, John. Seamanship in the Age of Sail. Naval Institute Press, 1984.

Irion, Jack B. "The Case for the Privateer Rapid," Sea History #142 (Spring 2013), 24-28.

Johnson, Gene. Ship Model Building. Cornell Maritime Press, 1961.
Jones, Neil. "Figures of Fortune," Realm (May/June 1998), pages 48-49.

Konstam, Angus. History of Shipwrecks. Lyons Press, 1999.

MacGregor, David R. Merchant Sailing Ships 1815-1850. Naval Institute Press, 1984.
MacGregor, David R. The Schooner: Its Design and Development from 1600 to the Present. Naval Institute Press, 1997.
MacGregor, David R. Schooners in Four Centuries. Naval Institute Press, 1982.
Marquardt, Karl Heinz. The Global Schooner: Origins, Development, Design and Construction, 1695-1845. Naval Institute Press, 2003.
Mathews, Jim. Wooden Vessel Ship Construction. On Deck! [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
McMullen, Drew. Schooner Sultana: Building a Chesapeake Legacy. Tidewater, 2002.

Mitchell, C. Bradford.  "Pride of the Seas," American Heritage (December 1967).
Murphy, Martin. "Sunken Ship Hull Yields Wealth of Data," Washington Post (28 August 1988).
Museum of American History's exhibit on ships (Smithsonian)

The Nagle Journal: A Diary of the Life of Jacob Nagle, Sailor, from the Year 1775 to 1841. Weiderfeld & Nicolson, 1988.

Original Pride of Baltimore. Pride of Baltimore II [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Pride of Baltimore: Renaissance of the Baltimore Clipper. unknown, 1977.
Prince, Christopher. The Autobiography of a Yankee Mariner. Brassey's, 2002.

"Questions about historical bilge pump systems," WoodenBoat Forum [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Rigging of American Sailing Vessels. Peabody Museum  [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Rowing Sounds. Soundsnap. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Sailing - Ship Rigs Maritime Museum of the Atlantic [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Sailing ship (sound effects) [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Schauffelen, Otmar. Great Sailing Ships. Frederick A. Praeger, 1969.
Schooner Sultana [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Snediker, Quentin, and Ann Jensen. Chesapeake Bay Schooners. Tidewater, 1992.
Svensson, Sam. Sails Through the Centuries. Macmillan, 1965.

Tompkings, Shannon. Pirogues: Time-Tested Craft for Hunters and Fishermen [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Tunis, Edwin. Oars, Sails and Steam. World, 1952.

Van Beverhoudt, Arnold E. "Early American Steamboats" in Voyages of the Enterpise, Sandcastle VI. [ -- no longer online 9/7/2015]

Wilbur, C. Keith. Tall Ships of the World: An Illustrated Encyclopedia. Globe Pequot Press, 1986.
The Wooden Ship (sound effects) [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

 Zapalac, Wil. "The Vessels," The Laffite Society Chronicles V:1 (February 1999).

Steamships & Transportation
American Sea Power Since 1775 edited by Allan Westcott. JB Lippincott, 1947.

Cain, Wilma Wilson. Story of Transportation. Gateway Press, 1988.
Cussler, Clive, and Cray Dirgo. The Sea Hunters. Simon & Schuster, 1996.
Cussler, Clive, and Cray Dirgo. The Sea Hunters II. Simon & Schuster.

Garra, Neil. "Voyages of the Steam Boat Enterprise," Dolley Madison -- Forgotten Adventures 1 April, 2011. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Gould, E. W. Fifty Years on the Mississippi. Nixon-Jones, 1889. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Heeden, Jane. Steamboat Time Line. Rivers Institute at Hanover College and Indiana Historical Society, 2010. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Hilton, Suzanne. Getting There: Frontier Travel Without Power. Westminster Press, 1980.
Latrobe, J.H.B. The First Steamboat Voyage on the Western Waters. Maryland Historical Society, 1871. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

"Nicholas Roosevelt's 1811 Steamboat New Orleans," Moniteur de la Louisiane à la Novelle-Orléans (14 Janvier 1812 / 14 January 1812). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
"Nicholas Roosevelt's 1811 Steamboat New Orleans," The Louisiana Gazette and Daily Advertiser (3 June 1811; 23 September  1811; 9 October 1811; 6 November 1811; 4 December 1811; 21 December 1811; 16 January 1812; 18 January 1812; 20 January 1812; 21-23 January 1812). [ -- verified 7/6/2015
"Pirogues," Discovering Lewis & Clark. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. "Steamboat Navigation," Mississippi River Navigation [ -- link no longer active]

Wilson, Anthony. Visual Timeline of Transportation. Dorling Kindersley, 1995.

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Archival Materials Relating to the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake Region. Fort McHenry [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Eshelman, Ralph E. A Travel Guide to the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake: Eighteen Tours in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Johns Hopkins, 2011.
Eshelman, Ralph E., and Burton K. Kummerow. In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake. The Maryland

George, Christopher T. Terror on the Chesapeake: The War of 1812 on the Bay. White Maine Books, 2000.

Healey, David. 1812: Rediscovering Chesapeake Bay's Forgotten War. Bella Rosa Books, 2005.
Historical Society and The Maryland Historical Trust, 2012.
Hayward, Mary Ellen. Maryland's Maritime Heritage. Maryland Historical Society, 1984.

More than Meets the Eye: History of Maryland through Prints, 1750-1900. Digital Library of the Maryland Historical Society [ -- no longer active]

Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail  [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Andrews, Matthew Page. The Fountain Inn Diary. Richard R. Smith, 1948.

Baltimore: Its History and Its People (volume 1). Lewis Historical Publishing, 1912.
Bearings of Baltimore, Circa 1815. UMBC's Imaging Resource Center. [ -- verified 6/18/2017]
Beirne, Francis F. The Amiable Baltimoreans. Johns Hopkins, 1951.

Browne, Gary Lawson. Baltimore in the Nation, 1789-1861. University of North Carolina Press, 1980.

Greene, Suzanne Ellery. Baltimore: An Illustrated History. Windsor, 1980.

Grodzinski, John R. "Battle of Baltimore," The Canadian Encyclopedia (18 October 2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

The Livelier Baltimore Committee of the Citizens Planning and Housing Association. Beyond the White Marble Steps: A Look at Baltimore Neighborhoods. J. W. Boarman, 1979.

Marine, William M. The British Invasion of Maryland 1812-1815. Society of the War of 1812 in Maryland, 1913. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Marine, William M. The British Invasion of Maryland 1812-1815. Genealogical Publishing, 1977.
Miles, Priscilla L. Historic Baltimore: Twelve Walking Tours of Downtown, Fells Point, Locust Point, Federal Hill and Mount Clare. unknown, 1987.

Olson, Sherry H. Baltimore: The Building of an American City. Johns Hopkins, 1981.

Pezzola, John. Battle of North Point 1814. The War of 1812 Website [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Ridler, Jason. "Battle of North Point," War of 1812.
[ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Rockman, Seth. "Mobtown USA: Baltimore," Common-Place 3:4 (July 2003). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Rukert, Norman G. The Fells Point Story. Bodine & Associates, 1976.

Scharf, J. Thomas. The Chronicles of Baltimore. Kennikar Press, 1972.
Scharf, J. Thomas. History of Baltimore City and County 2 volumes. Regional Publishing, 1971.
Scharf, J. Thomas. History of Baltimore City and County from the Earliest Period to the Present Day (2 volumes). Louis H. Everts, 1881.
Sheads, Scott S. "Hampstead Hill: The Bulwark of Baltimore's Defense, September 1814," Maryland in the War of 1812 27 June 2011. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Sioussat, Annie Leakin. Old Baltimore. Macmillan, 1931.

Whitehorne, Joseph A. The Baltimore of Baltimore 1814. Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, 1997.

Fell's Point
Ahrens, Toni. Design Makes a Difference: Shipbuilding in Baltimore 1795-1835. Heritage Books, 1998.

Bob Eney Interview. Fell's Point Out of Time (26 November 2003). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Bourne, M. Florence. "Thomas Kemp, Shipbuilder, and His Home Wades Point," Maryland Historical Magazine XLIX:4, 271-289.
Bouwman, Vern. The Star Spangled Banner. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Fells Point Out of Time [ (may need to click on Fells Point tab) -- verified 7/6/2015]

Garitee, Jerome R. The Republic's Private Navy: The American Privateering Business as Practiced by Baltimore during the War of 1812. Wesleyan University, 1977.
Groff, Jacqueline. Images of America: Fell's Point. Arcadia Publishing, 2005.

Interview of Geoffrey Footner. Fell's Point Out of Time (24 November 2003). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Fort McHenry
Baltimore in the Balance. The Star-Spangled Banner. Smithsonian [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Bombardment of Fort McHenry. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

The Defenders. Fort McHenry. National Park Service. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Discover Fort McHenry (walking tour). National Park Service. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Fort McHenry [brochure]. National Park Service, 2012.
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. Terrell Creative, 2012.

Hammond, John Martin. Quaint & Historic Forts of North America. J. B. Lippincott, 1915. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Hickman, Nathaniel. The Citizen Soldiers at North Point and Fort McHenry. J. Young, 1889. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
History & Culture. Fort McHenry. National Park Service [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Howard, Hugh. "War of 1812: Big Night in Baltimore," Military History (6 January 2012). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Inglehart, Ken. "200 Years: The War of 1812," Baltimore Magazine (June 2012). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Our Story in the War of 1812. Baltimore Commemorates [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

"The Parts of a Fort," Selected Papers from the 1983 to 1984 George Rogers Clark Rans-Appalachian Frontier edited by Robert J. Holden. National Park Service, 1985. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Payette, Pete. "Baltimore Harbor: Early Baltimore Defenses," North American Forts (15 November 2009). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Scheads, Scott. "Locust Point History Notes: The True Story of the Fort McHenry Rooster," To the Point 1:5 (4 October 2006), 6-7. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Sheads, Scott. "Baltimore's Riverside Park during the War of 1812," My Locust Point. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Sheads, Scott, and Nancy Bramucci. A Black Soldier Defends Fort McHenry. National Park Service, 2 March 2008. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Sheads, Scott S. "Battery Babcock, 1813-1814," Maryland in the War of 1812 (3/9/2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Sheads, Scott S. "Captain Frederick Evans (1766-1844): U. S. Corps of Artillery," Maryland in the War of 1812 (4/10/2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Sheads, Scott S. "Fort Covington (1813-1836)," Maryland in the War of 1812 (1 April 2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Sheads, Scott S. "HMS Volcano and the Carcasses Red Glare: September 1814," Maryland in the War of 1812 (28 June 2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Sheads, Scott S. "Prisoners of War," Maryland in the War of 1812. [accessed -- verified 7/6/2015]
Sheads, Scott S. The Rockets' Red Glare: The Maritime Defense of Baltimore in 1814. Tidewater, 1986.

"Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812," Encyclopedia Smithsonian. Smithsonian. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem. Smithsonian. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail. National Park Service [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Von Lunz, Anna. Archeological Treasures at Fort McHenry. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

United States Sea Fencibles. Fort McHenry Guard. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Watts, Jacqueline. "Digging History at Fort McHenry," Baltimore Guide (20 October 2011). [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
Whitehorne, Joseph A. The Battle of Baltimore 1814. Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, 1997.

Young, Kevin. "British Threaten Baltimore," Soundoff! (9/1/2005). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

US Constellation

Bombardment of Fort McHenry, September 1814

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Ankle Sprain. Sportsinjuryclinic [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Arnebeck, Bob. Destroying Angel: Benjamin Rush, Yellow Fever and the Birth of Modern Medicine (1999). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Bell, Scott Sylvan. "Body Language of Frustration," Body Language (6 June 2012). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Billings, John T. Rheumatism, Gout, Neuralgia, and Their Cure. Samuel N. Merrill, 1859. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Bradford, Alina. "Frostbite: Symptoms & Treatment," LiveScience 13 January 2015. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Broken Bones - Fractures. Medical Home Remedies. [ -- verified 8/6/2015]

Cabildo: Antebellum Louisiana: Disease, Death, and Mourning. Louisiana State Museum [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
"Can I Treat Second-Degree Burns at Home?", Burn Survivor Resource Center. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Carrigan, Jo Ann. The Saffron Scourge: A History of Yellow Fever in Louisiana, 1796-1905. University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1994.
Carson-DeWitt, MD, and Rebecca J. Frey, PhD. "Yellow Fever," The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Gale Research, 2004.
Centolanza, Brandy. "Personal Hygiene," The Health Journal (April 2009). [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
CK, Mark. "Treating Burns During the Golden Age of Piracy," The Pirate Surgeon's Journals. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Coupland, Robin M. Amputation for War Wounds. International Committee of the Red Cross, 1992.

Dinter, Elmar. Hero or Coward: Pressures Facing the Soldier in Battle. Frank Cass and Company, 1985.
Dressing of Fractures. Medical Home Remedies. [ -- verified 8/6/2015]
Druett, Joan. Rough Medicine: Surgeons at Sea in the Age of Sail. Routledge, 2000.
Duffy, John. Sword of Pestilence: The New Orleans Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1853. Louisiana State, 1966.
Duhigg, Charles. "Chilling Effects," Los Angeles Times 21 December 2004. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Effects of Stroke. National Stroke Association [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Ehrlich, Steven D. "Frostbite," University of Maryland Medical Center, 8 December 2012. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Finney, Peter, Jr. "West Nile epidemic recalls Yellow Fever's holy martyrs New Orleans," Clarion Herald (14 August 2002).
Folsom, James. The Mariner’s Medical Guide. James Folsom & Co., 1884. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Friedenberg, Zachary B. Medicine under Sail. Naval Institute Press, 2002.
Fuller, Henry William. On Rheumatism, Rheumatic Gout, and Sciatica: Their Pathology, Symptoms, and Treatment. Wood, 1854. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Frostbite. Mayo Clinic. [ -- verified 8/6/2015]

Guly, Henry. "History of Accidental Hypothermia," Resuscitation 82:1 (January 2011), 122-125. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

How to Care for a Sprained Ankle. FootCareMD [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Humphreys, Margaret. Yellow Fever and the South. Rutgers, 1992.
Hypothermia. Mayo Clinic [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Lallanilla, Marc. "Get Naked and Dig: The Bizarre Effects of Hypothermia," livescience 5 December 2013. [ -- verified 8/23/2015]
The Loss That is Forever: The Lifelong Impact of the Early Death of a Mother or a Father. Dutton, 1995.
"Micro Expressions and Body Language," BodyLanguage12 (16 June 2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Monell, Gilbert Chichester. Rheumatism, Acute and Chronic: A Prize Essay. H. G. Langley, 1845. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Murphy, Jim. An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793. Clarion Books, 2003.
Oldstone, Michael B. A. Viruses, Plagues, and History. Oxford, 1998.
Oster, Grant. "History of the Cast," Hankering for History 19 July 2012. [ -- verified 8/6/2015]

Page, David W. Body Trauma. Writer’s Digest, 1996.
Patterson, K. David. "Yellow Fever Epidemics and Mortality in the United States, 1693-1905," Social Science & Medicine. 34:8 (April 1992), pages 855-865.

Repairing the "March of Mars": The Civil War Diaries of John Samuel Apperson edited by John Herbert Roper. Mercer University, 2001. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Results of Fractures. Medical Home Remedies. [ -- verified 8/6/2015]
Rheumatism. Digital Collections, U.S. National Library of Medicine [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Rheumatism. Images from the History of Medicine [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Rosenhek, Jackie. "The Coldest War," Doctor's Review December 2013. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Setting of a Broken Bone. Medical Home Remedies. [ -- verified 8/6/2015]
Shaw, Ron. "Drowning: A Search for Answers," Illinois Parks and Recreation (July/August 1992), 21-24. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Stöppler, Melissa Conrad. "Frostbite," emedicinehealth 9 December 2014. [ -- verified 8/24/2015]

Touchstone, Samuel J. Herbal and Folk Medicine of Louisiana and the South. 1993.

Uhlig, Till. "The History of Rheumatoid Arthritis," European Musculoskeletal Review 6:3 (2011), pages 145-7. [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

Vic. "Setting a Broken Bone: 19th century medical treatment was not for sissies," Jane Austen's World 8 October 2010. [ -- verified 8/6/2015]

Warren, David J. Old Medical and Dental Instruments. Shire Publications, 1999.
Watts, Sheldon. Epidemics and History: Disease, Power and Imperialism. Yale, 1997.
What Is Rheumatology? Dr. Kerry D. Miller, MD [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
Whayne, Tom F., and Michael E. Debakey. Cold Injury, Ground Type. U.S. Army Medical Department, 1958. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Wilbur, C. Keith. Civil War Medicine. Globe Pequot Press, 1998.

Yellow Fever Deaths in New Orleans, 1817-1905. Louisiana Division, New Orleans Public Library [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

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Mexican pyramid
Bell, Bill and Dorothy. Faces of Mexico - Nautla and Costa Esmeralda. Mexico on the Road [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

Cary, Diana Serra. Mexican War of Independence: Father Miguel Hidalgo's Revolt. (12 October 2000). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Chipman, Donald E. Spanish Texas. Handbook of Texas Online [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Graves, Dan. Revolutionary Mexican Priest, Jose Morelos. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

The History of Mexican Independence. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

José María Morelos (1765-1815). MÉXICO 2010 Bicentenario Independencia Cenenario Revolución  [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
José María Morelos: Man of God, Warrior & Patriot. Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas (2005). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
José María Morelos y Pavón. GoLatino! [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

Kaufman, Russell. Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon. The Mexican War of Independence [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
Kaufman, Russell. The Mexican War of Independence. The Mexican War of Independence [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

Mexico: A Country Study edited by Tim L. Merrill and Ramón Miró. Library of Congress (June 1996). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Mexican History Time Lines. Mexican History [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Mexican Independence. Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Miguel Hidalgo, Mexican Independence. Explorando Mexico [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Nueva España. Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Robenalt, Jeffery. Father Miguel Hidalgo and the Mexican Revolution. Texas Escapes (1 August 2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

The Struggle for Mexican Independence. History [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

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Money & Auctions

ATC Staff. Why Do Auctioneers Talk So Fast? Auctioneer Training Center (24 November 2010). [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
The Auctioneers Chant [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Auctioneers Chant. MSAA [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Benedetto, Anne. "The Auction Chant - Is It Really All That Exciting?", Ezine Articles (31 May 2010). [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
Berry, Jason. “Beneath the Gentility, a harsh, hidden past,” National Catholic Reporter (February 25, 2000).
Brandly, Mike. "Customary closing is . . . the price?", Mike Brandly, Auctioneer Blog (25 November 2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Schreiner, Bob. Spanish Coins on American Notes [ -- verified 7/6/2015]


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Napoleon & War

Barthorp, Michael. British Infantry Uniforms Since 1660. Blandford, 1982.

Chronology Through 1917: Russian History. Bucknell University [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Cole, David. Survey of the Army: Uniforms, Weapons and Accoutrements (2007). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Esdaile, Charles. Peninsular War 200 (11 November 2008). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

French Army Slang Terms, Napoleonic Guide. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Glenn. Allies Enter Paris (1814). Napoleon I, Emperor of the French (5 March 2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Coles, Harry L. War of 1812. University of Chicago, 1965.

Jackson, Andrew C. The Peninsular War 1808-1814 [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Knotel, Jr., Herbert. Uniforms of the World: A Compendium of Army, Navy, and Air Force Uniforms 1700-1937. Exeter Books, 1980.

Mollo, John. Uniforms of the American Revolution. Macmillan, 1975.

Trungpa, Chögyam. Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior. Shambhala, 1984.

Weider, Ben. Napoleon: Man of Peace. The International Napoleonic Society (May 2000). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Windrow, Martin. The British Redcoat of the Napoleonic Wars. Franklin Watts, 1985.

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Barred Owl, All About Birds, The Cornell Lab of Ornithology. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Birds of Louisiana, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, State of Louisiana. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Birds of Louisiana, Louisiana Ornithological Society. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Black Vulture, All About Birds, The Cornell Lab of Ornithology. [ -- verified 11/9/2015]

Hyacinth Macaw [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Rooster Crowing, Sound Bible. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

"Why Do Roosters Crow?", MV Times (29 June 2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Hurricanes & Weather
Early Nineteenth Century Hurricanes [ -- no longer active]
Evil Wind: Hurricanes in South Louisiana [ --verified 7/6/2015]

Harris, D. Lee. Characteristics of the Hurricane Storm Surge (Technical Paper #48). US Department of Commerce, 1963.
Heidorn, Keith C. "The Fire of St. Elmo," The Weather Doctor (30 May 1998). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
History of the Barometer [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Holweg, Eric J. Mariner's Guide for Hurricane Awareness in the North Atlantic Basin. National Weather Service / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2000.
Hurricane Preparedness [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Larson, Erik. Isaac's Storm. Vintage Books, 1999.
Ludlum, David M.  Early American Hurricanes 1492-1870. American Meteorological Society, 1963.

Millas, Jose Carlos. The Hurricanes of the Caribbean Sea and Adjacent Regions. Institute of Marine Science University of Miami, 1965.

Simpson, Robert H. The Hurricane and Its Impact. Basil Blackwell, 1981.
Spectre, Peter H. The Mariner's Book of Days. Wooden Boat Books, 1998.
Sullivan, Charles L. Hurricanes of the Mississippi Gulf Coast 1717 to Present. Gulf Publishing, 1986.

Tannehill, Ivan Ray. Hurricanes: Their Nature and History -- Particularly Those of the West Indies and the Southern Coasts of the United States. Princeton, 1943.
"Texas City Recalls Darkest Day," The Kansas City Star (4 September 2000).

Von Haeften, Dietrich. How to Cope with Storms. Sheridan House, 1997.

Weems, John Edward. A Weekend in September. Texas A&M, 2002.

Allamanda cathartica, NC State University [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Allamanda Cathartica L. – Golden Trumpet Vine, Tropiclab Inc. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
"American Elm," Study of Northern Virginia Ecology. Island Creek Elementary School. [ -- verified7/6/2015]
Apocynaceae Allamanda cathartica. The Virtual Field Herbarium [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Cox, Jeff and Marilyn. Flowers for all Seasons. Rodale Press, 1987.

Dormon, Caroline. Wildflowers of Louisiana. Doubleday, MCMXXXIV.

Frangipani, Poisonous Plants, Shrubs and Trees Found on the El Yunque National Forest [ -- no longer active]

Guirard, Greg. "Seasons of Light," Louisiana Life.

Hall, Clarence E. Flowers of the Islands in the Sun. A. S. Barnes & Co., 1966.
Hannau, Hans W. Tropical Flowers. Doubleday & Co., unknown.

The National Flower of Trinidad and Tobago [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Niering, William A. Audobon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers. Alfred A. Knopf,  1979.

Petrea volubili, Mount Holyoke College Botanic Garden [ -- no longer active]
Petrea Volubilis: Queen’s Wreath, The Wise Gardener. [ -- no longer active]
Petrea volubilis – Sandpaper Vine, Queen’s Wreath Vine. California Gardens [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Plumeria, Gras Plant Lists [ -- no longer active]

Queen’s Wreath (Antigonon leptopus). Chihuahuan Desert Plants [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Wood, Christina D. "A Most Dangerous Tree": The Lombardy Poplar in Landscape Gardening. Harvard. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Zim, Herbert S. Flowers: a Guide to Familiar American Wildflowers. Golden Press, 1950.

Zim, Herbert S. Seashores. Golden Press, 1955.
Zim, Herbert S. Trees, 1987.



                  with flowers

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Novels & Films

Documentaries & Movies
American Experience: Hurricane of '38

Battles That Changed the World Series
Battle of New Orleans
The Buccaneer – starring Frederic Marsh
The Buccaneer – starring Yul Brynner

The Great Ships Series - A & E
Armament (1998)
Frigates (1996)
Whalers, Galleons, Clippers & Frigates (1996)
Magical Worlds: Voodoo in Haiti - Discovery Channel
Master and Commander: Far Side of the World
Myth of the Spanish Inquisition (Ancient Mysteries) - A & E

Napoleon Bonaparte and the Battle of Austerlitz - A&E Biography
Napoleon's Last Battle - A & E

Pirate Tales. Turner Original Productions, 1995.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl

Raging Planet: Hurricane - Discovery Channel

Secret World of Dreams - The Learning Channel
The Story of Naval Weapons: The Great Ships - Armament. A & E, 1998.

Tall Ship: High Sea Adventure – Discovery Channel


Devereaux, Mary. Lafitte of Louisiana. Little Brown, 1902.

Emery, Anne. Spy in Old New Orleans. Rand McNally, 1960.

Flint, Eric. 1812: The Rivers of War. Del Ray, 2005.

Gonzalez, Catherine Troxell. Lafitte: The Terror of the Gulf. Eakin Press, 1981.

Kent, Madeleine Fabiola. The Corsair. Doubleday, 1955.

Nevin, David. 1812. Forge, 1997.

Scott, Joanna Catherine. Cassandra, Lost. St. Martin's Press, 2004.


                reading a book

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William Charles Cole Claiborne, Gover
                    of LouisianaAndrew
                    Jackson, 7th President of the USAJean
                    Livingston by J. L. LongacreDolley
                    Madison by Gilbert Stuart
William Charles Cole Claiborne
Claiborne, John Herbert. William Claiborne of Virginia. Putnam, 1917.
Claiborne, William Charles Cole. Official Letter Books of W. C. C. Claiborne, 1801-1816. (6 v.)  State Department of Archives and History, 1917.
Claiborne-Laffite Script [ -- site no longer active]

DeGrummond, Jane Lucas. "Cayetena Susana Bosque Y Fanqui, 'a Notable Woman,'" Louisiana History XXIII:? (Summer 1982) pages 277-294.

Hatfield, Joseph T. William Claiborne: Jeffersonian Centurion in the American Southwest. University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1976.

Reeves, Miriam G. Governors of Louisiana. Gretna, LA: Pelican, 1964.
William Charles Cole Claiborne from William J. Reeves' The Governors of Louisiana. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Gains His Nicknames. National Park Service. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Andrew Jackson, the 7th President. Nashville Vacation Fun. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Boorsem, Hendrik. Young Hickory: the Making of Andrew Jackson. Taylor Trade, 2001.
Brady, Patricia. A Being So Gentle: The Frontier Love Story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Brand, H. W. Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times. Anchor Books, 2006.
Burstein, Andrew. The Passions of Andrew Jackson. Vintage Books, 2004.

Deutsch, Eberhard P. "The United States Versus Major General Andrew Jackson," American Bar Association Journal 46:? (September 1960), 966-972. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Fleming, Thomas. "Old Hickory's Finest Hour," Military History Quarterly (Winter, 2001) pages 6-17.

Gaines, Ann Graham. Andrew Jackson: Our Seventh President. The Child's World, 2009.

The Hermitage [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Hermitage: Home of President Andrew Jackson [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Interesting Andrew Jackson Documents, Tracking Louisiana's Legal Heritage: Celebrating 200 Years of the Federal Courts in Louisiana. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Jackson, Andrew. Correspondence of Andrew Jackson. Kraus Reprint, 1969. [v. 1 (to 4/30/1814), v. 2 (5/1/1814-12/31/1819), v. 3 (1820-1824),
     v. 6 (1839-1845)]
Jackson, Andrew. The Papers of Andrew Jackson. (5 v.) University of Tennessee Press, 1991. [v 2: 1804-1803; v 3: 1814-1815]
James, Marquis. The Life of Andrew Jackson. Bobbs-Merrill, 1938.
Meacham, Jon. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. Random House, 2008.
Morris, Hal.  A Brief Biography of Andrew Jackson 1767-1845 [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Moser, Harold D. "Andrew Jackson," The Tennessee Encylopedia of History and Culture. Tennessee Historical Society, 2010. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Old Hickory/Young Hickory. North Carolina Museum of History, 2008. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Osinski, Alice. Andrew Jackson. Childrens Press, 1987.

Parton, James. Life of Andrew Jackson v. 2. Mason Brothers, 1861. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Philips, Charles. The Hermitage: Home of Andrew Jackson. Ladies' Heritage Association, 1997.

Remini, Robert V. Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Empire 1767-1821. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
Remini, Robert V. The Life of Andrew Jackson. Penguin, 1990.

Vickery, Paul. Jackson: The Iron-willed Commander. Thomas Nelson, 2012.

Walker, Alexander. Jackson and New Orleans. J. C. Derby, 1856. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Welsbacher, Anne. Andrew Jackson. ABDO Publishing, 1999.

Jean & Pierre Laffite
Arthur, Stanley Clisby. Jean Laffite, Gentleman Rover. Harmanson, 1952.

Block, W. T. "The Legacy of Jean Lafitte in Southwest Louisiana," True West (Dec. 1979), pages 26-ff. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Buccaneer (Classics Illustrated)

Charnley, Mitchell V. Jean Lafitte: Gentleman Smuggler. Viking, 1934.
Davis, William C. The Pirates Laffite: The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf. Harcourt, 2005.

Edward Nicolls and William H. Percy Letters. The Historic New Orleans Collection ['mss%20196'?SESSIONSEARCH -- verified 7/6/2015]

Faye, Stanley. "The Great Stroke of Pierre Laffite," Louisiana Historical Quarterly 23 (1940).
Faye, Stanley. Privateers of the Gulf 1803-1820. Dogwood Press, 2001.
Faye, Stanley. "Privateersman of the Gulf and Their Prizes," Louisiana Historical Quarterly 22:3 (October 1939), 1012-1094.
FAQ: Genealogy--Family--Personal. The Laffite Society [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Gayarre, Charles. The Story of Jean and Pierre Lafitte: The Pirate-Patriots. Louisiana State Museum [reprint of Gayarre's "Historical Sketch of Pierre and Jean Lafitte: the Famous Smugglers of Louisiana, 1809-1814," The Magazine of American History. X:? (July-Dec. 1883)]
Geringer, Joseph.  Jean Lafitte: Gentleman Pirate of New Orleans [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

Historical Timeline of the Laffites. The Laffite Society [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Hubbard, Leonidas. "Barataria: The Ruins of a Pirate Kingdom," The Atlantic Monthly (June 1903), 806-814.

Jean Laffite - or - Will the Real Pirate Please Stand Up [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]

Kamenetz, Rodger. "A Buccaneer's Secret," Forward (June 28, 1993).
Kendall, John Smith. "The Huntsmen of Black Ivory," The Louisiana Historical Quarterly 24:1 (January 1941), 9-34.
Kendall, John S. "Piracy in the Gulf of Mexico, 1816-1823," Louisiana Historical Quarterly 8:3 (July 1925), 341-368.
Keyes, Pam. "The British Visit to Laffite: A Study of Events 200 Years Later," Historia Obscura 25 August 2014. [ -- verified 8/26/2014]
King, Grace. "The Baratarians" in New Orleans: The Place and the People. Macmillan, 1926. [*.html -- verified 7/6/2015]

Laffite, Jean. Journal of Jean Laffite: A Private Patriot's Own Story. Dogwood Press, 1994.
Laffite, Jean. The Memoirs of Jean Laffite from Le Journal de Jean Laffite (translated by Gene Marshall). XLibris, 1999.
"Laffite, Jean - the William Charles Cole Claiborne connection," Encyclopaedia Britannica CD 98 Multimedia Edition (1994-1998). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Laffite Society [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Laffite Society Chronicles
"The Acquisition of the Laffite Journal," IV:1 (February 1998).
Calvet, Louis-Jean. "Barataria: The Strange History of Jean Laffite, Pirate," IX:2 (October 2003). [Translator Dorothy M. Karilanovic]
Davis, William C. "The Journal of Jean Laffit,e" VXI:2 (October 2005).
Epperson, Jean L. "The Final Years of Jean Laffite,"
VII:2 (October 2001).
Epperson, Jean L. "Stanley Faye and Jean Laffite," VII:1 (February 2001).
Howells, John. "Contemporaneous Descriptions of Jean Laffite," V:1 (February 1999).
Keyes, Pam. "Jean Laffite: Catalyst to Jackson's Victory at New Orleans," X:2 (October 2004),  2-8.
Keyes, Pam. "A Visit by Author of Laffite of Book," VXI:2 (October 2005).
Marshall, Gene. "The Languages of the Author of Laffite's Journal," VI:1 (February 2000).

Mota, Francisco. "The Adventures of Lafitte and the Pirates of Barataria," IV:2 (August 1998. [Translator Jeff Modzelewski]
Olson, R. Dale, and Diane Olson. "Graphic Images of Jean Laffite," II:2 (July 1996).
Olson, R. Dale, and Diane Olson. "Graphic Images of Jean Laffite," III:1 (January 1997).
Peterson, Rob. "Looking for the Temple," XVII:1 (February 2011), 6-9.
Stielow, Frederick J. “Southern Barataria in the Era of Jean Laffite,” XIV:1 (February 2008), 15-21.
Vogel, Robert C. (compiler). "Jean Laffite in American Literature: A Check List of Published Works Through 1958," II:2 (July 1996).
Vogel, Robert C. (compiler). "Jean Laffite in American Literature: A Check List of Published Works Through 1958," III:1 (January 1997).
Vogel, Robert C. "Pierre and Jean Laffite: Going to the Primary Sources," VII:2 (October 2001).
Laffite Society e-List: Translation of "Gaceta de Colombia" article on the demise of Jean Laffite. (?:LXXIX, Bogota, 20 April 1823).

Mañé, Jorge Ignacio Rubio. The Pirates Lafitte translated by Jeffrey P. Modzelewski. Modzelewski, 2006.
McCaffety, Kerri. "Old Hickory and the Pirate," Historic Traveler (February 1997).
Mora, Isidro A. Beluche. "Privateers of Cartagena," Louisiana Historical Quarterly XXXIX:1 (January 1956), 74-91.

"Naval Combat," Gaceta de Cartagena, 20 April 1823. (translation from Spanish)

Parsons, Edward Alexander. "Jean Lafitte in the War of 1812, a Narrative Based on the Original Documents," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society L:? (October 1940), 205-224.
A Partial Lineage of Jean & Pierre Lafitte [ -- no longer active]
Peattie, Donald Culross. "Jean Laffite: Pirate Patriot," Reader's Digest ?:? (?), 37-40.
Percy, Captain William Henry. Letter to Lafitte. The Louisiana Digital Library [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Perrin, William Henry. "
Lafitte and His Barataria Pirates," Southwest Louisiana Historical and Bigraphical, 1891. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Poulenc, Cesar. Jean Laffite Gentleman Pirate. Privateer Press, 1987.

Ramsey, Jack, Jr. Jean Laffite Prince of Pirates. Eakin Press, 1996.

Saxon, Lyle. Lafitte the Pirate. Robert L. Crager & Co., 1950.
Sugden, John. "Jean Lafitte and the British Offer of 1814," Louisiana History XX:2 (Spring 1979), 159-167.

Tallant, Robert. The Pirate Lafitte and the Battle of New Orleans. Random House, 1951.
The Story of Jean and Pierre Lafitte: The Patriot-Pirates.  Louisiana State Museum.

A Warning from Lafitte. Battle of New Orleans [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Williams Research Center of The Historic New Orleans Collection:
Pierre and Jean Lafitte Collection (MSS 56)
1813. Unsigned letter requesting Letter of Marque for Diligente. Certificate of Inspection of Diligente, owned by Pierre Laffite, captained by Jean Laffite. Roll of crew listing name, rank, age, and birthplace.

Dominique Youx [for additional resources see: Dominique Youx, Intrepid Warrior]
Feuillie, Sylvie. "DominiqueYoux and La Superbe," The Life and Times of Jean Laffite. IX:? (Spring 1989), 2-3.

Kendall, John Smith. "The Huntsman of Black Ivory," The Louisiana Historical Quarterly 24:1 (January 1941), 24-28.

National Archives: United States v. Dominique Youx
Affidavit filed 10/3/1814. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Document filed 10/07/1814. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Presentment filed 10/24/1814. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Williams Research Center of The Historic New Orleans Collection: Dominique You Papers (MSS 55)
Folder 3. 23 August 1812. Unsigned letter to Mayor McRea on the damage to Le Pandoure and the near death of her captain. 
Folder 4. 17 September 1812. Rough draft requesting Letter of Marque for Le Pandoure. Reverse side contains affadavit on profits of ship's last crossing. [in French]
Folder 7. 12 September 1812. Crossing, prizes, and expenses of Le Pandoure signed by Captain Frederic You. [in French]
Folder 8. 17 September 1812. Le Pandoure Inventory signed by Captain Ferderic You. [in French]
Folder 9. 17 September 1812. Settlement of spoils captured by Le Pandoure. [in French]
Folder 12. 23 August 1812. Frederic Tainburier's affadavit of hurricane that nearly destroyed Le Pandoure. [in French]
Folder 13. 23 August 1812. Affidavit by several crewmembers of Le Pandoure about hurricane. [in French]

Vallar, Cindy. "Dominique Youx, Intrepid Warrior," Pirates and Privateers 5 August 2011. [ -- verified 11/9/2015]

Minor Characters in Rebel & Spy

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Bell, J. L. Jean Pierre Sioussat: "laboring with a hatchet", Boston 1775 (2 July 2012). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Bishpam, Clarence Wyatt. "Fray Antonio de Sedella, An Appreciation," Louisiana Historical Quarterly, pages 24-37. [*.html -- verified 7/6/2015]
Boesch, Zac, and John Schwob. "In or Of? Does It Really Make a Difference," Catholic St. Louis (January/February 2014), 20. [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
Boller, Paul F. Presidential Wives. Oxford, 1998.
Brookhiser, Richard. James Madison. Basic Books, 2013.
Brown, Kenneth. "The William Jones Papers," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History & Biography 66:4 (October 1942), 479-482.
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Burstein, Andrew, and Nancy Isenberg. Madison & Jefferson. Random House, 2010.

Caroli, Betty Boyd. First Ladies. Oxford, 1995.
Chapman, Ron. The Masonic Connection: Andrew Jackson, Edward Livingston, Dominique Youx, & the Battle of New Orleans, 2008. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Cockburn, Patrick. "The Day a Cockburn Set the White House Aflame," The Independent (2 September 2012). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
"Commodore Daniel Todd Patterson USN," W. H. Auden - 'Family Ghosts' [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
"Commodore Daniel Todd Patterson, USN, (1786-1839)," Naval Historical Center. [ -- link no longer active 7/6/2015]
ôté, Richard N. Strength and Honor: The Life of Dolley Madison. Corinthian Books, 2005.

Daniel Todd Patterson Archives. Historia Obscura. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
De Grummond, Jane Lucas. Renato Beluche: Smuggler, Privateer and Patriot, 1780-1860. Louisiana State, 1983.
"District Judge Dominic Augustin Hall," Tracking Louisiana's Legal Heritage: Celebrating 200 Years of the Federal Courts in Louisiana. [ 00 verified 7/6/2015]
Dolley Madison. First Ladies: Influence & Image. National Cable Satellite Corporation, 2013. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Dolley Madison: A First Lady Flees to the Sanctuary of Dumbarton House. Dumbarton House [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The Dolley Madison Project. Virginia Center for Digital History [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Eckert, Edward K. "Mr. Madison's Secretary of the Navy," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 96:2 (April 1972), 167-182.

"The First Presidential Wife to Be Called the First Lady," First Ladies Revealed: The Power of Style. Smithsonian Channel, 2017.
[ -- verified 8/19/2017]
Foreman, Amanda. "Our First Ladies and Their Predecessors," The Wall Street Journal (30-31 May 2015), C12.

Garra, Neil. The Forgotten Adventures of Dolley Madison [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Gassler, F. L. "Pere Antoine, Supreme Officer of the Holy Inquisition of Cartagena, in Louisiana," The Catholic Historical Review 8:1 (April 1922), pages 59-63. [*.html -- verified 7/6/2015]
Grodzinski, John R. Robert Ross. War of 1812 [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Hatcher, William B. Edward Livingston: Jeffersonian Republican and Jacksonian Democrat. Louisiana State, 1940.
Hémard, Ned. "New Orleans Nostalgia," New Orleans Bar Association, 2013. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
The History of Texas: Ellis P. Bean. Son of the South [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Hunt, Carleton. "Address by Hon. Carleton Hunt," Report -- Louisiana State Bar Association. J. G. Hauser, 1908. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Hunt, Charles Havens. Life of Edward Livingston. D. Appleton, 1864.
Hunt, Louise Livingston. Memoir of Mrs. Edward Livingston with Letters Hitherto Unpublished. Harper & Brothers, 1886.

James Madison's Montpelier [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
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Jennings, Paul. "A Colored Man's Reminiscences of James Madison," Montpelier, 2014. 
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Johnson, Robin. Famous People of the War of 1812. Crabtree Publishing, 2012.

Katz, Aya. "Edward Livingston: A Famous Man that Few Have Heard of," Historia Obscura 9 April 2013. [ -- verified 8/8/2015]

Laws, Rita. "Choctaw Names," Mike Boucher's Web Page. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Louis Guillaume Valentin DuBourg. Mound City of the Mississippi. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Louis-Guillaume-Valentin Dubourg, New Advent.
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Miller, Peyton Farrell. A Group of Great Lawyers of Columbia County, New York. Unknown, 1904. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
"Mrs. Louise Livingston, Wife of Edward Livingston," Louisiana Historical Quarterly 3:? (1922), pages 353-356.

Major General Robert Ross. Rootsweb [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
McGuire, Patrick. "Major General Robert Ross and the War of 1812," U.S. Capitol Historical Society - A Blog of History (2 August 2012). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Washington Witnesses. The Man Who Captured Washington: Major General Robert Ross [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Obituary: Daniel Todd Patterson., 20 June 2009. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Patterson, Daniel Todd, Capt. Together We Served. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Paul Hamilton. Wikipedia [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Paul Hamilton Papers, 1802-1812. South Carolina University Libraries (July 2005). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Peter Ellis Bean (Pedro Elías Beán) 1783-1846. Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas.[ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Portrait of Bishop Louis Guillaume Valentin DuBourg (1766-1833). Saint Louis University. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Rear Admiral George Cockburn. Destination Southern Maryland [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Roberts, Cokie. Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation. William Morrow, 2008.

Sheads, Scott Sumpter. Guardian of the Star-Spangled Banner: Lt. Colonel George Armistead and the Fort McHenry Flag. Toomey Press, 1999.
Sheads, Scott S. "John H. W. Hawkins (1797-1858); Notes on Maj. Gen. Robert Ross, RA," Maryland in the War of 1812 (14 December 2011). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
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Thane, Elswyth. Dolley Madison: Her Life and Times. Crowell-Collier, 1970.

United States Secretary of the Navy. Wikipedia [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Vogel, Robert C. "Who Were These Guys? Some of the Lesser Characters in the Story of the Laffites," The Laffite Society Chronicles IX:1 (February 2003), pages 6-14.

Weems, John Edward. Peter Ellis Bean. Texas State Historical Association [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Bell, William Gardner. "William Eustis" in Secretaries of War & Secretaries of the Navy: Portraits and Biographical Sketches. Center of Military History, 1992. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
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Block, W. T. "A Buccaneer Family in Spanish East Texas: A Biographical Sketch of Captain James and Mary Sabinal Campbell," The Texas Gulf Historical and Biographical Record XXVII:1 (1991), pages 77-95. [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Bos, Carole D. Joan of Arc. Awesome Stories [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Joan of Arc. Maid of Heaven [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Calhoun, John. "War Hawks of 1812: John C. Calhoun Calls for War with Britain," The New Jacksonian Blog (18 September 2010). [ -- verified 7/6/2015]

Jensen, Oliver. "The Peales," American Heritage 6:3 (April 1955). [ -- unable to verify 7/6/2015]
Lloyd, Christopher. Lord Cochrane: Seaman, Radical, Liberator. Henry Holt, 1998.

McCaffety, Kerri. "Napoleon in New Orleans," Historic Traveler (March 1998).
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MacLachlan, Lawrence. The Joan of Arc Trial: Selected Links. Famous Trials, University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law [ -- verified 7/6/2015]
Morriss, Roger. Cockburn and the British Navy in Transition: Admiral Sir George Cockburn 1772-1853. University of South Carolina, 1997.

Nolte, Vincent. Fifty Years in Both Hemispheres or, Reminiscences of the Life of a Former Merchant. Books for Libraries Press, 1972.

Pack, James. The Man Who Burned the White House: Admiral Sir George Cockburn 1772-1853. Naval Institute Press, 1987.

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Pirates & Privateers

Divide the
                  Treasure by Howard Pyle

                  Pirate by Howard Pyle

Marooned by
                  Howard Pyle

Black, Clinton V. Pirates of the West Indies. Cambridge, 1989.
Bold in Her Breeches: Women Pirates Across the Ages. HarperCollins, 1995.
Bottin, Douglas. Pirates (Time-Life Seafarers) Time-Life, 1978.
Butler, Lindley S. "Blackbeard's Revenge," American History (August 2000), pages 18-24.

Captured by Pirates: 22 Firsthand Accounts of Murder and Mayhem on the High Seas. Fern Canyon Press, 1996.
Chapman, Jeff. "Privateers of the Caribbean," History Magazine (October/November 2000), pages 36-38.
Corax, Corvus. "Pirate Combat," No Quarter Given 3:1 (March 1996), pages 4, 6-8.
Cordingly, David. Under the Black Flag. Random House, 1995.

Damashi of Tora (Richard Rasner). "Fun Facts about Quartermasters: What You Really Ought to Know about the 'Number Two' Position on Board," No Quarter Given X:1 (January 2003), pages 6-7.
Davies, Captain Ian "Mad Dog," "Cutlass: the Quintessential Pirate Weapon," No Quarter Given (September 2002), 10-11.
dePauw, Linda Grant. Seafaring Women. Houghton Mifflin, 1982.
Dow, George Frances. The Pirates of the New England Coast 1630-1730. Argosy-Antiquarian, 1968.

Eastman, Tamara J., and Constance Bond. The Pirate Trial of Anne Bonny and Mary Read. Fern Canyon Press, 2000.
Esquemeling (Exquemelin), John. The Buccaneers of America. Dover, 1967.

Faye, Stanley. "Types of Privateer Vessels, Their Armament and Flags, in the Gulf of Mexico," Louisiana Historical Quarterly XXII:? (January 1940), pages 118-130.

Judd, Katherine. "Captain Jack Sparrow: Character Analysis," The POTC Interactive Project. [no longer active]

Klausmann, Marion Meinzerin, and Gabriel Kuhn. Women Pirates and the Politics of the Jolly Roger. Black Rose Books, 1997.
Konstam, Angus. Buccaneers 1620-1700. Osprey, 2000.
Konstam, Angus. The History of Pirates. Lyons Press, 1999.
Konstam, Angus. Pirates 1660-1730 Osprey, 1998.

Le Golif, Louis Adhémar Timothée. The Memoirs of a Buccaneer. George Allen and Unwin, 1954.
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Lucie-Smith, Edward. Outcasts of the Sea: Pirates and Piracy. Paddington Press, 1978.

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Naval War
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Washington City
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