The Virginia Gazette

Today in the 1770s Source List

Works Consulted and Abbreviations

Abbreviations in bold

ANB    American National Biography by John A. Garraty. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

American Archives: Documents of the American Revolution.

Amherst County (Virginia) Muse

Ashelford, Jane. Care of clothes. London: National Trust (Enterprises), 1997.

Bailey, Kenneth P., Christopher Gist: colonial frontiersman, explorer, and Indian agent. Hamden, Conn: Archon Books, 1976.

Baroque Dance Reconstruction Project.

BBC Weather. Great Storms - Hurricane 1775.

Bentley, James Robert. Mrs. Elizabeth Dawson of Williamsburg: block 44, colonial lots 188, 190, 191, 197, 198 and 199. 1967.

Berg, Sven Dan and George Hassell. The Geddy foundry. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1991.

Blanco, Richard L. The American Revolution, 1775-1783: an encyclopedia. New York: Garland Pub., 1993.

Blanton, Wyndham Bolling. Medicine in Virginia in the eighteenth century. Richmond: Garrett & Massie, 1931.

Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. Virginia's Colonial soldiers. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1988.

Brown, Mills. The Williamsburg manufactory: a research report. 1957.

Bruce, Philip Alexander. The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. Richmond, Virginia Historical Society.

Buc'hoz, Pierre-Joseph. The toilet of Flora or, a collection of the most simple and approved methods of preparing baths, essences, pomatums, ... with receipts for cosmetics of every kind, ... London: printed for J. Murray; and W. Nicoll, 1784.

Bullock, Helen Duprey. The Botetourt Statue. 1936.

Bullock, Thomas K. Silversmithing in colonial America. 1955.

Burk, Carol Ann. Sir Robert Eden, last proprietary governor of Maryland. 1972.

CWI    Colonial Williamsburg Interpreter (periodical)

CWRR Colonial Williamsburg Research Reports. House Histories on the properties in the Historic Area.

Caley, Percy Burdelle. Dunmore, colonial Governor of New York and Virginia, 1770-1782 1939.

Campbell, R. The London tradesman. New York: A. M. Kelley, 1969.

Carp, E. Wayne. To starve the army at pleasure: Continental Army administration and American political culture, 1775-1783. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1984.

Carson, Jane D. Lady Dunmore in Virginia. Colonial Williamsburg Research Report, 1962.

Chavez, Thomas E. Spain and the independence of the United States: an intrinsic gift. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2002.

Cleaveland, George J. Up from independence: the Episcopal Church in Virginia: articles. Interdiocesan Bicentennial Committee of the Virginias, 1976.

Coldham, Peter Wilson. American migrations, 1765-1799: the lives, times, and families of colonial Americans who remained loyal to the British crown before, during, and after the Revolutionary War, as related in their own words and through their correspondence. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub. Co., 2000.

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Colonial Williamsburg Interpreter
Colonial Williamsburg, the Journal
Freeing religion resource book. Williamsburg, Va.: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1998.
James Wray Site: Archaeological Excavations at the James Wray Site
Principles of Freedom: The Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution

Cotner, Sharon. Physick: the professional practice of medicine in Williamsburg, Virginia, 1740-1775. Williamsburg, Va.: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 2003.

Cowden, Gerald Steffens. The Randolphs of Turkey Island: a prosopography of the first three generations, 1650-1806. 1977.

Cross, Charles Brinson. A Navy for Virginia: a colony's fleet in the Revolution. Yorktown, Va.: Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission, 1981.

Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmiths of Virginia, together with watchmakers and jewelers, from 1694 to 1850. Richmond: Dietz Press, 1952.

Culver, Francis Barnum. Blooded horses of colonial days; classic horse matches in America before the revolution, Baltimore ; The author, 1922.

DNB    Dictionary of National Biography by Sir Leslie Stephen. London, Smith, Elder, & co., 1885-1901.

DVB    Kneebone, John T. Dictionary of Virginia biography. Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1998-

Dalby, Andrew. Dangerous tastes: the story of spices. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.

Daughters of the American Revolution. DAR patriot index. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press; Washington, D.C. 2003.

Deetz, James. Flowerdew Hundred: the archaeology of a Virginia plantation, 1619-1864. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993.

Dewey, Frank L., Thomas Jefferson, lawyer. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1986.

DiSimone, David. "Another Look at Christmas", The Colonial Interpreter, 1995-96.

Dorman, John Frederick. Virginia Revolutionary pension applications, abstracted. Washington, 1958-

Dull, Jonathan R.. A Diplomatic history of the American Revolution. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.

Eckenrode, H. J. Virginia soldiers of the American Revolution. Richmond: Virginia State Library and Archives, 1989.

Eighteenth Century Virginia Hurricanes NOAA, viewed 9/10/09.

Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc. The New encyclopaedia Britannica. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2002.

The Fifth Virginia Regiment 1778.

Finkelman, Paul. Encyclopedia of the new American nation: the emergence of the United States, 1754-1829. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons: Thomson Gale, 2006.

Fiske, John. Appletons' cyclopaedia of American biography; New York, D. Appleton & company, 1898-1900.

"Freeman of Virginia" (1777), The Freeman's Remonstrance against an Ecclesiastical Establishment: Being Some Remarks on a late Pamphlet, Entitled The Necessity of an Established Church in Any State, Williamsburg 1777. [Early American Imprints- online.]

Fremont-Barnes, Gregory. The encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War : a political, social, and military history. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2006.

GAV    The General Assembly of Virginia, July 30, 1619-January 11, 1978: a bicentennial register of members. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1978.

Garraty, John A. American national biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Gerling, Robert. The Educational opportunities of children in colonial Virginia. 1987.

Gill, Harold B.
The Apothecary in colonial Virginia, Williamsburg, Va., Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; 1972.
The Blacksmith in colonial Virginia. Williamsburg, Va., Colonial Williamsburg Foundation;1965.
Leather workers in colonial Virginia. Williamsburg, Va., Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; 1966.
"The Model of an American Whig". Colonial Williamsburg Journal.

Glasse, Hannah. The Art of cookery made plain and easy. Bedford, Mass.: Applewood Books, 1997.

Godson, Susan H.
The College of William & Mary: a history. Williamsburg, Va.: King and Queen Press, Society of the Alumni, College of William and Mary in Virginia, 1993.
A guide to the memorials of Bruton Parish Church: with maps. Williamsburg, Va.: Bruton Parish Church, 2006.

Goodman, Jordan. Tobacco in history and culture: an encyclopedia. Detroit : Thomson Gale, 2005.

Goodwin, Mary R. M. Wheeled carriages in eighteenth-century Virginia. 1959. CWRR

Graham, James. An address to the inhabitants of Great Britain, particularly to those residing in the great metropolis of the British empire. ... By James Graham, M.D. London: printed by G. Scott, and may be had gratis at Mr. Newbery's, and at the Doctor's house in Pall-Mall, 1775. [ECCO]

Gravell, Thomas L. American watermarks 1690-1835. New Castle, Del.: Oak Knoll Press, 2002.

Gregory, Thurlow Gates. Iron of America was made first in Virginia. Cleveland: the author, 1957.

HDAR Historical dictionary of the American Revolution by Terry M. Mays, Scarecrow Press, 1999.

Hagemann, James A. The Heritage of Virginia: the story of place names in the Old Dominion. Norfolk: Donning, 1986.

Hardy, Stella Pickett. Colonial families of the Southern States of America: a history and genealogy of colonial families who settled in the Colonies prior to the Revolution. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1965.

Harwood, Humphrey. Account book, 1776-1794.

Heitman, Francis B. Historical register of officers of the Continental Army during the War of the Revolution, April, 1775, to December, 1783. Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1967.

Heuvel, Johannes. The Cabinetmaker in eighteenth-century Williamsburg : giving attention to the city's chief craftsmen in the furniture way : and to their tools & methods of working. Williamsburg : Colonial Williamsburg, 1966.

Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008. George III: a personal history. London: Viking, 1998.

Hiden, Martha W. How justice grew: Virginia counties: an abstract of their formation. Williamsburg: Virginia 350th Anniversary Celebration Corporation, 1957.

Hood, Graham. The Governor's Palace in Williamsburg : a cultural study. Williamsburg, Va: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1991.

Hunter, William, Jr. A Few instructions & memoranda from William Hunter (of Williamsburg) and Benjamin Franklin (of Philadelphia) to Mr. James Parker, comptroller of the General post office. Richmond, Va., William Byrd Press, 1958.

JHB   Journals of the House of Burgesses, 1619-1776. Richmond, Va.: {The Colonial Press, E. Waddey Co. 1905-1915.

Jefferson, Thomas. The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1790. Paul Leicester Ford (ed.) University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005.

John Norton & Sons. John Norton & Sons, merchants of London and Virginia; being the papers from their counting house for the years, 1750 to 1795. New York, A. M. Kelley, 1968.

Johnson, Samuel. Dictionary of the English language. New York: Arno Press, 1979.

Kail, Jerry. Who was who during the American Revolution. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1976.

Kandle, Patricia L. Archaeological investigations at Site 44CF102, Osbornes / Gatesville town, Chesterfield County, Virginia. Williamsburg, Va.: William and Mary Center for Archaeological Research, 1994.

Kelly, Kevin.
Q and A, Colonial Williamsburg Interpreter, Vol. 27 #2, Summer 2006, pp25-6.
"White Loyalists of Williamsburg" Colonial Williamsburg Interpreter, Volume 17, No. 2 (1996)

Kneebone, John T. Dictionary of Virginia biography. Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1998-

Kutler, Stanley I. Dictionary of American history. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003.

Massachusetts Historical Society. "Bunker Hill" visited 9/9/09

Mathews, Mitford M. A Dictionary of Americanisms on historical principles; Chicago, University of Chicago Press {1951.

Mayer, Henry. A Son of thunder: Patrick Henry and the American republic. New York: F. Watts, 1986.

Mays, David John. Edmund Pendleton, 1721-1803: a biography. Richmond : Virginia State Library, 1980, 1984.

Mays, Terry M.
Historical dictionary of the American Revolution. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1999.
Historical dictionary of Revolutionary America. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005.

McCartney, Martha W. James City County: keystone of the commonwealth. Virginia Beach, VA: Donning Company Publishers, 1997.

McCready, Eric. The Architecture of Richard Taliaferro. 1968.

McDonald, Travis C. Design for madness: an architectural history of the public hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia. 1986.

McDonnell, Michael A. The politics of war: race, class, and conflict in revolutionary Virginia. Chapel Hill: Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, 2007.

Measuring Worth. Purchasing Power of Money in the United States from 1774-2008.

Military Collector and Historian. Vol. 2 (1950) p 23-4.

Miller, John Chester. Origins of the American Revolution. With a new introd, and a bibliography. Stanford, Calif., Stanford University Press {1959}

Minnis, M. Lee. The First Virginia Regiment of foot, 1775-1783. {Lovettsville, Va.}: Willow Bend Books, 1998.

Montgomery, Florence M. Textiles in America, 1650-1870: a dictionary based on original documents: prints and paintings, commercial records, American merchants' papers, shopkeepers' advertisements, and pattern books with original swatches of cloth. New York: Norton, 1984.

Morpurgo, J. E. Their Majesties' Royall Colledge: William and Mary in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. {Williamsburg}: College of William and Mary in Virginia, 1976.

Nagel, Paul C. The Lees of Virginia: seven generations of an American family. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Noël Hume, Ivor. 1775; another part of the field. New York: Knopf, 1966.

Norton, Mary Beth. Liberty's daughters: the Revolutionary experience of American women, 1750-1800. Boston: Little, Brown, 1980.

OED. Oxford English Dictionary, online edition.

Poirier, Noel B. The Williamsburg public armory: a historical study. 2003.

Price, Jacob M. France and the Chesapeake; a history of the French tobacco monopoly, 1674-1791, and of its relationship to the British and American tobacco trades. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press {1973}

Quarles, Benjamin. The Negro in the American Revolution. Chapel Hill: Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Queen, Sally A. Textiles for colonial clothing: a workbook of swatches and information. Arlington, Va.: Q Graphics Production Co., 2000.

RQ    Research Query File in the Rockefeller Library Public Services Dept.

Rams Horn Studio. Mayville, NY. "Tobacco Boxes". visited 9/9/09.

Rankin, Hugh F.
The colonial theatre: its history and operations. 1959.
The General Court of colonial Virginia. 1958.
The War of the Revolution in Virginia. Williamsburg, Va. (Box JF, Williamsburg 23185): Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission, 1979.

Reardon, John J. Edmund Randolph: a biography. New York: Macmillan, 1975, 1974

Risch, Erna. Supplying Washington's Army. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, United States Army, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1981.

Sarudy, Barbara Wells. Gardens and gardening in the Chesapeake, 1700-1805. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.

Scott, James G. Petersburg's story; a history, Petersburg, Va. {Titmus Optical Co.} 1960.

Selby, John E. The Revolution in Virginia, 1775-1783. Williamsburg, Va.: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation ; Charlottesville, Va.: Distributed by University Press of Virginia, 1988.

Selesky, Harold E. Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: library of military history. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2006.

Simpson, Mary Pius. The Williamsburg theatre 1716-1774. 1948.

Smith, E. d. ca. 1732. The Compleat housewife, or, Accomplish'd gentlewoman's companion: being a collection of upwards of six hundred of the most approved receipts in cookery .... London: Literary Services and Production Limited, 1968.

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Stephenson, Mary A. Queen Mary's Port (Capitol Landing), Princess Anne's Port (College Landing), 1699-1800. 1951.

Swem, Earl Gregg, Robert Hunt Land, A Provisional List of Alumni Grammar School Students Members of the Faculty and members of the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary in Virginia from 1693 to 1888.

TMS    The Museum System. Colonial Williamsburg's catalog of objects. [inhouse use only]

Taylor, Eric Robert. If we must die: shipboard insurrections in the era of the Atlantic slave trade. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006.

TransAtlantic Slave Trade Database.

Tyler, Lyon Gardiner
Encyclopedia of Virginia biography. New York, Lewis historical publishing company, 1915.
Tyler's quarterly historical and genealogical magazine. Holdcroft, Va.: Lyon G. Tyler, 1919-1952.
United States.
Continental Army. Virginia Regiment, 6th (1776-1778) The Orderly book of that portion of the American army stationed at or near Williamsburg, Va., under the command of General Andrew Lewis, from March 18th, 1776, to August 28th, 1776. Richmond, Va.: Privately printed, 1860.
Naval History Division. Naval documents of the American Revolution. Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1964-<1981
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VA Gaz    Virginia Gazette

VCRP    Virginia Colonial Records Project Index online. Text on microfilm at the Rockefeller Library.

VMHB Virginia Magazine of History and Biography edited by Philip Alexander Bruce. Richmond, Virginia Historical Society.

Van Schreeven, William James. Revolutionary Virginia, the road to independence. Published for Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission {by} University Press of Virginia {1973}-<1983 >

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White, William E.
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Wrike, Peter Jennings.
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York County Probate Inventories. (Transcripts)

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