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Saturday, February 12, 2005

Adams Family Papers : An Electronic Archive

Adams Electronic Archive : Correspondence between John and Abigail Adams

Friday, February 11, 2005

Heh, maybe I should rename this blog to the "Marc's Research Bibliography Blog". Well, I am doing a paper on Presidential Naval Policy from 1789-1815, so it's kind of on topic.


American State Papers Links: U.S. Congressional Documents

The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, cover the 1st Congress through the first session of the 18th Congress, from 1789 to 1824. (search here)

Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States (search here)

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States (search here)

Journal of the Senate of the United States (search here)

Treaties and other international acts of the United States of America
, edited by Hunter Miller. (index at Avalon Project)

The Public Statutes At Large Of The United States (search here)

The Papers of the Presidents of the United States

The George Washington Papers, LOC

The Papers of George Washington, UVA

The Adams Papers, MHS (not much)

The Adams Papers at Avalon (Public Papers)

The Thomas Jefferson Digital Archive, UVA

The Thomas Jefferson Papers, LOC

The Papers of James Madison, UVA (only 3 items, under construction)

Selected Works of James Madison


The Territorial Papers of the United States. Edited by Clarence Carter. 20 Vols. Washington, 1934-.

Laws of the United States of America from March 4, 1789 to March 4, 1815. 5 vols. Washington, 1815.

Prize cases decided in the United States Supreme Court, 1789-1918 : including also cases on the instance side in which questions of prize law were involved. Edited by James Brown Scott. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1923.

Thursday, July 29, 2004

Well, it's been quite some time since I've been around here. I've been immersed in academic research far flung from the seas and have not been able to devote much time to this blog. If you want the best jumping off point for U.S. Merchant Marine history, go to the American Merchant Marine at War site. Thanks for stopping by and I apologize if I've wasted your time.

Wednesday, December 03, 2003

This is a Webliography Home Page of Maritime history links.

Tuesday, November 04, 2003

Haven't been around in a while, but I'm involved in other areas of history right now. When time and circumstance permit, I will post.

Wednesday, July 09, 2003

I attended a talk last night at my local library given by Dr. Kathy Abbass of the Rhode Island Marine Archaelogy Project. Really interesting stuff and enlightened me as to another avenue of inquiry I can follow while pursuing the history of those who fought during the Revolutionary War in particular. As Dr. Abbass pointed out in her presentation, the average, common person of that time did not leave much in the way of written memoirs. As such, it is in studying the tangible items that they left behind that we learn a bit about the way they lived, examples would be the type of shoes they wore, buttons on coats, etc. Archaelogy is the path to discovering and preserving these items. Marine archaelogy seems to be a valuable contributor to the study of the sailors of old.