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Naval documents of the American Revolution / editor, William Bell Clark ; with a foreword by President John F. Kennedy and an introd. by Ernest McNeill Eller.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
United States. Naval History Division.
Publication:
Washington, District of Columbia : Naval History Division, Dept. of the Navy, 1964-
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
volumes : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Subjects:
United States. Navy -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources.
United States. Navy.
American Revolution (1775-1783)
Military operations, Naval.
United States -- History, Naval -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations.
United States.
Medical subjects:
Naval Medicine.
Local subjects:
United States. Navy. -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Form/Genre:
History.
Naval history.
Sources.
Summary:
In the tradition of the preceding volumes - the first of which was published in 1964 - this work synthesizes edited documents, including correspondence, ship logs, muster rolls, orders, and newspaper accounts, that provide a comprehensive understanding of the war at sea in the spring of 1778. The editors organize this wide array of texts chronologically by theater and incorporate French, Italian, and Spanish transcriptions with English translations throughout.
Contents:
Volume 1. American theatre : December 1, 1774-September 2, 1775 ; European theatre : December 6, 1774-August 9, 1775
Volume 2. American theatre : September 3, 1775-October 31, 1775 ; European theatre : August 11, 1775-October 31, 1775 ; American theatre : November 1, 1775-December 7, 1775
Volume 3. American theatre : December 8, 1775-December 31, 1775 ; European theatre : November 1, 1775-January 31, 1776 ; American theatre : January 1, 1776-February 18, 1776
Volume 4. American theatre : February 19, 1776-April 17, 1776 ; European theatre : February 1, 1776-May 25, 1776 ; American theatre : April 18, 1776-May 8, 1776
Volume 5. American theatre : May 9, 1776-July 31, 1776
Volume 6. American theatre : August 1, 1776-October 31, 1776 ; European theatre : May 26, 1776-October 5, 1776
Volume 7. American theatre : November 1, 1776-December 31, 1776 ; European theatre : October 6, 1776-December 31, 1776 ; American theatre : January 1, 1777-February 28, 1777
Volume 8. American theatre : March 1, 1777-April 30, 1777 ; European theatre : Jan 1, 1977-May 31, 1777 ; American theatre : May 1, 1777-May 31, 1777
Volume 9. American theatre : June 1, 1777-July 31,1977
Volume 10. American theater : October 1, 1777-December 31, 1777 ; European theater : October 1, 1777-December 31, 1777 ; American theater : January 1, 1778-March 31, 1778 ; European theater : January 1, 1778-March 31, 1778
Volume 11. American theater : January 1, 1778-March 31, 1778 ; European theater : January 1, 1778-March 31, 1778
Volume 12. American theater : April 1, 1778-May 31, 1778 ; European theater : April 1, 1778-May 31, 1778
Volume 13. American theater: June 1, 1778-August 15, 1778 ; European theater: June 1, 1778-August 15, 1778.
Notes:
Vols. 5-9 edited by W.J. Morgan.
Vols. 10-<13> edited by Michael J. Crawford.
Vols. 9-11 published by: Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy.
Vols. 12-<13> published by Naval History and Heritage Command, Department of the Navy.
Shipping list nos.: 2006-0020-S (v.11), 2014-0049-S (v. 12), 2019-0028-S (v.13).
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Gift: David Appel.
Penn Provenance:
Gates, Mrs. Thomas S. (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1964
Contributor:
Clark, William Bell, 1889-1968, editor.
Morgan, William James, editor.
Crawford, Michael J., editor.
Other format:
Online version: United States. Naval History Division. Naval documents of the American Revolution.
ISBN:
9780160452864
0160452864
9780160724954
0160724953
9780945274728
0945274726
9781943604012
1943604010
OCLC:
426774
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