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Middleton, Authur Pierce. Tobacco Coast: A Maritime History of the Chesapeake Bay in the Colonial Era. Newport News, VA: Mariners Museum, 1953.
Jones, Anita Elizabeth. Captain Charles Ridgely, Builder of Hampton Mansion: Mariner, Colonial Agent, Ironmaster, and Politician. M.A. thesis, Wake Forest University, 1981.
Norton, Louis Arthur. Joshua Barney, Hero of the Revolution and 1812. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2000.
Annotation / Notes: Joshua Barney (1758-1818) was a naval hero in both the American Revolution and the War of 1812. Aside from his military exploits, this patriotic Marylander's life is closely associated with the history of the American flag. Barney is best known for the spirited action of the barge men under his command at the Battle of Bladensburg in 1814. Alone among the Americans at the battle, Barney and his men fought bravely against a superior British force.
Plummer, Norman H. "Lieutenant John Trippe: The Last Chapter." Weather Gauge 30 (Spring 1994): 21-27.
Plummer, Norman H. Lambert Wickes: Pirate or Patriot. St. Michaels, MD: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 1991.
Yellott, John Bosley, Jr. "Jeremiah Yellott-Revolutionary-War Privateersman and Baltimore Philanthropist." Maryland Historical Magazine 86 (Summer 1991): 176-89.
Cook, Eleanor M. V. "Georgetown: Jewel of Montgomery County-Part I." Montgomery County Story 41 (November 1998): 49-60.
Cook, Eleanor M. V. "Georgetown: Jewel of Montgomery County-Part II." Montgomery County Story 42 (February 1999): 61-76.
Robinson, John M. "History of Pinehurst-Part I." Anne Arundel County History Notes 21 (January 1990): 3-4.
Shomette, Donald. London Town: A Brief History. Londontown, MD: London Town Public House Commission, Inc., 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Londontown, located on the South River, was a very early example of successful town planning in Maryland. The community, however, did not have any long term success due to its economic base in the tobacco system.
Cox, Richard J. "Two Marylanders in the Early Navy: The Hambleton Family Papers, MS. 2021." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Fall 1974): 317-21.
Margolin, Samuel G. Lawlessness on the Maritime Frontier of the Greater Chesapeake, 1650-1750. Ph.D. diss., College of William and Mary, 1992.
Sweig, Donald. "A Capital on the Potomac: A 1789 Broadside and Alexandria's Attempts to Capture the Cherished Prize." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 87 (January 1979): 74-104.
Footner, Geoffrey M. Tidewater Triumph: The Development and Worldwide Success of the Chesapeake Bay Pilot Schooner. Centreville, MD: Tidewater, 1998.
Gray, Ralph D. The National Waterway, a History of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, 1769 -1965. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1967 (1985).
Annotation / Notes: Students of Maryland transportation and maritime development probably would agree that the canal is the most important per mile ever dug in the United States. Experts depend on this volume; lovers of lore may wish to add it to their libraries, said a Maryland Historical Magazine reviewer (84:401, Winter 1989).
Clifford, Mary Louise, and J. Candace Clifford. Women Who Kept the Lights: An Illustrated History of Female Lighthouse Keepers. Williamsburg, VA: Cypress Communications, 1993.
Chard, Donald F. "The Last Voyage of the Baltimore." Nova Scotia Historical Review [Canada] 7 (1987): 63-70.
Feldman, Clayton A. "A Study of Mid-late Eighteenth Century American Small Vessel Framing Practices." Nautical Research Journal 33 (1988): 150-157.
Gilbert, Geoffrey. "The Ships of Federalist Baltimore: a Statistical Profile." Maryland Historical Magazine 79 (1984): 314-318.
Leiner, Frederick C. Millions for Defense: The Subscription Warships of 1798. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2000.
Price, Jacob M., and Paul G. E. Clemens. "A Revolution of Scale in Overseas Trade: British Firms in the Chesapeake Trade, 1675-1775." Journal of Economic History 47 (1987): 1-43.
Allard, Dean C. "The Potomac Navy of 1776." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 84 (October 1976): 411-30.
Frye, Harriet. "Joshua Barney Encounters the Port of Chincoteague." Chesapeake Bay Magazine, 5 (February 1976): 15-16.
Annotation / Notes: During the Revolution.
Hays, Anne M. "Lambert Wickes - An Authentic Hero." Chesapeake Bay Magazine, 6 (June 1976): 17-18, 27.
Luykx, John M. "Fighting for Food: British Foraging Operations at St. George's Island." Maryland Historical Magazine, 71 (Summer 1976): 212-19.