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Selected Bibliography

Primary Sources

Barton, William P.C.  A Treatise Concerning a Plan for the Internal Organization and Government of Marine Hospitals in the United States:  Together With a Scheme for Amending and Systematizing the Medical Department of the Navy.  Philadelphia:  np., 1814.

Beaglehole, J.C. ed.  The Journals of Captain James Cook on His   Voyages of Discovery, vol. 3, The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery 1776-1780.  Cambridge:  The Syndics of the Cambridge University Press, 1967.

Beresford, William.  A Voyage Round the World; but More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America:  Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon.  London: np, 1789.

Butterfield, L.H. ed.  Letters of Benjamin Rush.  2 vols.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 1951.

Cleghorn, George.  Observations on the Epidemical Diseases of Minorca From the Year 1744 to 1749 [ed. Benjamin Rush].  Philadelphia:  Fry and Kammerer, Printers, 1809.

de Bougainville, Louis Antoined.  A Voyage Round the World.  John Reinhold Forster, trans.  London:  J. Nourse and T. Davies, 1772; reprint Ridgewood, NJ:  The Gregg Press, Inc., 1967.

Dudley, William S., ed.  The Naval War of 1812:  A Documentary History, vol. 1, 1812.  Washington:  Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy, 1985.

Evans, Amos A.  Journal Kept on Board the United States Frigate "Constitution," 1812.  Reprint, np:  Paul Clayton, 1928.

Inderwick, James.  Cruise of the U.S. Brig Argus in 1813.  Edited      by Victor Hugo Paltsits.  New York:  The New York Public Library, 1917.

Lind, James.  An Essay on Diseases Incidental to Europeans in Hot Climates, with the Method of Preventing their Fatal Consequences, 6th ed.  London:  Becket and De Hondt, 1808; American printing Philadelphia:  William Duane, 1811.

Porter, David.  Journal of a Cruise.  New York:  Wiley and Halstead, 1822; reprint, R.D. Madison and Karen Hamor, eds., Annapolis:  Naval Institute Press, 1986.

Smith, Philip Chadwick Foster.  The Frigate Essex Papers:  Building the Salem Frigate 1798-1799.  Salem, MA:  Peabody Museum of Salem, 1974.

United States Department of the Navy.  Letters Sent by the    Secretary of the Navy to Officers, 1798-1868.  Microcopy No. 149, Roll 4, 1800-1801 (M149). 

United States Department of the Navy.  Area File of the Naval Records Collection 1775-1910, Microcopy No. 625, Roll 345,  Area 10, 1798-1851 (M625).

Secondary Sources

Coggins, Jack.  Ships and Seamen of the American Revolution--Vessels, Crews, Weapons, Gear, Naval Tactics, and Actions of the War for Independence.  Harrisburg, PA:  Promontory Press,    1961.

Cushman, Paul.  "Naval Surgery in the War of 1812."  New York State Journal of Medicine 72 (July 1972):  1881-87.

Estes, J. Worth.  "Naval Medicine in the Age of Sail:  The Voyage of the New York, 1802-1803."  Bulletin of the History of  Medicine 56 (1982):  238-253.

"A Naval Surgeon in the Barbary Wars:  Dr. Peter St. Medard on New York 1802-3."  In New Aspects of Naval History: Selected Papers from the 5th Naval History Symposium, ed. The  Department of History, United States Naval Academy.  Baltimore:  The Nautical and Aviation Publishing Company of America, 1985.

Fowler, William M., Jr. Jack Tars and Commodores:  The American Navy, 1783-1815  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

Lloyd, Christopher and Jack L.S. Coulter, Medicine and the Navy 1200-1900, vol. 3, 1714-1815.  Edinburgh:  E.&S. Livingstone Ltd., 1961.

Pleadwell, F.L.  "Edward Cutbush, M.D.:  The Nestor of the Medical Corps of the Navy." Annals of Medical History 5 (December 1923):  337-86.

Rodger, N.A.M.  The Wooden World:  An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy     Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1986; reprint 1988.

Wilbur, C. Keith.  Revolutionary Medicine 1700-1800.  Chester, CT: The Globe Pequot Press, 1980.

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