Selected Bibliography

Andrews, Charles M. "The Vice Admiralty Courts" in The Colonial Period of American History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1938.

_____. "Introduction" to Records of the Vice-Admiralty Court of Rhode Island, 1716-1752, ed. by Dorothy S. Towle. Washington, D.C.: The American Historical Association, 1936.

Barker, Charles A. The Background of the Revolution in Maryland. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1940.

Crump, Helen J. Colonial Admiralty Jurisdiction in the Seventeenth Century. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1931.

Harper, Lawrence A. The English Navigation Laws. New York: Octagon Books, 1973.

Harrington, Matthew P. "The Legacy of the Colonial Vice Admiralty Courts." Part I. Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce. Vol. 26 (1995), pp. 581-600. Part II. Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce. Vol. 27 (1996), pp. _____.

Hough, Charles Merrill, ed., Reports of Cases in the Vice Admiralty of the Province of New York and in the Court of Admiralty of the State of New York, 1715-1788. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1925.

Owen, David R. and Michael C. Tolley Courts of Admiralty in Colonial America: The Maryland Experience, 1634- 1776. Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 1995.

_____. "Guide to the Commissions of Maryland's Colonial Governors." Maryland Historical Magazine. Vol. 86 (1991), pp. 436-42.

Reese, George. ed. Proceedings in the Court of Vice- Admiralty of Virginia, 1698-1775. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1983.

Smith, Joseph H. Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Plantations. New York: Columbia University Press, 1950.

Stone, Arthur J. "The Admiralty Court in Colonial Nova Scotia." Dalhousie Law Journal. Vol. 17 (1995), pp. 363-429.

Ubbelohde, Carl. The Vice-Admiralty Courts and the American Revolution. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1960.

Wiswall, Jr., Frank L. The Development of Admiralty Jurisdiction and Practice Since 1800. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1970.

Wroth, Lawrence Kinvin. "The Massachusetts Vice Admiralty Court and the Federal Admiralty Jurisdiction." American Journal of Legal History. Vol. 6 (1962): pp. 250-68, 347-67. Reprinted in Law and Authority in Colonial America: Selected Essays, edited by George Billias. Barre, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965.

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