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A History of Schenectady During the Revolution:
Manuscript Sources and Bibliography

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[This information is from pp. 279-284 of A History of Schenectady During the Revolution by Willis T. Hanson, Jr. (Brattleboro, VT: E. L. Hildreth & Co., 1916). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 974.744 H25, and copies are also available for borrowing.]

Documents, muster rolls, letters, etc., in the possession of the author.

Journal of Jabez Maud Fisher, a copy of which is to be found in the Herkimer County Historical Society.

Letter Books of Colonel Hugh Hughes. The New York Historical Society.

Journal of the expedition to Canada in 1775, kept by Colonel Henry B. Livingston.

Minutes of the Proceedings of the Committee for the City and County of Albany. New York State Library, Albany, N. Y.

Minutes of the Schenectady Committee of Safety from January 15, 1777, to February 17, 1778. Force Collection, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.

Minutes of the Schenectady Committee of Safety from June 15, 1779, to August 15, 1779. From a copy in the possession of Mr. E. Z. Carpenter.

Papers of the Continental Congress. Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.

Pension Office Records.

Records of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D. C.

Records of St. George's Lodge as contained in a paper entitled, "St. George's Lodge in the Revolution," written by Mr. Hanford Robison.

Transcripts of the Loyalist Papers in the British Museum. New York Public Library, New York City.

Trumbull Papers. Massachusetts Historical Society.

Washington Papers. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.

Bibliography

Bloodgood, S. de Witt. The Sexagenary: or Reminiscences of the American Revolution. 1866.

Campbell, Douglas. Central New York in the Revolution. New York, 1878.

Campbell, William W. Annals of Tryon County. New York, 1831.

Chastellux, Francis Jean. Travels in North America in the years 1780, 1781 and 1782. London, 1787.

Cook, Frederick. Journals of the Military Expedition of Major John Sullivan against the Six Nations of Indians in 1779. Auburn, 1887.

Flick, Alexander C. Loyalism in New York during the American Revolution. 1901.

Gardner, Asa Bird. The New York Continental Line of the Army of the Revolution. Magazine of American History, December, 1881.

Halsey, Francis Whiting. The Old New York Frontier. 1901.

Hanson, James Howard. The Minute Book of the Committee of Safety of Tryon County. New York, 1905.

Heitman, Francis B. Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army during the War of the Revolution. Washington, D. C., 1914.

Hough, Franklin B. The Northern Invasion of October, 1780. Bradford Club Series. 1866.

Howell and Tenney. History of Albany and Schenectady Counties. New York, 1886.

Jones, Charles Henry. History of the Campaign for the Conquest of Canada in 1776. Philadelphia, 1882.

Mahan, A. T. The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence. 1913.

Morgan, Lewis H. League of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee or Iroquois. New York, 1901. [View 1851 edition]

Pearson, Professor Jonathan. Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady. Albany, 1873.

Pearson, Professor Jonathan. A History of the Schenectady Patent. Albany, 1883.

Roberts, James. New York in the Revolution. Albany, 1898.

Sanders, Honorable John. Centennial Address relating to the Early History of Schenectady and its First Settlers. Albany, 1879.

Schermerhorn, Richard, Jr. Schermerhorn Genealogy and Family Chronicles. New York, 1914.

Simms, Jeptha R. Frontiersmen of New York Albany, 1882.

Smith, Richard. A Tour of Four Great Rivers. Being the Journal of Richard Smith. New York, 1906.

Stone, William L. Life of Joseph Brant. Albany, 1864.

Stone, William L. The Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart. Albany, 1865.

Stone, William L. Orderly Book of Sir John Johnson during the Oriskany Campaign. Albany, 1882.

Yates, Austin A. Schenectady County, New York. Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century. 1902.

American Archives, 4th Series.

The American Historian and Quarterly Genealogical Record. Edited by the Historical Society. Schenectady, 1875-1876. Vol. I, Nos. 1-4 (all published).

The American Monthly Magazine. April, 1902.

Calendar of Historical Manuscripts, relating to the War of the Revolution in the office of the Secretary of State. Albany, 1868.

Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services as returned under the Act for taking the 6th Census in 1840. Washington, 1841.

Documents Relating to the Colonial History of New York. Vols. VIII and X. Albany, 1857.

Journals of the American Congress. Washington, 1823.

Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New York. Edited by Berthold Fernow. Vol. XV. State Archives, Vol. I. Albany, 1887.

Early Schenectady Cemetery Records. Being a corrected list of inscriptions on tombstones taken from the burial ground between Front and Green Streets in 1879. Compiled by Charlotte T. Luckhurst.

Minutes of the Commissioners for Detecting and Defeating Conspiracies in the State of New York. Published by the State. 1909.

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record.

Orderly Book of the Northern Army at Ticonderoga and Mt. Independence. Albany, 1859.

Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York. Published by the State. 1899.

Records from Family Cemeteries near Schenectady. Collected by William A. Brinkman and arranged by Charlotte T. Luckhurst.

Report of the Secretary of War in Relation to the Pensions Establishment of the United States. Washington, 1835.

A true copy of all the Members recorded in the First Reformed Dutch Church of Schenectady, N. Y., from April 11, 1694, to September 22, 1839. Compiled by Charlotte T. Luckhurst.

United States Census. 1890.

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