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John Paul Jones:

A Select Bibliography

Abbott, John S.C. John Paul Jones. New York: University Society, 1905.

____. Life and Adventures of Rear Admiral John Paul Jones, Commonly Called Paul Jones. New York: Dodd & Mead, 1874.

American National Biography. vol. 12. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. [see "Jones, John Paul," pp. 219-220].

Appletons' Cyclopaedia of American Biography. vol. 3. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1887. [see "Jones, John Paul," pp. 467-469.].

Bolander, Louis H. "The Log of the Ranger." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 396 (Feb 1936): 201-211.

____. "Two Notes on J.P. Jones." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 305 (July 1928): 546-549.

Boudriot, Jean. John Paul Jones and the Bonhomme Richard: A Reconstruction of the Ship and an Account of the Battle with H.M.S. Serapis. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1987.

Bradford, James C., ed. Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Papers of John Paul Jones, 1747-1792. Alexandria, VA: Chadwyck-Healey, 1986. [For an excellent chronology of Jones' life see pp. 23-33].

____. The Papers of John Paul Jones microform. Alexandria, VA: Chadwyck-Healey, 1986. [10 reels].

____. The Reincarnation of John Paul Jones: The Navy Discovers Its Professional Roots. Washington, DC: Naval Historical Foundation, 1986.

Brady, Cyrus Townsend. John Paul Jones. New York: Frank A. Munsey Co., 1905.

Brown, Charles Walter. John Paul Jones of Naval Fame, A Character of the Revolution. Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Co., 1902.

Bryant Jr., S.W. "The Captain and the Convoy." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 881 (July 1976): 69-70.

Buell, Augustus C. Paul Jones: Founder of the American Navy: A History. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1900. [considered an unreliable resource].

Burden, John Troy. Paul Jones: The Naval Hero of 76, The Fearless Fighter and Commander of the American Revolution. New York: Hurst & Co., [no date].

Callo, Joseph. John Paul Jones: America's Fist Sea Warrior. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2006.

Clark, William Bell, William James Morgan, and Michael J. Crawford eds. Naval Documents of the American Revolution. 10 vols. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1964-.

Conrad, Dennis M., E. Gordon Bowen-Hassell, and Mark L. Hayes. Sea Raiders of the American Revolution: The Continental Navy in European Waters. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2003. [see pp.42-51, 54-69].

Cooper, James Fenimore. Lives of Distinguished American Naval Officers. Philadelphia, Pa.: Carey and Hart, 1946. [see vol.2, pp. 5-112].

De Koven, Anna Farwell. The Life and Letters of John Paul Jones. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1913.

Ellsberg, Edward. Captain Paul. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1941.

Fanning, Nathaniel. Narrative of the Adventures of an American Navy Officer, Who Served During Part of the American Revolution Under the Command of Com. John Paul Jones, esq. New York: Printed for N. Fanning, 1806.

Fox, Joseph L. Captain John Paul Jones: Forgotten Naval Hero. Chicago: Adams Press, 1987.

Frost, Holloway H. "Our Heritage from Paul Jones." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 188 (Oct 1918): 2275-2296.

Gawalt, G. W. ed. and trans. Memoir of the American Revolution Presented to King Louis XVI of France. Washington, DC: American Revolution Bicentennial Office, Library of Congress, 1979.

Gilkerson, William. The Ships of John Paul Jones. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1987.

Golder, F.A. John Paul Jones in Russia. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1927.

Goodheart, Adam. "Points of Interest: Home is the Sailor." Smithsonian 37, no.1 (April 2006): 32, 34, 38, 42, 45-46. [this article explores the issue of whether the body in John Paul Jones' tomb is really his body.].

Hart, Charles Henry. "The Sword Presented by Louis XVI to John Paul Jones." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 122 (June 1907): 712-715.

History of Paul Jones, the Pirate. Glasgow: for the booksellers, circa 1820.

Johnson, G.A. "John Paul Jones: Strategist and Technician." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 305 (July 1928): 539-545.

____. "Man of Many Disappointments." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 305 (July 1928): 629-631.

Johnson, Gerald White. The First Captain: The Story of John Paul Jones. New York: Coward-McCann, 1947.

Jones, John Paul. Life and Battles of John Paul Jones: The Greatest Naval Hero of Modern Times. Boston: Parsons, 1855.

____. Life and Correspondence of John Paul Jones, Including His Narrative of the Campaign in Liman. New York: D. Fanshaw, 1830.

"Journal of Paul Jones." Niles' Weekly Register 815 (28 Apr 1827): 151.

Labaree, Leonard W. and Whitfield J. Bell, eds. The Papers of Benjamin Franklin. vols. 24-28. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1959-.

Lind, L. J. "Admiral John Paul Jones and the Ships that Honored Him: 'I Have Not Yet Begun to Fight.'" The Naval Historical Review, 1971. Garden Island, New South Wales: Naval Historical Society of Australia, 1971. [See pp. 51, 53, 55-56].

Lorenz, Lincoln. "The Bicentennial of John Paul Jones." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 533 (July 1947): 767-777.

____. John Paul Jones, Fighter for Freedom and Glory. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1943.

Lutz, Norma Jean. John Paul Jones. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 1999.

Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell. The Life of John Paul Jones. Boston: Hilliard, Gray, & Co., 1841.

Malloy, William E. "Suitable Tomb for John Paul Jones." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 208 (June 1920): 899-902.

Marion, Henri. John Paul Jones' Last Cruise and Final Resting Place the United States Naval Academy. Washington, DC: G.E. Howard, 1906.

Morison, Samuel Eliot. John Paul Jones: A Sailor's Biography. Boston: Little, Brown, 1959.

Munro, Donald John. Commodore John Paul Jones, U.S. Navy: A Biography of Our First Great Naval Hero. New York: William-Frederick Press, 1954.

National Cyclopedia of American Biography. Vol. 2. Clifton, NJ: J.T. White, 1892. [see pp. 15-16].

"New Light Upon the Career of John Paul Jones." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 122 (June 1907): 683-709. [presents a collection of letters from Jones' neice Janette Taylor].

Otis, James. The Life of John Paul Jones: Written from Original Letters and Manuscripts in Possession of His Relatives and From the Collection Prepared by John Henry Sherburne; Together with Chevalier Jones' Own Account of the Campaign of the Liman. New York: A.L. Burt, 1900.

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1959-1978. [see vols. 24-28].

"Paul Jones." Niles' Weekly Register 460 (1 July 1820): 320-321.

"Paul Jones." Niles' Weekly Register 673 (7 Aug 1824): 369.

"Paul Jones." The Weekly Register 40 (6 June 1811): 230-231; 41 (13 June 1812): 249-251; 45 (27 June 1812): 277-278; 44 (4 July 1812): 296-298; 45 (11 July 1812): 317-318; 40 (13 July 1812): 330-331.

Paullin, Charles Oscar. "A Report of John Paul, Master of the Ship John." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 162 (Mar-Apr 1916): 523-524.

____. "When was Our Navy Founded: A Criticism of A.C. Buell's 'Paul Jones, Founder of the American Navy'." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 133 (Mar 1910): 255.

Preedy, George R. Life of Rear Admiral John Paul Jones: Chevalier of the Military Order of Merit and of the Russian Order of the Empress Anne, 1747-1792. London: H. Jenkins, 1940.

Russell, Phillips. John Paul Jones: Man of Action. New York: Brentano's, 1927.

Sawtelle, Joseph G., ed. John Paul Jones and the Ranger: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, July 12-November 1, 1777, and the Log of the Ranger, November 1, 1777-May 18, 1778. Portsmouth, NH: Peter E. Randall, 1994. [transcriptions of letters and ship logs].

Schaeper, Thomas J. John Paul Jones and the Battle Off Flamborough Head: A Reconsideration. New York: P. Lang, 1989.

Sherburne, John Henry. The Life and Character of John Paul Jones, a Captain in the United States Navy, During the Revolutionary War. New York: Adriance, Sherman, & Co., 1851.

____. The Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones, a Captain in the United States Navy, During the Revolutionary War. New York: Wilder & Campbell, 1825.

Stevenson, Cornelius. "Description of John Paul Jones' Sword." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 122 (June 1907): 711-715.

Stewart, Charles West. John Paul Jones Commemoration at Annapolis, April 24, 1906. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1907.

Thomas, Evan. John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Thompson, Valentine. Knight of the Seas: The Adventurous Life of John Paul Jones. New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 1939.

Tooker, Dorothy. "The Strange Search for John Paul Jones." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 629 (July 1955): 808-811.

Tooker, Lewis Frank. John Paul Jones. New York: Macmillan, 1925.

Vroom, G.B. "Place of Naval Officers in International Affairs." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 219 (May 1921): 685-700.

Walsh, John E. Night on Fire: The First Complete Account of John Paul Jones' Greatest Battle. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978.

 

Published:Tue Jun 06 08:13:16 EDT 2017