Table of contents for Voyages, The age of sail : documents in American maritime history, Volume I, 1492-1865 / edited by Joshua M. Smith and the National Maritime Historical Society.

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Preface 000
1.	America and the Atlantic World 000
	Age of Reconnaissance 000
		Christopher Columbus, "Islands of the Indian Sea" (1493) 000
		Arthur Barlow and Philip Amadas, "The Abundant New World" (1584) 
000
		Thomas Hariot and Theodor De Bry, "Visualizing Virginia" (circa 1588/
1595) 
000
		Robert Juet, "Hudson Explores a River" (1609) 000
	Mercantilism in the 1600s 000
		John Smith, "New England Fisheries" (1614) 000
		Dutch West India Company, "Preservation and Prosperity" (1629) 000
		Thomas Mun, "England's Treasure by Forraign Trade" (circa 1630s) 
000
		Parliament, "Encourageing and Increasing of Shipping and Navigation" 
(1660) 
000
	Colonial Merchants and Trade 000
		Samuel Mulford, "Navigation Discourag'd" (1714) 000
		Robert Champlin, "Accounting for the Slave Trade" (1774) 000
		Benjamin Wright, "Never See Cash So Scarce" (1768) 000
		J. Hector St. John de CrÅvecoeur, "A Nantucket She-Merchant" (1782) 
000
	Atlantic Crossings 000
		Gabriel Archer, "Letter from James Town" (1609) 000
		Jasper Dankers, "Margaret's Ship" (1679) 000
		Gottlieb Mittelberger, "Journey to Pennsylvania" (1750) 000
		Charles Lawrence, "Dispers'd Among His Majesty's Colonies" (1755) 
000
	Colonial Seafarers 000
		Edward Randolph, "Runaways and Deserters" (1695) 000
		Cotton Mather, "The Sea is a School of Vice" (1700) 000
		J. Hector St. John de CrÅvecoeur, "Simple Whalemen" (1782) 000
	Piracy and Colonial America 000
		William Penn, "Piracy Proclamation" (1699) 000
		Alexander Spotswood, "Pirates on the James River" (1720) 000
		Charles Johnson, "The Life of Mary Read" (1724) 000
		Various, "Pirate Articles" (circa 1720s) 000
	Enslaved Africans and Seafarers 000
		Olaudah Equiano, "Galling of the Chains" (circa 1750s) 000
		Britton Hammon, "Out of the Paw of the Lion" (1760) 000
		Various, "Run Away" (1745/1766) 000
	Unruly Jack Tars 000
		William Shirley, "Knowles Riot" (1747) 000
		William Dickinson, "Burning the Gaspee" (1773) 000
		Anonymous, "Philadelphia Resolves" (1773) 000
2.	Revolution and Republic 000
	Revolution Afloat 000
		Thomas Paine, "Common Sense" (1776) 000
		Robert Morris, "The Present State of Our Navy" (1776) 000
		Continental Congress, "Instructions to Commanders of Privateers" 
(1776/1778) 
000
		Timothy Boardman, "Log-book of the Oliver Cromwell" (1778) 000
	Maritime Political Economy 000
		Thomas Jefferson, "Occupation of the Ocean" (1785) 000
		Alexander Hamilton, "Federalist No. 11" (1787) 000
		Fisher Ames, "A Navigating People" (1793) 000
		John Breckinridge, "Free Navigation of the Mississippi" (1793) 000
	Merchants and Entrepreneurs 000
		Elias Hasket Derby, "A Little Particular in These Orders" (1789) 
000
		George Nichols, "Pepper Trade" (1802) 000
		Robert Fulton, "The Steamboat Business" (1807) 000
	Protecting American Shipping and Seamen 000
		Alexander Hamilton, "Instructions to Revenue Cutter Commanders" 
(1791) 000
		Samuel Calder, "Barbary Corsairs" (1793) 000
		Congress, "Naval Armament Act" (1794) 000
		James Madison, "Impressment of American Seamen" (1803) 000
	The War of 1812 000
		James Madison, "War Message" (1812) 000
		Usher Parsons, "Surgical Account of the Battle on Lake Erie" (1813) 
000
		Benjamin R. Shipherd, "Sailors' Rights and Free Trade" (1814) 000
	Westward by Boat 000
		De Witt Clinton, "Memorial to the Legislature of the State of New 
York" (1816) 
000
		Carl Bernhard Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, "By Steamboat to Cincinnati" 
(1825) 000
		Black Rock Gazette, "Launching the Henry Clay" (1825) 000
	Racial Divisions in the Early Republic 000
		Kasiascall, "Trading on the Tarquin" (1811) 000
		Peter Williams Jr., "His Voyages Are All Over" (1817) 000
		Charleston Courier, "South Carolina vs. Daley" (1824) 000
3.	Antebellum Seafaring 000
	The Golden Age 000
		Jeremiah N. Reynolds, "A Commercial and Enterprising People" (1828) 
000
		Alexis de Tocqueville, "Born to Rule the Seas" (1831) 000
		Edward Knight Collins, "Memorial to Congress" (1851) 000
		Robert B. Forbes, "The Present Spirit of Navigation" (1855) 000
	Perils of Seafaring 000
		Anonymous, "Explosion on the Helen McGregor" (1830) 000
		John Clark, "Lexington Testimony" (1840) 000
		Henry David Thoreau, "Wreck of the St. John" (1849) 000
		Samuel Millet, "Whaling Journal" (1849) 000
	Launching Social and Labor Reform 000
		Joseph Bates, "Temperance Ship" (1828) 000
		Richard Henry Dana Jr., "Flogging on the Pilgrim." (1840) 000
		Anonymous, "The Fisherman's Song" (1851) 000
		Master Shipwrights Association, "Arbitrary and Unjust Demands" (1863) 
000
	Sailors and Women 000
		Anonymous, "The Wives of Nantucket" (1843) 000
		Nathaniel Currier, "Sailor's Adieu and Return" (1847) 000
		Joseph G. Clark, "Land Sharks" (1848) 000
	Pacific Expansion 000
		Nancy Bolles, "Whaling Wife" (1851) 000
		Matthew Fontaine Maury, "The Winds and Currents of the Seas; Fast 
Sailing" 
(1853) 000
		United States, "Treaty of Kanagawa" (1854) 000
		New York Daily Tribune, "A Heroine of the Sea" (1857) 000
	Slaves and Sailors 000
		Frederick Douglass, "Escape from Slavery" (1838) 000
		New London Gazette, "Suspicious Looking Schooner" (1839) 000
		Daniel Drayton, "Escape on the Pearl" (1848) 000
		C.R.P. Rodgers, "A Suspected Slaver" (1853) 000
	Civil War 000
		Franklin Buchanan, "Battle of Hampton Roads" (1862) 000
		J. E. Montgomery and S. L. Phelps, "Battle at Plum Point Bend" (1862) 
000
		S. C. Hawley, "Blockade Runners" (1863) 000
		James Iredell Waddell, "CSS Shenandoah Logbook" (1864/1865) 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Navigation -- United States -- History -- Sources.
United States -- History, Naval -- Sources.
Sailing ships -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Merchant marine -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Voyages and travels -- History -- Sources.