U.S. Revenue Marine & Revenue Cutter Service

Historical Bibliography


Articles

Barry, David S. "Men and Affairs at Washington." New England Magazine (Aug 1907), pp. 703-711.

"Black Maria to the Rescue." Coast Guard Magazine (July 1948), p. 15.

Brice, J.J. "Naval Discipline." The United Service 3:6 (June 1890), pp. 576-584.

Brown, Jesse K. "Lonely Guardians of the North." Technical World Magazine (Feb 1915), pp. 900- 904.

Carden, G.L. "U.S. Revenue Marine Service." Harper’s Weekly 36 (Jan 9 1892), pp. 33, 35-37.

Collins, John W. "The United States Revenue Cutter Service." Cassier’s Magazine Engineering Illustrated XV (Nov 1898-Apr 1899), pp. 373-388.

Daly, R.W. "The Paraguayan Expedition, 1858-9." The Bulletin (May 1942), pp. 39-42.

De Lorme, Roland L. "Liquor Smuggling in Alaska, 1867-1899." Pacific Northwest Quarterly 66, No. 4 (1975), pp. 145-152.

Dench, C.H. "Nullification." The Bulletin (Jul-Aug 1970), p. 64.

Dixon, Robert, Jr. "Captain [Simon] Gross's Arms & Stores." The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1966), pp. 95-100.

"Don't Take President Grant Out to Sea." The Bulletin (Jun-July 1954), pp. 68-69.

Drysdale, William. "The Revenue-Cutters at Work." Harper’s Weekly 36 (Jan 2 1892), p. 7.

"Earliest Known Photograph of Coast Guard District Commanders [1880]." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1932), p. 38.

Evans, Stephen H. "Forerunners of the Cutter Fleet." The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1962), pp. 50-56.

French, A. "The Marine Hospital Service and the Revenue Cutter Service." The Bulletin (Jan/Feb 1982), pp. 26-30.

Hamilton, Frank E. "A Forgotten Port and Log Towing Revenue Cutters." Telescope: Great Lakes Maritime Institute, Dossin Great Lakes Museum 18, No. 1 (Jan-Feb 1969), pp. 206-211.

"Hamilton’s Report of 1790 Resulted in the Forming of the Coast Guard." Coast Guard Bulletin III, 3 (Sep 1945), pp. 45-47.

Johnson, Paul H. "Bibles and Whiskey: Life in the Really Old Guard." The Bulletin (Jan-Feb 1973), p. 35.

________. "The Cutter Service and a Letter from Andrew Jackson." The Bulletin (July-Aug 1971), pp. 13-18.

Kaplan, Hymen R. "Hamilton's Revenue Fleet." Naval Institute Proceedings 88 (Oct 1962), pp. 160-163.

Kern, Florence. "George Washington and the Coast Guard." The Bulletin (Nov-Dec 1972), pp. 66-71.

King, Irving H. "The 1905 Yellow Fever Epidemic." The Bulletin (Oct 1995), pp. 31-32.

Kyle, Joanna R. N. "Our Coast Police: The U.S. Revenue Cutter Service in its Routine Work and as an Auxiliary to the Navy." Overland Monthly XLII, No. 5 (Nov 1903), pp. 371-378.

Lawrence, A. "Secretary Sherman's Cruise on the Cutter Grant." The Bulletin (Nov 1940), pp. 11-12.

"Letter Book of U.S.R.C. Jackson." The Bulletin (Apr 1945), pp. 28-31; No. 2 (May 1945), pp. 61-62; No. 3 (June 1945), pp. 98-99.

"A ‘Little Navy’ That Does Big Work." The Outlook (Feb 10 1912), p. 296-297.

McAdoo, William. "The Yacht as a Naval Auxiliary." North American Review 161 (July 1895), pp. 170-176.

McAllister, C.A. "Serving Mankind at Sea: The Revenue Cutter Service." The Survey 33 (Oct 10 1914), p. 457.

Merryman, J.H., & Sumner I. Kimball. "The United States Revenue Marine." Hamersly's Naval Encyclopedia, 1881., pp. 687-691.

Noble, Dennis L.  "A Forgotten Hero: C. C. Mauethrop and the Revenue Cutter Commodore Perry." Wreck & Rescue Vol.9, No. 3 (Nov 2006), pp. 16-17.

Noble, Dennis L., & Truman R. Strobridge. "Early Cuttermen in Alaskan Waters." Pacific Northwest Quarterly 78, no. 3 (July 1987), pp. 74-82.

"One Hundred Years Ago." Coast Guard Bulletin II, 8 (Feb 1943), p. 105; II, 9 (Mar 1943), p. 117.

Park, Edwin J. "A Samaritan of the Sea." Along the Coast I, No. 3 (May 1909), pp. 12, 18.

Paullin, C.O. "Early Naval Administration Under the Constitution." Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute XXXII (Sep 1906), pp. 100--1030.

Phillips, David G. "The Revenue Marine." Harper’s Weekly 35 (May 16 1891), p. 367.

Powers, Paul. "Hopley Yeaton's Homes." Commandant's Bulletin (Jan 11 1982), p. 13.

"The Revenue Cutter Service." Army and Navy Journal III, No. 3, Whole No. 107 (Sep 9 1865), p. 46.

"The Revenue Service on the Lakes." Army and Navy Journal III, No. 44, Whole No. 148 (June 23, 1866), p. 697.

Ross, Worth G. "Our Coast Guard. A Brief History of the United States Revenue Marine Service." Harper’s New Monthly Magazine 73, No. 438 (1886), pp. 909-922.

Scheina, Robert. "Coast Guard Predecessor only Navy for New Republic." Commandant's Bulletin (Aug 3 1981), p. 13.

Shepard, Isabel A. "In Olden Days: A Page from the Diary of a Woman Passenger Aboard a Cutter [ Rush ] in 1889." Coast Guard Magazine (Aug 1929), pp. 2-4, 42-44.

Smith, Horatio D. "In Early Days, 1789-1846." Coast Guard Magazine (Aug 1930), pp. 56-60; (Sep 1930), pp. 42-45; (Oct 1930), pp. 26-31; (Nov 1930), pp. 5, 46-47; (Dec 1930), pp. 40-42; (Jan 1931), pp. 42-45; (Feb 1931), pp. 42-45; (Mar 1931), pp. 38-41; (Apr 1931), pp. 22-27; (May 1931), pp. 32-33; (June 1931), pp. 26-28; "Part 14." (July 1931), pp. 34-35; (Aug 1931), pp. 32-33; (Sep 1931), pp. 17-19.

________. "The United States Revenue-Cutter Service." The Century Magazine 55, No. 4 (Feb 1898), pp. 573-583.

________. "The United States Revenue Cutter Service: Organization of the Corps. Part I." The United Service 2, No. 5 (Nov 1889), pp. 454-466; "From 1791 to 1808. Part II." 2, No. 6 (Dec 1889), pp. 579-591; "Part II Continued." 3 (Jan 1890), pp. 38-42; "Part II Continued." 3 (Feb 1890), pp. 154-163; "Part III." 3 (Mar 1890), pp. 272-281; "Part III-Concluded." 3 (Apr 1890), pp. 380-399.

________. "The United States Revenue Marine." The United Service 3 (Aug 1880), pp. 234-243.

"'The Steamer Governor Cut Us In Two . . ." The Bulletin (Jan-Feb 1977), pp. 23-29.

Stevenson, Paul E. "The Watch-Dogs of the Treasury: The Vigilant Ships of the Revenue Cutter Service, Which Prevent the Smuggling of Merchandise and Give Assistance to Vessels in Distress." The World’s Work 16 (May 1908), pp. 10591-10597.

Strobridge, Truman R. "Early Lake Captains, Revenue Cutters, and Politics." Inland Seas: Quarterly Journal of the Great Lakes Historical Society 29, No. 4 (Winter 1973), pp. 240-248.

Stuart, William M. "In Service Since 1790." Coast Guard Magazine (June 1931), pp. 4-10; (July 1931), pp. 7, 36-37; (Aug 1931), pp. 34-37; (Sep 1931), pp. 15-16, 19.

Thompson, Percy W. "The Revenue-Cutter Service: Its Work in the Relief of Vessels in Distress." Scribner’s Magazine XI (Feb 1892), pp. 207-211.

Thompson, W. "Nullification: Comment on Captain Dench's article..." The Bulletin (Nov-Dec 1970), pp. 40-41.

"A Trip With Lincoln, Chase and Stanton." Scribner's XVI (Oct 1878), pp. 813-822.

"Twenty-six Cadets, Four Officers Sailed on Training Ship in 1906; Eight Became Coast Guard Admirals; Three Commandants." The Bulletin (Jan 1945), pp. 236-237.

Van Boskerck, F.S. "In Advocacy of a General Board." Journal of the United States Revenue Cutter Service Association I, No. 1 (June 1914), pp. 8-13.

Walker, Hal. "All in the Day’s Work: A Story of Uncle Sam’s Hired Men in the Far North." Harper’s Weekly (Jan 2 1915), pp. 257-258.

Wayne, A.F. "Admiral Hottel Recalls Revenue-Cutter Days." The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1961), pp. 31-38.

Wells, William. "Commerce Ruled in 'Old Guard.'" Commandant's Bulletin (Feb 17 1984), pp. 16-17.

________. "Life Below Decks." Commandant's Bulletin (Aug 3 1984), pp. 14-15.

________. "Two in the Belt." Commandant's Bulletin (Dec 9 1983), pp. 14-15.

Wheeler, William J. "Reminiscences of 'The Old Guard.'" The Bulletin (Jan/Feb 1980), pp. 22-25.

Wood, Samuel A. "Some Typical Rescues by the Revenue-Cutters." Scribner’s Magazine XI (Feb 1892), p. 211.


Books and Government Publications

Army and Navy Chronicle. 1835-

Army and Navy Chronicle and Scientific Repository...

Clark, William Bell and Morgan, William James, eds. Naval Documents of the American Revolution. 6 vols. Washington: GPO, 1964-1972.

Eames, Aled, Lewis Wales, & Bryn Parry, eds. Letters From America: Captain David Evans of Talsarnau, 1817-1895. Gwynedd Archives Service, 1975.

Evans, Stephen H. Forerunners of the Cutter Fleet. Washington: U.S. Coast Guard, n.d.

________. The United States Coast Guard 1790-1915: A Definitive History (With a Postscript: 1915-1949). Annapolis: The United States Naval Institute 1949.

Fitzpatrick, John C., ed. The Writings of George Washington. 39 vols. Washington: GPO, 1931-1944.

Gibbs, George, ed. Memoirs of the Administrations of Washington and John Adams Edited from the Papers of Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury. 2 vols. New York: [*****], 1946.

Jackson, Melvin H. Privateers in Charleston, 1793-1796. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969.

King, Irving. The Coast Guard Expands, 1865-1915, New Roles, New Frontiers. Annapolis: NIP, 1996.

________. The Coast Guard Under Sail: The U.S. Revenue Cutter Service 1789-1865. Annapolis: NIP, 1989.

________. George Washington's Coast Guard Origins of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service 1789-1801. Annapolis: NIP, 1978.

Landauer, Lyndall Baker.  SCAMMON: Beyond the Lagoon: A Biography of Charles Melville Scammon.  Pacific Maritime History Series, Number One.  San Francisco: The Associates of the J. Porter Shaw Library (Pasadena: Flying Cloud Press), 1986.

Mayo, Robert. The Treasury Department and its various Fiscal Bureaus, their Origin, Organization, & Practical Operations, Illustrated; being a Supplement to the Synopsis of Treasury Instructions for the Administration of the Revenue Laws Affecting the Commercial and Revenue System of the United States; in Fourteen Chapters. Washington: printed by Wm. Q. Force 1847.

________. A Synopsis of the Commercial and Revenue System of the United States, as Developed by Instructions and Decisions of the Treasury Department for the Administration of the Revenue Laws: Accompanied with a Supplement of Historical and Tabular Illustrations of the Origin, Organization, & Practical Operations of the Treasury Department and Its various Bureaus in Fulfillment of that System; in Eight Chapters, with an Appendix. Washington: printed by J. & G.S. Gideon, 1847.

________. A Synopsis of the Commercial and Revenue System of the United States; in Two Parts: As Developed by the Revenue Laws, & the Treasury Instructions for the Administration of those Laws; Accompanied with a Supplement of Historical and Tabular Illustrations of the Practical Operations of that System, & an Alphabetical to each Part. Washington: n.p., 1845.

Maclay, Edgar Stanton. A History of the United States Navy 1771-1893. New York: Appleton Co., 1894.

McKee, Christopher. A Gentlemanly and Honorable Profession: The Creation of the U.S. Naval Officer Corps, 1794-1815. Annapolis: NIP, 1991.

Officer of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service and Some of Their Friends. Below Zero: Songs and Verses from Bering Sea and the Arctic. Astoria, OR: J.S. Dellinger Co., 1903.

Paullin, C.O. Outletters of the Continental Marine Committee and Board of Admiralty 1776-1784. 2 vols. New York: The Naval Historical Society: DeVinne Press, 1914.

Samuels, Samuel.  From the Forecastle to the Cabin.  New York: Harper, 1887.  [A portion of this book describes his time as a coxswain on board the cutter Jefferson at Mobile, AL, in 1836.]

Smith, Horatio D. Early History of the United States Revenue Marine Service or (United States Revenue Cutter Service), 1789-1849. Rear Admiral Elliot Snow, U.S. Navy (Retired), ed. Washington: privately printed by special arrangement with the Naval Historical Foundation, 1932; Washington: U.S. Coast Guard, 1989, reprint.

Sparks, Jared, ed. The Writings of George Washington. 12 vols. Boston: Ferdinand Andrews, 1839.

Syrett, Harold C. and Jacob E. Cooke, eds. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 21 vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-1974.

United States Congress. House. Annual Report of Expenditures for Revenue-Cutter Service, 1888. H. Exdoc. 17, 50th Cong., 2d sess., 1889, Serial 2645.

________.________. Captain Faunce and Officers of the Revenue Cutter Harriet Lane. H. Rp. 40, 36th Cong., 2d sess., 1861, Serial 1104.

________.________. Consideration of Bill to Promote Efficiency of Revenue Cutter Service. H. Rp. 1254, 57th Cong., 1st sess., 1902, Serial 4403.

________.________. Estimate of Expenses of Revenue Cutter Service. H. Exdoc. 154, 40th Cong., 2d sess., 1868, Serial 1337.

________.________. Expenses of Revenue Cutter Service, Fiscal Year 1866. H. Exdoc. 36, 40th Cong., 1st sess., 1867, Serial 1311; ....1902. H. Doc. 187, 57th Cong., 2nd sess., 1903, Serial 4496; ....1903. H. Doc. 444, 58th Cong., 2nd sess., 1904, Serial 4675; ....1904. H. Doc. 228, 58th Cong., 3rd sess., 1905, Serial 4831; ....1905. H. Doc. 439, 59th Cong., 1st sess., 1906, Serial 4987; ....1906. H. Doc. 286, 59th Cong., 2nd sess., 1907, Serial 5153; ....1907. H. Doc. 611, 60th Cong., 1st sess., 1908, Serial 5373; ....1908. H. Doc. 1244, 60th Cong., 2nd sess., 1909, Serial 5559; ....1909. H. Doc. 892, 61st Cong., 2nd sess., 1910, Serial 5835; ....1910. H. Doc. 1246, 61st Cong., 3rd sess., 1911, Serial 6071; ....1911. H. Doc. 229, 62nd Cong., 2nd sess., 1912, Serial 6324; ....1912. H. Doc. 1035, 62nd Cong., 3rd sess., 1913, Serial 6502; ....1913. H. Doc. 382, 63rd Cong., 2nd sess., 1914, Serial 6756; ....1914. H. Doc. 1198, 63rd Cong., 3rd sess., 1915, Serial 6890.

________.________. Increasing the Efficiency of the Revenue Cutter Service. H. Rp. 719, 53rd Cong., 2d sess., 1894, Serial 3270; H. Rp. 1453, 62nd Cong., 3rd sess., 1913, Serial 6334.

________.________. Letter on Revenue-Cutter Service. H. Misdoc. 10, 39th Cong., 2d sess., 1867, Serial 1302.

________.________. Marine Revenue Service. House Exdoc. 30, 30th Cong., 1st sess., 1848, Serial 516; H. Exdoc. 52, 30th Cong., 2d sess., 1849, Serial 543.

________.________. Number of Vessels in Revenue Service. H. Exdoc. 261, 40th Cong., 2d sess., 1868, Serial 1343.

________.________. Number of Vessels and Officers Employed in Revenue Service. H. Doc. 206, 29th Cong., 1st sess., 1846, Serial 485.

________.________. To Promote Efficiency of Revenue Cutter Service. H. Rp. 1364, 55th Cong., 2nd sess., 1898, Serial 3721; H. Rp. 2100, 55th Cong., 3rd sess., 1899, Serial 3841; H. Rp. 466, 56th Cong., 1st sess., 1900, Serial 4022; H. Rp. 2420, 56th Cong., 2nd sess., 1901, Serial 4213; H. Rp. 622, 57th Cong., 1st sess., 1902, Serial 4401; H. Rp. 4902, 59th Cong., 1st sess., 1906, Serial 4908.

________.________. Promoting Efficiency of Revenue Cutter Service. H. Rp. 381, 54th Cong., 1st sess., 1896, Serial 3458.

________.________. Promoting Efficiency of Revenue Marine Service. H. Rp. 926, 47th Cong., 1st sess., 1882, Serial 2067; H. Rp. 1264, 48th Cong., 1st sess., 1884, Serial 2257; H. Rp. 2896, 49th Cong., 1st sess., 1886, Serial 2444.

________.________. Report of Revenue Marine Service. H. Doc. 39, 29th Cong., 1st sess., 1846, Serial 482.

________.________. Revenue Cutter Service. H. Exdoc. 112, 40th Cong., 2d sess., 1868, Serial 1337.

________.________. Revenue-cutters For Use at Charleston. H. Rp. 496, 50th Cong., 1st sess., 1888, Serial 2599; ....For Use at New Berne. H. Rp. 1299, 50th Cong., 1st sess., 1888, Serial 2601.

________.________. Revenue Marine. H. Rp. 415, 30th Cong., 1st sess., 1848, Serial 525.

________.________. Revenue Marine Service. H. Doc. 45, 28th Cong., 1st sess., 1844, Serial 441; H. Doc. 22, 28th Cong., 2d sess., 1845, Serial 463; H. Doc. 17, 29th Cong., 2d sess., 1847, Serial 499.

________.________. Revenue Vessels, Report of Vessels Spoken, etc., by United States. H. Doc., 201, 29th Cong., 1st sess., 1846, Serial 485.

________.________. Transfer of Revenue Cutter Service from Treasury Department to Navy Department. H. Rp. 76, 51st Cong., 1st sess., 1890, Serial 2807; H. Rp. 1677, 52nd Cong., 1st sess., 1892, Serial 3048.

________. Senate. On Abolishing System of Revenue Cutters, and Employing Part of Navy Therefor. S. Doc. 166. 27th Cong., 3d sess., 1843, Serial 415.

________.________. Claim of Captain of Revenue Cutter to Prize Money for Vessel Captured for Violation of Revenue Laws, to Exclusion of Lieutenant. Nav. Aff. 378, 20th Cong., 2d sess., 1829, American State Papers 025.

________.________. Estimate for Revenue-Cutter Service. S. Doc. 676, 63rd Cong., 3rd sess., 1915, Serial 6785.

________.________. To Increase Efficiency of Revenue Cutter Service. S. Rp. 7322, 59th Cong., 2nd sess., 1907, Serial 5061.

________.________. Information on Revenue Cutter Service. S. Doc. 135, 54th Cong., 2d sess., 1897, Serial 3470.

________.________. Officers of Revenue Cutter Taney, Praying that Benefit of Navy Pension Fund be Extended to Revenue Cutter Service. S. Doc. 137, 25th Cong., 3d sess., 1839, Serial 339.

________.________. Plan For the Defense of Our Commerce and Protection of Its Revenue in the Gulf of Mexico. Report by Jame Ramage. S. Doc. 100, 16th Cong., 1st sess., 1820, Serial 27.

________.________. To Promote Efficiency of Revenue Cutter Service. S. Rp. 46, 55th Cong., 1st sess., 1897, Serial 3596; S. Rp. 978, 55th Cong., 2nd sess., 1898, Serial 3625; S. Rp. 65, 56th Cong., 1st sess., 1900, Serial 3886; S. Rp. 172, 57th Cong., 1st sess., 1902, Serial 4257; S. Rp. 362, 53rd Cong., 2d sess., 1894, Serial 3183; S. Rp. 112, 54th Cong., 1st sess., 1896, Serial 3362; S. Rp. 1530, 58th Cong., 2nd sess., 1904, Serial 4574; S. Rp. 129, 59th Cong., 1st sess., 1906, Serial 4904; S. Rp. 809, 59th Cong., 1st sess., 1906, Serial 4904.

________.________. Report of Committee on Retrenchment, pt. 7: Revenue Cutter Service on Pacific Coast, and Sale of Revenue Cutter Joe Lane. S. Rp. 47, 41st Cong., 2d sess., 1870, Serial 1409, p. 230.

________.________. Resolution to Inquire Into Revenue-Cutter Service. S. Misdoc. 105, 52nd Cong., 1st sess., 1892, Serial 2907.

________.________. Statements Regarding Revenue Marine Service, Letter of Secretary of Treasury. S. Exdoc. 64, 41st Cong., 3d sess., 1871, Serial 1406.

________.________. Statistics and History of Steam Marine of United States. S. Exdoc. 42, 32d Cong., 1st sess., 1852, Serial 619.

________.________. Transfer of Revenue-Cutter Service from Treasury Department to Navy Department. S. Rp. 530, 52nd Cong., 1st sess., 1892, Serial 2913; S. Misdoc 86, 52nd Cong., 1st sess., 1892, Serial 2904.

________.________. Transfer of Revenue-Marine Service. S. Exdoc 44, 52nd Cong., 1st sess., 1892, Serial 2900; S. Exdoc. 73, 52nd Cong., 1st sess., 1892, Serial 2900.

________.________. Transfer of Revenue Marine to Naval Establishment. S. Rp. 345, 51st Cong., 1st sess., 1890, Serial 2704.

White, John. Charges, Preferred by John White, of the City of New-York, Pilot, Against Henry Cahoone, Esq., Late Commander of the Revenue Cutter Active, of This Port, and Now Commander of the Revenue Cutter Alert, of the Same Port: Together with the Testimony in Support of Those Charges. New York: Hopkins & Morris, 1825.


Unpublished Papers, Theses and Dissertations

Ayer, Robert C. [U.S. Coast Guard Academy] "Alexander Hamilton's Administration of the New Regulatory Regime Against Maritime Smuggling, 1789 to 1795." Paper presented at the North American Society for Oceanic History, Boston, Massachusetts, March 29, 1996.

Reynolds, George R. "The United States Coast Guard in the Northwest 1854-1900." Master of Arts thesis, University of Washington, 1968.

Smith, Joshua M. [East Carolina University] "Patterns in Northern New England Smuggling, 1789-1815. Paper presented at the North American Society for Oceanic History, Boston, Massachusetts, March 29, 1996.