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Bendler, Bruce A. "Colonial Delaware Records 1681-1713." Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1992.

Bendler, Bruce A. "Colonial Delaware Assemblymen 1682-1776." Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1989.

Burr, Horace, trans. The Records of Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church, 1697-1773 (1890).

Clark, Raymond B. Jr. "Delaware Revolutionary Pensioners." published by author 1982.

Colonial Society of Pennsylvania. Records of the Court of New Castle on Delaware. Lancaster, PA: 1904.

Colonial Society of Pennsylvania. Records of the Court of New Castle on Delaware, 1681-1699, Land and Probate Abstract Only. Meadville, PA: Colonial Society of Pennsylvania, 1935.

Delaware. Court Records of Kent County, Delaware, 1680-1705. Washington, DC: American Historical Association, 1959.

Delaware. Court of Chancery. Delaware Chancery Reports. 1814-.

Delaware. The Duke of York Record: Being an Authorized Transcript From the Official Archives of the State of Delaware, and Comprising the Letters Patent, Permits, Commissions, Surveys, Plats, and Confirmations by the Duke of York and Other High Officials, From 1646-1679. Wilmington, DE: Sunday Star Print, 1903.

Delaware. Governor's Register: Appointments and Other Transactions by Executives of the State from 1674-1851, Vol. 1. Wilmington, DE: Star Publishing Company, 1926.

Delaware. Minutes of the Council of Delaware State, 1776-1792. Wilmington, DE: Historical Society of Delaware, 1887.

Delaware. Records of the Court of New Castle on Delaware. 2 vols. Lancaster, PA: 1904-1935.

deValinger, Leon. Court Records of Kent County, Delaware, 1680-1705. Washington DC: The American Historical Association, 1959.

deValinger, Leon. Calendar of Sussex County Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800. 1964.

deValinger, Leon Jr. "Reconstructed 1790 Federal Census of Delaware." Arlington, VA: National Genealogical Society, 1962.

D.G. Beers, Atlas of the State of Delaware, 1868.

Dill, Raymond Walter, William Martin Dill, and Elizabeth Ann Bosthic Dill. Souls in Heaven, Names in Stone: Kent County, Delaware Cemetery Records. 1989.

Dunlap, Arthur R. "Dutch and Swedish Land Records Relating to Delaware- Some New Documents and a Checklist." Delaware History 6 (1954): 25-52.

Hone, Craig, ed., Records of the Courts of Sussex County Delaware, 1677-1710. 1991.

Gehring, Charles T. New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Volumes XX-XXI, Delaware Papers, (English Period): A Collection of Documents Pertaining to the Regulation of Affairs on the Delaware, 1664-1682. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield Company, Inc., 2000.

Hancock, Harold B. "Descriptions and Accounts of Delaware, 1700-1740." Delaware History 10 (1962).

Hancock, Harold B. "Historical Records Relating to Delaware in the British Isles." Delaware History 10 (1963).

Hancock, Harold B. "The Reconstructed Delaware State Census of 1782." Wilmington, DE: Delaware Genealogical Society, 1983.

Horle, Craig W., ed. Records of the Courts of Sussex County, Delaware, Vol. 1, 1677-1689. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991.

Horle, Craig W., ed. "Records of the Courts of Sussex County, Delaware, Vol. 2, 1690-1710. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991.

Maddux, Gerald and Doris Ollar. Delaware Federal Census 1800. Baltimore MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1976.

Masons, Elaine H., ed. Land Records of Sussex County Delaware, 1782-1789. 1990.

More, Nicholas. "Letters of Doctor Nicholas Moore, and Others, 1686." In Myers, Albert Cook, Narratives of Early Pennsylvania, West New Jersey, and Delaware, 1630-1707. New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912.

Munroe, John A. and John C Dann. "Benjamin Eastburn, Thomas Noxon and the Earliest Map of the Three Lower Counties." Delaware History 21 (1984-1985): 217-232.

Myers, Albert C. Walter Wharton's Land Survey Register, 1675-1679, West Side of Delaware River, From Newcastle County, Delaware into Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Wilmington, DE: The Historical Society of Delaware, 1955.

O'Callaghan, E. B. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York, 15 vols. Albany, NY: Weed, Parsons, and Company, 1856-1888.

Olmstead, Virginia. Delaware Federal Census 1850. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co.

Paschall, Thomas, Letter of Thomas Paschall, 1683. In Myers, Albert Cook, Narratives of Early Pennsylvania, West New Jersey, and Delaware, 1630-1707 (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912).

Peden, Henry Jr. Colonial Delaware Soldiers and Sailors 1638-1776. Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1995.

Penn, William. "Some Account of the Province of Pennsylvania, 1681." In Myers, Albert Cook, Narratives of Early Pennsylvania, West New Jersey, and Delaware, 1630-1707. New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912.

Penn, William. "Letter from William Penn to the Committee of the Free Society of Traders, 1683." In Myers, Albert Cook, Narratives of Early Pennsylvania, West New Jersey, and Delaware, 1630-1707. New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912.

Penn, William. "A Further Account of the Province of Pennsylvania, by William Penn, 1685." In Myers, Albert Cook, Narratives of Early Pennsylvania, West New Jersey, and Delaware, 1630-1707. New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912.

Pennsylvania. Colonial Records of Pennsylvania: Minutes of the Provincial council of Pennsylvania, From the Organization to the Termination of the Proprietary Government, 1st Series, 3 vols. Harrisburg, PA: Theophilus Fenn, 1838-1840.

Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Archives: Selected and Arranged from Original documents in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth Conforming to Acts of the General Assembly. 1st-8th Series, 1852-1930.

Public Archives Commission of Delaware. The Governor's Register, 1674-1851. 1926.

Records of the Court of New Castle on Delaware, 1676-1681. Lancaster, PA: Wickersham Printing Co., 1904.

Records of Sussex County: Court Records, 1680-1699. (Also known as Deale-Sussex County Court Records, 1680-1699)

Richards, Mary Fallon. "Black Birth Records, New Castle County, Delaware, 1810-1853." National Genealogical Society Quarterly 67 (1979).

Thomas, Gabriel, An Historical and Geographical Account of Pensilvania and of West-New-Jersey, 1698. In Myers, Albert Cook, Narratives of Early Pennsylvania, West New Jersey, and Delaware, 1630-1707 (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912).

Turner, C. H. B. Some Records of Sussex County. Philadelphia, PA: Allen, Lane and Scott, 1909.

Virden, Donald O. "Delaware Bible Records Vol. 1." Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1991.

Virden, Donald O. "Delaware Bible Records Vol. 2." Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1992.

Virden, Donald O. "Delaware Bible Records Vol. 3." Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1992.

Wright, F. Edward. "Delaware Newspaper Abstracts 1786- 1795 Volume 1." Silver Spring, MD: Family Line Publications, 1984.

Wright, F. Edward, ed. Vital Records of Kent and Sussex Counties, Delaware, 1686-1800. 1986.

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