The Matty Graves novels
Book 1: No Quarter
Midshipman Matty Graves must choose between family and duty.
Book 2: The War of Knives
Acting-Lieutenant Matty Graves gets caught up in the Haitian Revolution in 1800. Mayhem ensues!
"[N]ever dull . . ."
—Madison Smartt Bell
Book 3: Peter Wicked
Matty seizes the opportunity to make a name and fortune for himself—even if it means destroying those closest to him.
"[U]nusual, if somewhat jaundiced . . ."
Errors after the fact
Seamen's terms in landsmen's language
Nautical info bits
Sailing distances around Haïti
How far it is from here to there, by sea, in English statute miles.
Public domain stuff—I didn't write this.
Yep, still maps
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History of the Washington Navy Yard
History of Baltimore on Web Roots
Costumer's Manifesto: Regency and Empire fashions
War of 1812 (Theodore Roosevelt)
1812 and All That
Free online glossaries and dictionaries
Text-book of Seamanship (1834)
Wreck of H.M.S. Wager, 1741
Anglo-American folk songs
French sea songs
Jack Aubrey's commands
U of Texas historical maps library
American Coast Pilot, 1796 edition (PDF)
American Coast Pilot, 1800 edition (PDF)
American Coast Pilot, 1822 edition
Sailing directions for Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands, 1958
Jeffersonianism and 19th Century American Maritime Defense Policy (PDF)
A guy what knows a lot about colonial Haiti
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