The archival and other unpublished materials employed in this study are discussed and summarized in Appendix A. Here are listed nineteenth- century printed works that proved useful. Only a few of the many Massachusetts community vital records volumes and no family histories or genealogies are listed below because they are numerous.
(as in the text, members of the samples are marked*)
Abbott, Jacob. Gentle Measures in the Management and Training of the Young; or, the Principles on Which a Firm Parental Authority May Be Established. . . . New York: Harper & Brothers, 1871.
Alcott, William A. The Moral Philosophy of Courtship and Marriage. Designed as a Companion to the "Physiology of Marriage." By the Same Author. Boston: John P. Jewett, 1857.
-----. The Young House-keeper, or Thoughts on Food and Cookery. By . . . Sixth Stereotype Edition. Boston: Waite, Peirce, 1846.
-----. The Young Woman's Guide to Excellence . . . Thirteenth Edition. Boston: Charles H. Peirce, Binney & Otheman, W. J. Reynolds, 1847.
Alexander, James Waddell. The Working-man. By Charles Quill, Author of "The American Mechanic." Philadelphia: Perkins & Purves, 1843.
Allen, Richard L. The American Farm Book: or Compend of American Agriculture; Being a Practical Treatise on Soils, Manures, Draining, Irrigation, Grasses, Grain, Roots, Fruits . . . and Every Staple Product of the United States. . . . New York: C. M. Saxton, Barker, 1860.
* Alley, Leavitt, defendant. Report of the Trial of *Leavitt Alley, Indicted for the Murder of *Abijah Ellis, in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. Reported by Franklin Fiske Heard. Boston: Little, Brown, 1875.
The American Farmer's New and Universal Hand-Book: or, an Improved and Complete Guide. . . . New York: Livermore, 1851.