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References

To Nicholas Cooke, 14 August 1775 [Revolutionary War Series 1:304]

General Orders, 22 September 1776 [Revolutionary War Series 6:367]+

From the Massachusetts Council, 3 October 1776 [Revolutionary War Series 6:461]+

To Colonel Richard Humpton, 1 December 1776 [Revolutionary War Series 7:249]+

From Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 12 December 1776 [Revolutionary War Series 7:323]

Orders to Carpenter Wharton, 21 December 1776 [Revolutionary War Series 7:409]+

To John Hancock, 29–30 June 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 10:146]

To John Augustine Washington, 29 June 1777 [Revolutionary War Series 10:150]

From Charles Pettit, 10 September 1778 [Revolutionary War Series 16:562]+

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– about Loyalist activities [1 reference]

– American [28 subentries]

– American disinformation [6 references]

– American security measures [46 references]

– Americans hang spies [1 reference]

– American sources [10 references + 47 subentries]

– and army movements [6 references]

– and frontier defense [6 references]

– arrangements for speedy communication of [7 references]

– attempted seizure of packet boat [4 references]

– British [2 references + 7 subentries]

– British disinformation [1 reference]

– British hang women as spies [1 reference]

– British security measures [4 references]

– British sources [39 references + 20 subentries]

– capture of British spy [1 reference]

– codes [1 reference]

– communication of [25 references]

– concealed in a silver ball [1 reference]

– conflicting American reports [4 references]

– Congress committee of [1 reference]

– conveyance of [2 references]

– court-martial of spies [1 reference]

– desired [1 reference]

– difficulties in gathering [1 reference]

– double agents [1 reference]

– evaluation of [2 references]

– execution of American spy [1 reference]

– false reports [2 references]

– French evaluations of [11 references]

– from Bermuda [1 reference]

– from Boston [66 references]

– from British deserters [1 reference]

– from Canada [129 references]

– from captured vessels [16 references]

– from Chelsea [40 references]

– from Connecticut [3 references]

– from deserters [8 references]

– from deserters and prisoners of war [6 references]

– from England [51 references]

– from Europe [32 references]

– from Frankford, Pa. [9 references]

– from guards at Boston [16 references]

– from Ireland [2 references]

– from Long Island, N.Y. [5 references]

– from Maine [4 references]

– from Mohawk Valley [2 references]

– from New York City [3 references]

– from Nova Scotia [6 references]

– from Philadelphia [30 references]

– from prisoners [4 references]

– from Rhode Island [11 references]

– from Roxbury [3 references]

– from Ticonderoga [2 references]

– from Virginia [7 references]

– from West Indies [1 reference]

– gathering of [3 references]

– given to British [10 references]

– GW requests Continental Congress to assist in gathering [1 reference]

– GW's plan for gathering [3 references]

– importance of [1 reference]

– insufficiency of [1 reference]

– money for [7 references]

– oaths [1 reference]

– of British and German forces [10 references + 54 subentries]

– of British dispositions in Rhode Island [1 reference]

– of British fleet and army [40 references]

– of British forces [4 references + 17 subentries]

– of British morale at New York [1 reference]

– of British movements [1 reference]

– of British naval movements [64 references]

– of British plans for new campaign [5 subentries]

– of British reinforcements [6 references]

– of British ship movements [24 references]

– of British strength and positions at New York [9 references]

– of British troop movements [9 references]

– of British warships [8 references]

– of casualties [1 reference]

– of Connolly's plot [6 references]

– of Indians [24 references]

– of Loyalists [47 references]

– of prisoners [8 references]

– of Rhode Island row galleys [1 reference]

– of Robert Rogers [7 references]

– of seizure of cloth [1 reference]

– of skirmishes and engagements [7 references]

– of suspected Loyalists [1 reference]

– of war between France and Britain [3 references]

– on naval activity [1 reference]

– penalties for giving to British [1 reference]

– pay for spies [1 reference]

– reconnaissance parties [36 references + 3 subentries]

– reliability of [20 references]

– requested by GW [5 references]

– sought by Americans [25 references]

– sought by GW [18 references]

– sought from Canada [2 references]

– spies [6 references]

– spy blamed for burning New York City [1 reference]

– spyglasses [3 references]

– spy in Boston [5 references]

– spy's letters to GW intercepted [1 reference]

– telescopes [1 reference]

– telescopes needed [2 references]

– unreliability of [5 references]

See Also

See also Clark, John, Jr. (1751-1819)

See also Scouts

See also Spies and intelligence gathering