State of Franklin Bibliography
Abernethy, Thomas Perkins. From Frontier to Plantation in Tennessee: A Study in Frontier Democracy. 1932. Reprint, Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama, 1967.
Alderman, Pat. The Overmountain Men. 1970. Johnson City, Tennessee: The Overmountain Press, 1986.
Architect of the Capitol. “John Sevier.” http://www.aoc.gov/cc/art/nsh/sevier.cfm (accessed September 2010).
Arthur, John Preston. “The State of Franklin.” In Western North Carolina: A History (from 1730 to 1913), 113-130. Raleigh, North Carolina: Edwards & Broughton Printing Company, 1914.
Barksdale, Kevin T. The Lost State of Franklin: America’s First Secession. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2009.
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. “Cocke, William, (1748-1828).” http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000572 (accessed September 2010).
Clark, Walter, ed. The State Records of North Carolina. 20 vols. Goldsboro, North Carolina: Nash Brothers, 1895-1911.
Corlew, Robert E. “The State of Franklin.” In Tennessee: A Short History, 72-84. 2nd ed. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1981.
Department of Cultural Resources. “North Carolina’s Governors.” State of North Carolina. http://www.governor.state.nc.us/contact/governors/default.aspx (accessed September 2010).
Dickinson, W. Calvin. “Landon Carter.” The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. http://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/entry.php?rec=211 (accessed September 2010).
Draper, Lyman Copeland. The Tipton-Sevier Battle. Draper Manuscripts. Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin.
Finger, John R. “Speculation, Turmoil, and Intrigue: 1780-1789.” In Tennessee Frontiers: Three Regions in Transition, 99-124. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001.
Fink, Paul M. “The State of Franklin.” In Jonesborough: The First Century of Tennessee’s First Town, 33-41. 2nd ed. Johnson City, Tennessee: The Overmountain Press, 1989.
Foster, Dave. Franklin: The Stillborn State and the Sevier/Tipton Political Feud. N.p.: Top Tenn Press, Inc., 1994.
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, 3rd paper, November 1857 (original). Harper’s New Monthly Magazine Collection. Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, Johnson City, Tennessee.
Indiana Historical Bureau. “Northwest Ordinance of 1787.” http://www.in.gov/history/2695.htm (accessed August 2010).
Irwin, Ned. “The Lost Papers of the ‘Lost State of Franklin.’” The Journal of East Tennessee History, no. 69 (1997): 84-96.
Library of Congress. “Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789.” http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/bdsdcc:@field (DOCID+@lit(bdsdcc13401)) (accessed August 2010).
_______________. “Northwest Ordinance.” http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/ northwest.html (accessed August 2010).
Mary Hardin McCown Collection. Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, Johnson City, Tennessee.
Nelson, Selden. “The Tipton Family of Tennessee.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications, no. 1 (1929): 72-76.
Our Documents. “Northwest Ordinance (1787).” http://ourdocuments.gov/doc.php? flash=true&doc=8 (accessed August 2010).
Palmer, William P., ed., Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts, January 1, 1785, to July 2, 1789. Vol. 4. Richmond: Public Printing, 1884.
Ramsey, J. G. M. The Annals of Tennessee. 1853. Reprint, Kingsport, Tennessee: Kingsport Press, Inc., 1967.
Reed, Dale. John Tipton, John Sevier, and the State of Franklin. Tipton Family Association of America, 1998.
Speer, Ed. “Biographical Sketches of Governors.” In The Tennessee Handbook, 151. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2002.
Syrett, Harold C., and Jacob E. Cooke, eds. “The Federalists No. 6.” In The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, 309-317. Vol. 9. New York: Columbia University Press, 1962.
Tipton Family Collection. Tipton-Haynes Historic Site, Johnson City, Tennessee.
U.S. Department of State: Office of the Historian. “Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790).” http://history.state.gov/departmenthistory/people/franklin-benjamin (accessed September 2010).
Ware, Thomas. Sketches of the Life and Travels of Rev. Thomas Ware, Who Has Been an Itinerant Methodist Preacher for More Than Fifty Years. Edited by T. Mason and G. Lane. New York: J. Collord, Printer, 1839.
Whitaker, Arthur Preston. “The Union Preserved.” In The Spanish-American Frontier, 1783-1795: The Westward Movement and the Spanish Retreat in the Mississippi Valley, 108-122. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1927.
_____________. “Spanish Intrigue in the Old Southwest: An Episode, 1788-89.” The Mississippi Valley Historical Review 12, no. 2 (September 1925): 155-176.
_____________. “The Muscle Shoals Speculation, 1783-1789.” The Mississippi Valley Historical Review 13, no. 3 (December 1926): 365-386.
Williams, Samuel Cole. History of the Lost State of Franklin. Rev. ed. 1933. Reprint, Johnson City, Tennessee: The Overmountain Press, 1993.