Bottle and Glass – Bibliography

A partial list of resources for further reading about Kingston’s colourful history, life at sea, bottles, and glass.


Kingston, Oh Kingston!  1987 Arthur Britton Smith – printed and bound by Brown & Martin Ltd.  A fascinating collection of historical letters pertaining to Kingston.

Kingston, Historic City, by Nick and Helma Mika, Mika Publishing Co., Belleville ON, 1987)

“A Troublesome Berth”, The Journal of First Lieutenant Charles Allan Parker, Royal Marines:  The Canada Years, 1838 – 1840, Robert J. Andres and Rosalyn Parker Art editors, Kingston Historical Society 2009

Forgotten Leaves of Local History – Kingston, by Dr. H.C. Burleigh, Brown & Martin, Ltd., Kingston, Ontario 1973

To Preserve & Defend – Essays on Kingston in the Nineteenth Century, edited by Gerald Tulchinsky, McGill-Queen’s University Press Montreal & London 1976

Kingston – Building On The Past, Brian S Osborne and Donald Swainson, Butternut Press Inc., Kingston, 1988

Kingston – The King’s Town, James A. Roy, McClelland & Stewart Ltd., Toronto, 1952

A Journey From Adophustown, Upper Canada to Dutchess County, And New York City 1824, Consider Merritt Haight (great resource of life in the early 1800’s in Loyalist Upper Canada from a possible step-brother of Sir John A. MacDonald)

A Scotsman in Upper Canada – The Narrative of Gordon Sellar, by Robert Sellar, Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, Toronto 1969

1837 – William Lyon Mackenzie and the Canadian Revolution, Rick Salutin and Theatre Pass Muraille, James Lorimer & Company, Toronto 1976

Oliver Mowat’s Ontario – edited by Donald Swainson, Macmillan of Canada, Toronto 1972

Robert Gourlay, Gadfly – by Lois Darroch Milani, Ampersand Press, 1971, Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

Roughing it in the Bush or, Life in Canada, by Susanna Moodie, ed. Elizabeth Thompson, The Tecumseh Press Ltd., Ottawa, Canada, 1997

Impressment, Fully Considered, With a View To its Gradual Abolition, by Captain Anselm John Griffiths, Royal Navy, 1826, Printed for the author, by J.J. Hadley, Cheltenham; Published by J.W. Norie and Co., At the Navigation Warehouse, and Navel Academy, no. 157, Leadenhall Street, London.

At Sea Under Impressment – Accounts of Involuntary Service Aboard Navy and Pirate Vessels, 1700-1820, Ed. Jean Choate, McFarland & Company, Inc., Jefferson, NC, 2010.

Crime and Punishment in the Royal Navy of the Seven Years’ War, 1755-1763, Markus Eder, Ashgate, 2004

Glass in Canada:  The First One Hundred Years – Gerald Stevens, Methuen, Jan 1, 1982