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Mrs. Mary Almy's account of the cannonading of the French Fleet in Newport

Additional Information

Related material: Mary Almy letters written during the siege of Newport in August 1778, Newport Historical Society. [The original letters sent to her husband, Captain Benjamin Almy.]
Location/Existence of copies:
  • Mrs. Mary Almy's account is also available digitally at Internet Archive.
  • Printed transcriptions of her letters can be found in the Rhode Island historical magazine and the Newport historical magazine.
Bibliography:
  • Almy, Merwin F. and Thomas A. Almy. "William Almy and his descendants in America, 2001." http://news.almy.us/AlmyBook.pdf.
  • Evans, Elizabeth. Weathering the storm: women of the American Revolution. New York: Charles Scriber's Sons, 1975.
  • Miller, Charles Kingsbury. Historic families of America: William Almy of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 1630; Joris Jannsen de Rapalje of Fort Orange (Albany), New Amsterdam and Brooklyn. Chicago: Charles Kingsbury Miller, 1897.