Society of the Cincinnati Resource List
   
   
   
 

Resources


The following are a variety of resources for further study of The Society of the Cincinnati.  The list is not complete, but provides a reasonable beginning for those interested in learning more.


Online Resources

Official Website of the General Society of the Cincinnati:
http://www.societyofthecincinnati.org

Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Connecticut website:
http://
www.theconnecticutsociety.org

The New York State Society of the Cincinnati
http://nycincinnati.org

The State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania website:
http://www.pasocietyofthecincinnati.org

North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati website:
http://ncsocietycincinnati.org

La Société des Cincinnati de France website:
http://www.cincinnati-france.org



Printed Publications

Alderman, L.A., The Identification of the Society of the Cincinnati with the First Authorized Settlement of the Northwest Territory at Marietta, Ohio, April Seventh, 1788  Ohio:  E.R. Alderman & Sons, 1888

Bellas, Henry Hobart,  A History of the Delaware State Society of the Cincinnati from Its Organization to the Present Time, to Which is Appended a Brief Account of the Delaware Regiments in the War of the Revolution.  Also Personal Memoirs of the Officers, Rolls of Same, Oration Before the Delaware Cincinnati on the Death of Washington Delaware:  Historical Society of Delaware, 1895

Biddle, Nicholas, Oration Delivered Before The Pennsylvania State Society Of Cincinnati on the Fourth of July, MDCCCXI  Pennsylvania: Privately Printed, 1811

Brooks, Noah, Henry Knox a soldier of the revolution; major-general in the continental army Washington's chief of artillery first secretary of war under the Constitution founder of the Society of the Cincinnati; 1750-1806 New York & London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900

Brown, John Brewer, Sword and Firearm Collection of the Society of the Cincinnati  Washington, D.C.:  Society of the Cincinnati, 1965

Bugbee, James McKellar, Memorials of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati  Massachusetts: 
University Press, John Wilson and Son, 1890

Burke, Aedanus (Cassius),  Considerations on the Society of Order of the Cincinnati, lately instituted by the Major-Generals, Brigadiers, and other Officers of the American Army, Proving that It Creates A Race of Hereditary Patricians, or Nobility, and Interspersed with Remarks on its Consequences to the Freedom and Happiness of the Republick  South Carolina: Privately Printed, 1783

Cobb, Samuel Crocker,  Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, Boston, July 4, 1889 Massachusetts: Wilson, 1889

Connecticut Historical Society, Papers of the Connecticut State Society of the Cincinnati 1783-1804  Connecticut:  Connecticut Historical Society, 1916 

Connecticut Historical Society, Records of the Connecticut State Society of the Cincinnati 1783-1807  Connecticut:  Connecticut Historical Society, 1916 

Contenson, Baron Ludovic de, La Societe des Cincinnati de France  Paris:  Picard, 1934

Dabney, Virginnius, Bicentennial History and Roster of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia, 1783-1983  Virginia:  Whittet & Shepperson, 1983

David, Ebenezer, A Rhode Island Chaplain in the Revolution: Letters of Ebenezer David to Nicholas Brown 1775-1778  Rhode Island: Rhode Island Society of the Cincinnati, 1949

Davies, Wallace Evan, Patriotism on Parade; The Story of Veterans' and Hereditary Organizations in America, 1783-1900  Massachusetts:  Harvard Press, 1955

Davis, Charles Lukens,  A Brief History of the North Carolina Troops on the Continental Establishment in the War of the Revolution, with a Register of Officers of the Same. Also, A Sketch of the North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati, from Its Organization in 1783, to Its So-Called Dissolution after 1790 Pennsylvania:  Privately Printed, 1896

Davis, Charles Lukens, North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati Massachusetts: Riverside Press, 1907

Davis, Curtis Carroll, Revolution's Godchild - The Birth Death and Regeneration of the Society of the Cincinnati in North Carolina  North Carolina:  The University of North Carolina Press, 1976

Dayton, Aaron Ogden, Eulogy on La Fayette, Pronounced before the Society of Cincinnati of the the State of New-Jersey, on the 4th of July, 1835 New Jersey: Privately Printed, 1835

Delaware State Society of the Cincinnati,  The Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati with the Proceedings of the General Society and the Charter, By‑laws, and Roll of Members of the Delaware State Society of the Cincinnati  Delaware: Delaware State Society of the Cincinnati, 1902

Denby, James Orr, The Society of the Cincinnati and Its Museum  Washington D.C.:  Society of the Cincinnati, 1967

Drake, Francis S., Memorials of the Society of the Cincinnati of Massachusetts  Massachusetts:  Society of the Cincinnati in Massachusetts, 1873

Foster, Francis Apthorp, Materials Relating to the History of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia from 1783 to Its Dissolution  Georgia:  Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia, 1934

Gardiner, Asa Bird,  The Institution of the Order of the Cincinnati and the Connection with the Order of the Officers of the Army and Navy of France Who Took Part in the War for American Independence:  An Historical Sketch  Privately Printed, 1902

Gardiner, Asa Bird,  The Order of the Cincinnati in France  Rhode Island: Rhode Island Society of the Cincinnati, 1905

Gardiner, Asa Bird, The Rhode Island Line in the Continental Army and Its Society of Cincinnati  Rhode Island: Providence Press Company, 1878

Greene, Katherine Glass and William Wood Glass,  Brigadier General and Governor James Wood, Junior, and The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia  Virginia: Pifer Printing Company, 1946

Hanners, Irving C., The Society of the Cincinnati in New Jersey  Pennsylvania: Times Publishing Company, 1941

Harris, Mark, L., "Cement to the Union': The Society of the Cincinnati and Confederation-Era Fraternalism"  Massachusetts:  Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, forthcoming

Haskins, David G.,  Biographical Sketches of Captain Ebenezer Davis and His Son, the Hon. Charles Stewart Daveis, of Portland, Maine, Members of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati  Massachusetts: Cambridge Wilson, 1873

Heitman, Francis Bernard, Historical Register of the Officers of the Continental Army During the War of the Revolution April, 1775, to December, 1783  Washington D.C.:  The Rare Book Shop Publishing Company, Inc., 1914

Hume, Edgar Erskine,  "Early Opposition to the Cincinnati"  Americana, 30 (October 1936), pp. [ca. 605].

Hume, Edgar Erskine, General Washington's Correspondence Concerning the Society of the Cincinnati  Maryland:  The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941

Hume, Edgar Erskine, La Fayette and the Society of the Cincinnati  Maryland: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1934

Hume, Edgar Erskine,  Papers of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia, 1783-1824  Virginia:  Society of the Cincinnati, 1938

Hume, Edgar Erskine, (compiler), Rules of the State Societies for Admission to Membership  Washington, D.C.:  Society of the Cincinnati, 1934

Hume, Edgar Erskine,  Sequicentennial History and Roster of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia, 1783-1983  Virginia:  Society of the Cincinnati, 1934

Hume, Edgar Erskine,  The Diplomas of the Society of the Cincinnati  New York:  American Historical Society, 1935

Hume, Edgar Erskine.  "The Society of the Cincinnati and the Corps of Engineers", Military Engineer, 25 (November-December 1933), pp. 468-473.

Humphreys, David, An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major-General Israel Putnam: Addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut and Published By Their Order  Connecticut:  Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Connecticut, reprinted by Liberty Fund of Indianapolis, Indiana, 2000

Hünemörder, Markus  The Society of the Cincinnati: Conspiracy and Distrust in Early America  New York:  Berghahn Books, 2005

Johnston, Alexander, Some Account of the Society of the Cincinnati  Pennsylvania:  Privately Printed,  1858

Jones, Charles Martin, Formation and Organization of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey  New Jersey:  Privately Printed, 1957

Kilbourne, John Dwight, Virtutis Praemium - The Men Who Founded the State Society of the  Cincinnati of Pennsylvania  Pennsylvania:  Picton Press, 1998

Lewis, A.N., Historical Sketches of the Society of the Cincinnati and of the Movement for the Revival of the Connecticut Society  Connecticut: Privately Printed, 1890

Linn, William, A Funeral Eulogy Occasioned by the Death of General Washington, Delivered February 22nd Before the New York State Society of  the Cincinnati  New York:  Isaac Collins, 1800

Maryland State Society of the Cincinnati, Register of the Society of the Cincinnati of Maryland Brought Down to February 22nd, 1897  Maryland:  A. Hoen & Company, 1897

Massachusetts State Society of the Cincinnati, Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati, Formed by the Officers of the Army of the United States at its Cantonments on the Hudson River, May 10, 1783; and Establishment of the Society of The Cincinnati of Massachusetts, Its Organization, Incorporation, Members Original, and Admitted, By-Laws and Regulations, Together  with Proceedings of the General and State Societies, Abstracts and Notices  Massachusetts: Steam Press of C.C.P. Moody, 1859

Massachusetts State Society of the Cincinnati, The Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati, Formed by the Officers of the Army of the United States, for the Laudable Purposes Therein Mentioned, Published by Order and for the Use of the Members in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Massachusetts: Manning & Loring, 1801

Metcalf, Bryce, Original Members and Other Officers Eligible to the Society of the Cincinnati 1783-1938  Virginia:  Shenandoah Publishing House for the Connecticut Society, 1938

Mirabeau, Gabriel‑Honore de Riquette,  Considerations sur l'Ordre de Cincinnatus, ou Imitation d'un Pamphlet Anglo‑Americain. Par le Comte de Mirabeau  London, England:  Johnson, 1784

Morgan, James M., Jr., The Jackson-Hope and the Society of the Cincinnati Medals of the Virginia Military Institute: Biographical Sketches of all Recipients, 1877-1977  Virginia:  McClure Press, 1979

Moylan, Stephen,  Observations on a Late Pamphlet, Entituled, "Considerations Upon the Society or Order of the Cincinnati, " Clearly Evincing the Innocence and the Propriety of that Honourable and Respectable Institution  Pennsylvania:  Robert Bell, Printer,  1783

Myers, Minor, Jr., Liberty Without Anarchy - A History of the Society of the Cincinnati  Virginia:  University Press of Virginia, 1983

Myers, Minor, Jr.,  The Insignia of the Society of the Cincinnati  Washington D.C.:  The Society of the Cincinnati, 1998

New Jersey State Society of the Cincinnati, Two Hundred Years of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey Washington, D.C.: Society of the Cincinnati, 1981

New Jersey State Society of the Cincinnati,  Historical Papers Read Before the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, 1897  New York: Collins & Day, 1897

New York State Society of the Cincinnati,
 The Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati, Formed by the Officers of the American Army of the Revolution, for the Laudable Purposes Therein Mentioned, at the Cantonment on the Banks of the Hudson River, May, 1783; Together with Some of the Proceedings of the General Society, and of the New-York state Society; also, a List of the Officers and Members of the New-York State Society, from Its Organization to the Year 1851  New York:  J.M. Elliot, Printer,  1851

Ormrod, John,
Proceedings of the General Society of the Cincinnati, with the Original Institution of the Order and Facsimile of the Signatures of the Original Members of the State Society of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania: Shaw & Shoemaker, 1801

Pennsylvania State Society of the Cincinnati, A Synopsis of the Records of the Society Of Cincinnati of the State of Pennsylvania, Including a List of Original Members  Pennsylvania: The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Pennsylvania, 1909

Pennsylvania State Society of the Cincinnati  A Synopsis of the Records of the State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania, Including a List of Its Original Members and Their Successors, Brought Down to July 4, 1891 Pennsylvania: The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Pennsylvania, 1891

Pennsylvania State Society of the Cincinnati,  Ceremonies Attending the Unveiling of the Washington Monument in Fairmount Park and Presented to the City of Philadelphia by the State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania, Saturday, May 15th, 1897  Pennsylvania: Allen, Lane & Scott, 1897


Pennsylvania
State Society of the Cincinnati, Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati. Organization of the State Society of Pennsylvania, Act of Incorporation and Lists of Officers   Pennsylvania:  C. Sherman, Son & Co., 1863

Plumb, J.H., F.B.A., New Light on the Tyrant King George III  Washington, D.C.: The Society of the Cincinnati, 1978

Rhode Island State Society of the Cincinnati, The Order of the Cincinnati in France ("Lordre de Cincinnatus.")  Its Organization and History:  With the Military or Naval Records of the French Members Who Became Such by Reason of Qualifying Service in the Army or Navy of France or of the United States in the War of the Revolution for American Independence Rhode Island:  The Rhode Island State Society of the Cincinnati, 1905

Sargent, Winthrop 
The Diary of Colonel Winthrop Sargent  Historical Manuscript, 1851

Schuyler, John, Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati, Formed by the Officers of the American Army of the Revolution, 1793, With Extracts from the Proceedings of the General Meetings and from the Transactions of the New York State Society  New York:  Douglas Taylor, 1886

Schuyler, John, Institution; The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey New Jersey:  Murray, 1898

Schuyler, John, The New York State Society of the Cincinnati 1783-1886  New York:  Book Crafters, reprinted 1998

Smith, Frank, Memorials of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati  Massachusetts:  Privately Printed, 1931

Sorley, Lewis, Katheleen Betts and Sandra Powers, Warfare in Eighteenth Century America: A Showcase of the Society of the Cincinnati Collections
Washington, DC: Society of the Cincinnati, 1994 

Stearns, Foster, The Society of the Cincinnati in New Hampshire:  A Paper Read Before the Exeter Historical Society  New Hampshire:  Squamscott Press, 1957

Storey, Charles Moorefield,
 Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati. Minutes of all Meetings of the Society up to and Including the Meeting of October 1, 1825  Massachusetts:  Privately Printed, 1964

Stryker, William S., Official Register of the Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Revolutionary War, Compiled under the Orders of His Excellency Theodore F. Randolph, Governor, by William S. Stryker, Adjutant General. With Added Digest and Revision for the Use of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey  First Compiled (1911); Revised and Compiled by James W. S. Campbell (1872); Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, Reprinted 1967

Tallmedge, Benjamin,  Address to the Connecticut Society of the Cincinnati on the Death of George Washington  New York:  Privately Printed, 1885

Thomas, William Sturgis, Members of the Society of Cincinnati, Original, Hereditary and Honorary New York: Tobias Wright, Inc., 1929

Thomas, William Sturgis, The Society of the Cincinnati 1783-1935  New York:  G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1935


Thomas, William Sturgis,  The Society of the Cincinnati, 1783‑1935 Prepared Under the Direction of the Standing Committee of the New York State Society of the Cincinnati  New York:  G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1935


Whittemore, Bradford Adams, Memorials of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati  Massachusetts:  Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, 1964

Winslow, Warren,  The Society of the Cincinnati:  A History of the General Society of the Cincinnati, With the Institution of the Order  Massachusetts: Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, 1929

Wise, Jennings C.,  Sunrise of the Virginia Military Institute as a School of Arms:  Spawn of the Cincinnati  Virginia:  Privately Printed, 1958

Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of the Society of the Cincinnati of Connecticut Connecticut: Yale University Press,

 


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