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22d Congress, 2d Session. Rep.. No. 74. "Daniel Hazelton and William Palmer."

25th Congress, 2d Session. Doc. No. 19. "The Light-house on Whale's Back, in the State of New Hampshire."

25th Congress, 3d Session. Doc. No. 158. "Building Light-houses, Light-boats, Beacons &c."

Bachand, Robert G. "Whaleback Lighthouse." The Keeper's Log, (U.S. Lighthouse Society), Winter 1993, Vol. IX No. 2.

Boston Globe, October 23, 1877. "Fog Signal at Whale's Back Light Station."

Boston Globe, April 23, 1911. "Crew of Whale's Back Light."

Boston Newsletter, February 22, 1733.

Caldwell, Bill. Lighthouses of Maine. Portland, ME: Gannett Books, 1986.

Clifford, J. Candace, and Mary Louise Clifford. Maine Lighthouses: Documentation of Their Past. Alexandria, VA: Cypress Communications 2005.

Essex Register, April 28, 1821. "A noble deed."

Flint, Justine. "Whales-Back, One of the Most Picturesque Lighthouses on the Coast." Portsmouth Herald, August 12, 1939.

Moulton, Dorothy M. "Whaleback Light." New Hampshire Profiles, June 1957.

New Hampshire Gazette, March 31, 1829. "Light-house on the Whale's Back."

New Hampshire Gazette, May 4, 1841.

New Hampshire Gazette, February 27, 1849. "Whale's Back Light House."

New Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette, October 14, 1841. "The Storm."

Portsmouth Herald, December 18, 1924. "John W. Wetzel Dies Suddenly."

Portsmouth Herald, October 3, 1939. "Many Startled by New Fog Horn."

Portsmouth Herald, September 13, 1962. "Whaleback Light Going Automatic After 133 Years."

Portsmouth Journal, September 20, 1830. "Notice to Mariners."

Portsmouth Journal, October 9, 1841.

Portsmouth Journal, November 10, 1849. "Incident at Whale's Back Light House."

Portsmouth Journal, January 13, 1855. "Notice to Marners."

Portsmouth Journal, August 8, 1863. "Fog-Signal at Whale's Back Lighthouse."

Portsmouth Journal, April 2, 1868. "The Light-house Rape Case."

Portsmouth Journal, August 13, 1870.

Portsmouth Journal, December 10, 1870.

Portsmouth Journal, December 24, 1870.

Portsmouth Journal, June 24, 1871.

Portsmouth Journal, November 25, 1871.

Portsmouth Journal, January 20, 1877. "The Fog Bell."

Portsmouth Journal, July 1, 1878. "The New Fog-Horn Tower."

Portsmouth Journal, June 26X, 1880.

Portsmouth Journal, June 17, 1882.

Portsmouth Journal, June 29, 1882.

Portsmouth Journal, July 6, 1882.

Portsmouth Journal, May 12, 1888.

Portsmouth Journal, February 15, 1890.

Portsmouth Journal, July 24, 1911. "Lives Saved by Lightkeeper."

Porter, Jane Molloy. Friendly Edifices: Piscataqua Lighthouses and Other Aids to Navigation. Portsmouth, NH: Peter E. Randall Publisher, 2006.

Providence Gazette, December 21, 1771.

Snow, Edward Rowe. The Lighthouses of New England. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1973.

Sterling, Robert Thayer. Lighthouses of the Maine Coast and the Men Who Keep Them. Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Daye Press, 1935.

Willoughby, Malcolm F. Lighthouses of New England. Boston: T.O. Metcalf Company, 1929.

Winslow, Richard E. Constructing Munitions of War: The Portsmouth Navy Yard Confronts the Confederacy, 1861-1865. Portsmouth, NH: The Portsmouth Marine Society, 1995.

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