Durham: Carolina Academic Press, (1995). First Edition. Black and White Photographs, Illus. Full cloth. Octavo. xxxvi, 421 pages. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.
Study of the admiralty system as it was transmitted from England to America, with an emphasis on Maryland. Based on extensive manuscript research on both sides of the Atlantic. Includes appendices on Nicholas Greenberry, Daniel Dulany, Sr. , Governor Horatio Sharpe's "commission" as Vice Admiral, and much more. Excellent bibliographical essay included as well. Bound in dark blue cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine titles.. Jacket in Mylar protector.