Alexander Starbuck's History of the American Whale Fishery . . . to the Year 1876 (Waltham, Mass., 1878).
J. Ross Browne, Etchings of a Whaling Cruise . . . to Which Is Appended a Brief History of the Whale Fishery (New York, 1846).
Starbuck's History, as above.
California's Pioneer Circus, Joseph Andrew Rowe, edited by Albert Dressier (San Francisco, 1926)
W. F. Herrick's "Statement" (manuscript in Bancroft Library).
Philip D. Jordan's Singirt Yankees (Minneapolis, 1946)
Carol Brink's Harps in the Wind; the Story of the Singing Hutchinsons (New York, 1947).
Louis Untemyer's American Poetry from the Beginning to Whitman (New York, 1931), p. 486.
W. F. Herrick's poem, "On Hearing an Aeolian Harp in a Crowded Thoroughfare," are given below.
Herrick Genealogical Register, op. cit., p. 411
him in the Pacific Underwriter for October 1889.
Benjamin F. Stevens, A Voyage in the Constitution 1844-47 (New York, 1904; reprinted from the United Service Magazine)
M. F. Maury's The Physical Geography of the Sea (New York, 1855), pp. 263-64
Arthur H. Clark, The Clipper Ship Era (New York, 1910)
Carl C. Cuder, Greyhounds of the Sea (New York, 1930)
"Introduction. Donald McKay, the Builder of Clipper Ships," in John Robinson and George F. Dow, The Sailing Ships of New England (n.p., 1924)
O. T. Howe and F. C. Matthews, American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858 (Salem, 1927), especially pages 686-87
Genealogical Register of the Name and Family of Herrick (privately printed, Columbus, 1885), p. 327.
Chapter I of Fidelis Cornelius' William Keith, Old Master of California (New York, c1942)
Langley's San Francisco Directory, 1872, p. 908
Ibid., 1874, p. 961
Continuation of the Annals of San Francisco, compiled by Dorothy H. Huggins (San Francisco: Calif. Hist. Soc. Spec. Pub. 15, 1939), p. 66
J. D. Carter, "George Kenyon Fitch," this Quarterly, XX (Dec. 1941), 335, 339, note 41.
San Francisco Almanac for 1859
T. H. Hittell, History of California (San Francisco, 1898), III, 656-57
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