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Nagy, John A
Spies in the Continental Capital : espionage across Pennsylvania during the American Revolution / John A. Nagy
Yardley, Pa. : Westholme, 2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E279 .N347 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Subject(s) Spies -- United States -- History -- 18th century
Spies -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Spies -- France -- History -- 18th century
Espionage -- United States -- History -- 18th century
Espionage -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Espionage -- France -- History -- 18th century
Physical Description xiii, 273 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-258) and indexes
Summary "Demonstrates that intelligence operations on both sides emanating from Pennsylvania were vast, well-designed, and critical to understanding the course and outcome of the war"--Dust jacket
Contents A peace treaty is signed, the war begins -- British intrigues in Congress -- The British capture of Philadelphia -- Occupied Philadelphia : the British move in -- The Major John Clark Jr. spy ring -- Occupied Philadelphia : the British move out -- Chasing a fox -- Commuter spies : New York and Philadelphia -- Spies along the Susquehanna River : Lancaster, Muncy, and York -- The traitor and the merchant -- Pittsburgh : Pennsylvania's frontier -- European adventures -- More British intrigues in Congress

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