Select Bibliography: Establishment of Colonial Status
Bannister, Jerry. "The Campaign for Representative Government in Newfoundland." Journal of the Canadian Historical Association 5.1 (1994): 19-40. Print.
---. The Rule of the Admirals: Law, Custom and Naval Government in Newfoundland, 1699-1832. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003. Print.
Cadigan, Sean T. "A 'Chilling Neglect': the British Empire and Colonial Policy on the Newfoundland Bank fishery, 1815-1855." Paper presented to the Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, August 1995. St. John's: Memorial University of Newfoundland Eco-Research Program, 1995. Typescript.
---. "Merchant Capital, the State and Labour in a British Colony: Servant-Master Relations and Capital Accumulation in Newfoundland's Northeast Coast Fishery, 1775-1799." Journal of the Canadian Historical Association 2.1 (1991): 17-42. Print.
Crocker, Ron. Fishing Station to Colony: Newfoundland 1780-1832. St. John's: Maritime History Group, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 196-. Print.
English, Christopher. "From Fishing Schooner to Colony: The Legal Development of Newfoundland, 1791-1832." Law, Society, and the State: Essays in Modern Legal History. Ed. S. Binnie and L. Knafla. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995. Print.
"Government." Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Vols. 1-5. St. John's: Newfoundland Book Publishers, 1981-1994. Print.
Mannion, John, ed. The Peopling of Newfoundland: Essays in Historical Geography. St. John's: Institute of Social and Economic Research, 1978. Print.
McLintock, A.H. The Establishment of Constitutional Government in Newfoundland: A Study in Retarded Colonization. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1941. Print.
O'Flaherty, Patrick. "Government in Newfoundland before 1832: The Context of Reform." Newfoundland Quarterly 84.2 (1988): 26-30. Print.
---. Old Newfoundland: A History to 1843. St. John's: Long Beach Press, 1999. Print.
---. "The Seeds of Reform: Newfoundland, 1800-18." Journal of Canadian Studies 23.3 (1988): 39-59. Print.
Ryan, Shannon. "Fishery to Colony: A Newfoundland Watershed, 1793-1815." Acadiensis 12.2 (1983): 34-52. Print.
"Settlement." Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Vols. 1-5. St. John's: Newfoundland Book Publishers, 1981-1994. Print.