A creamer, one of numerous
cross-mended tea-related artifacts from the Sprague site.
Brass, Philip D. The History of Andover, Connecticut. Andover: Andover Historical Society, 1991.
Bushman, Richard L. From Puritan to Yankee: Character and
Social Order in Connecticut, 1690-1767. New York: W. W. Norton, 1967.
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Deane, Samuel. The New England Farmer, or Georgical Dictionary.
Worcester: Isaiah Thomas, 1790. The 1822 edition is avalailable
Harper, Ross K. " 'Ancient and Ordinary': Archaeology and Changing Perceptions of
Connecticut’s 18th-Century Architecture." Connecticut Preservation News
32, No. 3 (2009): 12-13.
________. "Historical Archaeology on the 18th-Century Connecticut Frontier: The Ways and Means of Captain Ephraim Sprague."
Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 41, No. 2 (2005): 9-16.
________. "Hunting, Trapping and Fowling in Eighteenth-Century Connecticut."
Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 44, No. 2 (2008): 2-19.
Harper, Ross K., and Mary Harper. Report:
Phase II Intensive Archaeological Survey and Phase III Archaeological Data Recovery
The c. 1705 Ephraim Sprague Homestead Site (Site No. 1-12). Storrs, CT: Archaeological and Historical Services, Inc., 2007. Available at the
Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs.
Harper, Ross K., Mary G. Harper, and Bruce Clouette. "Foodways in 18th-Century Connecticut,"
Cultural Resource Management 24, No. 4 (2001): 13-15. Also available
Isham, Norman M., and Albert F. Brown.
Early Connecticut Houses: An Historical and Architectural Study. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1965. Originally published in 1900.
Kelly, J. Frederick. Early Domestic Architecture of Connecticut. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1963. Originally published in 1924.
Russell, Howard S. A Long, Deep Furrow: Three Centuries of Farming in New England. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1982.
St. George, Robert Blair. Conversing by Signs: Poetics of Implication in Colonial New England Culture. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
Simmons, Amelia. The First American Cookbook. Facsimile of American Cookery, 1796.
New York: Dover Publications, 1984. Also available
Sprague, Warren V. Sprague Families in America. Rutland: Tuttle Company, 1913.