This is a list of books and periodicals about Old St. Stephens that you may enjoy. This is by no means an exhaustive bibliography; it is just intended as a list of a few of the most noteworthy resources.

Old St. Stephens: Historical Records Survey, compiled by Jacqueline Anderson Matte, Doris Brown, and Barbara Waddell. Available either from the St. Stephens Historical Commission in a revised 1999 edition, or from the website of Jacqueline Matte.

The Reminiscences of George Strother Gaines: Pioneer and Statesman of Early Alabama and Mississippi, 1805-1843, edited and introduced by James P. Pate, from the University of Alabama Press, 1998.

"Reminiscences of Old Saint Stephens, of More than Sixty-five Years Ago", by Mary Welsh, in Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society 1898-1899, Vol. III, pp. 208-226, 1899.

"St. Stephens; Spanish Fort and American Town", by Peter J. Hamilton, in Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society 1898-1899, Vol. III, pp. 227-234, 1899.

"Notes on the Spanish Fort San Esteban de Tombecbe", by Jack D. L. Holmes, in Alabama Review, Vol. XVIII, pp. 281-290, 1965.

Three Capitals, A Book about the First Three Capitals of Alabama: St. Stephens, Huntsville & Cahawba, 1818-1826, by William H. Brantley, Jr., from the University of Alabama Press, 1947, reprinted 1976.

"The Lost Capitals of St. Stephens and Cahawba", by Nan Fairley, in Alabama Heritage, No. 48, Spring 1998, pp.18-31

Records of the Choctaw Trading Post, St. Stephens, Mississippi Territory, 1803-1816, Volume 1, compiled by Ben and Jean Strickland, Moss Point, Mississippi, 1984, reprinted 1990.

Records of the Choctaw Trading Post, St. Stephens, Mississippi Territory, 1816-1824, Book 2, compiled by Jean Strickland and Patricia N. Edwards, Moss Point, Mississippi, 1990.

Washington County, Mississippi Territory, 1803-1816 Tax Rolls, compiled by Ben and Jean Strickland, Moss Point, Mississippi, 1980, reprinted 1987.

Colonial Mobile, by Peter J. Hamilton, second edition, Houghton, Mifflin Co., Boston, 1910.

Dead Towns of Alabama, by W. Stuart Harris, from the University of Alabama Press,1977.


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