Resources

Arms of Gurdon Saltonstall, Governor of Connecticut, from the Gore Roll, R. Stanton Avery MS Collection, NEHGS.

Arms of Gurdon Saltonstall, Governor of Connecticut, from the Gore Roll, R. Stanton Avery MS Collection, NEHGS.

Gore Roll manuscript (early 18th century)

The Gore Roll (Online database, with photographs of the arms and excerpts of Harold Bowditch’s commentary, first published in Rhode Island Historical Society Collections in 1936-1938).

Also available here, to download, is Harold Bowditch’s original textual edition, with complete introduction and commentary: Harold Bowditch, “The Gore Roll of Arms,” Rhode Island Historical Collections 29 (1936), 11-30, 51-64, 92-96, 121-28; 30 (1937), 28-32, 54-64, 88-96, 116-28; 31 (1938), 24-32, 56-64, 90-96, 124-28 (PDF, 11.5 MB). This is out of copyright and available freely to non-members of NEHGS (extracted from the RIHC volumes available at archive.org).

Selected Annual Reports of the Committee on Heraldry

Report of the Committee for 1864.
Report of the Committee for 1899.
Report of the Committee for 1914.

Heraldic Journal

Published by the founding members of the Committee on Heraldry as a quarterly journal, in four volumes, 1865-1868.

Heraldic Journal, vols. 1-2 (1865-66): Yale University Library copy, at Hathi Trust.
Heraldic Journal, vols. 3-4 (1867-68): Yale University Library copy, at Hathi Trust.