Bates, Asa. "National Technical Means of Verification." Royal United Services Institute Journal 123 (Jun. 1978): 64-73. [Petersen]
Bates, David Homer. Lincoln in the Telegraph Office: Recollections of the U.S. Military Telegraph Corps During the Civil War. New York: Century, 1907. New York: Appleton- Century, 1939. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, . Whitefish, MT: Kessinger, 2007. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Library, 2009.
Constantinides: Bates "was manager of the U.S. War Department Telegraph Office and a cipher-operator ... 1861-1866.... Unfortunately only some four chapters are devoted to codes, ciphers, and cryptologic matters and to Union counterintelligence -- using deciphered messages against Confederate agents.... A historical gem is his description of President Lincoln's interest in the breaking of enciphered Confederate messages." According to Kruh, Cryptologia 20.4, this book is "a minor classic and an important resource for Lincoln biographers and Civil War historians."
Bates, David Homer. "A Rebel Cipher Despatch." Harper's 97 (Jun. 1898): 105-109. [Petersen]
Bates, Dick. "The Intelligence Profession and Its Professional and Fraternal Organizations." In In the Name of Intelligence: Essays in Honor of Walter Pforzheimer, eds. Hayden B. Peake and Samuel Halpern, 111-131. Washington, DC: NIBC Press, 1994.
Bates, Stephen. "HMSO Reveals Britain Employs 10,766 Spies at Home and Abroad." The Guardian, 25 Mar. 1994, 11.
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