Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 36, no. 3 July 1979

Samuel Eliot Morison, Historian
Wilcomb E. Washburn
326

Far from “Gambia’s Golden Shore”: The Black in the Late Eighteenth–Century American Imaginative Literature
Mukhtar Ali Isani
353

Mr. Madison’s War and Long–Term Congressional Voting Behavior
Rudolph M. Bell
373

Notes and Documents

The Middle Colonies in Recent American Historiography
Douglas Greenberg
396

The New York Census of 1737: A Critical Note on the Integration of Statistical and Literary Sources
Gary B. Nash
428

Ira Allen and the French Directory, 1796: Plans for the Creation of the Republic of United Columbia
Jeanne A. Ojala
436

Doctoral Dissertations
Trivia
Reviews of Books

Wills, Inventing America: Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence. By John Howe462

Pole, The Pursuit of Equality in American History. By James M. McPherson464

White, The Philosophy of the American Revolution. By Donald Robinson466

Davis, The Intellectual Life in the Colonial South, 1585–1763. By Pierre Marambaud469

Klein, The Middle Passage: Comparative Studies in the Atlantic Slave Trade. By Virginia Bever Platt472

Quinn, North America from Earliest Discovery to First Settlement: The Norse Voyages to 1612. By John T. Juricek474

European Settlement and Development in North America: Essays on Geographical Change in Honour and Memory of Andrew Hill Clark, ed. Gibson. By James Axtell475

Levine, Family Formation in an Age of Nascent Capitalism. By Joan Thirsk478

Stoever, “ A Faire and Easie Way to Heaven”: Covenant Theology and Antinominism in Early Massachusetts. By Baird Tipson480

Butler, Power, Authority, and the Origins of American Denominational Order: The English Churches in the Delaware Valley, 1680–1730. By Martin E. Lodge483

Lafayette in the Age of the American Revolution: Selected Letters and Papers, 1776–1790. Vol. I: December 7, 1776–March 30, 1778, ed. Idzerda et al. By Barbara A. Chernow484

Circular Letters of Congressmen to Their Constituents, 1789–11829. Vol. I: First Congress-Ninth Congress, 1789–11807. Vol. II: Tenth Congress-Fourteenth Congress, 1807–11817. Vol. III: Fifteenth Congress–Twentieth Congress, 1817–829, ed. Cunningham et al. By Ronald P. Formisano486

Bonsteel, Federal Courts in the Early Republic: Kentucky, 1789–1816. By John V. Orth488

Wilson, In the Presence of Nature. By George F. Frick490

Fries, The Urban Idea in Colonial America. By Harold Kirker492

Lester, Anthony Merry Redivivus: A Reappraisal of the British Minister to the United States, 1803–1806. By Peter P. Hill493

Raboteau, Slave Religion: The “Invisible Institution” in the Antebellum South. By John B. Boles495

Lipson, Freemasonry in Federalist Connecticut. By Glenn Weaver497

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