Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 37, no. 2 April 1980

The Ethnic Origins of the American People, 1790
Forrest McDonald and Ellen Shapiro McDonald
181

Explaining the Revolution: Ideology and Ethics
in Mercy Otis Warren’s Historical Theory

Lester H. Cohen
200

Publication and the Puritan Minister
George Selement
219

Officeholding in Providence, Rhode Island, 1646 to 1686:
A Quantitative Analysis

Robert deV. Brunkow
242

Notes and Documents

“For Their Spiritual Good”:
The Northampton, Massachusetts, Prayer Bids
of the 1730s and 1740s

Stephen J. Stein
261

Christ the Glory of All Types: The Initial Sermon from
Edward Taylor’s “Upon the Types of the Old Testament”

Charles W. Mignon
286

Stephen Sayre and Frederick the Great:
A Proposal for a Prussian Protectorate for Dominica (1777)

Walter Holzinger
302

Trivia
Reviews of Books

New Directions in American Intellectual History, ed. Higham and Conkin. By Robert Allen Skotheim314

Kammen, A Season of Youth: The American Revolution and the Historical Imagination. By
Robert Allen Skotheim314

White, A Village at War: Chatham, New Jersey, and the American Revolution. By Larry R.
Gerlach320

Hoerder, Crowd Action in Revolutionary Massachusetts, 1765–1780. By L. Kinvin Wroth322

Foner, Tom Paine and Revolutionary America. By Drew R. McCoy324

Thomas, The Honest Mind: The Thought and Work Richard Price. By Carl B. Cone326

Richard Price and the Ethical Foundations of the American Revolution: Selections from his Pamphlets, with Appendices, eds. Peach and Larson. By Carl B. Cone326

Risjord, Chesapeake Politics, 1781–1800. By David A. Bohmer328

The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, eds., Syrett et al. By Forrest McDonald330

Lomask, Aaron Burr: The Years from Princeton to Vice President. By Richard A. Harrison333

White, Beekmantown, New York: Forest Frontier to Farm Community. By David Maldwyn Ellis335

Craton, Searching for the Invisible Man: Slaves and Plantation Life in Jamaica. By Richard B. Sheridan337

Handler and Lange, Plantation Slavery in Barbados: An Archaeological and Historical Investigation. By Michael Mullin339

Savitt, Medicine and Slavery: The Diseases and Health Care of Blacks in Antebellum Virginia.
By Donald J. D’Elia342

Slyozkin, U istokov amerikanskoy istorii [At the Sources of American History]. By Philip L.
Barbour344

Benes, The Masks of Orthodoxy: Folk Gravestone Carving in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, 1689–1805. By Diana Williams Combs346

Essays in Early Virginia Literature Honoring Richard Beale Davis, ed. Lemay. By William L. Hedges348

Davis, A Colonial Southern Bookshelf: Reading in the Eighteenth Century. By Edwin Wolf350

Taylor, Colonial Connecticut: A History. By Floyd M. Shumway353

Karsten, Patriot-Heroes in England and America: Political Symbolism and Changing Values
over Three Centuries
. By Richard C. Vitzthum354