Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 39, no. 1 January 1982

The Study of the Family in Early America:
Trends, Problems, and Prospects

Daniel Blake Smith
3

The Puritan Family and Religion: A Critical Reappraisal
Gerald F. Moran and Maris A. Vinovskis
29

Family, Inheritance, and Migration in Colonial New England:
The Evidence from Guilford, Connecticut

John J. Waters
64

Children in American Family Portraiture, 1670 to 1810
Karin Calvert
87

Married Women’s Legal Status in
Eighteenth–Century New York and Virginia

Joan R. Gundersen and Gwen Victor Gampel
114

Domestic Tranquility and the Management of
Emotion Among the Gentry of Pre-Revolutionary Virginia

Jan Lewis
135

Rearing the Republican Child:
Attitudes and Practices in Post-Revolutionary Philadelphia

Jacqueline S. Reinier
150

Notes and Documents

Women in Court: Sex-Role Differentiation in
Salem, Massachusetts, 1636 to 1683

C. Dallett Hemphill
164

Determinants of Age at Marriage in
Colonial Perquimans County, North Carolina

James M. Gallman
176

Naming, Kinship,and Estate Disperal:
Notes on Slave Family Life on a
South Carolina Plantation, 1786 to 1833

Cheryll Ann Cody
192

Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on Divorce
Frank L. Dewey
212

Trivia
Reviews of Books

Smith, Inside the Great House: Planter Family Life in Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake Society.
By Rhys Isaac226

Norton, Liberty’s Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800.
By Robert A. Gross231

Koehler, A Search for Power: The“Weaker Sex” in Seventeenth-Century New England. By
John J. Waters240

Brown, Strangers in Blood: Fur Trade Company Families in Indian Country. By Ramsay Cook240