Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 39, no. 4 October 1982

Work and Culture: The Task System and the
World of Lowcountry Blacks, 1700 to 1880

Phillip Morgan

“Gods Candle” within Government:
Quakers and Politics in Early Maryland

David W. Jordan

Women and Property in South Carolina:
The Evidence from Marriage Settlements,
1730 to 1830

Marylynn Salmon

Reviews of Books

Fiering, Moral Philosophy at Seventeenth-Century Harvard: A Discipline in Transition. By
Alasdair MacIntyre687

Fiering, Jonathan Edward’s Moral Thought and Its British Context. By Clyde A. Holbrook689

Land, Colonial Maryland: A History. By Thomas O’Brien Hanley693

Reid, Acadia, Maine, and New Scotland: Marginal Colonies in Seventeenth Century. By Gordon
T. Stewart694

Campeau, Etablissement a Quebec (1616–1634). By James Axtell696

Woods, French–Indian Relations on the Southern Frontier, 1699–1762. By J. Leitch Wright, Jr.698

Goodwin, The Magistracy Rediscovered: Connecticut, 1636–1818. By Bruce C. Daniels700

Geddes, Welcome Joy: Death in Puritan New England. By Winton U. Solberg702

Jones, Village and Seaport: Migration and Society in Eighteenth–Century Massachusetts.
By Daniel Vickers704

Ekirch, “Poor Carolina”: Politics and Society in Colonial North Carolina, 1729–1776. By
Jerome J. Nadelhaft707

Littlefield, Rice and Slaves: Ethnicity and the Slave Trade in Colonial South Carolina. By
Philip D. Morgan709

Levitt, For Want of Trade: Shipping and the New Jersey Ports, 1680–1783. By Peter V.

Withey, Dearest Friend: A Life of Abigail Adams. By Christopher M. Jedrey714

The Papers of Henry Laurens. Vol. II: Aug. I, 1768–July 31, 1769.
Vol. VII: Aug. I, 1769–Oct. 9, 1771. Vol. VIII: Oct. 10, 1771–April 19, 1773. Vol. IX: April 19, 1773–Dec. 12, 1774, ed. Rogers
and Chesnutt et al. By Robert M. Weir716

Lafayette in the Age of the American Revolution: Selected Letters and Papers. 1776–1790. Vol. II: April 10 1778–March 20. 1780, ed. Idzerda and Smith et al. Vol. Ill: April 27. 1780–March 29. 1781. Vol. IV: April 1–December 23. 1781. Ed. Idzerda and Crout et al. By Barbara A. Chernow719

Diplomacy and Revolution: The Franco-American Alliance of 1778, ed. Hoffman and Albert.
By Marvin R. Zahniser721