Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 42, no. 3 July 1985

Francis Parkman: A Brahmin among Untouchables
Francis Jennings

Irish Atlantic Trade in the
Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

R. C. Nash

American Privateering and
Imperial Warfare, 1739–1748

Carl E. Swanson

Foreign Seamen in the United States Navy:
A Census of 1808

Christopher McKee

A Possible Source for Nathan Hale’s Dying Words
F. K. Donnelly

Reviews of Books

Appleby, Capitalism and a New Social Order: The Republican Vision of the 1790s. By Ralph

Dickason, The Myth of the Savage and the Beginnings of French Colonialism. By Donald B.

British and American Gardens in the Eighteenth Century: Eighteen Illustrated Essays on Garden History, ed. Maccubbin and Martin. By David Scofield Wilson405

Lucas, American Odyssey, 1607–1789. By Carl Ubbelohde407

The Subarctic Fur Trade: Native Social and Economic Adaptations, ed. Krech. By Christopher L. Miller409

Extending the Rafters: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Iroquoian Studies, ed. Foster, Campisi,
and Mithun. By Barbara Graymont410

Fortune, Merchants and Jews: The Struggle for British West Indian Commerce, 1650–1750. By James Walvin410

Kelsay, Joseph Brant, 1743–1807: Man of Two Worlds. By Richard Aquila415

Webster, Georgian Canada, Conflict and Culture, 1745–1820. By William H. Siener417

Greene, American Science in the Age of Jefferson By Sally Gregory Kohlstedt420

Bedini, Thomas Jefferson and His Copying Machines By Richard M. Jellison423

Beeman, The Evolution of the Souther Backcountry: A Case Study of Lunenburg County,
Virginia, 1746–1832
By Michael L. Nicholls424

Chambers-Schiller, >Liberty, A Better Husband. Single Women in America: The Generations
of 1780–1840
By Lois W. Banner427