Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 43, no. 2 April 1986

Assessing the Little Communities of Early America
Darrett B. Rutman

Liberty, Development, and Union:
Visions of the West in the 1780s

Peter S. Onuf

“A Second and Glorious Reformation”:
The New Light Extremism of Andrew Croswell

Leigh Eric Schmidt

Notes and Documents

Regional Material Culture:
A Review of “The Great River:
Art and Society in the
Connecticut Valley, 1635–1820”

Richard L. Bushman

George Washington’s “Marble colour’d folio Book”:
A Newly Identified Ledger

Joseph Horrell and Richard W. Oram

Letters from John Parke Custis to
George and Martha Washington, 1778–1781

Billy J. Harbin

Review of Books

Andrews, Trade, Plunder and Settlement: Maritime Enterprise and the Genesis of the British Empire, 1480–1630. By James Axtell296

Quinn, Set Fair for Roanoke: Voyages and Colonies, 1584–1606. By Nicholas Canny299

The Papers of James Madison. Vol. II: 7 March 1788–1 March 1789. Vol. 12: 2 March 1789–20 January 1790 with a Supplement 24 October 1775–24 January 1789. Vol. 13: 20 January 1790–31 March 1791, ed. Rutland, Hobson, Rachal, et al. Vol. 14: 6 April 1791–16 March 1793, ed. Rutland, Mason, et al. By Richard R. Beeman301

The Papers of James Madison. Presidential Series. Vol. I: 1 March–30 September 1809, ed. Rutland, Mason, et al. By Richard R. Beeman301

Main, Society and Economy in Colonial Connecticut. By Lynne Withey305

Kelso, Kingsmill Plantations, 1619–1800: Archaeology of Country Life in Colonial Virginia.
By Anne Yentsch307

Scholten, Childbearing in American Society, 1650–1850. By Jan Lewis310

Reinhold, Classica Americana: The Greek and Roman Heritage in the United States. By Paul
A. Rahe312

Davis, A Rumor of Revolt: The “Great Negro Plot” in Colonial New York. By Winthrop D.

Marietta, The Reformation of American Quakerism, 1748–1783. By Thomas Bassett316

Woolverton, Colonial Anglicanism in North America. By Bruce E. Steiner319

Hoffer, Revolution and Regeneration: Life Cycle and the Historical Vision of the Generation of 1776. By Joseph E. Illick321

Condon, The Envy of the American States: The Loyalist Dream for New Brunswick. By Gordon
T. Stewart323

Ferguson, Law and Letters in American Culture. By Douglas Greenberg325