Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 44, no. 2 April 1987

The Frontier Exchange Economy of the
Lower Mississippi Valley in the Eighteenth Century

Daniel H. Usner, Jr.

On Common Ground:
The Coherence of American Puritan Studies

David D. Hall

The Early American Way of War:
Reconnaissance and Appraisal

Don Higginbotham

The Enigma of Jamaica in the 1790s:
New Light on the Causes of Slave Rebellions

David Geggus

Notes and Documents

The Confession and Trial of Richard Wayte, Boston, 1640
James F. Cooper, Jr.

Eighteenth–Century Copperplates Discovered
Pearce Grove


Fifty Years of American History:
An Interview with Edmund S. Morgan

David T. Courtwright

Reviews of Books

Kulikoff, Tobacco and Slaves: The Development of Southern Cultures in the Chesapeake, 1680–1800. By Kenneth A. Lockridge372

Cohen, God’s Caress: The Psychology of Puritan Religious Experience. By Emory Elliott374

Kibbey, The Interpretation of Material Shapes in Puritanism: A Study of Rhetoric, Prejudice,
and Violence
. By William J. Scheick377

Rowe, Saint and Singer: Edward Taylor’s Typology and the Poetics of Meditation. By David

Chu, Neighbors, Friends, or Madmen: The Puritan Adjustment to Quakerism in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts Bay. By Melvin B. Endy, Jr.382

Morrison, The Embattled Northeast: The Elusive Ideal of Alliance in Abenaki-Euramerican Relations. By Cornelius J. Jaenen383

Tyler, Smugglers and Patriots: Boston Merchants and the Advent of the American Revolution.
By Stephen E. Patterson386

Weir, “The Last of American Freemen”: Studies in the Political Culture of the Colonial and Revolutionary South. By James P. Whittenburg389

Smith, After the Revolution: The Smithsonian History of Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century. By Barbara G. Carson391

The North American Role in the Spanish Imperial Economy, 1760–1819, ed. Barbier and
Kuethe. By Stanley J. Stein394

Slaughter, The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution. By
Gregory H. Nobles396

Maloney, The Captain from Connecticut: The Life and Naval Times of Isaac Hull. By David
F. Long399

Lang, Foreign Policy in the Early Republic: The Law of Nations and the Balance of Power.
By Gerard Clarfield401

Bilhartz, Urban Religion and the Second Great Awakening: Church and Society in Early
National Baltimore
. By John B. Boles402

Science and Society in Early America: Essays in Honor of Whitfield J. Bell, Jr., ed. Klein.
By George F. Frick404