Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 45, no. 2 April 1988

Charles Carroll the Settler, 1660–1720

Ronald Hoffman

Dumas Malone: An Appreciation
Merrill D. Peterson

Jonathan Bryan’s Plantation Empire:
Land, Politics, and the Formation of a
Ruling Class in Colonial Georgia

Alan Gallay

The World of Hannah Heaton:
The Autobiography of an
Eighteenth-Century Connecticut Farm Woman

Barbara E. Lacey


Philip F. Gura, The Study of Colonial American Literature, 1966–1987: A Vade Mecum305

Norman S. Grabo, So Who Killed Colonial Literary History?342

David Levin, A Survivor’s Tale345

Larzer Ziff, Text and Context348

Philip F. Gura, Response350

Reviews of Books

Beyond Confederation: Origins of the Constitution and American National Identity, ed. Beeman, Botein, and Carter. By James M. Banner, Jr.355

Stout, The New England Soul: Preaching and Religious Culture in Colonial New England. By
J. M. Bumsted360

The American Indian and the Problem of History, ed. Martin. By Bernard W. Sheehan362

Kawashima, Puritan Justice and the Indian: White Man’s Law in Massachusetts, 1630–1763.
By David Thomas Konig366

Rink, Holland on the Hudson: An Economic and Social History of Dutch New York. By Donna

Leach, Roots of Conflict: British Armed Forces and Colonial Americans, 1677–1763. By Ira D. Gruber370

Briceland, Westward from Virginia: The Exploration of the Virginia-Carolina Frontier,
. By Warren M. Billings372

Purvis, Proprietors, Patronage, and Paper Money: Legislative Politics in New Jersey,
. By Larry R. Gerlach373

Crane, A Dependent People: Newport, Rhode Island, in the Revolutionary Era. By Irwin H. Polishook376

Cunningham, In Pursuit of Reason: The Life of Thomas Jefferson. By Jack N. Rakove377

Bernstein, Are We to Be a Nation?: The Making of the Constitution. By Carl E. Prince379

Lerner, The Thinking Revolutionary: Principle and Practice in the New Republic. By Paul
K. Conkin380

Nelson, Liberty and Property: Political Economy and Policymaking in the New Nation,
. By Steven R. Boyd383

Cayton, The Frontier Republic: Ideology and Politics in the Ohio Country, 1780–1825. By
Malcolm J. Rohrbough384

Kline, A Guide to Documentary Editing. By Fredrika J. Teute386