Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 45, no. 4 October 1988

Immigrant Origins of the Virginia Gentry:
A Study of Cultural Transmission and Innovation

Martin H. Quitt

The Abigail Industry
Edith B. Gelles

Economic Growth in Canada, 1695–1739:
Estimates and Analysis

Morris Altman

Notes and Documents

John Smith Satirized: The Legend of Captaine Iones
Alden T. Vaughan

“Revising what we have done amisse”:
John Cotton and John Wheelwright, 1640

Sargent Bush, Jr.

Giants in the Earth: Science and the Occult in
Cotton Mather”s Letters to the Royal Society

David Levin

Reviews of Books

Greene, Peripheries and Center: Constitutional Development in the Extended Polities of the
British Empire and the United States, 1607–1788
. By Hendrik Hartog773

Reid, Constitutional History of the American Revolution. Vol. I: The Authority of Rights.
Vol. II: The Authority to Tax. By Stephen A. Conrad775

Lockridge, The Diary, and Life, of William Byrd II of Virginia, 1674–1744. By Richard S.

Fagan, The Great Journey: The Peopling of Ancient America. By Jesse D. Jennings782

Colonial Identity in the Atlantic World, 1500–1800, ed. Canny and Pagden. By Dauril Alden784

Cressy, Coming Over: Migration and Communication between England and New England in
the Seventeenth Century
. By David Grayson Allen787

Beyond the Covenant Chain: The Iroquois and Their Neighbors in Indian North America, 1600–1800, ed. Richter and Merrell. By Richard Aquila789

Stavely, Puritan Legacies: Paradise Lost and the New England Tradition, 1630–1890. By James

Mann, Neighbors and Strangers: Law and Community in Early Connecticut. By James
A. Henretta793

Dufour, Modernization in Colonial Massachusetts, 1630–1763. By John A. Schutz797

Armour,, The Merchants of Albany, New York, 1686–1760. By Oliver A. Rink799

Salinger, “To serve well and faithfully”: Labor and Indentured Servants in Pennsylvania, 1682–1800. By John K. Alexander801

Saunders and Miles, American Colonial Portraits, 1700–1776. By Karin Calvert803

Corrigan, The Hidden Balance: Religion and the Social Theories of Charles Chauncy and
Jonathan Mayhew
. By Robert J. Wilson III805

The Papers of William Livingston. Vols I–IV, ed. Prince, et al. By Michael C. Batinski807

Zagarri, The Politics of Size: Representation in the United States, 1776–1850. By Richard P. McCormick811

Lamplugh, Politics on the Periphery: Factions and Parties in Georgia, 1783–1806. By Milton
L. Ready812

Watts, The Republic Reborn: War and the Making of Liberal America, 1790–1820. By Michael Meranze814