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William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 46, no. 1 January 1989

“A Kind of Warr”: The Contest for Land on the
Northeastern Frontier, 1750–1820

Alan Taylor
3

“The Living Mother of a Living Child”:
Midwifery and Mortality in
Post–Revolutionary New England

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
27

Jefferson vs. Hume
Douglas L. Wilson
49

Legislative Privilege in
Post-Revolutionary South Carolina

Michael E. Stevens
71

Some Thoughts on
Colonial Historians and American Indians

James H. Merrell
94

The Transition to Capitalism in Rural America
Allan Kulikoff
120

Dreams and Discoveries:
Exploring the American West, 1760–1815

James P. Ronda
145

Trivia
Reviews of Books

The Papers of William Penn. Vol. 2: 1680–1684, ed. Dunnn and Dunn et al. Vol. 3: 1685–1700.
Vol 4: 1701–1718, ed. Wokeck et al. Vol. 5: William Penn’s Published Writings, 1660–1726: An Interpretive Bibliography, comp. Bronner and Fraser. By Sydney V. James165

William Penn and the Founding of Pennsylvania, 1680–1684: A Documentary History, ed. Soderlund et al. By Sydney V. James165

The World of William Penn, ed. Dunn and Dunn. By Sydney V. James165

Historical Atlas of Canada. Vol. 1: From the Beginning to 1800, ed. Harris and Matthews.
By James Axtell170

Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History, ed. Tanner et al. By James Axtell170

Codignola, The Coldest Harbour of the Land: Simon Stock and Lord Baltimore’s Colony in Newfoundland, 1621–1649. By John G. Reid174

Jordan, Foundations of Representative Government in Maryland, 1632–1715. By John D.
Krugler175

Schweitzer, Custom and Contract: Household, Government, and the Economy in Colonial Pennsylvania. By Sharon V. Salinger178

Ekirch, Bound for America: The Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies, 1718–1775.
By James Horn180

Jonathan Edwards and the American Experience, ed. Hatch and Stout. By Winton U. Solberg183

Murray, Jonathan Edwards: A New Biography. By Winton U. Solberg183

Pointer, Protestant Pluralism and the New York Experience: A Study of Eighteenth-Century Religious Diversity. By Bruce E. Steiner186

Canady, Gentlemen of the Bar: Lawyers in Colonial South Carolina. By William S. Price, Jr.189

Marston, King and Congress: The Transfer of Political Legitimacy, 1774–1776. By David
Ammerman190

Weber, Rhetoric and History in Revolutionary New England. By William Breitenbach192

Ousterhout, A State Divided: Opposition in Pennsylvania to the American Revolution. By
Benjamin H. Newcomb194

Stumpf, Josiah Martin: The Last Royal Governor of North Carolina. By Carole Watterson
Troxler196

Lambert, South Carolina Loyalists in the American Revolution. By Carl J. Vipperman198

Lerner, The Thinking Revolutionary: Principle and Practice in the New Republic. By Richard
Buel, Jr.200

Gaustad, Faith of Our Fathers: Religion and the New Nation. By Cushing Strout202

Crackel, Mr. Jefferson’s Army: Political and Social Reform of the Military Establishment, 1801–1809. By Paul David Nelson204

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