Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 47, no. 3 July 1990

The Village Enlightenment in New England,

David Jaffee

The Revolutionary Transformation of American
Freemasonry, 1752–1792

Steven C. Bullock

“The Great Mischief Complain’d of”:
Reflections on the Misconduct of
British Soldiers in the Revolutionary War

Stephen Conway

Notes and Documents

“A Factious Spirit”:
Constitutional Theory and Political Practice
in Connecticut, c. 1740

Bruce P. Stark

Van der Donck’s Description of the Indians:
Additions and Corrections

Ada van Gastel

Alexander Hamilton, “the Celebrated Mr. Neckar,”
and Public Credit

Donald F. Swanson and Andrew P. Trout

Reviews of Books

Hatch, The Democratization of American Christianity. By Robert M. Calhoon432

Handbook of North American Indians, ed. Sturtevant. Vol. 4: History of Indian-White Relations, ed. Washburn. By William A. Starna435

Kukla, Political Institutions in Virginia, 1619–1660. By Martin H. Quitt437

Bremer, Puritan Crisis: New England and the English Civil Wars, 1630–1670. By E. Brooks

Noll, Princeton and the Republic, 1768–1822: The Search for a Christian Enlightenment in
the Era of Samuel Stanhope Smith
. By David W. Robson442

Truxes, Irish–American Trade, 1660–1783. By T. M. Devine444

Breen, Imagining the Past: East Hampton Histories. By Daniel Vickers446

Calhoon et al., The Loyalist Perception and Other Essays. By William Pencak448

Thistlethwaite, Dorset Pilgrims: The Story of Westcountry Pilgrims Who Went to New
England in the 17th Century
. By Bruce C. Daniels449

Ward, Major General Adam Stephen and the Cause of American Liberty. By Jeffrey J. Crow451

Cashin, The King’s Ranger: Thomas Brown and the American Revolution on the Southern
. By George R. Lamplugh453

Miller, Jefferson and Nature: An Interpretation. By Eugene R. Sheridan455

Zall, Franklin’s Autobiography: A Model Life. By Hugh J. Dawson457

Papers of John Adams. Series III: General Correspondence and Other Papers of the Adams Statesmen. Vol. 3: May 1775–January 1776. Vol. 4: February–August 1776. Index, ed. Taylor
et al. Vol. 5: August 1776–March 1778, ed. Taylor et al. Vol. 6: March–August 1778. Index, ed. Taylor et al. Vol. 7: September 1778–February 1779. Vol. 8: March 1779–February 1780, ed.
Lint et al. By John Ferling459

John Marshall’s Achievement: Law, Politics, and Constitutional Interpretations, ed. Shevory.
By Kent Newmyer464

Sosin, The Aristocracy of the Long Robe: The Origins of Judicial Review in America. By Peter Charles Hoffer467

Clinton, “Marbury v. Madison” and Judicial Review. By Peter Charles Hoffer467

Idzerda, Loveland, and Miller, Lafayette, Hero of Two Worlds: The Art and Pageantry of His Farewell Tour of America, 1824–1825. By Gregg L. Lint471