Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 51, no. 2 April 1994

Tales from the Crypt: Prison, Legal Authority, and the
Debtors’ Constitution in the Early Republic

Bruce H. Mann

The Stamp Act Crisis in the British Caribbean
Andrew J. O'Shaughnessy

John Adams, Diplomat
John Ferling

High Army Leadership in the Era of the War of 1812:
The Making and Remaking of the Officer Corps

William B. Skelton

Forum: Why the West is Lost

Why the West is Lost
James A. Hijiya

Notes and Documents

Anglo-American Clubs:
Their Wit, Their Heterodoxy, Their Sedition

David S. Shields

George III on Empire, 1783
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John L. Bullion

Reviews of Books

Towner, Past Perfect: Essays on History, Libraries, and the Humanities, ed. Karrow and
Young. By Thad W. Tate311

Cohen, Pillars of Salt, Monuments of Grace: New England Crime Literature and the Origins of American Popular Culture, 1674–1860. By Steven Watts313

McManus, Law and Liberty in Early New England: Criminal Justice and Due Process,
. By Gerald W. Gawalt315

Disease and Demography in the Americas, ed. Verano and Ubelaker. By William R.

Dennis, Cultivating a Landscape of Peace: Iroquois-European Encounters in Seventeenth-Century America. By J. A. Brandão320

Cultivation and Culture: Labor and the Shaping of Slave Life in the Americas, ed. Berlin and Morgan. By Kenneth F. Kiple323

Merchant Credit and Labour Strategies in Historical Perspective, ed. Ommer. By Beatrice

Chaplin, An Anxious Pursuit: Agricultural Innovation and Modernity in the Lower South, 1730–1815. By Joseph P. Reidy326

A Mixed Race: Ethnicity in Early America, ed. Shuffelton. By William J. Scheick328

Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards, and the Representation of American Culture, ed.
Oberg and Stout. By Donald H. Meyer330

Skemp, William Franklin: Son of a Patriot, Servant of a King. By Carol Berkin332

Ellis, Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams. By Roger H. Brown334

The Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale and His Family. Volume 2, Parts 1 and 2: Charles Willson Peale: The Artist as Museum Keeper, 1791–1810, Volume 3: The Belfield Farm Years, 1810-1820, ed. Miller et al. By Karin Calvert337

New Perspectives on Charles Willson Peale: A 250th Anniversary Celebration, ed. Miller and Ward. By Karin Calvert337

Andrew, From Revivals to Removal: Jeremiah Evarts, the Cherokee Nation, and the Search
for the Soul of America
. By William Breitenbach339

Courage and Conscience: Black and White Abolitionists in Boston, ed. Jacobs.
By Lisa B. Lubow341

Jack Tar in History: Essays in the History of Maritime Life and Labour, ed. Howell and
Twomey. By James F. Millinger344