Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 51, no. 3 July 1994

Paul G. E. Clemens

Editor’s Note
Michael McGiffert

Themes and Directions in Middle Colonies
Historiography, 1980–1994

Wayne Bodle

“Damned Scoundrels” and “Libertisme of Trade”:
Freedom and Regulation in Colonial
New York’s Fur and Grain Trades

Cathy Matson

Beyond Women’s Sphere:
Young Quaker Women and the Veil of Charity
in Philadelphia, 1790–1810

Margaret Morris Haviland

The “fervent Zeale” of Jacob Leisler
David William Voorhees

Seasoning and Society: Racial Differences in
Mortality in Eighteenth–Century Philadelphia

Susan E. Klepp

“Sweep O! Sweep O!”: African-American
Chimney Sweeps and Citizenship in the New Nation

Paul A. Gilje and Howard B. Rock

Reviews of Books

Fliegelman, Declaring Independence: Jefferson, Natural Language, and the Culture of Performance. By Michael P. Kramer539

Pagden, European Encounters with the New World: From Renaissance to Romanticism.
By Eric Cheyfitz541

Thornton, Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400–1680. By Ira Berlin544

Hall, Africans in Colonial Louisiana: The Development of Afro-Creole Culture in the Eighteenth Century. By John D. Garrigus547

Hall, Slave Society in the Danish West Indies: St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix. By Colin A. Palmer550

Greene, The Intellectual Construction of America: Exceptionalism and Identity from 1492 to
. By Karan Ordahl Kupperman552

Greene, Imperatives, Behaviors, and Identities: Essays in Early American Cultural History.
By W. A. Speck554

Eldridge, A Distant Heritage: The Growth of Free Speech in Early America. By Jeffery
A. Smith557

Johnson, Housing Culture: Traditional Architecture in an English Landscape.
By Carl R. Lounsbury558

Charbonneau et al., The First French Canadians: Pioneers in the St. Lawrence Valley.
By Leslie Choquette561

Deetz, Flowerdew Hundred: The Archaeology of a Virginia Plantation, 1619–1864.
By Fraser Duff Neiman563

Roeber, Palatines, Liberty, and Property: German Lutherans in Colonial British America.
By Farley Grubb567

Steffen, From Gentlemen to Townsmen: The Gentry of Baltimore County, Maryland,
. By Tina H. Sheller568

Bellows, Benevolence among Slaveholders: Assisting the Poor in Charleston,
. By Anne C. Loveland570

Pritchard and Sites, William Byrd II and His Lost History: Engravings of the Americas.
By Robert Maccubbin572

Farmer, In the Absence of Towns: Settlement and Country Trade in Southside Virginia,
. By Albert H. Tillson, Jr.575

Pickering, Moral Instruction and Fiction for Children, 1749–1820. By Melvin Yazawa577

Frey, Water from the Rock: Black Resistance in a Revolutionary Age. By Douglas R. Egerton578

Klein, The American Whig: William Livingston of New York. By Eugene R. Sheridan580

Bellesiles, Revolutionary Outlaws: Ethan Allen and the Struggle for Independence on the
Early American Frontier
. By Randolph A. Roth582

Brown, Redeeming the Republic: Federalists, Taxation, and the Origins of the Constitution.
By Steven R. Boyd585

Bradford, Original Intentions: On the Making and Ratification of the United States
. By Larry D. Eldridge586

Klafter, Reason Over Precedents: Origins of American Legal Thought. By J. Thomas Wren588

Ellis, American Political Cultures. By Joshua Miller590

Ben–Atar, The Origins of Jeffersonian Commercial Policy and Diplomacy. By Gregg L. Lint592