Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 57, no. 1 January 2000

“A World of Business to Do”:
William Freeman and the Foundations of England’s
Commercial Empire, 1645–1707

David Hancock

Curiosities, Commodities, and Transplanted Bodies in
Hans Sloane’s “Natural History of Jamaica”

Kay Dian Kriz

Soldiers in Peace and War: Comparative Perspectives on the Recruitment of the United States Army, 1802–1815
J. C. A. Stagg

Forum: Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings Redux.

Jan Lewis, Introduction121

Joseph J. Ellis, Jefferson: Post-DNA125

Lucia C. Stanton, The Other End of the Telescope: Jefferson Through the Eyes of His Slaves139

Peter S. Onuf, Every Generation Is an “Independent Nation”: Colonization, Miscegenation, and the Fate of Jefferson’s Children153

Annette Gordon-Reed, Engaging Jefferson: Blacks and the Founding Father171

Andrew Burstein, Jefferson’s Rationalizations.183

Fraser Neiman, Coincidence or Causal Connection? The Relationship Between Thomas Jefferson’s Visits to Monticello and Sally Hemings’s Conceptions.198

Reviews of Books

Grasso, A Speaking Aristocracy: Transforming Public Discourse in Eighteenth Century Connecticut. By Philip F. Gura211

Webster, Godly Clergy in Early Stuart England: The Caroline Puritan Movement, c. 1620–1643. By Paul Christianson215

Faber, Jews, Slaves, and the Slave Trade: Setting the Record Straight. By Wim Klooster217

Higman, Montpelier, Jamaica: A Plantation Community in Slavery and Freedom, 1739–1912. By Trevor Burnard219

Crane, Ebb Tide in New England: Women, Seaports, and Social Change, 1630–1800. By Gerald F. Moran222

Merrell, Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the Pennsylvania Frontier. By Jane T. Merrett224

Walters, Benjamin Franklin and His Gods. By Douglas Anderson226

Campbell, Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service. By Douglas Anderson226

Yarbrough, American Virtues: Thomas Jefferson on the Character of a Free People. By Kevin R. Hardwick229

The Papers of George Washington, ed. Twohig. Retirement Series. Volume I: March 1797–December 1797, ed Abbot. Volume 2: January 1798–September 1798, ed. Abbot. Volume 3: September 1798–April 1799, ed. Abbot and Lengel. By Jack Rakove231

Seriatim: The Supreme Court before John Marshall, ed. Gerber. By Stewart Jay235

Babits, A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens. By James M. Johnson238

Skeen, Citizen Soldiers in the War of 1812. By Gerard T. Altoff239

Benn, The Iroquois in the War of 1812. By Gerard T. Altoff239

Field, The Crisis of the Standing Order: Clerical Intellectuals and Cultural Authority in Massachusetts, 1780–1833. By John Andrew244

Sheidley, Sectional Nationalism: Massachusetts Conservative Leadership and the Transformation of America, 1811–1836. By John Andrew244