Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 61, no. 4 October 2004

Thomas Tryon and the Seventeenth-Century Dimensions of

Philippe Rosenberg

Common Sense, Useful Knowledge, and Matters of Fact in the
Late Enlightenment:
The Transatlantic Careeer of Perkins’s Tractors

James Delbourgo

Those Dammed Shad: Would the River Fisheries of New England
Have Survived in the Absence of Industrialization?

Daniel Vickers

Notes and Documents

Alexander Hamilton’s Fiscal Reform:
Transforming the Structure of Taxation in the
Early Republic

Max M. Edling and Mark D. Kaplanoff

Reviews of Books

Rath, How Early America Sounded. By Greg Dening745

Bross, Dry Bones and Indian Sermons: Praying Indians and Colonial American Identity. By Andrew Newman747

Sleeper-Smith, Indian Women and French Men: Rethinking Cultural Encounter in the Western Great Lakes. By Daniel Usner750

Gragg, Englishmen Transplanted: The English Colonization of Barbados, 1627–1660. By Natalie Zacek753

Hatfield, Atlantic Virginia: Intercolonial Relations in the Seventeenth Century. By Patrick Griffin756

Hofstra, The Planting of New Virginia: Settlement and Landscape in the Shenandoah Valley. By Thomas J. Humphrey759

Atwood, Community of the Cross: Moravian Piety in Colonial Bethlehem. By Katherine Carté Engel762

Breen, The Marketplace of Revolution: How Consumer Politics Shaped American Independence. By James A. Henretta765

Ousterhout, The Most Learned Woman in America: A Life of Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson. By Edith Gelles770

Knouff, The Soldier’s Revolution: Pennsylvanians in Arms and the Forging of Early American Identity. By Guy Chet773

“Constitutional Dialogues,” a review essay of Elkins, McKitrick, and Weinstein, eds.,Men of Little Faith: Selected Writings of Cecelia Kenyon; Siemers, Ratifying the Republic: Antifederalists and Federalists in Constitutional Time; and Dreisbach, Thomas Jefferson and the Wall of Separation Between Church and State. By Gary McDowell776

Buggeln, Temples of Grace: The Material Transformation of Connecticut’s Churches, 1790–1840. By John Fea780