Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 67, no. 3 July 2010

Territorial Crossings:
Histories and Historiographies of the Early Americas

Eric Hinderaker and Rebecca Horn

Samuel Gorton’s Leveller Aesthetics
and the Economics of Colonial Dissent

Michelle Burnham

Sources and Interpretations

Ambiguous Concession:
What Diplomatic Archives Reveal about Article 15 of the
Treaty of Utrecht and France’s North American Policy

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Dale Miquelon

Of Rattlesnakes, Wolves, and Tigers:
A Harangue at the Chickasaw Bluffs, 1796

Charles A. Weeks

“Heedless Youth”:
The Revolutionary War Poetry of Ruth Bryant (1760–83)

Rachel Hope Cleves

Reviews of Books

“Trouble with Paradox,” a review essay of Wood, Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789–1815. By John L. Brooke549

LaCroix, The Ideological Origins of American Federalism. By Pauline Maier557

Halliday, Habeas Corpus: From England to Empire. By Daniel J. Hulsebosch563

Eustace, Passion Is the Gale: Emotion, Power, and the Coming of the American Revolution. By Honor Sachs569

“Being Thomas Jefferson,” a review essay of Onuf, The Mind of Thomas Jefferson. By Alan Gibson572

Slauter, The State as a Work of Art: The Cultural Origins of the Constitution. By Sean P. Harvey580

Skemp, First Lady of Letters: Judith Sargent Murray and the Struggle for Female Independence. By Karen A. Weyler583

“New England Writing in a Material World,” a review essay of Burnham, Folded Selves: Colonial New England Writing in the World System; Hall, Ways of Writing: The Practice and Politics of Text-Making in Seventeenth-Century New England; and Brown, The Pilgrim and the Bee: Reading Rituals and Book Culture in Early New England. By Amy M. E. Morris587

Levy, Town Born: The Political Economy of New England from Its Founding to the Revolution. By Mary Beth Sievens593

Marietta and Rowe, Troubled Experiment: Crime and Justice in Pennsylvania, 1682–1800. By Randolph Roth597

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