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Revising the Errand: New England&#;s Ways and the Puritan Sense of the Past 
David M. Scobey
3

The Meeting of Elite and Popular Minds at Cambridge, New England, 1638&#;1645 
George Selement
32

Toward a History of Popular Religion in Early New England 
David D. Hall
49

New England as Idea and Society Revisited 
Darrett B. Rutman
56

Charles Brockden Brown,Edgar Huntly and the Origins of the American Picturesque 
Dennis Berthold
62

Notes and Documents

The Population of the United States, 1790: A Symposium

The European Ancestry of the United States Population, 1790 
Thomas L. Purvis
85

Why the Accepted Estimates of Ethnicity of the American People, 1790, Are Unacceptable 
Donald H. Akenson
102

Commentary: Thomas L. Purvis, Donald H. Akenson, and Forrest and Ellen Shapiro McDonald 

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Reviews of Books

The Papers of George Washington. Colonial Series. Vol. I:1748&#;August 1755. Vol. II: August 1755–April 1756, ed. Abbott, Twohig, et al. By Donald H. Kent 137

Marshall and Williams, The Great Map of Mankind: Perceptions of New Worlds in the Age of Enlightenment. By Bernard W. Sheehan 140

Hambrick-Stowe, The Practice of Piety: Puritan Devotional Disciplines in Seventeenth&#;Century New England. By J. William T. Youngs 141

The Hammond-Harwood House Atlas of Historical Maps of Maryland, 1608&#;1908, comp. Papenfuse and Coale. By John H. Long 146

Hoffer and Hull, Murdering Mothers: Infanticide in England and New England, 1558&#;1803. By Ross W. Beales, Jr. 148

Biemer, Women and Property in Colonial New York: The Transition from Dutch to English Law, 1643&#;1727. By Robert C. Ritchie 150

O&#;Mara, An Historical Geography of Urban System Development: Tidewater Virginia in the 18th Century. By Carville Earle 151

Moore, Louibourg Portraits: Life in an Eighteenth-Century Garrison Town. By James Axtell 153

Marienstras, Les Mythes fondateurs de la nation americaine: Essai sur le discours ideologique aux Etats-‘Unis a l&#;epoque de l’independence (1763&#;1800). By Joyce Appleby 156

Cohen, A Calculating People: The Spread of Numeracy in Early America. By Roy N. Lokken 158

Bullion, A Great and Necessary Measure: George Grenville and the Genesis of the Stamp Act, 1763&#;1765. By Cornelius P. Forster 159

Pencak, American&#;s Burke: The Mind of Thomas Hutchinson. By John E. Ferling 161

Bogin, Abraham Clarke and the Quest for Equality in the Revolutionary Era, 1774&#;1794. By Philander D. Chase 163

Skeen, John Armstrong, Jr., 1758&#;1843: A Biography. By Philander D. Chase 163

Shreve, Tench Tilghman: The Life and Times of Washington&#;s Aide-de-camp. By Philander D. Chase 163

Letters of Thomas Attwood Digges (1742&#;1821), ed. Elias and Finch. By Carla H. Hay 165

The Adams Papers. Series I: Diaries. Diary of John Quincy Adams. Vol. I: November 1779&#;March 1786. Vol. II: March 1786–December 1788, ed. Taylor and Friedlaender et al. By Robert A. Becker 167

The Papers of George Washington. The Journal of the Proceedings of the President, 1793&#;1797, ed. Twohig. By Linda K. Kerber 169

Spater, William Cobbett: The Poor Man&#;s Friend. By John Clive 171

Myers, Liberty without Anarchy: A History of the Society of Cincinnati. By Lawrence Delbert Cress 174

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