3D SER., 45, NO. 1 (JANUARY 1988)

The “Great National Discussion”: The Discourse of Politics in 1787 
Isaac Kramnick
3

Evangelicals Triumphant: The Baptists&#; Assault on the Virginia Glebes, 1786&#;1801 
Thomas E. Buckley, S. J.
33

Errand to the Indies: Puritan Colonization from Providence Island
through the Western Design 
Karen Ordahl Kupperman
70

Notes and Documents

James Oglethorpe and the Early Promotional Literature for Georgia 
Rodney M. Baine
100

Alexander Hamilton&#;s Tontine Proposal 
Robert M. Jennings, Donald F. Swanson, and Andrew P. Trout
107

Forum: Toward a History of the Standard of Living in British North America

Lorena S. Walsh, Questions and Sources for Exploring the Standard of Living 116

Gloria L. Main, The Standard of Living in Southern New England, 1640&#;1773124

Lois Green Carr and Lorena S. Walsh, The Standard of Living in the Colonial Chesapeake135

Jackson Turner Main, Summary: The Hereafter160

Billy G. Smith, Comment163

John J. McCusker, Comment 167

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Reviews of Books

Meinig, The Shaping of America: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History. Vol. I: Atlantic America, 1492&#;1800. By James Axtell 173

Thompson, Sex in Middlesex: Popular Mores in a Massachusetts County, 1649&#;1699. By Richard P. Gildrie 175

Toulouse, The Art of Prophesying: New England Sermons and the Shaping of Belief. By E. Brooks Holifield 177

Bonomi, Under the Cope of Heaven: Religion, Society, and Politics in Colonial America. By Philip F. Gura 179

Power and Status: Officeholding in Colonial America, ed. Daniels. By James Kirby Martin 182

Batinski, The New Jersey Assembly, 1738&#;1775: The Making of a Legislative Community. By Robert J. Dinkin 184

Giraud, The Métis in the Canadian West. By Nancy J. Christie 186

Ditz, Property and Kinship: Inheritance in Early Connecticut, 1750&#;1820. By Cornelia Hughes Dayton 189

Die Korrespondenz Heinrich Melchior Mühlenbergs: Aus der Anfangszeit des Deutschen Luthertums in Nordamerika. Band I: 1740&#;1752. Band 2:1753–1762, ed. Aland. By A. G. Roeber 191

Doerflinger, A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise: Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia. By Marc Egnal 193

Naval Documents of the American Revolution. Vols. 3&#;4, ed. Clark. Vols. 5–9, ed. Morgan. By David Syrett 196

Searcy, The Georgia&#;Florida Contest in the American Revolution, 1776–1778. By Clyde R. Ferguson 198

Dewey, Thomas Jefferson, Lawyer. By Adele Hast 200

The Papers of John Marshall. Vol. 3: Correspondence and Papers, January 1796&#;December 1798, ed. Stinchcombe, Cullen and Tobias. Vol. 4: Correspondence and Papers, January 1799–October 1800, ed. Hobson, Teute, Hoemann, and Hillinger. By James H. Broussard 202

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