3D SER., 50, NO. 1 (JANUARY 1993)

Forum Explaining the Law in Early American History—A Symposium

Stanley N. Katz, Introduction3

Cornelia Hughes Dayton, Turning Points and the Relevance of Colonial Legal History7

Terri L. Snyder, Legal History of the Colonial South: Assessment and Suggestions18

Richard J. Ross, The Legal Past of Early New England: Notes for the Study of Law, Legal Culture, and Intellectual History28

David Thomas Konig, A Summary View of the Law of British America42

The Revolutionary Origins of the American Corporation 
Pauline Maier
51

The Forfeitures at Salem, 1692 
David C. Brown
85

The “Ordinance” of 1784? 
Richard P. McCormick
112

Forum American Law and the American Revolution

J. R. Pole, Reflections on American Law and the American Revolution123

Peter Charles Hoffer, Custom as Law: A Comment on J. R. Pole&#;s “Reflections”160

Bruce H. Mann, The Evolutionary Revolution in American Law: A Comment on J. R. Pole&#;s “Reflections”168

James A. Henretta and James D. Rice, Law as Litigation: An Agenda for Research176

Trivia

Reviews of Books

Shapiro, “Beyond Reasonable Doubt” and “Probable Cause”: Historical Perspectives on the Anglo-American Law of Evidence. By Herbert A. Johnson 182

Schambra, As Far as Republican Principles Will Admit: Essays by Martin Diamond. By H. Jefferson Powell 184

Presser, The Original Misunderstanding: The English, the Americans, and the Dialectic of Federalist Jurisprudence. By Knud Haakonssen 186

A Culture of Rights: The Bill of Rights in Philosophy, Politics, and Law, 1791&#;1991, ed. Lacey and Haakonssen. By George A. Billias 189

Sinopoli, The Foundations of American Citizenship: Liberalism, the Constitution, and Civic Virtue. By David C. Williams 191

Early American Literature and Culture: Essays Honoring Harrison T. Meserole, ed. Derounian-Stodola. By Pattie Cowell 194

Sacks, The Widening Gate: Bristol and the Atlantic Economy, 1450&#;1700. By Henry Roseveare 196

Watson, Angelical Conjunction: The Preacher-Physicians of Colonial New England. By Ronald L. Numbers 198

Murphy, Enter the Physician: The Transformation of Domestic Medicine, 1760&#;1860. By Ronald L. Numbers 198

Cassedy, Medicine in America: A Short History. By Ronald L. Numbers 198

Carr, Menard, and Walsh, Robert Cole&#;s World: Agriculture and Society in Early Maryland. By Martin H. Quitt 205

Martin, The Pleasure Gardens of Virginia: From Jamestown to Jefferson. By David Scofield Wilson 209

Schuldiner, Gifts and Works: The Post-Conversion Paradigm and Spiritual Controversy in Seventeenth&#;Century Massachusetts. By Allen C. Guelzo211

Smith, Breaking the Bonds: Marital Discord in Pennsylvania, 1730&#;1830. By Lee Chambers-Schiller 212

Burke, Mohawk Frontier: The Dutch Community of Schenectady, New York, 1661&#;1710. By Robert V. Wells 214

Harding, Amphibious Warfare in the Eighteenth Century: The British Expedition to the West Indies, 1740&#;1742. By Richard Middleton 216

West, Gunpowder, Government and War in the Mid&#;Eighteenth Century. By Richard Middleton 217

Dowd, A Spirited Resistance: The North American Indian Struggle for Unity, 1745&#;1815. By Peter C. Mancall 219

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the American Revolution, ed. Greene and Pole. By Philip Lawson 221

Alexander, The Selling of the Constitutional Convention: A History of News Coverage. By Richard B. Bernstein and Stephen L. Schecter 224

Ziff, Writing in the New Nation: Prose, Print, and Politics in the Early United States. By Robert A. Ferguson 226

Bowling, The Creation of Washington, D. C.: The Idea and Location of the American Capital. By James Tagg 228

Wright, The Transformation of Charity in Postrevolutionary New England. By Anne M. Boylan 230

Boydston, Home and Work: Housework, Wages, and the Ideology of Labor in the Early Republic. By Stephen Innes 232

Travail et Loisir dans Les Sociétés Pré-Industrielles, ed. Karsky and Marienstras. By Stephen Innes 232

Nicoll, Larkin, Kornhauser, and Jaffee, Meet Your Neighbors—New England Portraits, Painters, and Society, 1790&#;1850. By Claudia L. Bushman and Richard L. Bushman 235

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