Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 39, no. 1 January 1982

The Study of the Family in Early America:
Trends, Problems, and Prospects

Daniel Blake Smith

The Puritan Family and Religion: A Critical Reappraisal
Gerald F. Moran and Maris A. Vinovskis

Family, Inheritance, and Migration in Colonial New England:
The Evidence from Guilford, Connecticut

John J. Waters

Children in American Family Portraiture, 1670 to 1810
Karin Calvert

Married Women’s Legal Status in
Eighteenth–Century New York and Virginia

Joan R. Gundersen and Gwen Victor Gampel

Domestic Tranquility and the Management of
Emotion Among the Gentry of Pre-Revolutionary Virginia

Jan Lewis

Rearing the Republican Child:
Attitudes and Practices in Post-Revolutionary Philadelphia

Jacqueline S. Reinier

Notes and Documents

Women in Court: Sex-Role Differentiation in
Salem, Massachusetts, 1636 to 1683

C. Dallett Hemphill

Determinants of Age at Marriage in
Colonial Perquimans County, North Carolina

James M. Gallman

Naming, Kinship,and Estate Disperal:
Notes on Slave Family Life on a
South Carolina Plantation, 1786 to 1833

Cheryll Ann Cody

Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on Divorce
Frank L. Dewey

Reviews of Books

Smith, Inside the Great House: Planter Family Life in Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake Society.
By Rhys Isaac226

Norton, Liberty’s Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800.
By Robert A. Gross231

Koehler, A Search for Power: The“Weaker Sex” in Seventeenth-Century New England. By
John J. Waters240

Brown, Strangers in Blood: Fur Trade Company Families in Indian Country. By Ramsay Cook240