Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 55, no. 3 July 1998

Markets and Composite Farms in Early America
Richard Lyman Bushman

The Language of Law and the Foundations of
American Constitutionalism

Gary L. McDowell

Going to School with Savages: Authorship and
Authority among the Jesuits of New France

Peter A. Dorsey

Notes and Documents

The African Experience of the “20. and
Odd Negroes” Arriving in Virginia in 1619

John Thornton

Reviews of Books

Ellis, American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson. By Robert Middlekauff435

Blackburn, The Making of New World Slavery: From the Baroque to the Modern, 1492–1800.
By Stuart B. Schwartz439

Cressy, Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England. By Lawrence Stone442

Berkin, First Generations: Women in Colonial America. By Catherine Clinton444

Howe, Making the American Self: Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln. By Richard Lyman Bushman446

Rosen, Courts and Commerce: Gender, Law, and the Market Economy in Colonial New York.
By David E. Narrett448

Diversity and Accommodation: Essays on the Cultural Composition of the Virginia Frontier, ed. Puglisi. By John C. Inscoe450

Entrepreneurs: The Boston Business Community, 1700–1850, ed. Wright and Viens.
By Paul G. Faler454

Anderson, The Radical Enlightenments of Benjamin Franklin. By J. A. Leo Lemay457

Hall, The Political and Legal Philosophy of James Wilson, 1742–1798. By G. S. Rowe459

Lemisch, Jack Tar vs. John Bull: The Role of New York’s Seamen in Precipitating the Revolution.
By Daniel Vickers461

Maier, American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence. By David Waldstreicher463

Ketchum, Saratoga: Turning Point of America’s Revolutionary War. By Joseph R. Frischer466

Ward, General William Maxwell and the New Jersey Continentals. By Mark V. Kwasny468

Kahn-Leavitt and Rogers, “A Midwife’s Tale.” By Sarah F. McMahon470

Stern, The Plight of Feeling: Sympathy and Dissent in the Early American Novel.
By Robert S. Levine472

Gould, Covenant and Republic: Historical Romance and the Politics of Puritanism.
By Mason I. Lowance, Jr.475

The Devil’s Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South, ed. Clinton and Gillespie.
By Patricia Morton477

Whitman, The Price of Freedom: Slavery and Manumission in Baltimore and Early National Maryland. By Julie Winch479

Phillips, Freedom’s Port: The African American Community of Baltimore, 1790–1860.
By Charles G. Steffan481

Wages of Independence: Capitalism in the Early Republic, ed. Gilje. By Elizabeth Hitz483

Skaggs and Altoff, A Signal Victory: The Lake Erie Campaign, 1812–1813.
By William M. Fowler, Jr.486

Bethel, The Roots of African-American Identity: Memory and History in Free Antebellum Communities. By Michael Ayers Trotti488

Handler and Gable, The New History of an Old Museum: Creating the Past at Colonial Williamsburg. By David Lowenthal490