The American Historical Review/Volume 12

THE

AMERICAN HISTORICAL
REVIEW

BOARD OF EDITORS

GEORGE B. ADAMS J. FRANKLIN JAMESON GEORGE L. BURR ANDREW C. McLAUGHLIN ALBERT BUSHNELL HART WILLIAM M. SLOANE H. MORSE STEPHENS

MANAGING EDITOR
J. FRANKLIN JAMESON

VOLUME XII

OCTOBER 1906 TO JULY 1907


New York

THE MACMILLAN COMPANY
LONDON: MACMILLAN AND CO., Ltd.
1907

Copyright 1907
By
THE MACMILLAN COMPANY


Press of
The New Era Printing Company,
Lancaster, Pa.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME XII

Number 1. October, 1906.

ARTICLES

James F. Baldwin The Privy Council of the Time of Richard II. 1

W. B. MUNRO The Office of Inlendant in New France. . 15

J. Holland Rose Canning and the Spanish Patriots in 1S08 . 39

Frederic L. Paxson The Territory of Colorado • • • • 53

Walter F. McCaleb The Organization of the Post-Office Department of the Confederacy. .... 66

DOCUMENTS— Letters of Jefferson to Marbois, 17S1, 1783; Journal of John Mair, 1791 ; Project of Latin- American Confederation, 1856; Letter of Stephen R. Mallory, 1861 ; Letter of Grant to his Father, on the Capture of Vicksburg, 1863 75

REVIEWS OF BOOKS 110

COMMUNICATIONS 183

NOTES AND NEWS 186


Number 2. January, 1907.

ARTICLES

Simeon E. Baldwin Religion Still the Key to History 219

Paul Mantoux French Reports of British Parliamentary Debates in the Eighteenth Century 244

Henry Vignaud Proof that Columbus was Born in 145 1 ; A New Document 270

Henry L. Janes The Black Warrior Affair 280

A British Officer The Literature of the South African War, 1899-1902 299

DOCUMENTS—Letters of Thomas Newe from South Carolina, 1682 ; Narrative of a Voyage to Maryland, 1705-1706; Intercepted Letters of Virginian Tories, 1775; Letter of John Marshall to James Wilkinson, 1787; Gilman v. McClary: A New Hampshire Case of 1791. 322

REVIEWS OF BOOKS 351

NOTES AND NEWS 441 Number 3. April, 1907.

ARTICLES

The Meeting of the American Historical Association at Providence. 483

Edward P. Cheyney Some English Conditions surrounding the Settlement of Virginia .... 507

Claude H. Van Tyne Sovereignty in the American Revolution: an Historical Study . . . . 529

W. H. Isely The Sharps Rifle Episode in Kansas History. 546

James Albert Woodburn The Attitude of Thaddeus Stevens Toward the Conduct of the Civil War . . . 567

DOCUMENTS — The Catholic Mission in Maryland, 1641 ; Edmund Randolph on the British Treaty, 1795 ; Virgil Maxcy on Calhoun's Political Opinions and Prospects, 1823 584

REVIEWS OF BOOKS 602

NOTES AND NEWS 703

NUMHER 4. July, 1907.

ARTICLES

Charles Gross Mortmain in Medieval Boroughs . . . 733

Roland G. Usher Nicholas Fuller: A Forgotten Exponent of English Liberty 743

Frank P. Goodwin The Rise of Manufactures in the Miami Country ....... 7^^

William E. Dodd Chief Justice Marshall and Virginia . . 776

Eugene C. Barker President Jackson and the Texas Revolution 788

DOCUMENT — Directorium ad Faciendum Passagium Transmarinum. 810

REVIEWS OF BOOKS 858

NOTES AND NEWS 937

INDEX . . . . . . . . 971