The Many Legalities Of Early America

Author: Christopher L. Tomlins
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
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It also suggests a method by which legal history can speak clearly to colonial
historians on the transmission of values, the creation of legal consensus, the
marginalization of certain groups, and the maintenance of authority. ... Cornelia
Hughes Dayton, Women before the Bar: Gender, Law, and Society in Connecticut
, 1639-1789 (Chapel Hill, N.C., 1995), 189- 193, comes closest to the dark
number regarding fornication by examining the number of children born within
eight months of ...

Eloquence Is Power

Author: Sandra M. Gustafson
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
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oratory & performance in early America Sandra M. Gustafson ... NATIVE SPEECH
AND THE DISCIPLINE OF TEXT The textual prophylaxis that Puritan leaders
employed to control the internal threat of multiplicity that women's oppositional
speech represented was matched by their use of text to distinguish English
eloquence from native ... See Cornelia Hughes Dayton, Women before the Bar:
Gender, Law, and Society in Connecticut, 1639-1789 (Chapel Hill, N.C., 1995), 9-
10, esp. 199 ...