Issue Title Column Author

Vol. 17 No. 1

Print Culture and Popular History in the Era of the U.S.-Mexican War

Tales from the Vault

John Garcia

Vol. 16 No. 4.5

Recovering Rice

Reviews

Jonathan Beecher Field

Vol. 16 No. 4

“Unquestionably the Choicest Collection of Books in the U.S.”: The 1815 Sale of Thomas Jefferson’s Library to the Nation

Features

Endrina Tay

Vol. 16 No. 4

Beyond Thomas Jefferson and Slavery

Reviews

Nicholas P. Wood

Vol. 16 No. 4

James Madison: Constitutional Convention Spin Doctor?

Reviews

Stuart Leibiger

Vol. 16 No. 4

Morality, Politics, and Compromise: The Plight and Prospects of the Moderate, Then and Now

Features

Matthew Mason

Vol. 16 No. 4

“Slaveholders and their Northern Abettors”: Frederick Douglass’s Long Constitutional Journey

The Common School

Erik J. Chaput

Vol. 16 No. 4

House of Cards: The Politics of Calling Card Etiquette in Nineteenth-Century Washington

Features

Merry Ellen Scofield

Vol. 16 No. 4

Hamilton, Burr, Livingston, Clinton, Van Buren: Building Banks, Canals, and a Political System in New York State

Ask the Author

Brian P. Murphy

Vol. 16 No. 4

Slavery, Sectionalism, and the Constitution of 1787

Features

John Craig Hammond