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Few persons are familiar enough with the source material
to criticize intelligently that segment of the bibliography. The
author does not indicate whether his extensive, annotated bib-
liography of secondary works includes all of the material con-
sulted; probably he intended to include only that which proved
most helpful to him. A list of published articles too large to
include in this review and not contained in the bibliography
was available to him. In addition, two manuscripts on the sub-
ject in their respective states might have been obtained by
requesting them from Louisiana State University and The Uni-
versity of Texas. None of these, however, would have materially
affected his attitude or his study. Five useful appendices of
source material and a thirteen page index close the volume.
With the grasp of the subject demonstrated, Professor
Franklin might now well write with good promise of sum-
marizing future studies, the thesis that Professor Bolton at-
tempted forty-four years ago.
Charles Carroll of Carrollton. By Ellen Hart Smith. Cam-
bridge, Mass. (Harvard University Press), 1942. Pp. xiii,
340. Illustrations. $3.75.
In the preface of this book the author says: "But as the
result of it [the political and religious anguish which Charles
Carroll of Carrollton suffered in life] he grew into the man
whom I consider the most interesting, in certain ways the most
outstanding, of the patriots of his day." While I was reading
this book I was, and now that I am reflecting on this review I
am aware that Charles Carroll of Carrollton was both an in-
teresting and outstanding man and patriot. Others who have
read the book will, I believe, agree with me that this Maryland
patriarch, who was born on September 19, 1737, and died on
November 14, 1832, lived a very rich life in behalf of political
principles and social ideals.
To list only a part of Carroll's many achievements and serv-
ices would suffice to extend this review well beyond a con-
venient length. Among the activities of this patriot, who was
disfranchised for many years because of his adherence to the
Catholic faith, were his membership on Maryland's first com-
mittee of correspondence; his unofficial attendance upon the'
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