The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 47, July 1943 - April, 1944 Page: 88
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Bi-centennial Commission. This is followed by reproductions
in facsimile of Jefferson's drafts of the Declaration and related
documents. The facsimiles include the following: George
Mason's Draft of the Virginia Bill of Rights, 1776; Jefferson's
"First Ideas" on the Virginia Constitution, 1776; Richard
Henry Lee's Resolutions of Independence; John Adams' copy of
Jefferson's Original Draft; Jefferson's Rough Draft of the
Declaration of Independence; the copy made by Jeffe'rson for
Richard Henry Lee; two unidentified copies made by Jefferson,
one known as the Cassius F. Lee Copy, the other as the Wash-
burn Copy; copy of the Declaration made by Jefferson for
James Madison; and the first printing of the Declaration as
inserted in the rough journal of Congress.
Also included is a note on the copy sent by Jefferson to
George Wythe. This volume is issued in commemoration of
the bi-centennial of the birth of Thomas Jefferson.
CORAL H. TULLIS
The University of Texas
With the publication of The Growth of American Nationality,
1492-1865 (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1943; pp. xvi,
1042, maps and illustrations; $3.50), another first semester
American history survey text has appeared. Its author is
Professor Fred W. Wellborn of Iowa State Teachers College,
Cedar Falls, Iowa, who makes acknowledgments to a number
of American historians and dedicates his book to the late Pro-
fessors Carl Russell Fish, Frank Heywood Hodder, and Fred-
erick Jackson Turner. He has profusely embellished his book
with fifty-three illustrations and he has added to its teach-
ableness by including thirty-four maps. He writes very clearly
and never lets his story of 926 pages decrease in interest. It
seems that the story is much too long, however, but its length
obviates the necessity of extensive collateral reading. A bibliog-
raphy of seventy-nine pages lists readings of a general nature,
biographies, and special books on the large subtopics of each
chapter. The index of thirty-six pages is ample. On the whole
this textbook makes a very good impression.
Hawk of Hawk Clan, by Margaret Alison Johansen (New
York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1941; pp. viii, 280; illustra-
tions; $2.00), is a story that should appeal to boys for the
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