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that appeared in this period a few are worthy of mention.
Jeremy Belknap (1744-98) wrote a History of New Hampshire (three volumes, 1784-92), which is of the first rank in our historical compositions.
Had its theme been more extended, it would have become a household memory in the country.
Benjamin Trumbull's (1735-1820) History of Connecticut (2 vols., 1818) and Robert Proud's (1728-1813) History of Pennsylvania (2 vols., 1797-98) were of scholarly standards but heavy in style.
George Richards Minot (1758– 1802), a brilliant Massachusetts lawyer, wrote a History of the Insurrection in Massachusetts (1788), dealing with Shays' Rebellion, and followed it by a continuation of Hutchinson's History of Massachusetts (2 vols., 1798-1803). The books were well written and have maintained their credit.
Here should be mentioned Henry M. Brackenridge's (1786-1871) History of the Western Insurrection (1817), a fair-minded narrative of the Whisky Insurrection, which was very popular and ran
Merry Christmas, a, 381
Merry Mount, 134, 135, 136
Merwin, Henry Childs, 362 n.
Michael Angelo, 37
Middle group of American historians, 104 n., 122 n.
Miles, G. H., 305
See Halpine, C. G.
Miles Standish, 39
Milk for Babes, drawn out of the breast, of both Testaments, 396
Milman, Dean, 128
Milton, 3, 63, 124, 254, 399
Mingo and other sketches, 389
Minister's Wooing, the, 200
Minor, Benjamin Blake, 169
Minot, George Richards, 106
Mirror (N. Y.), 151, 152, 164, 187
Miss Lucinda, 373
Miss Tempy's Watchers, 383
Mr. Dooley, 151
Mr. Higginbotham's Catastrophe, 23
Mr. Hosea Biglow to the Editor of The
Atlantic monthly, 287
Mr. Rabbit at Home, 350
Mitchell, D. G., 167
Mitchell, S. Weir, 242, 282, 285
Modern English grammar, 365
Mogg Megone, 46
Moll Flanders, 396
Moll Pitcher, 345
Monroe, James, 119
Monsieur Motte, 390
Montaigne, 229, 234, 236, 258