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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 39, Number 3, Winter 1990

Table of Contents Page Number
The Ruling Passion: Gambling and Sport in Antebellum Baltimore, Norfolk, and Richmond, by Patricia C. Click 100
Of Vines and Wines: The Culture of the Grape in Virginia, by Edward D. C. Campbell, Jr.    106
"A Perfect State of Preservation": Thomas Jefferson's Dry Dock Proposal, by Gene A. Smith    118
"Members in Good Standing": Richmond's Community of Former Slaves, 1865-1873, by Peter J. Rachleff    130