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Page 2. History of the Iron Trade from the earliest Records
to the present period. By Harry Scrivenor, Liver-
105 V.-1. Correspondence relating to the Affairs of Italy.
Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command
of Her Majesty. 1860.
Savoy, and Switzerland. Presented to both Houses
of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. 1860.
Normanby, K.G. London, 1859.
· 133 VI.-1. The Natural History of Dogs. By Lieut.-Col. Charles
Hamilton Smith. Edinburgh, 1839.
177 VII.--1. Speech of Mr. Gladstone in making the Financial
Statement, February 10, 1860. London, 1860.
Inland Revenue. London, 1860.
Customs. London, 1860.
ciation. Birmingham, 1857.
ence to a Property-Tax and its Exceptions. By
212 VIII.-Essays and Reviews. London, 1860.
1. The Education of the World. By F. Temple, D.D.,
Head Master of Rugby School.
D.D., Vice-Principal, Lampeter College.
Baden Powell, M.A., F.R.S., Savilian Professor of
Vicar of Great Staughton.
1750. By Mark Pattison, B.D.
Jowett, M.A., Regius Professor of Greek, Oxford 248
Page 1.-1. L'Esprit des Auteurs, recueilli et raconté, par Edouard
Fournier. Troisième Edition. Paris, 1857.
sur les Mots Historiques. Par Edouard Fournier.
- 307 II. - The Dramatic Works of John Lilly (the Euphuist):
with Notes, and some Account of his Life and
350 III.-1. The Autobiography of a Seaman. By Lord Dun
donald. 1859 and 1860.
William Brodie Gurney.
383 IV.-1. Report from the Select Committee of the House of
Lords, appointed to Inquire into the Deficiency of
July 1836 to May 1854.
and Enlargement of Churches. 1860.
- 414 V.-Handbook of Painting-The German, Flomish, and
Dutch Schools. Based on the Handbook of Kugler.
463 VI.-1. Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa
in the years 1849-55. By Henry Barth, Ph.D., D.C.L.,
&c. London, 1857.147 ul. 157
an Eighteen Years' Residence in Eastern Africa. By
Page 3. The Lake Regions of Central Africa. By Richard
F. Burton, H. M. I. Army. London, 1860.
Kwora and Binue (commonly known as the Niger
tion, including a Report on the Position and Prospects
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Lon
By William Desborough Cooley. London, 1841.
the Rev. David Livingstone, LL.D. London, 1859.
tions from Khartoum on the White Nile to the Re-
496 VII.-Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt. By Earl
Stanhope. Vols. I. and II. London, 1861 531 VIII.-1. Correspondence on the Introduction of a Paper Cur
rency into India, and Minute on a Gold Currency.
Charles Trevelyan. 1860.
PostSORIPT-On Iron Manufacture,
ART. I.--1. Canada : 1849 to 1859. By the Hon. A. T.
Galt. London, 1860. 2. Canada and her Resources : an Essay. By Alexander Morris.
Montreal, 1855. 3. Nova Britannia, or British North America : its Extent and
Future. By Alexander Morris. Montreal, 1858. 4. Reports on Colonial Possessions. August, 1859. 5. Notes on Public Subjects, made during a Tour in the United
States and in Canada. By Hugh Seymour Tremenhcere.
London, 1852. 6. Reisen in Canada und durch die Staaten von New York und
Pennsylvanien. Von J. G. Kohl. Stuttgart und Augsburg, 1856. Translated into English by Mrs. Percy Sinett. London, 1860. 7. The Conquest of Canada. By the Author of 'Hochelaga.' .
' In two Volumes. London, 1849. 8. The Canadian Settler's Guide. Published by authority.
London, 1860. 9. Salmon Fishing in Canada. Edited by Sir James Alexander.
London, 1860. 10. Arctic Searching Expedition. By Sir John Richardson, C.B.,
F.R.S. London, 1851. 11. Report on the Hudson's Bay Company. 1857. 12. Papers relating to the Exploration of the Country between Lake
Superior and the Red River Settlement. June, 1859. 13. Papers relative to the Exploration by Captain Palliser, &c.
June, 1859. 14. Further Papers relative to the Exploration by Captain Pal
liser, &c. 1860. 15. Narrative of the Canadian and Red River Exploring Expedi
tion of 1857, and of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858. By Henry Youle Hind. In two Volumes.
London, 1860. 16. Construction of the Great Victoria Bridge in Canada. By
James Hodges. Folio. London, 1860. THE THE people of England are by no means aware how fine a
country they possess here,' said a gentleman of Upper Canada recently to an English tourist; and certainly the popular Vol. 109.-No. 217.
conception of this great British dependency was for a long time a very peculiar one. It was a current belief that this territory, which now presents one of the finest fields for colonization within the British dominions, was a vast unexplored region covered with forests of gloomy pine, and wrapped for more than half the year in a mantle of frozen snow. This period of profound ignorance and prejudice has long passed away; but the great advantages which Canada offers to the emigrant must still be but imperfectly known, or how is the fact to be accounted for that during the season of 1859 there arrived in Canada, as settlers, not more than 6000 persons speaking the English language, while in the same season the United States received more than 45,000 natives of the United Kingdom as an increase to their industrial population? The comparative neglect of Canada can only be attributed to an absence of correct inforination.
The recent visit of the heir of the British Crown to several of the noblest portions of his future empire, has not been without its influence in England. It has awakened interest, excited curiosity, and diffused information. The great ovation with which the representative of the British monarchy and the British nation has been greeted is an honourable acknowledgment of the obligations which the people of British North America owe to the land from which they derive their freedom, and to which they are indebted for much of their political importance and no inconsiderable amount of their prosperity.
The possession of Canadla by Great Britain dates from the year 1759 : the formal cession of the province by France was one of the stipulations of the treaty of Paris in 1763. The extent of territory which France once possessed in the North-American continent, and the lofty flight of her ambition in the New World, are now but saint traditions. Ilow many are aware that the region lying at the back of the thirteen original United States, from the nouth of the St. Lawrence to the mouth of the Mississippi, comprising the whole of Canada and the vast and fertile valley of the Ohio, was once possessed and partially colonized by France, and that she actually occupied the two outlets of this inmense territory by means of the ports of Quebec and New Orleans? That portion of French territory which now forms the British colony of Canada, was, up to 1720, monopolized by a comnercial company; but after the failure of the notorious Mississippi scheme, the action of the French government upon its North-American provinces became more direct. The first settlers in Canada left their country generally, not in any spirit of discontent, but under the pressure of pant, and in blind obedience to the orders of their Govern