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would we labour to impart to the community yielding in their strong grasp upon the prin- ciples of the most exact honesty, the strict. some portion of our own belief, and of the ciples of their religion, and too unbending est simplicity and integrity. The character sense of responsibility which should go with in the rectitude of their stern integrity, to of these men was obnoxious to the civilized, it. We would not willingly excite the idle abide there longer. Their fathers were refined, and christian land whence they vanity we are accused of indulging, by an the English Puritans ; men, who when the came. We speak not of their peculiarities imposing array of our country's glories ; for idolatries of Rome were coming back upon of demeanour,—of their external characterit is not so much of her glories, as of her England in the sixteenth century, fought istics ; but of their true and essential prinduties, that we should speak. But we would gladly the battle of their faith, though death ciples, which, in Europe, exposed them to do the good office of telling a solemn, an was before and upon them; while chained at suffering and disgrace. They crossed the important, and, as it seems to us, an unper- the burning stake, and writhing in the fierce waters, and found that the untaught savage ceived or at least a disregarded truth. We agonies of their horrible death, they ceased would listen to truths, and recognize with are however compelled by the character of not to raise the voice of their testimony, un- respect, rights, which European men laughour work to abstain from a long and minute til the chains which held them to earth ed and laugh to scorn. The theories of these examination of this subject, and we can do were burnt away and their spirits were Quakers were realized ; their principles put no more than direct our readers to a very borne upwards on the smoke of their tor- into actual and unimpeded operation, and few of those considerations, which will, we ment. These men were not common men, the result has helped to teach the world a think, lead to the result at which we have and the inheritance they gave their child- lesson which all its wealth could not ade arrived.

ren, our fathers, was that character which quately repay. If it be true that we may trace back the led them from their native land, to encoun- The facts in the history of New England records of mankind, through the ages which ter for conscience' sake, the peril and the and Pennsylvania are well known; but we were of record, to those that lie beyond its suffering of a winter's sea, the pestilence are not so familiar with the history of Vir reach, and call in vain upon the genera- that walked among them in darkness, scat- ginia, and upon many points in this history tions which have been, to point to us a na- tering its arrows of death,—the savage war misconceptions prevail here. Sir Walter tion like unto ourselves in the circumstan- that threatened to finish with the tomahawk, Raleigh first colonized the country, and ces which attended its birth and infancy, the work which famine and pestilence had was followed by many younger sons of reand placed their impress on its manhood, or begun, and all the toil, the danger and dis- spectable families, whom the follies of those in the principles and habits which constitut- tress which met them upon the shores that days excluded from industry at home. Then ed its character; if it be true that in our could offer nothing to welcome them but and not till then, culprits were sent over history, condition, and character, we have a snow and frost, and the angry tempest ; and from England, to be servants to the planpositive advantage over all other nations; nothing to comfort them but a desolation not ters. Virginia, however, was something then surely it is wise to believe that from less complete, and far more terrific, than very different from the Botany Bay of Engall this something must come, and to learn, that of the vast ocean which severed them land. Convicts were never sent here as to if we can, from the peculiarities which thus from their fathers’ graves.

a place of punishment;-that is, punishdistinguish us, what uses we are destined to In after times, various emigrants, urged ment was never the primary and leading perform. There certainly was a final cause by various motives, came to New England; object in sending them. England found of our national being, and it is worth while but it should be recollected, that religion in herself possessed of valuable territories to find out, both what that end was and how some form or other, was the operative prin- upon our southern coast; colonies were eswe may best promote it.

ciple with almost all of them; and that tablished and nurtured there ; but too large And now, let us begin with looking at however they differed from each other in a proportion of the colonists were from the our history. All the parts of this country the names they bore, or in the tenets which higher and middling classes. Men were were not peopled in the same way or from they held, they agreed in this ;-they had wanted to perform the lower uses of society, the same sources. They agree only in this, fled from the abuses of religion in the old to be servants and mechanics; but it was that they were settled by men who seem to world, and were come hither to enjoy in se- difficult in those days to persuade men of have been picked out by the instrumentality curity and peace, their faith, their hopes, this rank to abandon their connexions and of various incidents, passions and purposes, and their conscience.

their habitual comforts for a new and lonely as the finest spirits, the choice and essence Among those things, which made most home, and therefore convicts were compelof the whole earth; as those by whom might obvious the Providence that brooded over led to come. Doubtless their exile was a best be done the work of peopling this new our fathers, we should not forget the almost punishment; doubtless one object in sendworld.

miracle which had prepared the spot ap- ing them here, was relief from the burthen By far the greater part of this country pointed to receive their first footsteps. A of supporting them at home. They came owes its population, directly or by deriva- plague had visited Plymouth, and an ex- however in small numbers; they took their tion, to some one of these three principal tent of country of which that point might proper place in the social relations, and sources; the settlement of New England by be the centre, and so thinned and weak- were rigidly kept there. They exercised the Puritans, or rather by the descendants ened the Indian tribes, that the colonists no influence upon society, unless, indeed, the of the Puritans; the Quaker colonies in were enabled to escape,-and barely to care taken to guard against contamination, Pennsylvania, and the emigration, from escape, the dangers before which the brav- preserved in the higher and governing England first and then from France, into est among them sometimes quailed. classes, who impress their own character Virginia. If we begin at home, well may Pennsylvania is an eminently important upon the mass, a greater refinement of manwe ask, what nation has the earth ever portion of our country; its capital is the ners and more of the demeanour of their borne upon its surface, which had, or has a national capital, and its overflow has peo- fathers, than would otherwise have remainright to such pride of parentage as our own pled a large extent of territory not under ed. Still, servants were wanting ; the supNew England ? Our fathers were not ava- its immediate government. How trium- ply from the English gaols-always inadericious and unprincipled speculators ; nor phantly may we appeal to the origin of this quate,—was so repugnant to the character turbulent and disaffected spirits, hanging great state. Well may we bid the world of the people that it soon ceased, and the loose upon the fringes of society, and easily look upon this admirable and unprecedented curse of slavery fell upon them. shaken off; nor the refuse of their mother instance of the power of principle and con

We shall consider the subject of negro land compelled by its natural growth to science. A body of men, all respectable, / slavery, both as it affects the character and leave its bosom and seek their food else- and many leaving, in their flourishing coun- condition of this country, and as a circumwhere. They were the best men in the try, rank and fortune, crossing the ocean stance in its history. It is only in this latland from which they came ; that land was to find, in the wilderness of bare creation, a ter point of view that we have now to rethen the freest and most enlightened in the secluded spot, where they might realize gard it. In this connexion, it must be sufworld, and they came out from it, because their theories of an equal, regular, and re- ficient to state, that it was England, and not they were too free, too courageous, too un- ligious government, and practice their prin-| Virginia, which refused to eradicate this sore evil, before it had rooted itself amid ples of religion and policy then known in Since we have been a nation, what is our the institutions of our country, and long be- the world; and this too, at the very period, history? What danger is there to which we fore it had began to bear its baleful fruits. when our shores were prepared to receive have not been exposed, and what injury This fact is certain.* FOR MAY

the principal founders of their future na- have we sustained? War has assailed us, After these colonies had become well or- tions.

dangerous as any war can well be, until asganized, and their most dangerous enemies, We have spoken particularly of the three sembled Europe shall make the ocean her and most difficult obstacles, were so far sub- principal sources of our population, and it highway for armed millions; but we bave dued, that their prosperity might be con cannot be necessary to suggest how large come out from this trial, unscathed. Party sidered in some measure secure, they began an extent of our territory has been filled by spirit was to be the fiery gulf into which to be known in the old world as an asylum emigration from these states. But some our own madness would throw all that we for the persecuted and a fitting home for parts of this country were settled by emi- have and other nations have not. But those who would be free. Then it was, that grants from Europe, who had no connexion party spirit has raged with an intensity of Louis XIV., by an act, of which it is diffi- with those of whom we have spoken. Of wrath that can hardly be exceeded; it was cult to say whether its madness or wicked- these instances of exception, some are so nurtured by interest and ambition, by falseness predominated, revoked that edict, slight, they deserve no notice; like drops hood and prejudice, by anger and obstinacy, which had preserved the peace of his do- falling into the ocean, they received a cha- until it burnt between us like a devouring minions, and retained within them men racter from the surrounding element, with flame, which no man could pass through to who contributed much to their strength and out perceptibly imparting any thing of their go unto his brother. That day has gone prosperity. Thus it was, that when the own. But most of them, as the German by, and we dare to ask, In what respect are forests which darkened our southern shores emigrants to Pennsylvania, many of the we the weaker or the worse for the past were cut down and the broad fields were Dutch colonists of New York, the Catholics peril? If we should dread a repetition of planted, the land was made ready to re- of Maryland, and Oglethorpe's settlement those scenes and feelings, we should also, ceive into its bosom the most religious and in Georgia, harmonized well, both in the in- not only hope that the time which has gone, most virtuous men in France; men, who for ducements which led them hither, and in may teach that which is to come, but rea considerable period had been isolated in the character they brought, with those who joice in that proof of rooted strength, which their own country, tolerated by law, but had preceded them.

we may find in the fact of our escape and smitten with the persecutions of contempt, With respect to subsequent periods of safety. derision, and distrust, and thus taught so to our history, we have no room to say more, We must close this very rapid sketch of value liberty of conscience and freedom than that the principles of freedom and our history. Could it be more crowded from idolatrous superstitions, that when bid- justice which our fathers brought with with witnesses to the great truth, that we, den to choose between these, and the vari- them, were unchecked here, and grew with as a nation, are summoned to a great work? ous blessings of a home and a country, they luxuriant fertility unknown and impossible That work is begun, but not finished; and chose to bear with them into exile that amid the barrenness, the weeds, and the finished it cannot be, until we are deliverwhich they valued more than all they poison of European policy. They operated ed from all that obstructs the activity of left. A large proportion of the numerous strongly,-and not always silently,-until those just principles, which we alone recogfamilies of Huguenots,—to give them their our fathers had formed the habit and learn- nize, and have fully exemplified all the common appellation,—who came to Ameri- ed the wisdom of liberty. Then came the good which their unimpeded operation can ca, settled in the southern states ; but many war which gave us a national existence, produce. came to New England and to the middle national feelings, and a national character. In a future number we shall consider states, and their names and their descend- The good effects of the revolutionary war, how far and in what manner, the condition ants are now to be met with in every re-in preparing us to sustain the character and of this country corroborates the testimony gion of our country.

discharge the offices for which we are a na- of its history. It is indeed the prominent and peculiar tion, are unspeakable and immeasurable. feature in our history, that after Europe had The different sections of our country were by gradual progress arrived at a high pitch encircled and bound together by the strong

POETRY. of refinement and prosperity, the two na- ties of a common object, a common effort, tions which were far in advance of all the and a common conquest. They were firmly

THE RIVULET. rest in all that was valuable, were so acted held, each to the other; and a fiery zeal in- This little rill that, from the springs upon by various motives and circumstances, flamed every part of the community thus Or yonder grove, its current brings, that they drove out from among them the united into identity, until, if we may use so Plays on the slope awhile, and then

Goes prattling into groves again, best and noblest of their sons; the men of coarse a figure, the whole was welded into

Oft to its warbling waters drew the most inflexible adherence to principle, one mass. There are those who are led, by

My little feet when life was new. and at the same time of the purest princi- the independence which the state govern- When woods in early green were drest,

ments have retained, to magnify the actual And from the chambers of the west
differences which distinguish some classes of The warmer breezes, travelling out,

Breathed the new scent of flowers about, *“Respecting the system of slavery which pre- our citizens from other classes, and to deny

My truant steps from home would stray, vails in this state, it is 'nothing more than justice to that we have in truth any national characadd--that the colonists, at an early period, became ter. But our national government is amply

Upon its grassy side to play;

To crop the violet on its brim, convinced of the evil, and made efforts to check it, armed with all national powers for all na- And listen to the throstle's hymn, which were repressed by the anthority of the sove- tional purposes, and who will venture to With blooming cheek and open brow, ral extracts from the Records of the Council of deny a national name or national character As young and gay, sweet rill, as thou. State,' dated 1723, 1732, 1742, from which it appears, to England, France, or Spain, although cer- And when the days of boyhood came. that acts of the colonial legislature, laying a duty tain it is that no distinctions whatever exist

And I had grown in love with fame, on the importation of slaves, were disapproved and between our northern and southern, or eas

Duly I sought thy banks, and tried of course nullified by the king. The ground of ob- tern and western brethren, so great as those

My first rude numbers by thy side. jection was, that they injuriously affected the trade

Words cannot tell how glad and gay and shipping of Great Britain." -Article " Vir- which may be pointed out between the

The scenes of life before me lay. ginia” in the American edition of Rees' Cyclo- Yorkshireman and the inhabitant of Corn- High visions then, and lofty schemes pædia. wall; the native of Brittany and of Lan

Glorious and bright as fairy dreams, This may serve to show that there are some guedoc; the Biscayan and the Andalusian.

And daring hopes, that now to speak grounds for the above assertion. It cannot be sup- Å very little examination makes it obvious

Would bring the blood into my cheek, posed that either the government of England or the

Passed o'er me; and I wrote on high colony of Virginia foresaw all the consequences of that we cannot yield to any nation of equal A name I deemed should never die. this trade; still

, let the blame, whether it be more magnitude, in identity of language, of man- Years change thee not. Upon yon hill or less, attach where it should. ners, and of general character.

The tall old maples, verdant still,

THE BOSTON JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY AND

THE ARTS.

Yet tell, in proud and grand decay,
How swift the years have passed away,
Since first, a child, and half afraid,
I wandered in the forest shade.
But thou, gay, merry rivulet,
Dost dimple, play, and prattle yet;
And sporting with the sands that pave
The windings of thy silver wave,
And dancing to thy own wild chime,
Thou laughest at the lapse of time.
The same sweet sounds are in my ear
My early childhood loved to hear;
As pure thy limpid waters run,
As bright they sparkle to the sun;
As fresh the herbs that crowd to drink
The moisture of thy oozy brink;
The violet there, in soft May dew,
Comes-up, as modest and as blue;
As green, amid thy current's stress,
Floats the scarce-rooted water cress;
And the brown ground bird, in thy glen,
Still chirps as merrily as then.

Thou changest not-but I am changed,
Since first thy pleasant banks I ranged;
And the grave stranger, come to see
The play-place of bis infancy,
Has scarce a single trace of him
Who sported once upon thy brim.
The visions of my youth are past-
Too bright, too beautiful to last.
I've tried the world-it wears no more
The colouring of romance it wore.
Yet well has nature kept the truth
She promised to my earliest youth ;
The radiant beauty, shed abroad
On all the glorious works of God,
Shows freshly, to my sobered eye,
Each charm it wore in days gone by.

A few brief years shall pass away,
And I, all trembling, weak, and grey,
Bowed to the earth which waits to fold
My ashes in the embracing mould
(If haply the dark will of fate
Indulge my life so long a date),
May come for the last time to look
Upon my childhood's favourite brook.
Then dimly on my eye shall gleam
The sparkle of thy dancing stream;
And faintly on my ear shall fall
Thy prattling current's merry call;
Yet shalt thou flow as glad and bright
As when thou met'st my infant sight.

And I shall sleep—and on thy side,
As ages after ages glide,
Children their early sports shall try,
And pass to hoary age and die.
But thou, unchanged from year to year,
Gaily sbalt play and glitter here;
Amid young flowers and tender grass
Thy endless infancy shalt pass ;
And, singing down thy narrow glen,
Shalt mock the fading race of men.

B.

Faintly thy rising radiance shone,

In press and expected to be published Dim, in the sea foam's whiteness;

the present month, Elements of Universal Now mounted on thy zenith throne,

Geography, Ancient and Modern, on the Thou coverest earth with brightness.

Principles of Comparison and Classifica-
Sweet moon, thy beauty glads the eye tion.—Modern Geography, by William C.

And calms the heart that turns to thee; Woodbridge.-Ancient Geography, by Em-
And breathes from out that silent sky,
The holy peace of purity.

S. X.

ma Willard, Principal of the Female Sem

inary at Troy, N. Y.
A FRAGMENT.
Dear Sister, I was once as thou art now,
A thing all life and joyance; then my brow,
Untouched by time or care, was smooth; my mind,

The Boston Journal of Philosophy and
Like thine, was buoyant; ranging, unconfined
As winds that sweep the ocean. While I gaze

the Arts, containing Selections from the Upon thee, and behold thy innocent ways,

Transactions of Learned Societies and forHow does the memory of departed days

eign Scientific Journals, and original anaHaunt me with feelings, that I would forget ; lytical views of subjects in Philosophy and Joys, whose remembrance only brings regret, the Arts compiled from various sources; inNow they are gone forever. Once, like thee,

tended to exhibit a view of the progress of I roved among the hills; there, fancy-free, Gazing on Nature with intense delight,

discovery in Natural Philosophy, Mechanics, With an unsated, cloyless appetite.

Chemistry, Geology and Mineralogy, Natu-
They call thee childish !-Would that I could bring ral History, Comparative Anatomy and
Back my own childish feelings, when the Spring, Physiology, Geography, Statistics, and the
Just blushing into Summer, clothed the woods

Fine and Useful Arts. Conducted by John
With varied verdure, and the rushing floods
Sounded delicious music; or when wild

W. Webster, M. D. John Ware, M. D. and
With coming storms, with clouds on clouds up-piled Daniel Treadwell

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publish selections of such papers, or parts WORDSWORTH'S POEMS. John H. Wilkins and James Brown will ble, or possess an interest from any rela

of papers, as are in themselves most valuapublish a Selection from the Works of Wil- tion they may have to the situation and liam Wordsworth. This selection will include prospects of the American people,—to make the Excursion and most of his Miscellane- occasional abridgements of those whose ous Poems. None will be omitted which length would preclude their admission enare not thought to be decidedly opposed to tire, and whenever there may happen to the public taste. This selection will be be a variety of articles from different sourcomprised in four neat duodecimo volumes. ces upon any particular subject, to present

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of great value.

TO THE MOON.
I pour my tribute song to thee,

Fairest gem of even;
Thy pleasant light falls full and free

From a far home in heaven.
Thy silver crest is on the wave

And the cloud that over it hovers;
It sleeps alike on the new-made grave,

And the bridal bed of lovers.
The dark blue depths are spreading fair,

And many a star is beaming
A faintly sparkling lustre there,

While men beneath are dreaming. And those fair stars are still, the while,

To see thee float through heaven, Pouring the glory of thy smile

Through clouds that smile hath riven.

ter, &c.

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may be added, that although the prin- Fossil Bones of the American Mammoth-Sorda- Robert Jameson Esq. Prof. Nat. Hist. Edin.

Rey. Ezra S. Goodwin. cipal object will be the publication of se- walite--Achmite-Beudant on the Opals of Hun

James Dean, Esq. Prof. Math. in the University lections from foreign works; yet it is not gary-Cleavelandite-Rubellite-Lepidolite-Geo

of Vermont. intended that the pages of this Journal shali logy of Lake Huron-Review of Parkinson's Out

lines of Oryctology-New Localities of American William E. Cormach, Esq. be closed against any original articles of mer- Minerals.

B. Gaspard, M. D., &c. it which may be offered, particularly those BOTANY.-Rafflesia Titan-Mr Sabine on the relating to the history and progress of dis- Wild Potato— Plants

from Rio Janeiro.

ENTOMOLOGY.--Dr Harrison Four Native Specovery in our own country.

Our first number was not published until cies of the Genus Cantharis–Mr Kirby on AniCONDITIONS.— This work is published on good mals receiving Nutriment from Mineral Substances seventeen days after that on which it was paper, and with a new type. A number, containing --Observations on Bees-On the Hybernation of dated; this delay arose from an unexpected one hundred pages, is issued every two months. the Snail. Price four dollars a year, payable on the delivery GEOGRAPHY.-Mr Curson's Ascent to the difficulty in procuring from a distant manuof the third Number of each volume.

Peak of Misté-Capt. Scoresby's Voyage to the factory the paper to be used for the Gazette. The Nature and Plan of this work will Coast of Greenland--Mr Clissold's Ascent to Mont We retained our original date in order that be seen from the following Abstract of the

STATISTICS. -Mr Harvey on the Increase of the we might begin with a quarter of the year.
Contents of the Volume already published. Population of the United States and Territories of The third number should be dated May 1,

ASTRONOMY.Rieussec's Chronograph--Mr America, &c.
Pond on the Changes in the Declination of the Fix- HYDROGRAPHY –On the Luminous Appear- but as it could not be published on that day,
ed Stars--Baron de Zach on the Observatories of ance of the Ocean.

we have concluded to date it on the 15 of Europe—Prof. Farrar on the Comet of 1823—'24

GENERAL SCIENCE and USEFUL ARTS.-Col. -Elements of the Comet of 1823.

Stratton on the Sepulchral Caverns of Egypt May. The successive numbers will appear Optics.--Mr Butter on the Insensibility of the Method of Preserving Echini, Asteriæ, &c.-Ac- with regularity, and the number now omitted Eye to certain Colours.

count of the Fire of St Elmo-Account of the Ex- will be published before the first of NovemHYDRONAMICS.--Mr Knowles on the Curvili- plosion of a Steam Boiler at Lochrin Distillerynear Form of the Sterns of Ships—Mr Perkins' New Mode of Extinguishing Fires in Chimneys ber, that the semiannual volume may then New Steam Engine Observations on Circular New Method of_Ascertaining the Maximum Den be completed. Sterns—Experiments on the Pressure of Wa-sity of Water-Dr Warren's Description of an

Egyptian Mummy, and an Account of the OperaPNEUMATICS.—Dr Wollaston on the Finite tion of Embalming—Matrix of the Diamond

Sine the preceding reviews were in type, we Extent of the Atmosphere-Dr Colladon on a Del Discovery of a New Alphabet - Account of a have learned by intelligence from England that scent in a Diving Bell.

Man who Swallowed a Number of Clasp Knives-Edmund de Quincy, of Oxford, is now generally MECHANICS. -Mr Perkins' Improvements in New Fermenting Apparatus - Preservation of believed to be the author of the “Confessions of the

Art of Engraving—Mr Treadwell on Cast Iron Leeches--New Method of Obtaining Castor Oil an Opium-eater.” We mention this, because the
--New Method of Tanning and Dyeing

of Glaz- Description of Vettie's Giel in Norway Account writer of the article upon that work supposed it to ing Earthen Ware—Soldering with Cast Iron-De- of the opening of two Mummies-Count

Rumford's be a sort of apologetic autobiography of Mr Colescription of Monteith & Co's great Bandana Galle- Donation for the Establishment of a Biennial Pre

ridge. ry-New Apparatus for Describing Curves-Meth. mium-Effects of Chloride of Lime as a Disinfecod of obtaining Iron from Slags and Cinder--Meth. tor-Preservation of Plants--Improved Process for od of producing the Prismatic Colours on Metallic Manufacturing White Lead--Improvement in

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Surfaces-On the Alloys of Steel.

Sheathing Copper.
Acoustics.Dr Wollaston on Sonnds Inaudi-
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FOR MAY. ble to certain Ears—Velocity of Sound.

SCIENTIFIC BIOGRAPHY.-Memoir of the Life ELECTRICITY and GALVANISM.--New Form of Berthollet.

Proofs that the Common Theories and of Voltaic Apparatus.

List of some of the Authors of Articles in the Bos Modes of Reasoning respecting the Depravity of MAGNETISM.-Account of Captain Scoresby's

ton Journal of Philosophy and the Arts. Mankind exhibit it as a Physical Attribute, with a Magnetical Discoveries.

view of the Scripture Doctrine relative to the NaMETEOROLOGY.-Prof. Farrar on an Appara- Sir H. Davy, Bart. F. R. S.

ture and Character of a Moral Agent. 8vo. pp. tus for Determining the Mean Temperature, &c.- Lieut. Col. Straton, F. R. S.

104. New York. Mr Goodwin on the Gale of September, 1822--Re- John MacCulluch, M. D. F.R.S.

An Exhibition of Unitarianism, with markable Meteor-New Facts respecting the At- John Butter M. D. F. L. S. mosphere—Sir H. Davy on the Formation of Mists. John Pond, Esq. Astronomer Royal.

Scriptural Extracts. Tract No. 1. pp. 35. GreenCHEMISTRY.-Reduction of Sulphate of Lead

field.

John Farrar, Esq. Prof. Math. &c. in Harvard --Dr Ure on Chloride of Lime or Bleaching Pow- University.

Statement of Facts relative to the Last der-Dr Webster's Examination of the Meteor Joseph Sabine, Esq. F. R. S.

Will of the late Mrs Badger of Natick, which was from Maine, &c.--Test for Proto-Salts of Iron- T. W. Harris, M. D.

disallowed on the Final Hearing. 8vo. pp. 63. Acid Earth of Persia--Dr Marcet on the Saline James Crichton, Esq.

Dedham.
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