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ican Philosophical Society; Translator of Botta's History of the War of American Independence. Boston: Jaines B. Dow. 12mo. pp. 316.
NATURAL HISTORY. A Catalogue of the Shells, arranged according to the Lamarckian System; together with Descriptions of New and Rare Species, contained in the Collection of John C. Jay, M. D., Member of the Lyceum of Natural History, New York, &c. &c. Illustrated by several Plates. Third edition. New York: Wiley & Putnam. 4to. pp. 126.
NEW PERIODICAL. The Literary Examiner and Western Monthly Review. Edited by E. Burke Fisher and Wm. H. Burleigh. Pittsburg: William H. Whitney & Co. Vol. I. No. I. 8vo. pp. 80.
NOVELS, TALES, AND ROMANCES. The Merry Tales of the Wise Men of Gotham. By the Author of “The Dutchman's Fireside," " Westward Ho!” &c. &c. New York: Harper & Brothers. 12mo. pp. 236.
Behemoth ; a Legend of the Mound-builders. New York : J. & H. G. Langley. 12mo. pp. 192.
The Phantom Ship By Captain Marryatt. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard. 2 vols. 12mo. pp. 216 and 192.
Isabel ; or Sicily. A Pilgrimage. By Henry J. Tuckerman, Author of “ The Italian Sketch Book.” Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard. 12mo. pp. 230.
The Prophets! Where are they? Founded on Fact. Boston: Whipple & Damrell, 18mo. pp. 36.
John Smith's Letters, with “ Picters” to Match. Containing Reasons why John Smith should not change his Name, Miss Debby Smith's Juvenile Spirit, together with the only Authentic History extant of the late War in our Disputed Territory. New York: Samuel Colman. 12mo.
My Cousin Mary; or the Inebriate. By a Lady. Boston: Whipple & Damrell. New York : Scofield & Voorbies. 18mo. pp. 62.
ORATIONS AND ADDRESSES. Introductory Lecture, delivered by H. Willis Baxley, M. D., Professor of Anatomy and Physiology in the University of Maryland. Baltimore. 8vo. pp. 29.
The Art of Prolonging Life briefly considered ; a Lecture delivered before the Athenian Institute, January, 1839. By J. Pancoast, M. D. Pbiladelphia. 8vo. pp. 40.
An Inaugural Address, delivered at Mercersburg, Pa., at the Annual Commencement of Marshall College, September 26th, 1838. By Albert Smith, Professor of Ancient Languages in the Institution. 8vo. pp. 28.
Lecture on the Nature, Character, and Value of our Civil Institutions, and the resulting duties of Citizens. Delivered before the Elkton Lyceum ; by Hon. Willard Hall. Elkton. 8vo. pp. 16.
An Address delivered before the Mercantile Library Association, at its Eighteenth Annual Meeting, Jan. 8th, 1839. (Embracing a History
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of the Association.) By John N. Gourlie. New York: James Van Norden. 8vo. pp. 20.
Address before the Dialectic Society of the Corps of Cadets, in Commemoration of the Gallant Conduci of the Nine Graduates of the Military Academy, and other Officers of the United States Army, who fell in the Battles which took place in Florida, on the 28th of December, 1835, and the 25th December, 1837 ; the former called Dade's Battle, the latter the Battle of Okee-cbo-bee. Delivered at West Point, N. Y., on the 29th December, 1838. By Lieutenant Benjamin Alvord, U.S. A. New York: Wiley & Putnam. 8vo. pp. 62.
A Discourse on the Social Influence of Christianity, delivered at Providence, R. I., Sept. 1838, at the Instance of the Phi Beta Kappa Society of Brown University. By Caleb Cushing. Andover: Gould & Newman. 8vo. pp. 28.
An Inaugural Address, delivered Aug. 21st, 1838. By Elias Loomis, A. M., Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in Western Reserve College. New York: John F. Trow. 8vo. pp. 38.
A Discourse on the Life, Services, and Character of Stephen Van Rensselaer, delivered before the Albany Institute, April 15th, 1839. With an Historical Sketch of the Colony and Manor of Rensselaerwick, in an Appendix. By Daniel D. Barnard. Albany: Hoffman & White. 8vo. pp. 144.
Thoughts on the Duty of the Episcopal Church in Relation to Slavery ; being a Speech delivered in the New York Anti-Slavery Convention, Feb. 12th, 1839. By John Jay. New York: Perry & Reed. 12mo. pp. 12.
POETRY AND THE DRAMA. Athenia of Damascus. A Tragedy. By Rufus Dawes. New York: Samuel Colman. 12mo. pp. 118.
Bianca Visconti; or the Heart Overtasked. By N. P. Willis. New York. Samuel Colinan. 12mo. pp. 108.
The Last of the Lenapé, and other Poems. By Samuel M. Janney. Philadelphia : Henry Perkins. Boston: Perkins & Marvin. 12no. pp. 180.
Poerns. By Mrs. Follen. Author of “Married Life," “ The Skeptic," &c. &c. Boston : William Crosby & Co. 16mo. pp. 192.
Tortesa, the Usurer. A Play. By N. P. Willis. New York: Samuel Colman. 12mo. pp. 149.
The Battle of Saratoga ; a Poem, with Historical and Explanatory Notes. By James Rees, Author of the “Wanderer,” &c. New York: William Osborn. 12mo. pp. 20.
Sacred Songs for Sunday Schools, Original and Selected. By Mrs. Foller. Boston : B. H. Greene. 18.no. pp. 54.
Velasco; a Tragedy, in Five Acts. By Epes Sargent. New York: Harper & Brothers. 12mo. pp. 110.
Indecision, a Tale of the Far West; and other Poems. By J. K. Mitchell, M. D. Pbiladelphia: Carey & Hart. 12mo. pp. 212.
THEOLOGY AND SERMONS. Religious Thoughts; or Observations on the subject of Practical Religion. By the Rev. Jacob M. Douglas, Rector of St. Matthew's Church, Philadelphia. Philadelphia : Henry Perkins. 18mo. pp. 162.
Outline of a Work of Grace in the Presbyterian Congregation at New Brunswick, N. J. during the year 1837. By Joseph H. Jones, Pastor of the Sixth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. Philadelplia : Henry Perkins. Boston: Perkins & Marvin. 18mo. pp. 148.
A Treatise on Justification. By George Junkin, D. D., President of Lafayette College, Easton, Pa. Philadelphia. 12mo. pp. 328.
Scripture Doctrine of Christian Perfection; with other kindred Subjects, illustrated and confirmed in a series of Discourses designed to throw Light on the Way of Holiness. By Rev. Asa Mahan, President of the Oberlin Institute. Boston: D. S. King. 12mo. pp. 237.
The Three Last Things; The Resurrection of the Body, the Day of Judgment, and Final Retribution. By Rev. Joseph Tracy. Boston: Crocker & Brewster. 18mo. pp. 104.
Select Family and Parish Sermons. A Series of Evangelical Discourses, selected for the Use of Families, and Destitute Congregations. By the Rt. Rev. Charles P. McIlvaine, D. D., Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the State of Ohio. With a Preliminary Address by the Same. Columbus: Isaac N. Whiting. 8vo. 590.
Aids to Preaching and Hearing. By Thomas H. Skinner. New York: John S. Taylor. 12mo. pp. 305.
The Mode and Subjects of Baptism. By Milo P. Jewett, A. M., Late Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory in Marietta College. 'Boston: Gould, Kendall, & Lincoln. 18mo. pp. 121.
A Review of Edwards's “ Inquiry into the Freedom of the Will," Containing, I. Statement of Edwards's System. II. The Legitimate Consequences of this System. III. An Examination of the Arguments against a Self-determining Will. By Henry Philip Tappan. New York: John S. Taylor. 12mo. pp. 300.
The Theory and Uses of Natural Religion; being the Dudleian Lecture read before the University of Cambridge, May 8th, 1839. By John Gorbam Palfrey, D. D., LL. D., Professor of Biblical Literature. Boston: Ferdinand Andrews. 8vo. pp. 76.
The Works of Joseph Stevens Buckminster; with a Memoir of his Life. In Two Volumes. Boston: James Munroe & Co. 12mo. pp. 435 & 438.
A Discourse delivered at the Dedication of the Church of the Messial in Broadway, New York. By the Rev. Orville Dewey, Pastor of said Church. New York : Stationer's Hall Press. 8vo. pp. 26.
Spiritual Improvement; or Aid to Growth in Grace. A Companion for the Christiao's Closet. By Roy Palmer, Pastor of the Third Congregational Church in Bath, Me. Boston: Perkins & Marvin. Philadelpbia: Henry Perkins. 12mo. pp. 239.
The Unruly Member; or Offences of the Tougue. By the Author of “A Teacher's Gift.” Boston: New England Sunday School Union. 18mo. pp. 138.
A Funeral Discourse, occasioned by the Death of the Honorable Stephen Van Renssellaer ; delivered in the North Dutch Church, Albany, by Thomas E. Vermilye, D. D., Pastor of the Church. Albany. 8vo. pp. 43.
Missionary Fanaticism opposed to Christian Zeal. A Discourse delivered in St. John's Church, Brooklyn. By Evan M. Johnson, Rector. New York : Louis Sherman. 8vo. pp. 32.
A Dictionary of the Church, containing an Exposition of Terms, Phrases, and Subjects connected with the External Order, Sacraments, Worship, and Usages of the Protestant Episcopal Church, with an especial Reference to the Church in the United States. By the Rev. William Staunton. New York: Louis Sherman. 12mo, pp. 474.
A Sermon delivered in Winchendon, Feb. 19th, 1839, at the Funeral of Colonel Jacob B. Woodbury, who departed this life Feb. 17th, aged 82, with a Brief Account of his Life.' By Daniel O. Morton, A. M., Pastor of the Congregational Church in Winchendon. Andover: Gould, Newman, & Saxton. 8vo. pp. 23.
The Voice of a Friend ; or Youth instructed from the Word of God. By J. W. Baynes, Minister of the Gospel. Boston: Massachusetts Sunday School Depository. 18mo. pp. 51.
Helps for Young Christians, with Introductory Remarks. By Jason Whitman. Portland: S. H. Colesworthy. 32mo. pp. 192.
A Sermon, delivered at the South Congregational Church in Lowell, on the Sabbath following the Funeral of the Hon. Luther Lawrence, who died April 17th, 1839. By Henry A. Miles. Lowell: Leonard Huntress. 8vo. pp. 14.
Our Benevolent Institutions. A Discourse occasioned by the Death of Julius R. Friedlander, Principal of the Pennsylvania Institution for the Blind, and delivered Sunday, March 24th, 1839, by W. H. Furness, Pastor of the First Congregational Unitarian Church, Philadelphia. Philadelpbia : C. Sherman & Co. 8vo. pp. 24.
A Discourse, delivered in the West Church in Boston, March 30, 1839, by Cyrus A. Bartol, Associate Pastor of the West Boston Society. Bosion : Freeman & Bolles. 8vo. pp. 14.
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS. Travels in South Eastern Asia, embracing Hindostan, Siam, and China; with Notices of numerous Missionary Stations, and a full Account of the Burman Empire; with Dissertations, Tables, &c. By Howard Malcom. In Two Volumes. Boston ; Gould, Kendall, & Lincoln. 12mo. pp. 273 and 321.
Impressions of Travel in Egypt and Arabia Petræa. By Alexander Duinas. Translated from the French, by a Lady of New York. New York: John S. Taylor. 12mo. pp. 318.
A Residence in the Sandwich Islands. By C. S. Stewart, U. S. N., late Missionary to the Sandwich Islands. Fifth Edition, enlarged. Including an Introduction and Notes; by Rev. Wm. Ellis. From the last London Edition. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, & Co. 12mo. pp. 348.
Narrative of a Journey across the Rocky Mountains to the Columbia River, and a Visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chili, &c., with a Scientific Appendix. By John K. Townsend, Member of the Acad. emy of Natural Science of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: Henry Perkins. Boston: Perkins & Marvin. 8vo. pp. 352.
Narrative of a Journey to Guatemala, in Central America, in 1838. By G. W. Montgomery. New York: Wiley & Putpam. 8vo. pp. 195.
Letters on Palestine and Egypt, written during Two Years Residence. By J. D. Paxton, A. M. Lexington, (Ky.): A. T. Skilman. 12mo. pp. 320.
Art. I. — Life of Joseph Brant, [Thayendanegea] ; includ
ing the Border Wars of the American Revolution, and Sketches of the Indian Campaigns of Generals Harmar, St. Clair, and Wayne, &c. &c. By William L. Stone. În Two Volumes. New York': George Dearborn & Co. 1838. 8vo. pp. 513 and 601.
The border wars of the American Revolution were full of deep interest. The Indian tribes, having long fought to no purpose against the power of Britain, which seemed ever ready to support the “ Long-Knives” in their encroachments upon Indian lands, suddenly found the state of things reversed. The red-coats were with them. White had turned against white, brother against brother; and the English everywhere cheered on the savage against the very settlers who were, the year before, English themselves. The red men were, and well might be, puzzled at this sudden division of their old foes into British and Bostonais " ; but in it they saw cause for hope. The spirit of Pontiac bade them be of good cheer, and strike once more for their homes and hunting-grounds. From Lake Superior, along the North to Maine, and southward to the Gulf of Mexico, the oppressed and broken tribes took courage again ; and, had Tecumthé then been but a full-grown man, God alone knows what
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