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HILLIARD and BROWN have in press, at Cambridge, an Italian and English Dictionary, formed on the basis of BARETTI's, and containing all the words of the latest edition of GRAGLIA's, together with additions from ALBERTI's and other standard dictionaries. In 1 vol. 8vo.







Aborigines of America, nature and ex-
tent of their title to the soil, 390-
mode in which various European na-
tions deprived them of the possession
of it, 390-principle adopted by the
United States, 390.

the Journal of Columbus, 274-what
island first seen, 274.

America, libels and calumnies on, by the

British, folly of noticing them se-
riously exposed, 464.

American Journals in France and Ger-
many, 226.

Adams, John, appointed minister to treat Amerigo Vespucci, innocent of any at-

for peace, 101.

Admiralty Court of Great Britain, co-
incidence of its judgments with those
of the United States, 349-a single
exception, 350.

Age, the present, its peculiar character,
56-and confidence of future progress,
56-mixed with some extravagance,
56-and leads to expectations of im-
possibilities, 56-objections to this ro-
mantic disposition, 56-checks to the
progress of improvement, 57-im-
provements of the age consist rather
in instruction than invention, 61-
call for the wide dissemination of
knowledge already possessed, rath-
er than for developement of new, 62,
Agricultural societies, their influence,

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tempt to rob Columbus of his fame,
283-testimony of Columbus to his
character, 284.

Amherst College, Reports of the Facul-
ty of, noticed, 485-propositions for
the improvement of education in, 485.
Andes, passage of, 303 et seq.-dan-
gers of in winter, 306.

Athenæum, Boston, Catalogue of Books,
477 number of, 477 et seq.-prop-
erty of, 479.
Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico, proposed
canal communicating, 15-its great
importance, 16-practicability of mak-
it serve for ships, 16.
Atlantic Souvenir, excellence of its ex-
ecution, 229-second volume equal to
the first, 230.

Atlantis, an American Journal published
in Germany, utility of, 227.
Australasia, possession of, taken by
Great Britain, 392,



Bacon, Lord, his remark on antiquity,
110 was the first to detect the errors
of preceding times, 111-effects of
his principles upon the advance of
science, 112.

Banks, objects of their institution, and
utility, of 182-evils to be feared from
them, how checked, 184, causes of
the distresses they occasion, 186.
Beaumarchais, his agency, in the as-
sistance given to the United States
by France, 96 has given rise to the
Beaumarchais claim, 97.
Bobadilla despatched by Ferdinand to

supersede Columbus, 291-his treat-
ment of Columbus not unauthorized,
292-did not exceed his authority,
292-directions from the king, 293—
Ferdinand responsible for his acts,

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, his American
Ornithology, 110-its beautiful exe-
cution, 123-his account of the bur-
rowing owl, 123-of the marmot or
prairie dog, 124-of the wild turkey,

Brown, Thomas, his Philosophy of the
Human Mind, Hedge's Abridgment
of, 430

Bryan, Daniel, his Poetical Address, an
Appeal for Suffering Genius, noticed,


Buenos Aires, attempt to supply with
milk and butter, 298-expedition of,
against the royalists of Chile, 314.-
plan for a new form of government of,
236-proceedings of the committee of
congress relating to it, 237-opin-
ions of the different provinces, 237-
form recommended by the committee,
237-their arguments in favor of the
central form of government, 239 et seq.
Burlington College, Inaugural Address
of the President of, 470.


Calhoun, Mr, Secretary of War, his
Letter to the President on Internal

Improvement, 4-quoted, 4.
Canada, retreat of Indians before the
white inhabitants of, 393-bargain for
Indian lands by the royal government,
399-terms of the treaty, 399.

Canals, result of, no longer uncertain, 2
-amount invested in them in Eng-
land, 2-that of New York, items
relating to, 4-communication by, be-
tween the tide water of the Potomac
and the Ohio 7-its importance,
practicability, and course, 8, 9,—
its proposed length, 10-Ohio and
Erie canal, 11-Delaware and Rari-
tan, 12-Buzzard's and Barnstable
Bay canal, 13-its course, practicabil-
ity, and probable expense, 13, 14-of
Taunton and Weymouth, 14-one
proposed from the Atlantic to the Gulf
of Mexico, 15-that of Dismal
Swamp, 17-of Ohio, 18.

Cannibalism among North American
Indians, 372.

Cardozo, J. N. his Notes on Political
Economy, 169-his object to examine
some of the doctrines of the new
school, 169 et seq.-his principal
object to refute Ricardo's Theory of
Rents, 171-remarks on Ricardo,
quoted, 172-his objections, to his
conclusions, 174 his supposed con-
sequences, 175-his second objection
to the theory of rents, 176-his
dread of the rise of rents, 177-more
successful in some other strictures on
Ricardo, 179-author's opinion of a
paper currency examined and shown
to be fallacious, 182.
Carnot, visit of Theobald Wolfe Tone
to, 335.

Carreras, the brothers, part taken by
them in the revolution in Chile, 313
-fate of the two younger, 315—ex-
pedition of the elder, and its fatal ter-
mination, 315.

Carter, James G. his Essays on Popular
Education, 156-recommended, 156
-his projected institution for the in-
struction of teachers, 157—his remedy
for the deficiencies in our common
schools, 160-remarks on the proper
qualifications of teachers, and the man-
ner of producing these qualifications,
160-remarks on the absurdity of
employing uneducated teachers, 163
-education as necessary as in other

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