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IN THE UNITED STATES.
If it has pernicious tendency, sift it, and expose it, irrespective of any
The utility of such a work, as I propose, would be great and unques-
Now, such a work, possessing great intellectual power, and written with
If we but took the same care of our inward dispositions, from a sense of
we do of our outward deportment before an earthly
God's presence, as
RESOURCES OF THE UNITED Apples,
Soap and tallow candles,
Leather, boots and shoes,.
Household furniture, .
Spirits from grain, beer, ale, and porter, .
Snuff and tobacco,
Linseed oil, and spirits of turpentine, 54,092
Iron, pig, bar, and nails,
Spirits from molasses,
Cotton piece goods-
Printed or colored,
Twist, yarn, and thread,
554,440 Flax and hemp-
Bags, and all manufactures of,
Leather and morocco skins not sold per
935,613 Manufactures of glass,
pewter and lead,
marble and stone,
gold and silver, and gold
Gold and silver coin,
218,015 Brick and lime, .
9,938,458 Articles not enumerated-
595,434 Other articles,
III. A COMPARATIVE View of the Registered, Eno | IV. IMPORTS and EXPORTS of the several States for rolled, and Licensed Tonnage of the United States,
the year ending Sept. 30, 1831. from 1815 to 1830, inclusive.
805,573 Registered ton- Enrolled & licensed Total New Hampshire, 146,205 New Hampshire, :
111,222 Yeare. nage. tonnage. tonnage, Vermont,
925,127 Tons and 95ths.
Massachusetts, 14,269,056 Massachusetts, 7,733,763 1815 854,294 74 513,833 04
367,465 1,368,127 78 Rhode Island,
562,161 Rhode Island,
482,883 1816 800,759 63 571,458 85 1,372,218 53
New York, 57,077,417 New York,' . 25,535,144 1817 809,724 70 590,186 66 1,399,911 41
11,430 1818 606,088 64 609,095 51 1,225,184 20 Pennsylvania, 12,124,083 Pennsylvania, 5,513,713 1819 612,930 44 647,821 17 1,260,751 61 Delaware,
54,514 1820 619,047 53
4,308,647 661,118 66 1,280,166 24
Dist: Columbia, '193,555 Dist. Columbia, 1,220,975 1821 619,096 40 679,062 30 1,298,958 70 Virginia,
4,150,475 18:22 628,150 41 696,548 71 1,324,699 17 North Carolina, 196,356 North Carolina, 341,140 1823 639,920 76 696,544 87 1,336,565 68
South Carolina, 1,233,164 South Carolina, 6,575,201 1824 669,972 60 719,190 37
3,959,813 399,910 Georgia, Georgia, 1,389,163 02 Alabama, 204,435 Alabama,
2,413,894 1825 700,787 08 722,323 69 1,423,11] 77
Mississippi, 1826 737,978 15 796,212 68 1,534,190 83
16,761,989 1827 747,170 44 873,437 34 1,620,607 78Ohio,
14,728 1828 812,619 37 928,772 50 1,741,391 87
12,392 650,142 88
Michigan, 610,654 88 1,260,977 81 1830 576,475 33 615,301 30 1,191,776 431
Total, $103,199,124 Total, $81,310,583
NOTICES OF NEW PUBLICATIONS.
Powers and the Investigation of Truth. By principally devoted to physics, particularly
retary to the Board of Longitude, and in After about thirty pages of introductory conjunction with Biot and others, measured remarks on the general objects of science, the arc of the meridian, between Barcelona, Dr. Abercrombie proceeds to consider the in Spain, and the island, Formentera. He nature and extent of our knowledge of was born at Estagel, in Perpignan, in 1786. mind. A few pages are devoted to an in
The tract, of which we have given the quiry respecting the origin of our know- title, is devoted, in the first place, to the stateledge of facts relating both to matter and ment of all the exact and indisputable results mind. Under the intellectual powers, he which science has made known upon the briefly considers memory, abstraction, 'im- subject of comets, and, in the second place, agination, reason or judgment, the use of to a detailed examination of certain hyporeason in the investigation of truth, and the theses respecting comets. The periodical use of reason in correcting the impressions return of but three comets has been satisfacof the mind in regard to external things. torily determined. 1. The comet of 1759, About forty pages are then devoted to re
whose elements were calculated by Halley, marks upon the application of the rules of re-appeared on the 12th of March, 1759, philosophical investigation to medical science, and will again be visible on the 16th of NoThe volume is very appropriately closed vember, 1835. 2. The comet which was diswith a view of the qualities and acquire covered at Marseilles, in France, in 1818, by ments which constitute a well regulated M. Pons, and whose course round the sun mind. The book was designed for the was computed by M. Encke, of Berlin, to younger members of the medical profession, occupy 1,200 days, appeared in 1822, 1825, but it is well worth the perusal of men of 1829, and in May, 1832. 3. The comet of all professions. Dr. Abercrombie is a
six years and a quarter, discovered at JoChristian philosopher. He does not over
hannisberg, on the 27th of February, 1826, look the great fact, that man is in a condi- and ten days afterward at Marseilles, by tion different from that in which he was
M. Gambert. This comet was found accreated, and that Christianity is a remedial cording to the table of the elements of system. Such views, coming from a phy-in 1772, and it appeared on the 29th of Oct.
comets, to have been observed in 1895, and sician of great celebrity, and stated in a candid and judicious manner, must be pro-pearance in 1832, it will be always more
last, 1832, before midnight. During its ap. ductive of very beneficial effects.
than twenty-eight millions of miles from Tract on Comets ; and particularly the earth. “If, instead of passing the plane
the Comet that is to intersect the earth's path in of the ecliptic on the night of the 29th of October, 1832, by M. Arago, attached to the October, it reached that point on the mornRoyal Observatory at Paris. 'Translated from the French, by John FARRAR. Boston: Hiling of the 30th of November, it would cerliard, Gray & Co. 1832. pp. 89.
tainly mingle its atmosphere with ours, and Arago, the author of this tract, took the perhaps it would strike us.” Our readers place of Lalande in the National Institute, will find in this tract of M. Arago, a vaand in 1816, became a member of the third | riety of interesting facts and calculations. VOL. V.
View of the Valley of the Mississippi ; curacy and spirit, which are manifested. It
or, the Emigrant's and Traveller's Guide to the is beyond all question, the best book of the West. Containing a general description of that kind before the American public. We entire country, and also notices of the soil, pro hope that a speedy sale of the edition, will and trade; and likewise of the cities and towns, render it necessary for President Allen to progress of education, &c. of each State and Ter- enlarge and enrich his truly valuable ritory. Phila.: H. S. Tanner, 1832. pp. 341.
work.* This book is divided into twenty-eight chapters. The first chapter contains a Thoughts in Affliction; by the Rev. general description of the United States; A.S. Thelwall, A. M. of Trinity College, Camthe following nine chapters embrace a view
bridge. First American edition revised and en
larged. To which is added Bereaved Parents of the physical resources, geography, cli
Consoled, by John Thornton. Also, Sacred mate, history, population, &c. of the Valley Poetry, carefully selected by a clergyman. New of the Mississippi; the fourteen subsequent York: D. Appleton, Clinton Hall, 1832. pp. 320. chapters, describe the individual States and
Those, who are passing through the waves Territories of the Valley; the last four, de- of affliction, will find this little volume very tail the condition of the literary institutions, well adapted to console and instruct them. religious denominations, and modes of trav- The sentiments are scriptural and are imelling. The value of the book is much en- pressively stated. It can be read in dehanced by a map of the United States, tached portions, to suit the circumstances eight smaller maps of different portions of of mourners. the country, and views of the environs of Cincinnati, Pittsburg, Louisville, Lexing-Remarks on the Unitarian Belief; with ton, Nashville, and other places. Indeed,
a letter to a Unitarian friend on the Lord's Supwe suppose Mr. Tanner could not be con
per. By Nehemiah Adams, Pastor of the first cerned with a book, without putting in Church of Christ in Cambridge. Boston: Peirce some good maps. We understand that the
& Parker, 1832. Rev. Robert Baird, who has been, for some In this volume of Mr. Adams, the evi. time, the indefatigable agent of the Ameri- dences of huinan depravity, the necessity of can Sunday School Union, and who has regeneration, the character of Christ as a travelled repeatedly over large portions of mediator, the proofs of the doctrine of the the country, which he describes, is the Trinity, the deity and personality of the author of the work. We need not say that Holy Spirit, and the nature and importance it is a faithful and comprehensive exposition of the Lord's Supper, are exhibited in a satof the condition of the western country. isfactory_manner, and with a very good The chapter upon the climate, diseases, &c. spirit. The first part of the book, was was furnished by Dr. Daniel Drake of Cin- originally a review of the treatise of the cinnati. Some valuable hints to emigrants, Rev. Henry Ware, Jr. on the formation of are given, by Judge Hall, editor of the the Christian character. While the style Western Magazine.
and general air of seriousness of Mr. Ware's
book are commended, it is shown to be esAn American Biographical and His- sentially defective in its main object, as a
torical Dictionary, containing an account of the guide to those who are seeking to lead a
man's habitation, in the time of plague and pesCollege, &c. Second edition. Boston: William tilence.
Being a brief exposition of the 91st Hyde & Co. 1832.
Psalm; by William Bridge, fellow of Cambridge The biographical articles in this book,
College, England, Also, an exposition of the
91st Psalm, by Bishop Horne, and some account exceed 1,800; presenting, an account of
of the great plague of the 14th century. New more than 1,000 individuals not mentioned York: Daniel Appleton, 1832. pp. in Lord's edition of Lempriere, and of about
This is one of the numerous publications 1,600, not found in the first ten volumes of which the prevalence of the cholera in this the Encyclopedia Americana. . We have country has called forth. It has the quainthad occasion to use the dictionaries of Eliot, ness and good sense of the old writers, and an Lempriere, Davenport, and others, and earnestness of pious feeling, such as the have frequently been disappointed in regard judgments of God are wont to produce in to the object of our search. The Encyclo- the hearts of his servants. pedia Americana, is much more full in regard to political and literary character, than religious. Many individuals, who have cellent men who lived in Springfield, Ms.
* We observe that no notice is taken of two exdistinguished themselves in the service of George Bliss, and Hon. John Hooker. There are Christ and their fellow men, are either also a few typographical errors. President Moore slightly noticed, or wholly passed over. is said to have died, 'June 35, 1823. In addition to We have given President Allen's volume a
the sermons, mentioned as having been published by
President Moore, should be added an ordination sersomewhat thorough examination, and we mon published in 1823, entitled, “Ministers, steware highly gratified with the judgment ac ards of the mysteries of the gospel.
SELECT LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.
Rev. T. Jarrett, of Cambridge, has translated a
history of the Samaritans by Abel Fath.-
year : 1. “Shá-Nameh," of Firdausi, an the privy counsellors of Great Britain, and the
-Rev. E. B. Pusey, Professor of Hebrew at Doncaster, on the 22d of February, aged 82.