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dence, 77, 78—visited by Mr Poin-
sett, 94—described by him, 95.
Ivory, Mr, various notices of, 348, 350,
of Bradley, 310_delays the pub-
lication of his complete labors, 311.
Hucumarimi, decisive battle of, 306,
Huger, F. K. assists Dr Bollmann in
his attempt to rescue Lafayette,
166-is taken by the Austrians,
167-trial and escape, 168.
Hull, Gen. William, his memoirs of the
campaign of the North Western
Army in 1812 noticed, 226.
Hume, his attempt to demonstrate
that arts and science and refinement
can only take their rise under a free
government, 418—specious and
probable, but unsupported by any
substantial historical testimony,419.
Jackson, Justice, cited, 185.
Jalapa, visited by Mr Poinsett, 81-
its history and description, 82—its
celebrated fair, 82, 83.
James I. influence of his belief in
Jesuits, their edition of Newton's Prin-
cipia, 321, note.
Johnson, Judge, his charge against
Count Pulaski, and imputation on
Washington refuted, 391 et seqq.
Jones, Sir William, remarkable exam-
ple of industry and economy of time,
273-his remark on the poetry
of the Hindoos, 433.
Jupiter's satellites, used in finding the
longitude, 345—Lagrange's theory
of their motions and mutual attrac-
tions, 345 et seqq.- Laplace's theo-
ry of the laws which govern their
motions, 346—Delambre's tables of
their eclipses, 345 et seqq.
Jurisprudence, American, study of,
recommended to the English bar,
Jury, trial by, its introduction by the
Code Napoleon, 401_not adapted
to the state of continental Europe,
ib. unanimity required and man-
ner in which their verdict is adopt-
ed in France, 412.
Illinois and Indiana, disposition of
many of the inhabitants to introduce
slavery, 206—insecure abodes for
free blacks, 207—evasions of law
in relation to slaves, ib.—particular
instance of outrage, ib. and 208.
Incas, hereditary rulers of Peru, 283—
insurrection of the Inca Tupac
Index, its importance to books of law,
189—to Mr Pickering's Reports, ib.
Indiana. See Illinois.
Ingersoll, Charles J. his address on
the improvement of government,
noticed, 227---objects and character
of this performance, 228, 229.
Instruments, modern astronomical
great perfection of, 315—superior-
ity of the English, 316-celebrated
English artists, 315 to 318–Ger-
man artists, 318_excellence of the
English instruments of reflection,
ib.-of their chronometers and
Insurance, law of, slightly noticed by
the early English writers, 49, 50–
remark of Blackstone, 51-state of,
according to several writers, till the
time of Lord Mansfield, 51, 52–
its greater progress in France,53—
its rapid improvement in America
since the revolution, 70-historical
sketch of the principal modern Eng-
lish treatises on, 71,72—their ina-
dequacy to supply the necessities of
the American bar, 72-indispensa-
ble necessity of a new treatise for
American lawyers, 73–Treatise of
Mr Phillips, 73. See Phillips.
Iturbide, his fate, just and propitious
to the cause of Mexican indepen-
VOL. XX.-NO. 47.
Kant, his rank as a metaphysician,
Kepler, elliptical theory of, 309.
La Caille, his immense labors in
Lafayette, lives of, by M.Regnault Wa-
rin and Ducoudray Holstein noticed,
147-totally destitute of any claims
to authority, 148—distinguished
members of the family of Lafay-
ette, 148—his birth, education and
marriage ; his advantages of for-
tune, rank, connexions and charac-
ter, 149—departure for America,
149, 150—excitement occasioned
by it, 150—arrival in America, and
happy effect produced by it on the
revolutionary contest, 151-his ser-
vices, ib.---created major general
ib.-returns to France, ib.--agency
in the treaty between France and
America, 152-returns to America
and services in the war of the
South, ib--bis popularity in France,
153—communicates to Congress
the news of peace, 154—his third
visit to the United States, ib.-re-
spect paid to him by Congress on
his departure, 154, 155—takes part
in the affairs of France which pre-
ceded the revolution, 155—his mo-
tion for representation of the peo-
ple, and proposition for a declara-
tion of rights, 156-appointed
commander in chief of the national
guards, ib.-difficult and delicate
situation, ib.--conduct on the fifth
of October, 157, 159_his opposi-
tion to the Jacobins, 159, 160—re-
nunciation of the title of marquis,
160-swears to the constitution on
the 14th July, 1790, ib.-retires to
his estate, 162—is appointed a ge-
neral in the war with Austria and
denounces the Jacobins, 162–
leaves France, 163—is declared a
traitor, 164-seized by the Aus-
trians and confined at Olmutz, ib.
-his infamous treatment and suf-
ferings, 164, 165-attempt for his
rescue, its failure, 165, 168-in-
creased sufferings, ib.-joined by
his family, 169—_his final release,
170—residence in Holstein, 171-
return to France, ib.-treatment
by Napoleon, 172-by the Bour-
bons, ib.— conduct after the return
of Napoleon from Elba, 173—his
resolutions in the Chamber of Re.
presentatives, 174—impressive re-
ply to Lucien Bonaparte, 176–
promotes the abdication of the
emperor, ib.-heads a deputation
to the allied powers, ib.-retires to
La Grange, ib.-visits the United
States, 177-circumstances of this
visit, ib.-his political character,
178– happy effects of this visit,
La Grange, various notices of bis la-
bors, 338, 344, 348, 350, 353—his
character and writings, 363 et
La Lande, various notices of his as-
tronomical labors, 325, 326, 333,
348—his system of astronomy, 358
its merits and defects, ib.-his
Language, community of, in the
United States, its effects on intel-
lectual exertions and character,
436—-opinion of Mr Everett, ib.
--commented on, ib. et seqq.-
advantages of a diversity of lan-
guages, 427 et seqq.--Spanish, its
future importance to the United
La Pas, city of Peru, centre of the
operations of Tupa Catari, 297–
besieged, 298, 300_extremity of
the besieged, 300, 301-siege rais-
ed by Flores, 301-defeat of the
Spaniards and renewal of the siege,
302—arrival of Andres Tupac
Amaru, 303_city reduced to ex-
tremity, 304—relieved by Rese.
La Place's Memoire sur la Figure de
la Terre, 309-explanation of
the acceleration of lunar motion,
333—of the equation of the lunar
longitude, 335 et seqq.--of planet-
ary motions, 388 et seqq.--theorem,
the planetary orbits, 340_its de-
fects, ib.—periodical equation of
Jupiter and Saturn, 341—theory
of the laws governing the motions
of Jupiter's satellites, 346—on the
theory of the earth, 355 et seqq.
of the tides, 357–Mecanique Ce-
Law Reports, reasons for their pub-
lication, 181, 183—means of dif-
fusing a knowledge of the laws, 183
-advantage of written opinions,
Law of commerce. See Commercial
Lawyers, English, their jealousy of
all foreign law, 60, 61–bad con-
sequences of this narrow spirit, 62,
63-change taking place for the
better, 64- examples of this in Sir
James Mackintosh and Lord Stow-
ell, 64, 65—contrast between Eng-
lish and American in their sub-
divisions into classes, 68—their
comparative merits, ib.
Liberia, colony at, its prosperity, 193
-success of, as an experiment, and
present state, 195, 196—its govern-
ment, 196—school there recom-
mended, 2014-arrival there of
some liberated Africans, 201, 202,
Light, its successive propagation dis-
covered by Roemer, 345-if influ-
enced by gravity, 349.
Massachusetts Peace Society, Dr
Ware's address before the, 455.
Maupertuis, anecdote of, 355, note.
Mayer, Tobias, pursues the study of
astronomy at Gottingen, 314--his
lunar tables, 315.
Meli, a Sicilian chemist, a song of his
inserted, 146, 147.
Metcalf, Theron, his Digest of cases de-
cided in the Supreme Judicial Court
of Massachusetts noticed, 458.
Mexicans, a fierce and warlike people,
283—their emperor elective, ib.
Mexico, its present favorable political
prospects, 77—its federal system
only an experiment of uncertain
success, 78—state of education, 93,
-its conquest by Spain more ar-
duous than that of Peru, 283—an
elective empire, ib. See Poinsett.
Mexico, city of, visited by Mr Poin-
sett, 88-account of the city at its
conquest; its extent, splendor, &c.
88, 89—Thomas Gage's, a friar,
account of it quoted, 89, 90—its
present state described by Mr Poin-
sett, 90, 93.
Mezerai, the historian, anecdote of,
Molloy, de Jure Maritimo et Navali,
Monarchs, influence of their opinions,
424-instanced in James 1, ib.
Moon. See Lunar Orbit.
Moore, Thomas, one of his Irish me-
lodies inserted, 22.
Napoleon Bonaparte, his overtures to
Newton, laborious corrections of his
compositions, 281-his discovery
of gravity, his Principia, 309—the
first inventor of instruments of re-
flection, 318—his theory of gravity
unimproved till the time of Euler,
&c. 329—his problem of the three
bodies, 329—conjecture of the form
of the earth, 350-discovery of the
cause of the precession of the equi-
noxes, 356—first explains the the-
ory of the tides, 357.
North American Indians, a barren
theme for poetry, 210—Westall's
representation of one, ib.—poems
founded on the Indian character,
noticed, 211-defects of, as a sub-
ject for poetry, ib.
Novels, their subjects found in almost
every country under all circum-
Observations, modern astronomical,
their great accuracy, 310, 313
-dependent in part on the per-
fection of instruments, 315—on the
surfaces of the heavenly bodies,
double stars, &c. by Herschel and
Schroeter, 326—on comets by Mes-
Observalory of Dorpat,313--of Green-
wich, its vast services to astrono-
my, 319_its astronomers, 320 et
seqq-of Paris, its inconveniences,
Odessa, causes of its rapid growth,
Olbers, Dr, his success in discovery of
comets, 328-superiority of his me-
thud of calculating the orbit of a co-
met, 348_hypothesis of the com-
mon origin of comets and the four
new planets, 349-estimate of the
number that pass within the earth's
Olmuts, place of the imprisonment of
Latayette by the emperor of Aus-
Ontwa, a poem, descriptive of Indian
character and scenery, 211.
Oruro, a city of Peru, scene of tra-
gical events, 294_excesses of the
insurgent Peruvians, 294, 295.
Otis, James, his remark on the value
of Blackstone's Commentaries, 415.
Outline general, of the United States
noticed, 446_and condemned, ib.
Park, Mr, quoted, 58.
Peace Society of Massachusetts, Dr
Ware's address before, 455—influ-
ence of such societies limited, ib.
Penn, Wm. his interview with the
Indians on the banks of the Dela-
ware, 215—his account of Phila-
Peru, governed by the hereditary
race of Incas, 283—Rio de la Pla.
ta, or Buenos Ayres separated from
it 1778, 284—of the insurrection of
Tupac Amaru, 285–Upper Peru,
its principal seat, its subdivision in-
to provinces and governments, ib.
-its population, note, ib.—its geo-
graphical features, ib.—history of
the ancient empire by Dr Robert-
son, 286-origin and progress of
the insurrection of Tupac Amaru,
287, et seqq.—its termination, 306,
307-losses sustained, 307–pre-
sent state, 308.
Peruvians, not a warlike people, 283
-mild and submissive, 284—their
insurrection in 1780, ib.-oppres-
sions to which they were subjected,
Phi Beta Kappa, Society of, Mr Ev-
erett's oration before the, 417.
Philadelphia, quantity of flour in-
spected, 123--a brief account of,
noticed, 215—sketches of its first
settlement and subsequent progress,
216 et seqq-its commerce, 2194
its learned societies, 219, 221.
Phillips, Willard, his treatise on the
law of insurance reviewed 47—plan
of the work, 74—its character, ib.
-extract from his preface, ib --
hints for its improvement, 75, 76.
Piazzi, his catalogue of stars at Paler-
mo, 326_discovery of the planet
Pickering, 0, his Massachusetts Re-
ports reviewed, 180—their merits,
186, 188—free from repetitions, 187
-his index, 189-notes 190, 191.
Pitt compared with Fox, 278, 279.
Planetary motions, 338, 339—La-
place's theorem, 340—periodical
equations of Jupiter and Saturn,
Planets, discovery of four small, 343
-difficulties in calculations relating
to them, ib. et seqq.-supposed to
have the power of self-illumination,
Tupa Catari, 300---evacuated by
Queretaro described, 96.
Plymouth, Mr Everett's oration at,
Poetry, its mutable nature, 13—its
advancement and decline, 13, 14—
selections from Byron, 15 et seqq.
Poels, causes of regret for their
death, 1 et seqq.
Poinsett's Notes on Mexico reviewed,
77—his qualifications for the work,
ib.—--composed during a rapid
journey through the country, 80-
his travelling equipages, 81, 83-
arrival at and account of Jalapa,
ib.—at Puebla, 83-at Cholula,
85—at Mexico, 88—his account of
that city, 90 et seqq.-his inter-
view with Iturbide, 94-visits Que-
retaro, 96—and the mines of Gua-
naxuato, 97—-character of the
work, 98, 99.
Poland, its dismemberment, 375_its
government, ib. et seqq.-partition
by Russia, Austria, and Prussia,
376—consequent wars, ib. et seqq.
Pond, astronomer royal in 1811, 325.
Pope, his station in the history of
English poetry, 12.
Problem of the three bodies of New-
ton, 329—principle adopted in its
solution, ib.-method of calcula-
Puebla, a city of Mexico, visited by Mr
Poinsett, its size and splendor, 84–
its magnificent cathedral, ib.
Pulaski, 377-vindication from the
charges of Judge Johnson, by an
officer of his legion, 378-account
of his exertions in Poland quoted,
378 et seqq.—his attempt to seize
Stanislaus, 379, 380— his property
confiscated, 381-enters the Ameri-
can service, ib.—his exertions at
Brandywine, ib. et seqq.-his sub-
sequent services, 382 et seqq.-is
ordered to Charleston and saves
the city from surrender, 385–
marches to Georgia and cooper-
ates with Count D'Estaing, 386
siege and assault of Savannah, ib.
-death of Pulaski, 387—subse-
quent history of his legion, 359 et
seqq.-his character as a soldier,
390 et seqq.-hostility of Judge
Johnson's charge, ib.
Puno, city of, unsuccessful attempt of
the insurgent Peruvians against it,
291-attempt of Diego Cristobal
Tupac Amaru, 299-invested by
Ramsden, his celebrity as a maker of as-
tronomical instruments, 316 et seqq.
Redwood, a Tale, reviewed, 245—its
domestic character, ib. difficulties
of such a work compared with his-
torical romance, 246, 247—proof
of the resources afforded in America
for works of fiction in domestic
life, 248—the author has availed
herself of these, 256—her delinea-
tions of character, ib.-merits of
the work, 257—the story related,
ib.—quotations, 258, 260, 262, 265,
267, 269-faults in the manage-
ment of the catastrophe, 269–
moral of the work, 270—not offi-
ciously presented, ib.—the charac-
ters, 271-style, ib.
Religion, its influence on character,
Repartimiento in Peru, 287-explana-
tion of the term, note, ib.
Reseguin, Don Jose de, relieves -the
siege of La Paz, 304-defeats the
Indians, ib.-receives the submis-
sion of their chiefs, 304, 305—his
sickness, ib.-takes prisoner and
executes Tupa Catari, ib.-finishes
the war, 304 to 307.
Restrictions on commerce, 110.
Rist, a song of his quoted, 145.
Rittenhouse, computes the elements of
the comet of 1770, 348.
Robertson, his history of the Peruvian
empire, 286—his accuracy ques-
tioned, ib._source of popular in-
Roemer, his discovery of the succes-
sive propagation of light, 345.
Romance, strong love of, inherent in
the human mind, 246—sources of
its interest, 246, 247_fertility of
America in the materials of, 248–
can only be employed by a native
writer, 250—-objections to this
view, 251-refuted, ib. 252--dis-
tinctions of rank, &c. not necessary
to create interest in a work of fic-
tion, ib.-—the necessary ingredients
found in the character of Ameri-
cans, 253_varieties of character
produced by religion, geographical