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The Story of Grace, the little Sufferer, who died in New York, April 15th, 1837. Sold for the Benefit of her family. New York. John S. Taylor. 18mo. pp. 131.
LAW. A General View of the Origin and Nature of the Constitution and Government of the United States, deduced from the Political History and Condition of the Colonies and States, and their Public Acts in Congress and Conventions from 1744 till 1788; together with their Exposition by the Supreme Court of the United States, and Rules of Construction in relation to such Provisions of the Constitution as impose Restraints on the Powers of the States. Philadelphia. John C. Clark. 8vo.
A Catalogue of Law Books, published and for sale by Charles C. Little & James Brown, College Buildings, No. 112 Washington Street. Boston. 1837. 18mo. pp. 70.
The neat appearance of this catalogue, and the exact and expressive wood-cut of Chief Justice Marshall which adorns its title-page, seem to give it a title to notice, to which few productions of a similar character can lay claim. This is something more than a mere bookseller's advertising sheet; it is valuable as a bibliographical guide in the purchase of law books. The title-pages of the different works, including the date and place of publication, are given at length; and, in some cases, short notices of the work are appended. Prefixed to the whole is an accurate analytical list of American Reports, arranged according to their different courts and States.
MEDICINE, ANATOMY, AND SURGERY. The Philadelphia Practice of Midwifery. By Charles D. Meigs, M. D., Lecturer on Midwifery and the Diseases of Women and Children; Member of the Philosophical Society, and of the Philadelphia Medical Society. With numerous Engravings. Philadelphia. James Kay, Jr. & Brother. Pittsburgh. John I. Kay & Co. 12mo. pp. 370.
A Clinical Lecture on the Primary Treatment of Injuries, delivered at the New York Hospital, Nov. 220, 1837. By Alexander H. Stevens, M. D., Surgeon of the New York Hospital, and Emeritus Professor of Clinical Surgery. New York. Adlard & Saunders. 8vo.
An Introductory Lecture to the Course of Surgery, delivered in the Chemical Hall of the Washington Medical College of Baltimore. By John R. W. Dunbar, M. D., Prof. of Surgery, &c. &c. Baltimore.
The Final Report of the Committee of the Philadelphia Medical Society, on the Construction of Instruments, and their Mode of Action in the Radical Cure of Hernia (from three years' observation). Accompanied by a Collection of the Practical Facts contained in the Preliminary Report, with Notes and Illustrations of certain Instruments designed for the Treatment of other Diseases affecting similar Parts. By Heber Chase, M. D., &c. &c. Philadelphia. J. G. Au
8vo. pp. 243. Boylston Prize Dissertations, for the Years 1836 and 1837. By Oliver Wendell Holmes, M. D., Fellow of the M. M. S., and Member
of the Société Médicale d'Observation, of Paris. Boston. C.C. Little & Co. 8vo. pp. 371.
On the Use and Abuse of the Pessary. By John T. Sharpless, M. D., of Philadelphia. Read before the Philadelphia College of Physicians, Dec. 4, 1837. Philadelphia. Haswell & Barrington. 8vo. pp. 12.
MISCELLANEOUS. A Love Token for Children, designed for Sunday School Libraries By the Author of “Live and Let Live,” &c. &c. New York. Harper & Brothers. 18mo. pp. 142.
Adversity, a Blessing: A Narrative, founded on Fact. By a Lady. New York. Published by the General Protestant Episcopal Sunday School Union.
Woman as she should be. By the Rev. Hubbard Winslow. Also, Woman in her Social and Domestic Character. By Mrs. John Sandford. Boston. T. H. Carter. Philadelphia. Henry Perkins. 12mo.
Observations upon Emigration to Upper Canada; being the Prize Essay, for which was awarded a Gold Medal, from the Upper Canada Celtic Society. By Joseph Neilson. Kingston. Office of the Chronicle and Gazette. 12mo. pp. 74.
Inscriptions from the Burying-Grounds in Salem, Mass. Boston. James Loring. 8vo. pp. 28.
A Lecture, Introductory to the first Course of Lectures on Popular Physiology, instituted by the American Physiological Society, Oct. 10, 1837. By Benjamin Haskell, M. D. Published by request. Bogton. D. Campbell. 18mo. pp. 24.
Scientific Tracts, prepared by distinguished men. Complete in one Volume. Boston. George W. Light. 12mo.
The Library of Health, and Teacher on the Human Constitution. Vol. I. Edited by William A. Alcott. Boston. George W. Light. 12mo.
Letters on the Equality of the Sexes, and the Condition of Wo. man; addressed to Mary S. Parker, President of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society. By Sarah M. Grimke. Boston. Isaac Knapp. 12mo. pp. 128.
Plea for Authors, and the Rights of Property. By an American. New York. Adlard & Saunders. 8vo. pp. 32.
An Inquiry respecting the self-determining Power of the Will; or Contingent Volition. By Jeremiah Day, President of Yale College. New Haven. Herrick & Noyes. 12mo. pp. 200.
Specimens of Foreign Standard Literature. Edited by Rev. Geo. Ripley. Vols. 1 and 2. Containing Philosophical Miscellanies from the French of Cousin, Jouffroy, and Benjamin Constant. Boston. Hilliard, Gray, & Co. 8vo. pp. 383 and 376.
Yankee Notions. A Medley. By Timothy Titterwell, Esq. Third Edition. With Illustrations by D. Č. Johnston. Boston. Otis, Broaders, & Co. 16mo. pp. 252.
A World of Wonders; or divers Developments, showing the thorough Triumph of Animal Magnetism in New England. Illustrated VOL. XLVI. - NO. 99.
by the Power of Prevision in Mrs. Matilda Fox, and the Point of the Pencil, by D. C. Johnston. By Joel R. Peabody, M. B., Fellow of the College of 'Pothecaries. Boston. Robert S. Davis. 18mo. pp. 158.
The Supra-Treasury Bill; or Relief for Hard Times. Boston. Perkins & Marvin. 18mo. pp. 130.
The Biennial Register of all Officers and Agents in the Service of the United States; with the Names, Force, and Condition of all Ships and Vessels belonging to the United States. Prepared by the Department of State, in pursuance of Resolutions of Congress, of April 27, 1816, and July 14, 1832. City of Washington. Blair & Rives. 12mo. pp 325.
Abstract, exhibiting the Condition of the Banks in Massachusetts, on the second Saturday of February, 1838. Prepared from Official Returns, by the Secretary of the Commonwealth. Boston. Dutton & Wentworth. 8vo. pp. 64.
'T Theatre a School of Religion, Manners, and Morals! By the Rev. Thomas Smyth. Charleston, (S. C.) Jenkins & Hussey. 8vo.
A Speech on our Indian Relations, and International Policies, elicited by the Seminole War, that had in Substance been spoken in the College Chapel at Athens, Feb. 4, 1836, but for an abrupt Interruption by the Chairman and Meeting. By J.J. Flournoy. Athens. 8vo. pp. 15.
An Essay on the Origin, Habits, &c. of the African Race, incidental to the Propriety of having nothing to do with Negroes, addressed to the Good People of the United States. By J. Jacobus Flournoy. New York. 8vo. pp. 56.
The Limitations of Human Responsibility. By Francis Wayland. Boston. Gould, Kendall, & Lincoln. 16mo. pp. 188.
Proceedings of the Convention of Ministers of Worcester County, on the Subject of Slavery, held at Worcester, Dec. 5 and 6, 1837, and Jan. 16, 1838. Worcester. 8vo. pp. 22.
NEW PERIODICALS. The Boston Quarterly Review. No. I. Boston. Benjamin H. Greene. 8vo. pp. 128.
The Medical Examiner. Devoted to Medicine, Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences. Edited by J. B. Biddle, M. D., and M. Clymer, M. D. Philadelphia. Semi-Monthly. 8vo. pp. 16.
Clark's New England Bank Note List, and Counterfeit Detector. Boston. Joseph W. Clark. Monthly. 8vo. pp. 16.
The Family Visitor, and Academical Register. By John Hayward, Author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. Boston. Weeks, Jordan, & Co. New York. Samuel Colman. Quarterly. 12mo. pp. 48.
South-Western Journal. A Magazine of Science, Literature, and Miscellany. Published Semi-Monthly, by the Jefferson College and Washington Lyceum. Natchez, (Miss.) Horace N. Holton. 8vo. The Parlour Review, and Journal of Music, Literature, and the Fine Arts. Philadelphia. George Carstensen. Weekly. 4to. pp. 12.
NOVELS AND TALES. The Clockmaker, or, Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville. Philadelphia. Carey, Lea, & Blanchard. 12mo.
Recollections of a Southern Matron. By Caroline Gilman, Author of “Recollections of a New England Housekeeper." New York. Harper & Brothers. 12mo. pp. 272.
The Apprentice; containing Examples and Warnings. Boston. James B. Dow. 18mo.
Joanna of Naples, by the Author of " Miriam.” Boston. Hilliard, Gray, & Co. 12mo. pp. 213.
Worth a Million; Stories from Real Life. Part V. New York. Samuel Colman. Boston. Weeks, Jordan, & Co. 18mo. pp. 144.
Auto-Biography of Sam. Simple, giving an Account of the Administration of the Affairs of the Simple Family, from the year 1829 to 1837, by his Aunt Deborah Crabstick; together with a History of some new and important Experiments in Government, never before tried; being a Method of reducing it to a “Simple Machine,” &c. &c. A Political Allegory. Boston. O. Brewer. 18mo. pp. 36.
The Minister of Mickleford, being Part V. of the Stage Coach. Founded on Fact. Boston. Whipple & Damrell. 18mo. pp. 198.
ORATIONS AND ADDRESSES. Introductory Address to the Students in Medicine of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the University of the State of New York.' Delivered Nov. 7, 1837. By Edward Delafield, M. D., Professor, &c. New York. Published by the Students.
On the Sense of Touch, or Physiology and Philosophy opposed to Materialism and Atheism. Being an Introductory Discourse, delivered on the 6th day of November, 1837, on the opening of the new College in Crosby Street. By J. Augustine Smith, M. D. New York. W. E. Dean.
The Interrogatories in the "Ordering of Deacons" considered, in an Address delivered at the fourteenth annual Commencement of the General Theological Seminary of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States, held in St. John's Chapel, New York, on Friday, June 30th, 1837. By Benjamin T. Onderdonk, D. D., Bishop of the Diocese of New York, &c. &c. New York. Protestant Episcopal Press.
An Oration on the Improvements of Medicine, delivered before the Philadelphia Medical Society. Twelfth Month, 13th, 1837. By Joseph Warrington, M. D., Hon. Member of the Society, &c. &c. Published by Order of the Society. Philadelphia. 8vo. pp. 28.
An Inaugural Discourse on the Value of Time and the Importance of Study to the Physician. By John Conquest Cross, M. D., Prof. of the Institutes of Medicine and Medical Jurisprudence in the Medical Department of Transylvania University. Lexington. 8vo. pp. 34.
Oration, delivered on the forty-eighth Anniversary of the Orphan House, in Charleston, (S. C.) Oct. 18th, 1837. By the Rev. Thomas Smyth. Charleston. J. S. Burges. 8vo. pp. 28.
POLITICS AND POLITICAL ECONOMY. New System of Paper Money. By a Citizen of Boston. Boston. Isaac R. Butts. 8vo. pp. 20.
The Power of Congress over the District of Columbia. Reprinted from the New York Evening Post, with Additions by the Author. New York. 8vo. pp. 57.
POETRY AND THE DRAMA. Reviewers Reviewed; a Satire. By the Author of Pelayo. New York. Printed for the Author.
Advent; a Mystery. By Arthur Cleveland Cox. New York. John S. Taylor. 12mo. pp. 132.
Musings of a Recluse." By John B. Derby. Boston. Printed and published for the Author. 18mo. pp. 180.
THEOLOGY AND SERMONS.
“ The Things that make for Peace.” A Sermon preached in Hollis Street Church, Sunday, 30th Dec. 1837. By John Pierpont. Published by Request. Boston. Isaac Knapp. 12mo. pp. 15.
Principles of Interpreting the Prophecies; briefly illustrated and applied, with Notes. By Henry Jones. Andover. Gould & New
Religious Dissensions ; their Causes and Cure. A Prize Essay. By Pharcellus Church. New York. Gould & Newman. Amherst. J. S. & C. Adams. 12mo. pp. 400.
The Union Bible Dictionary. Philadelphia. American Sunday School Union. 18mo. pp. 648.
The Right of the Eastern Diocese to Elect an Assistant Bishop. Cambridge. Folsom, Wells, & Thurston.
A Discourse delivered at Walpole, (N. H.) Oct. 31, 1837, before the “Sunday School Association in connexion with the Cheshire Pastoral Association.” By Abiel A. Livermore. Published by Request. Keene. John Prentiss. 12mo. pp. 24.
The Oriental Key to the Sacred Scriptures, as they are illustrated by the existing Rites, Usages, and Domestic Manners of Eastern Countries, with a short Account of the different Books and Writers of the Sacred Volume. By M. Corbett. The Introduction, by the Author of the Oriental Annual. Philadelphia. Joseph Whetham. 18mo. pp. 336.
A Sermon preached at the Ordination of the Rev. John T. Sargent, as Minister at large in Boston, on the Evening of October 29th, 1837. By F.W. P. Greenwood, Minister of King's Chapel. Boston. Weeks, Jordan, & Co. 8vo. pp. 32.
The Primacy of the Apostolic See, and the Authority of General Councils vindicated. In a Series of Letters addressed to the Rt. Rev. J. H. Hopkins, D. D., Bishop of the P. E. Church, of Vermont.