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Bartholomé Lobo Guerrero, y publicadas en la Synodo Dio-
En los Reyes (Lima.)
Synod of 1636 ; and various edicts of the Archbishop of Lima, issued in
the same year in which the volume was printed. 13 AMERICANISCHES ACKERWERK Gottes: oder zuverlässige
nachrichten den zustand der Americanisch, Englischen,
Nachrichten, 1735, was published in 1755 ; the third, in 1756, with a
MDCCLV. 1 THE PRESENT State of North America. Part I. London. Quarto. “ This first part contains only three chapters, of eight, which, we are told,
the whole of this performance is intended to consist of: in these we find very little but what has been retailed before, either in the magazines or newspapers.” M. R. xii. p. 484. Taken principally from Dumont's Histoire et Commerce des Colonies Angloises dans l'Amerique Septen
trionale, printed in the same year. Gent.'s Mag. xxv. p. 238. 2 A concise DESCRIPTIon of the English and French possessions
in North America, for the better explaining of the map published with that title. By J. Palairet, agent of their High
Mightinesses the States-general of the United Provinces. 8vo. pp. 72.
London. Printed at the same time in French. 3 STATE OF THE BRITISH AND FRENCH COLONIES in North Ame
rica, with respect to number of people, forces, forts, Indians, trade, and other advantages. In which are considered :
1. The defenceless condition of our plantations, and to what 1755.
a disunion among our colonies in North America, an abuse of power in
certain he has made some very pertinent reflections." M. R. xii. p. 483. 4 OBSERVATIONs on the late and present conduct of the French,
with regard to their encroachments upon the British colonies
Monthly Review, vol. xiii. p. 400.
right to all that part of the American continent claimed by
against its enemies, and in these declamations his merit, as a writer, seems
chiefly to consist.” M. R. xiii. p. 508. 6 Two LETTEPs to a friend on the present critical conjuncture of affairs in North America.
Reprinted from the New England edition. The first of these letters is only
a new edition of the following article : 7 A LETTER TO A FRIEND: giving a concise, but just account,
according to the advices hitherto received, of the Ohio defeat; pointing out the many good ends this inglorious event is naturally adapted to promote, &c.
This tract was first printed in Boston, N.E. 8 SECOND LETTER to a friend, giving a more particular narrative of
the defeat of the French army at Lake George. Quarto.
Boston, N.E. Harvard College Cat. 9 Letter from a West India Merchant concerning that part of the
French proposals which relates to North America, and par
ticularly Newfoundland. Quarto. Harvard College Cat.—No place or date, but probably printed about this
time. 10 THE EXPEDITION of Major General Braddock to Virginia, with
the two regiments of Halket and Dunbar, being extracts of letters from an officer in one of those regiments, to his friend in London, describing the march and engagement in the woods, &c.
London, 8vo. “A vile misrepresentation of every thing that the worthless, unknown
scribbler, undertakes to describe.” M. R. xiii. p. 306. 1 AN ACCURATE description of Cape Breton.
London. 8vo. ?
Gent.'s Mag. 1755. 12 THE WISDOM AND POLICY of the French, in the construction of
their great offices, as best to answer the purposes of extending their trade and commerce, and enlarging their foreign settlements. With some observations in relation to the disputes now subsisting between the English and French colonies in America.
London. 8vo. This performance seems more especially intended as an introduction to the
following: 13 A MISCELLANEOUS ESSAY, concerning the courses pursued by
Great Britain, in the affairs of her colonies. With some ob
servations on the great importance of our settlements in 1755. America, and the trade thereof.
rican colonies are exposed to, for want of sufficient checks on their gover-
from being a mean writer." M. R. xii. p. 153.
conduct of their Assemblies for several years past is imparti-
Pennsylvania to his friend in London. The second edition. 8vo. pp. 45.
“ Parson Smith,” probably the Rev. William Smith, author of Discourses,
of extracts from it will be found.
the province of Pennsylvania. Wherein are exposed the
long time resident in North America.” In the “ Brief View,” 1756, this
1755. 16 GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, POLITICAL, philosophical, and mechanical essays.
The first, containing an analysis of a general map of the middle British colonies in America, and of the country of the confederate Indians; a description of the face of the country; the boundaries of the confederates ; and the maritime and inland navigations of the several rivers and lakes contained therein. By Lewis Evans. The second edition.
Philadelphia. Quarto, pp. 32.
Printed by B. Franklin and D. Hall. A second part was published in 1756. 17 A TREATISE upon husbandry or plantiny. By William Belgrove,
a regular bred and long experienced planter, of the island of Barbadoes. And may be of great use to the planters of all the West India Islands.
D. Fowle, Boston, N.E. Small 4to. pp. 86. 18 A PHILOSOPHICAL and practical essay on the gold and silver
mines of Mexico and Peru : containing the nature of the ore, and the manner of working the mines; the qualities and use of quicksilver; the cleansing and refining these metals, &c. Translated from a letter wrote in Spanish by Father James Hernandez, of the society of Jesus, employed by his Catholic
Majesty to write the natural history of the West Indies. 8vo. pp. 86.
London. 19 A MAP OF THE BRITISH and French dominions in North Ame
rica, by John Mitchell. Engraved by Kitchen. Pub. Feb. 13, 1755.
London. Atlas Folio, 8 sheets. 20 * A POCKET MIRROR for North America. 12mo.
(London?) In the British Museum. 21 A summaRY, HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL, of the first planting,
progressive improvements, and present state of the British
settlements in North America, &c. By William Douglass, M.D. 8vo. 2 vols.
London. An exact reprint of the Boston edition of 1749. Some copies have the
date of 1760. 22 THE MEMORIALS of the English and French commissaries con
cerning the limits of Nova Scotia or Acadia. London. Quarto.