34 REPRESENTACION À S. M. C. D. FERNANDO VI. por el D. D. 1755. Gregorio de Molleda y Clerque arzobispo de la ciudad de la Plata en los Reynos del Peru en solicitud de las providencias mas proporcionadas y convenientes à la salud espiritual de los Indios y para que sus Parrocos sean tratados, con el honor y respeto que conviene, &c. (Madrid?)


35 MANUAL COMPENDIO de el Real patronato Indiano, para su

mas facil uso en las materias conducentes à la practica; de-
dicado al Rey. N. S. D. Fernando VI. el amado. Por Don
Antonio Joachin de Ribadeneyra y Barrientos; abogado de

Small folio.


36 BIBLIOTHECA MEXICANA, sive eruditorum historia virorum qui in America Boreali nati, vel alibi geniti, in ipsam domicilio aut studiis asciti, quavis linguâ scripto aliquid tradiderunt. Eorum præsertim qui pro fide catholicâ et pietate amplianda fovendaque, egregie factis et quibusvis scriptis floruere editis. aut ineditis. Tomus primus exhibens litteras A. B. C. A. D. Joanne Josepho de Ecuiara et Eguren, Mexicano, electe Episcopo jucatenensis, &c. Mexici.


"Ex nova typographia in ædibus authoris editioni ejusdem bibliotheca destinata." It is unfortunate that no more of this important work was published. It is probable that not many copies were printed of this volume, as it is not often met with.

37 PLANTARUM AMERICARUM: Fascic. X. Continens plantas quas olim Carolus Plumierius, botanicorum princeps detexit, eruitque, atque in Insulis Antillis ipse depinxit. Has primum in lucem edidit, concinnis descriptionibus et observationibus. Eneisque tabulis illustravit Joannes Burmannus, M. D. &c. Folio. pp. 262. 262 plates. Amsterdam.

"These plates are executed with tolerable, but by no means infallible accuracy, being far inferior in neatness and correctness to what Plumier himself published. The well-meaning editor has overloaded the book with descriptions of his own, necessarily made from the figures, and therefore entirely superfluous. They are indeed not unfrequently founded in misapprehension; nor has he been very bappy in the adaptation of his materials to Linnæan names and principles." Sir J. E. Smith.

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I A FAIR REPRESENTATION of his Majesty's right to Nova Scotia, or Acadie. Briefly stated from the memorials of the English commissaries; with an answer to the objections contained in the French memorials, and in a treatise entitled Discussion sommaire sur les anciennes limites de l'Acadie. London.

8vo. pp. 64.

The French commissaries having, besides their voluminous mémoires, pub-
lished a pamphlet, "in order to prejudice all the courts of Europe in
favour of their unjustifiable pretensions," the English commissaries
thought proper, "to obviate the wrong impressions that these might
create, briefly to recapitulate what had been offered in support of H.M.'s
claim, collected from the English memorials.

2 ALL THE MEMORIALS of the courts of Great Britain and France,
since the peace of Aix la Chapelle, relative to the limits of
the territories of both crowns in North America, and the right
to the neutral islands in the West Indies. To which are an-
nexed, two maps, one delineating the right of Great Britain,
and the other the claim of France. The French memorials
are translated, and the whole is printed in English.


3 REMARKS on the French memorials concerning the limits of Acadia. To which is added, an answer to the summary discussion. With two maps.



4 REASONS humbly offered to prove that the letter printed at the end of the French memorial of justification is a French forgery, and falsely ascribed to

8vo. ?

Gent.'s Mag. 1756, p. 453.


5 AN ACCOUNT of conferences held, and treaties made, between Major-Gen. Sir William Johnson, and the chief sachems and warriors of the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, Senegas, Tuscaroras, &c. Indian nations in North America, at their meetings, on different occasions, at Fort Johnson, in the county of Albany, in the colony of New York, in the years 1755 and 1756. With a letter from the Rev. Mr. Hawley to Sir William Johnson, written at the desire of the Delaware Indians. And a preface, giving a short account

of the six nations; some anecdotes of the life of Sir William; 1756.
and notes illustrating the whole: also an appendix, containing
an account of conferences between several Quakers in Phila-
delphia, and some of the heads of the six nations, in April,

1756. 8vo.

M. R. xv. p. 196.

6 A BRIEF STATE of the province of Pennsylvania, &c. (No. 14 of 1755.) Third edition.

8vo. pp. 47.


7 A BRIEF VIEW of the conduct of Pennsylvania, for the year 1755; so far as it affected the general service of the British colonies, particularly the expedition under the late General Braddock. With an account of the shocking inhumanities committed by incursions of the Indians upon the province, in October and November; which occasioned a body of the inhabitants to come down, while the Assembly were sitting, and to insist upon an immediate suspension of all disputes, and the passing of a law for the defence of the country. Interspersed with several interesting anecdotes and original papers, relating to the politics and principles of the people called Quakers: being a sequel to a late well-known pamphlet entitled A brief state of Pennsylvania. In a second letter to a friend in London.


8vo. pp. 88.

8 AN ANSWER to an invidious pamphlet entitled A brief state of the conduct of Pennsylvania.


9 A LETTER from New Jersey, in America, giving some account
and description of that province. By
By a gentleman late of
Christ's College, Cambridge.


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"In this letter we have a very slight account of the present state of the
colony mentioned above: but so little is said, that it seems scarcely
to deserve an exemption from being ranked among the catchpenny
class." M. R. xv. p. 427.

10 Geographical, Historical, Political, Philosophical, and Mecha-
nical Essays. No. II. By Lewis Evans.



"This second part is employed in refuting a letter published in the New York Mercury of January 5, 1756, containing objections to those parts of Evans's general map and analysis which relate to the French title to the country on the N. W. side of St. Laurence river, &c. To which our author replies with the appearance of much solidity of argument, as well as honesty of intention. He was certainly a sensible man, a good geographer, (so far at least as concerns that part of the world he treats of,) and a true friend to his country: so that his death may justly be deemed a public loss." M. R. xv. p. 312.

11 AN IMPARTIAL VIEW of the conduct of the Ministry in regard to the war in America, the engagement with Hesse Cassel and Prussia, the cause of throwing out the militia bill, and the affairs in the Mediterranean; in answer to the many attacks of pamphleteers.




8vo. 3 vols.


HISTORY of the British empire in (London.)

I have a copy of a work which was commenced about this time, and issued in numbers of twenty-four pages each, without any title-pages, the titles, as given above, being found on the first page of two of the three volumes into which it is divided. The first volume contains an introduction of fifty-two pages, and an account of HUDSON'S BAY, NEWFOUNDLAND, NOVA SCOTIA, and NEW ENGLAND, in 402 pages. The second continues the history of NEW ENGLAND, and gives that of NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, and PENNSYLVANIA; 496 pages. The third contains MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, and NORTH CAROLINA, ending abruptly at page 272. The volumes contain several very well executed maps and plates, but the work was apparently left in this unfinished state, which accounts for its being so little known.

13 A NEW HISTORY OF SOUTH AMERICA. By Richard Rolt. 8vo.


This was intended to have been followed by a history of North America, but which apparently was never published.

14 THE CIVIL AND NATURAL HISTORY OF JAMAICA: in three parts; containing, 1. an accurate description of that island, its situation and soil; with a brief account of its former and present state, government, revenues, produce, and trade. II. A history of the natural productions, including the various sorts of native fossils, perfect and imperfect vegetables, quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles, and insects; with their proper

ties and uses in mechanics, diet, and physic. 111. An account 1756. of the nature of climates in general, and their different effects upon the human body; with a detail of the diseases arising from this source, particularly within the tropics: in three dissertations. The whole illustrated with fifty copper-plates, in which the most curious productions are represented of the natural size, and delineated immediately from the objects. By Patrick Browne, M.D. . London.

Folio, pp. 503.

Republished, with a new title and additional indexes, in 1789. Mr. Chalmers
states that only 250 copies of this work were printed, and that all the
copper-plates, as well as the original drawings, were consumed by the
great fire in Cornhill, November 7, 1765. The first part of the work,
containing the civil history, is dispatched in twenty-seven pages; the
second, which comprises the natural history, occupies the rest of the
volume; the third part mentioned on the title being entirely omitted,
for which the following apology is given at the end of the volume:
"I would willingly have added the three dissertations I proposed to
publish with this work, but, as it has already swelled to the limits I
designed, and that the season is too far advanced to finish the whole this
year, I determined to publish the Civil and Natural History alone:
leaving those, with another on worm-fevers, &c. which will make a small
volume in 8vo. to be printed the ensuing season."

15 *LA CONDUITE DES FRANÇOIs justifiée, ou observations sur
un ecrit intitulé Conduite des François à l'égard de la Nou-
velle Ecosse.
Utrecht et Paris.


Par M. D. L. G. D. C.

See No. 28 of 1755. The author, according to Barbier, was M. de la
Grange de Chessieux.

16 REPLIQUE des Commissaires Anglois; ou mémoire concernant
la Nouvelle Ecosse.


Harvard Coll. Cat.

La Haye.

17 HISTOIRE DE NICOLAS I. Roy du Paraguai, et Empereur des A Saint Paul.

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Small 8vo. pp. 88.

"Appears to have been printed in Germany, and is the fabrication of some needy and ignorant impostor, who wrote, not for the purpose of injuring the Jesuits, but in the hope of making money by duping the curiosity of the public. He makes Nicolas Rubiouni, a Spaniard by birth, a rogue by breeding, and a Jesuit by profession, who raises a rebellion among the Indians at Nova Colonia, and proclaims himself King of Paraguay, &c.

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