13 AN ANSWER TO DR. MAYHEW'S OBSERVATIONS on the charter 1764. and conduct of the Society for the propagation of the gospel in foreign parts.

8vo. pp. 68.

See No. 8, 1763.


14 A DEFENCE OF THE OBSERVATIONS on the charter and conduct of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in foreign parts, against an anonymous pamphlet falsely intitled A candid Examinatim of Dr. Mayhew's Observations, &c. And also against the Letter to a Friend annexed thereto, said to contain a short vindication of said society; by one of its members. By Jonathan Mayhew, D.D. &c. London.

8vo. pp. 120.

First printed at Boston.

15 TRAITÉ DES MALADIES frequentes à Surinam, etc. avec une dissertation sur le fameux crapaud de Surinam, nommé Pipa : par M. Phelippe Fermin. Maestricht. 8vo.

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16 DESCRIPCION EXACTA de la provincia de Venezuela, par D. Joseph Luis de Cisneros. Valencia, S. A.


17 SYNODO DIOCESANA, que celebró el Ilmo. Sr. D. Manuel de Alday y Aspee, Obispo de Santiago de Chile, en la Iglesia Catedral de dicha ciudad. A que se dió principio el dia 4 de Enero de 1763, y se publicó en 22 de Abril de dicho año. Folio, pp. 170. Lima.

18 SYNODO DIOCESANA, con la carta pastoral convocatoria para ella y otra en orden à la paga de los Diezmos. Celebrola D. Fray Bernardo Carrasco y Saavedra, Obispo de Santiago de Chile, en la Iglesia Catedral de dicha ciudad. A que se dió principio Domingo 18 de Enero de 1688 y se publicó en 2 de Mayo de dicho año.

Folio, pp. 168.





1 AN ACCOUNT of the Island of Newfoundland, with the nature of its trade, and method of carrying on the fishery. With reasons for the great decrease of that most valuable branch of trade. By Capt. Griffith Williams, of the royal regiment of artillery, who resided in the island fourteen years, &c.; to which is annexed a plan to exclude the French from that trade, &c. By Capt. Cole. London.

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2 THE HISTORY OF THE COLONY OF NOVA CESAREA or New Jersey containing an account of its first settlement, progressive improvements, the original and present constitution, and other events, to the year 1721; with some particulars since, and a short view of its present state. By Samuel Smith Burlington, N. J. 8vo. pp. 573.

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The author was a native of New Jersey; his work is considered as a judicious and authentic compilation. Never having been reprinted, it has become very scarce and difficult to be met with.

3 A CONCISE ACCOUNT of North America: containing a description of the several British colonies on that continent, including the islands of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, &c. as to their situation, extent, climate, soil, produce, rise, government, religion, present boundaries, and the number of inhabitants supposed to be in each. Also of the interior or Westerly parts of the country, upon the rivers St. Lawrence, the Mississipi, Christino, and the great lakes. To which is subjoined, an account of the several nations and tribes of Indians residing in those parts, as to their customs, manners, government, numbers, &c. containing many useful and entertaining facts, never before treated of. By Major Robert Rogers London.

8vo. pp. 264.

"Major Rogers headed, with much reputation, the provincial troops called Rangers, during the whole course of what were called the French wars in America. To this brave, active, judicious officer, it is, that the public are indebted for the most satisfactory account yet published of the inte

rior parts of that immense continent, which victory hath so lately added 1765.
to the British empire; of which we were, in many respects, totally igno-
rant, till the British lion tore away the veil, and opened to our view the
wide, extended, glorious prospect. Major Rogers is the reputed author
of a tragedy called 'Ponteach, or the Savages of America;' one of the
most absurd productions of the kind that we have seen." M. R. xxxiv.
p. 242.

4 JOURNALS of Major Robert Rogers; containing an account of
the several excursions he made, under the generals who com-
manded on the continent of America, during the late war.
From which may be collected the most material circumstances
of every campaign on that continent, from the commence-
ment to the conclusion of the war.

8vo. pp. 236.

"This is but the first part of the journals of this noted American partizan.
It commences in 1755, and terminates with the year 1760. The second
part, which is to be printed by subscription of one guinea, will contain
the author's travels among the Cherokees and the Southern Indians; his
second tour into the interior country, upon the great lakes; and the
Indian wars in America since 1760; together with correct plans of all
the British forts upon the continent. From the specimen of the work
now before us, it appears that the accounts of Major Rogers may be de-
pended upon by the public; they are undoubtedly as authentic as they
are important and necessary to those who would acquire a thorough
understanding of the nature and progress of the late military operations
in North America. The author writes like an honest, a sensible, and a
modest man; and he has given, throughout his whole conduct, un-
doubted proofs that he is a brave and skilful officer." M. R. xxxiv.
p. 80.

5 THE MEMOIRS of Lieut. Henry Timberlake, (who accompanied
the three Cherokee Indians to England in the year 1762,)
containing whatever he observed remarkable, or worthy of
public notice, during his travels to and from that nation;
wherein the country, government, genius, and customs of the
inhabitants, are authentically described. Also the principal
occurrences during their residence in London. Illustrated
with an accurate map of their overhill settlement, and a curious
secret journal, taken by the Indians out of the pocket of a
Frenchman they had killed.


• Which apparently never was published.


Poor Lieut. Timberlake and his Indians met with an inhospitable reception in England, where he got himself in debt for their expenses. After undergoing a variety of disappointments, vexations, arrests and imprisonments, he died in the flower of his age; and, we much fear, of a broken heart. M.R. xxxiv. p. 1.

6 A DEFENCE of the New England charters. By Jer. Dummer. "Pulchrum est," &c.

8vo. pp. 88.

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First printed in 1721. The present edition has no date, but it is mentioned in the Gent.'s Mag. among the books published in this year.

7 THE NECESSITY of repealing the American stamp-act demonstrated; or, a proof that Great Britain must be injured by In a letter to a member of the British House of London.

that act.


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"This is one of the most considerable publications on the subject of the present disagreeable situation of affairs in our North American colonies and contains, indeed, more information than all the rest put together." The author is warm in defence of the colonies, and gives good reasons why they should not be taxed by the mother country.

8 A LETTER to a Member of Parliament, wherein the power of the British legislature, and the case of the colonists, are briefly and impartially considered.



The sensible writer of this letter endeavours to prove that, in point of
law, the colonists are bound to pay obedience to every act of the Parlia-
ment of Great Britain, wherein they are expressly named; consequently
that, by having denied and resisted this power, they have been hurried
into a conduct, tinctured with an offence, bordering too nearly upon the
worst species of treason;-a treason against the state. At the same time,
he condemns the stamp-act, as one of the worst measures of the late
Ministry." M.R.

9 THE CLAIMS of the colonies to an exemption from internal taxes
imposed by authority of Parliament, examined. In a letter
from a gentleman in London to his friend in America.
By William Knox. "Another defence of the scheme for imposing stamp-
duties in the colonies, in which the author also shews the impropriety of
the measures taken by the colonies to oppose the stamp bill.” M.R.


10 THE RIGHTS of the British colonies considered, the administration and regulation of the colonies exploded, and the best

means recommended to make the colonies most useful to the 1765. mother country.





11 THE RIGHTS of the British colonies asserted and proved.

James Otis, esq.

8vo. pp. 120.

First printed at Boston.

"A very zealous defence of the colonies, tending

to prove that every man in the British dominions is constitutionally a • free man; and that no part of his Majesty's dominions can constitution

ally be taxed without their own consent, and that every part has a right to be represented in the supreme or some subordinate legislature." M. R. 12 REGULATIONS lately made concerning the colonies, and the taxes imposed upon them, considered. London.

8vo. pp. 114.

13 THE OBJECTIONS to the taxation of our American colonies,
by the legislature of Great Britain, briefly considered.

London. On exactly opposite principles to the foregoing of Mr. Otis, being an attempt to prove not only the right of the legislature of Great Britain to impose taxes on her colonies, but the expediency and even the necessity of exercising that right in the present conjuncture. The author of "Considerations," &c. (No. 16) calls this pamphlet the opusculum of the celebrated Mr. J. —S.

14 THE MUTUAL INTEREST of Great Britain and the American colonies considered, with respect to an act passed last sessions of Parliament, for laying a duty on merchandize, &c. With some remarks on a pamphlet entitled Objections to the Taxation of the American Colonies, &c. considered. In a letter to a Member of Parliament. London. Quarto.

By W. Bollan. "This author animadverts on the foregoing pamphlet with plain good sense, and a becoming zeal for the liberties of his fellowsubjects of North America. He is not an elegant writer, but appears to be well acquainted with the mutual interest and natural connection between this country and the colonies." M. R.

15 THE ADMINISTRATION of the colonies. By Thomas Pownall, late governor and commander in chief of H. M.'s provinces, Massachusetts Bay and South Carolina, and lieutenant governor of New Jersey. The second edition, revised, corrected, and enlarged.


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