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against Canada, which sailed from Boston, N. E. in the summer of 1711; but which proved a complete failure, owing, it was said, to the unskilfulness of the pilots, by which eight ships and nearly a thousand men were lost in the river St. Lawrence. Great blame was attached to Sir Horenden, and he published this account in his own vindication. See Nichols'
Lit. Anec. I. p. 178. 8 Relations de la Louisiane et du Fleuve Mississippi. Ou l'on
voit l'etat de ce grand pays et les avantages qu'il peut produire, &c.
Amsterdam. 12mo. This volume is dedicated to the celebrated Law; its contents are the same
as the fifth volume of Bernard's Collection, 1715. 9 RecukIL D'ARRESTS et autres pieces pour l'etablissement de la
Compagnie d'Occident.--Relation de la Baie de Hudson.
Les navigations de Frobisher au detroit qui porte son nom. 12mo.
Amsterdam. Part of this volume corresponds to the fifth volume of Bernard's Collection
of 1715; but the Recueil d'Arrests, &c. is not contained in that edition. It is a collection of documents relating to the far-famed Company of the West, better known as the Mississippi Company, of which Law was the
projector. 10 VOYAGE DE MARSEILLE À Lima et dans les autres lieux des
Indes Occidentales. Avec une exacte description de ce qu'il y a de plus remarquable tant pour la geographie, que pour les mœurs, les coûtumes, le commerce, le gouvernement, et la religion des peuples; avec des notes et des figures en taille douce. Par le Sieur D***.
Paris. 12mo. The dedication is signed “ Durrett," who says he prepared the work for the
press, from the relations of a surgeon of the name of Bachelier. Father Labat, however, says that the work was entirely composed by Durrett, from the relations of Feuille, with the addition of extracts from various
other authors, without any acknowledgment. 11 PROYECTO PARA GALEONES y Flotas del Peru y Nueva Es
paña y para Navios de Registro, y avisos, que navegaren à ambos Reynos.
Cadiz. Folio, pp. 26.
MDCCXXI. 1 A defence of the New England charters. By Jer. Dummer.
Pulchrum est Patriæ benefacere, etiam benedicere haud absurdum est. Sallust.
London. 8vo. pp. 60.
Dummer was the agent of Massachusetts in England, and a distinguished 1721.
scholar. “This very able defence was written some time before; but it
goveroments.” Holmes. Reprinted in 1766.
sioners for the propagation of the gospel among the American
Indians, &c. By Cotton Mather, D.D. and F. R. S. 12mo.
Boston, N. E. 3 The Laws of the BRITISH PLANTAtions in America, relating
to the church and the clergy, religion and learning. Collected
of all the different collections of colonial laws which had been printed at
or taken from other authentic sources.
Honourable House of Commons relating to the South Sea
Directors of the South Sea Company and others; with the
Spaniards called Florida, and by the French La Louisiane.
the growth and production of the said province. And a preface, containing some considerations on the consequences of the French making settlements there. By Daniel Coxe, esq.
London. A crude performance, drawn up from various journals and voyages, to
impress the public with the great importance of the region described, and to make them jealous of its occupation by the French. Under the name of Carolana was comprehended the present state of Georgia, the two Floridas and Louisiana; and this whole territory was claimed by Dr. Coxe, the father of the author, as proprietor of it under the crown.
North Am. Rev. 2, p. ). Republished in 1727 and 1741. 2 The history of VIRGINIA, in four parts, &c. See 1705.
The second edition, revised and enlarged by the Author. 8vo. pp. 284, 15 plates.
London. Dr. Allen says that this work, in the historical part, is as concise and
unsatisfactory as that of Stith is prolix and tedious. Am. Biog. 3 A GENERAL SURVEY of that part of the island of St. Christo
pher's which formerly belonged to France; and was yielded up to Great Britain for ever by the late treaty of Utrecht: together with an estimate of the value of those lands, and a proposal and scheme for raising a very considerable sum of money, for the use of the publick, on the produce thereof, &c In a letter to M. R., Esq. a member of the honourable House of Commons. By Mr. R. M., S. B.
London. 8vo. pp. 48. 4 *A VINDICATION of the ministers of Boston from the abuses
and scandals lately cast upon them in diverse printed papers. By some of their people.
Boston, N. E. 8vo.
In the British Museum. 5 VOYAGES DE François COREAL aux Indes occidentales, conte
nant ce qu'il y a vû de plus remarquable pendant son sejour depuis 1666. Jusqu'a 1697. Traduites de l'Espagnol, avec une relation de la Guiane de Walter Raleigh, et le voyage de
Narbrough à la mer du sud par le detroit de Magellan. 12mo. 3 vols.
-, nouvelle edition, corrigée et augmentée d'une nouvelle decouverte des Indes Meridionales et des terres Australe, enrichies de figures.
Paris. 12mo. 2 vols.
There appears to be no reason to doubt of the identity of Francis Coreal, 1722.
or of the fact of his having visited the different countries he describes.
Mendana's voyages. Discoveries of Quiros.
bibliographical courser,” that he leapt over a good part of the title of
ville de la Potherie, nè à la Guadaloupe dans l'Amerique
wbich is divided into chapters. It contains several badly written memoirs
naturelle de ces pays, l'origine, les mæurs, la religion et le
dedication to the Duc de Montmorency. Reprinted in quarto, at the
1722. “A very pleasant and instructive work in many respects, but not always
accurate as to facts. Chalmers.
Traduit de l'Anglois.
Churchill's Collection of Voyages. The French editor, in his preface,
el Reyno de la Nueva España, que consiguieron las armas de
Erfinder derselben ehemals ertheilt von neuem edirt. Berlin,
but an act of assembly was passed in the same year repealing all former
the present edition was taken.
premiers temps. Par le P. Lafitau, de la compagnie de Jesus.
four volumes 12mo. It contains a great detail of the manners, customs,