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1794. 13 LETTERS on the crimes of George III., addressed to Citizen

Denis; by an American officer in the service of France. 8vo. Part I., pp. 80. Part II., pp. 135.

Paris. The author's name was J.S. Eustace. 14 A TREATISE on the Fevers of Jamaica, with some observations

on the intermitting fever of America ; and an appendix, containing some hints on the means of preserving the health of

soldiers in hot climates. By Robert Jackson, M.D. 8vo. pp. 440.

Murray, 15 An Essay on the Rhus toxicodendron, pubescent poison oak

or sumach ; with cases, shewing its efficacy in the cure of paralysis, and other diseases of extreme debility.

By John Alderson, M.D.

Johnson, 8vo. pp. 34. 16 AN ABRIDGEMENT of Mr. Edwards's civil and commercial history of the British West Indies.

London. 8vo. 2 vols. In an advertisement, prefixed to this work, it is stated that it was published

in consequence of the avarice of the bookseller placing the original work in the reach only of the opulent. Avarice also, most probably, produced

this abridgment. 17 Hortus AmeriCANUS: containing an account of the trees,

shrubs, and other vegetable productions of South America and the West India islands, particularly of the island of

Jamaica. By Dr. Henry Barham. Kingston (Jam.) 8vo. pp. 212. 18 The case of the agent to the settlers on the coast of Yucatan,

and the late settlers on the Mosquito Shore, stating the whole of his conduct in soliciting compensation for the losses sustained by each of those classes of H. M.'s injured and dis

tressed subjects, 18th November, 1793. Cadell, Quarto, pp. 320.

The agent's name was White. 19 A view of the relative Situation of Great Britain and the

United States of America. By a Merchant. 8vo.

20 SOME INFORMATION respecting America, collected by Thomas
Cooper, late of Manchester.

8vo. pp. 240.
By the (now) venerable President of the College of South Carolina.

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21 LETTERS on Emigration. By a gentleman lately returned 1794, from America.

8vo. pp. 76.
This gentleman is no friend to emigration. He states that, in migrating

to America, the artizan may want for employment, and the husbandman
may pay too dear for his land; the gentleman cannot live in the cities,
on account of the expense, nor in the back settlements, for want of society;
and that there is great hazard and expense in crossing the ocean to get

rior parts of North America.

Arrowsmith, Quarto, pp. 16. 23 MemoiRES HISTORIQUES, et piéces authentiques, sur M. de la

Fayette, pour servir à l'histoire des révolutions. Paris. 8vo. pp. 303.

A collection of papers and extracts relating to La Fayette.
24 Noticias de la provincia de Californias, en tres cartas de un

sacerdote religioso hijo del real convento de predicadores de
Valencia un amigo suyo. (Por F. L. S.)

Small 8vo.
These letters were written a few years before the date of the work; the

author corrects many errors into which Venegas has fallen, and gives an
interesting account of the state of California, both natural and political, at

the period in which he was engaged as a missionary.
25 Noticia INDIVIDUAL de las poblaciones nuevamente fundadas

en la provincia de Cartagena, la mas principal del nuevo
reyno de Granada, de las montañas que se descubrieron,
caminos que se han abierto, de los canales, cienagas y rios
que se han hecho navegables, con expresion de las ventajas
que han resultado à la propagacion del Evangelio al Comercio

al Estado. Por el Teniente Coronel de Infanteria agregado
al estado mayor del Puerto de Santa Maria, Don Antonio de
la Torre Miranda.

Puerto de Santa Maria.
Small 4to. pp. 88.
26 INVESTIGACIONES Historicas sobre los principales descubri-

mientos de los Españoles en el mar oceano, en el siglo XV y
principios del XVI. En respuesta à la memoria de M. Otto
sobre el verdadero descubridor de América. Por D. Christobal


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Cladera dignidad de Tesorero de la Santa Iglesia de Mallorca. Small 4to. Portraits.

Madrid. 27 DISERTACION sobre el aspecto, cultivo, comercio y virtudes

de la famosa planta del Peru nombrada Coca, &c. Por el
Dr. D. Joseph Hipolito Unanue.

Small 4to. pp. 45, and plate.
The coca is a species of Erythroxylon, highly esteemed by the Peruvians,

and used by them in the manner the betel is used in the East. Before
the conquest by the Spaniards the trees were looked upon as something
holy, the leaves being collected with religious ceremonies: these leaves

were also used as a substitute for money. 28 CalendaRIO MANUAL Y guia de forasteros de la isla de Cuba. Para el año de 1794.

Havana. Small 12mo. With a map of the island. 29 FLORA PERUVIANÆ ET Chilensis prodromus, sive novorum

generum plantarum Peruvianarum et Chilensium descriptiones
et icones.Descripciones y Laminas de los nuevos generos
de plantas de la flora del Peru y Chile por Don Hipolito
Ruiz y Don Joseph Pavon, botanicos de la expedicion del
Peru, &c.

Folio, pp. 154, plates 37.
This work was reprinted at Rome in 1797, with remarks, by Gaspar Xuarez.

The first volume of the Flora Peruviana, &c. of the same authors was
published in 1798; the second in 1799 ; the third in 1802. These
three volumes contain 325 plates. The plates for the fourth volume
(No. 326 to 425) were engraved, but the text has not been printed. If
the work were completed, it would form eight or ten volumes in folio.


1 A JOURNEY from Prince of Wales's Fort, in Hudson's Bay, to

the Northern Ocean. Undertaken by order of the Hudson's
Bay Company, for the discovery of copper-mines, a North-
West Passage, &c. in the year 1769-1772. By Samuel

Quarto, pp. 458, plates.
Mr. Hearne's interesting journey was performed, after repeated trials, in

the course of four years, and extended to the Copper-mine River. This
river empties itself beyond the Arctic Circle into an extensive bay, which
the author considers as an inland sea, about lat. 72 N. 120 W. long.


This publication has not entirely the merit of originality, several extracts 1795.
from the papers transmitted by him to his employers having been already
printed ; but it contains, in a plain unadorned style, such a striking pic-
ture of the miseries of savage life, accompanied with so many minute in -
cidents, copied faithfully from nature, that it is impossible to read it with-
out feeling a deep interest, and without reflecting on, and cherishing

the inestimable blessings of civilized society. M. R.
2 AN HISTORICAL, geographical, commercial, and philosophical

View of the American United States, and of the European
settlements in America and the West Indies.

By W.

8vo. 4 vols.
Written wbile the author was a prisoner in Newgate. Meusel calls it a

very impudent compilation of extracts, made without any judgment,

from various authors.
3 A view of the United States of America, in a series of papers,

written at various times between the years 1787 and 1794.
By Tench Coxe, of Philadelphia, Commissioner of the Reve-

Interspersed with authentic documents. The whole
tending to exhibit the progress and present state of civil and
religious liberty, population, agriculture, exports, imports,
fisheries, navigation, ship-building, manufactures, and general

Johnson, 8vo. pp. 512.

First printed in Philadelphia, in 1794.
4 THE POLITICAL REGISTER; or proceedings in the session of

Congress, commencing November 3, 1794, and ending March
3, 1795. With an appendix, containing a selection of papers
laid before Congress during that period. By James Thomson
Callender. Vol. I. In two parts.

8vo. pp. 548.
5 THE AMERICAN REMEMBRANCER; or an impartial collection

of essays, resolves, speeches, &c. relative to, or having affinity
to the treaty with Great Britain.

8vo. 3 vols.
6 Reports of Alexander Hamilton, Esq. Secretary of the Treasury;

read in the House of Representatives of the United States,
Jan. 19, 1795; containing, 1. A plan for the further support
of public credit. 2. For the improvement and better manage-
ment of the revenues of the United States. To which is an-


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nexed, an act for making provisions for the support of public credit, and the redemption of the debt. Printed by order of the House of Representatives.

Debrett, Quarto. “ These authentic state papers of a rising Western empire will, we suppose,

be considered by political readers as documents of no inconsiderable value; and an attentive perusal of them may possibly furnish useful bints of sound policy and national economy, to wbich European governments may

attend with advantage.” M. R. 7 OFFICIAL LETTERS to the Honourable American Congress, writ

ten during the war between the United Colonies and Great Britain; by H. E. George Washington, commander-in-chief

of the Continental Forces, now President of the United States. 8vo. 2 vols.

Cadell, &c.
Great men are commonly distinguished by a peculiar simplicity of style,

and this is eminently the character of these letters of Washington, which
afford an excellent specimen of the proper style for letters or papers on
public transactions. They are chiefly valuable on account of the impor-
tance of the affairs on which they were written, and for the abundance of
information which they afford respecting their progress and termination ;
and in this view their value is inestimable. They cast light on the his-
tory of the American war, which could not be derived from any other
source; they exhibit a most interesting and wonderful example of the
firm intrepidity with which a great and honest mind, engaged in a noble
cause, can struggle with difficulties, and at last overcome them; and at
the same time they furnish an instructive lesson to the world, on the folly
of attempting to crush the rising spirit of freedoin.” M. R.—The New
York edition, from which this appears to have been taken, has the date of
1796. The London edition has an additional title-page, as follows:
“AMERICAN STATE Papers, being a collection of original and authentic docu-
ments relative to the war between the United States and Great Britain.

Published by special permission.
8 Treaty of amnity, commerce and navigation, between H.B.M.

and the United States of America; by their President, with

the advice and consent of the Senate, November 19, 1794. 8vo.

Debrett, Mr. Jay's celebrated treaty. 9 A LETTER from Pennsylvania to a friend in England : contain

ing valuable information with respect to America. By L. J. Jardine, M.D.

Dilly, 8vo. pp. 31.

This pamphlet consists of comparative views of the several plans which

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