offer themselves to a new settler in America for the choice of a situation, 1795.
and an account of the expenses of living in some parts of Pennsylvania,
which state Dr. Jardine recommends above all the others, and Northum-

berland county as the most preferable county in Pennsylvania.
10 A LETTER descriptive of the different Settlements in the province

of Upper Canada. 12mo.

This pamphlet gives a very advantageous account of the country of Upper

Canada, and of the settlers there, subjects to the British government;

it also contains some particulars relative to the American native Indians. 11 AN ACCOUNT of the Black Charaibs, in the island of St. Vincent's;

with the Charaib treaty of 1773, and other original documents.
Compiled from the papers of the late Sir William Young,

This pamphlet is valuable for its almost official authenticity, and curious on

account of the people to whom it relates. 12 A NARRATIve of the Revolt and Insurrection of the French

inhabitants in the island of Grenada. By an eye-witness. 8vo. pp. 166.

Edinburgh. 13 AN ESSAY on the malignant pestilential Fever introduced into

the West India islands from Boullam, on the coast of Guinea,
as it appeared in 1793 and 1794. By C. Chisholm, M.D.

surgeon to H. M's. Ordnance in Grenada. 8vo. pp. 279.

The introduction contains a description of Grenada, with meteorological,

mineralogical, and botanical observatious. Dr. Chisholm found large
doses of calomel a specific in the pestilential fever here described. His
practice was to give ten grains every three hours, until the salivary glands

became affected.
14 A LETTER to Bryan Edwards, Esq.; containing observations

on some passages of his history of the West Indies. Quarto.

The author of this letter, William Preston, Esq. of Dublin, attacks Mr.

Edwards for being an apologist for slavery.
15 A CONCISE AND IMPARTIAL HISTORY of the American revo-
lution; by John Lendrum.

Boston (Mass.) 12mo. 2 vols. 16 The History of the district of Maine; by James Sullivar. 8vo.

Boston (Mass.)

1795. 17 AN ENQUIRY how far the punishment of Death is necessary in

Pennsylvania, &c. By William Bradford, Esq. Attorneygeneral of the United States.

Johnson, 8vo. pp. 114. This work appears to have been printed in Philadelphia in 1793. “ It de

serves to be remarked, though it be a praise of a very inferior nature compared with the other merits of this tract, that it is written with a purity and elegance in English style, not very often observed in American productions : we find in it scarcely any of those licentious innovations, and unidiomatical combinations of words, by which the Anglo-Ame. rican style has of late been too often disfigured ; and which threaten, if they be not checked, to convert the English which is written and spoken on the different sides of the Atlantic into two different languages.”

M.R. 18 PLAN OF ASSOCIATION of the North American Land Company, established February 1795.

Philadelphia. 8vo. pp. 25. 19 Réponse aux principales questions qui peuvent être faites sur

les Etats-Unis de l'Amérique, par un habitant de la Pennsylvanie.

Lausanne. 8vo. 2 vols. An answer to the leading questions which apply to the United States of

America; by an adopted citizen of Pennsylvania. “These two volumes undertake to answer 137 questions, for the information of those who think of migrating to North America.” M. R. The author was the Abbé J. E.

Bonnet, author of Etats Unis d'Amérique à la fin du XVIII siecle, 1802. 20 RENSEIGNEMENS sur l'Amerique. Rassemblés par Thomas

Cooper, ci-devant de Manchester. Traduits de l'Anglois; avec une carte.

Paris. 8vo.

A translation of No. 20 of 1794. 21 DESCRIPCION DE PLANTAS. Discurso que en la abertura del

estudio de botanica de 1 de Junio de 95, pronunció en el Real

Jardin de Mexico el Dr. D. Joseph Dionysio Larreategui. 4to. pp. 48.

(Mexico.) With a description and coloured plate of the Chiranthodendron. 22 MEMORIA en que setrata del insecto Grana ó Cochinilla, de su

naturaleza y serie de su vida, escrita en Mexico en 1777, por D. Josef Antonio de Alzate.

Madrid, 8vo. pp. 226. 3 plates.

23 FRANKREICH und die Freystaaten von Nordamerika; verg- 1795.

lichen in hinsicht ihrer länder, ihrer natur-produkte, ihrer
bewhoner und der bildung ihrer Staaten. Von E. A. W.
Zimmermann, &c.

8vo. Vol. I.
A French translation of this volume, which appears to be the only one pub-

lished, was printed in 1797.
24 AMERIKANISCHES MAGAZIN, oder authentische beyträge zur

erdbeschreibung, staatskunde und geschichte von Amerika,
besonders aber der vereinten staaten; herausgegeben von
Professor Hegewisch in Kiel und Professor Ebeling in Ham-

25 UEBER J. Ribero's alteste Weltcharte von M. C. Sprengel.
8vo. pp. 77, map.

A copy of Diego Ribeiro's map of America, made in 1529, with remarks by


1 HISTORY OF THE INSURRECTION in the four Western counties

of Pennsylvania, in the year m.dcc. xciv.; with a recital of
the circumstances specially connected therewith ; and an his-
torical review of the previous situation of the country. By
William Findley, Member of the House of Representatives of
the United States.

8vo. pp. 328.
2 JOURNAL of an excursion to the United States of North America

in the summer of 1794. Embellished with a profile of General
Washington, and a view of the State House at Philadelphia.

By Henry Wansey, F.A.S., a Wiltshire clothier. 8vo. pp. 290.

3 A TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION of the Western territory of

North America, &c. By George Imlay. The second edition,
with considerable additions.

Debrett, 8vo. pp. 433, and maps.

See 1792 and 1797.
4 LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP; or, a few hints to such artizans, me-

chanics, labourers, farmers, and husbandmen, as are desirous
of emigrating to America, being a genuine collection of letters



from persons who have emigrated; containing remarks, notes, and anecdotes, political, philosophical, and literary, of the present state, situation, population, prospects, and advantages of America ; together with the reception, success, mode of life, opinions, and situation of many characters who have emigrated, &c.

Walker, 8vo. pp. 143. These letters appear to bave been forgeries, made up to cure what was

called the American or emigration mania. They are represented to be from a carpenter, a stonemason, a plaisterer, and a painter and glazier; but they have too much literary style and arrangement, to proceed from com.

mon mechanics. 5 Observations on the North American Land Company lately

instituted in Philadelphia; containing an illustration of the object of the Company's plan, the articles of association, with a succinct account of the States wherein the lands lie; to which are added, remarks on the American lands in general, more particularly the pine-lands of the Southern and Western States; in two letters from Robert G. Harper, Esq. Member

of Congress for South Carolina, to a gentleman in Philadelphia. 8vo. pp. 149.

Mr. Harper's letters are sensibly written, and his remarks on the pine-barrens

are very satisfactory, and prove that these lands, when brought into cul

tivation, will be very valuable. 6 A Memoir concerning the fascinating faculty which has been

ascribed to the Rattlesnake, and other American serpents. By Benjamin Smith Barton, M.D. Professor of Natural

History and Botany in the University of Pennsylvania, &c. 8vo. pp. 70.

Philadelphia. Printed only for private distribution. 7 A DESCRIPTION of the river Susquehanna; with observations on its trade, &c.

Philadelphia. 8vo,

Harvard Coll, Cat. 8 A sketch of the soil, climate, &c. of South Carolina. By David Ramsay

Charleston, S.C. 8vo.

Harvard College Cat. 9 INTERESTING STATE PAPERS, from President Washington, M.

Fauchet, and M. Adet, the late and present ambassadors from


the French Convention to the United States of America. 1796.
Likewise conferences with George Hammond, Esq. Minister
Plenipotentiary from H. B.M., as laid by the President before
the Legislature of the United States, in their present session;
quoted by Edmund Randolph, late Secretary of State, and

included in a defence of his resignation of that office. 8vo. pp. 136.

Owen, &c.
First published in Philadelphia.
10 Epistles, domestic, confidential, and official, from General

Washington, written about the commencement of the American
contest, when he entered on the command of the army of the
United States; with an interesting series of his letters, parti-
cularly to the British admirals Arbuthnot and Digby, to
generals Sir Henry Clinton, Lord Cornwallis, Sir Guy Carleton,
Marquis de la Fayette, &c.; to Benjamin Harrison, Esq.
Speaker of the House of Delegates in Virginia; to admiral the
Count de Grasse ; General Sullivan, respecting an attack on
New York; including many applications and addresses pre-
sented to him, with his answers, orders, and instructions on
important occasions to his aides-de-camp, &c.; none of
which have been printed in the two volumes published a few

8vo. pp. 303.
Some of these letters were first printed about the year 1777, and the fol-

lowing were declared by Washington to be forgeries : Letters to Lund
Washington, June 12, July 8, 15, 16, and 22d; to John Parke Custis,
June 18, 1776; and to Mrs. Washington, June 24, 1776. They were
forged, according to the Monthly Review, by a Mr. V-, at the time
a young episcopal clergyman, who came from New York, in order to make
his fortune in England, in the character of a loyalist. They were re-

printed in New York and Philadelphia.
11 OFFICIAL LETTERS to the Honourable American Congress,

written during the war between the United Colonies and Great
Britain, by his Excellency George Washington, Commander-in-
chief of the Continental Forces, now President of the United
States. Copied, by special permission, from the original
papers preserved in the office of the Secretary of State, Phi-

New York. 8vo. 2 vols.

The same as No. 7 of 1795.

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