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ledge and observation, and the assistance of botanical authors, by Humphry Marshall.
Philadelphia. 8vo. pp. 20, 174.
Published in French in 1788. 5 The crisis of the colonies considered; with some observations
on the necessity of properly connecting their commercial interest with Great Britain and America. Addressed to the Duke of Richmond. With a letter to Lord Penrhyn, late Chairman of the Committee of Planters and West India
Merchants. 8vo. The situation of the British sugar islands, in consequence of the late war,
and the peace by which that war was terminated, is reviewed in this pamphlet. The author, Mr. John Williams, urges the necessity of preserving their commercial intercourse with America, and recommends that
free ports should be established at Jamaica and Grenada. 6 Letters to a young planter; or observations on the manage
ment of a sugar plantation. To which is added, the planter's kalendar. Written on the island of Grenada, by an old Planter.
Highly recommended in the Monthly Review. 7 AN ADDRESS to the loyal part of the British empire, and the
friends of the monarchy throughout the globe. By John Cruden, Esq.; president of the Assembly of the United Loyalists, and late commissioner of sequestered estates in
Carolina, &c. 8vo. pp. 29. The unfortunate Loyalists of the Southern States, who took refuge in Florida,
under the promise of protection from the British government, found themselves at the peace in the hands of the Spaniards, by whom they were ordered to quit the country. In this dilemma they empowered Mr. Cruden to negociate a lottery for their benefit, wbich gave rise to
this address. 8 CURSORY REMARKS upon the Reverend Mr. Ramsay's Essay on
the treatment and conversion of African slaves in the sugar colonies. By a Friend to the West India colonies and their inhabitants.
Wilkie, 8vo. A very able defence of the planters and slaveholders in the British West
Indies against the representations of Mr. Ramsay. Written by a Mr. 1785.
setts Bay, relative to the American Loyalists and their
merchants, and manufacturers of Great Britain, on the im-
David Humphries, Esq., colonel in the service of the United
States, and aid-de-camp to H. E. the Commander-in-chief. Quarto.
into the field, with perseverance and fortitude, through every species of
and the means of making it a benefit to the world. To which
in France. By Richard Price, D.D., LL.D., F.R.S., &c. 8vo.
into French by the celebrated Mirabeau. The doctor speaks of the
1785. 13 ConsIDERATIONS on the order of Cincinnatus; to which are
added, as well several original papers relative to that institution, as also a letter from the late M. Turgot, comptroller of the finances in France, to Dr. Price, on the constitutions of America ; and an abstract of Dr. Price's Observations on the importance of the American Revolution ; with notes and reflections upon that work. Translated from the French of the Count de Mirabeau.
Johnson, 8vo. A translation of No. 34, of 1784.--" In this work much eloquence is em
ployed to prove that the institution of the order of Cincinnatus is the
the clouds into which he is raised.” Critical Review.
Travels, printed at Cassel, which is referred to in the Paris edition of 1786. It consists of extracts taken at random from bis ms. journals, without any connexion, which were first published in a periodical journal
at Gotha. 15 Histoire DES TROUBLES de l'Amérique Anglaise. Par François Soulés.
Londres. 8vo. 2 vols.? This work was printed at Paris in 1787, in four volumes. I have a second
volume, printed in London in this year, but can obtain no information
respecting it. It appears to be somewhat different from the Paris edition. 16 Discours sur la grandeur et l'importance de la Revolution qui
s'opérer dans l'Amérique Septentrionale, par le Chevalier Deslandes.
Francof. (Paris.) 12mo. 17 Voyage d'un Suisse dans différentes colonies d'Amérique
pendant la dernière guerre, avec une table d'observations metéorologiques faites à Saint Domingue. “ Observateur sans prétention, vrai sans malignité."
Neuchatel. 8vo. pp. 416.
This is no doubt the work mentioned by Barbier and Querard, printed in 1785.
1787. Aur verreries Suisses, attributed by them to Girod-Chantrans.
It relates principally to St. Domingo. 18 Essai sur l'administration de St. Domingue, par Guillaume Thomas Raynal.
du conseil du 30 Août dernier, qui permet l'admission des
pamphlet and the following all relate to the affairs of the colonies, and,
merce des villes maritimes de la France, adressées à G. T.
By M. Dubucq and M. Dubuisson. 21 LE POUR ET LE CONTRE, sur un objet de grande discorde et d'importance majeure.
Paris ? Quarto.
By M. Dubucq. 22 RÉPONSE À LA BROCHURE intitulée Le Pour et le Contre. Quarto, pp. 63.
A Londres (Paris?) 23 RÉPLIQue à l'auteur du Pour et Contre A Londres (Paris.)
Quarto, pp. 84. 24 Réponse au contradicteur de la brochure, intitulée Le Pour et le Contre.
A Londres (Paris.) Quarto.
By M. Dubucq. 25 Poema Epico, la rendicion de Panzacola y conquista de la
Florida occidental por el Conde de Galvez. Componialo el
comisario de guerra D. Francisco de Rojas y Rocha. Quarto, pp. 34 and 6.
Mexico. 26 IDEA DEL VALOR DE LA ISLA ESPANOLA y utilidades
de ella puede sacar su Monarquia. Por D. Antonio Sanchez
Valverde, Lic. en sagrada theologia, &c. natural de la propia isla, &c.
Madrid. 4to. pp. 208. 27 LA AMERICA VINDICADA de la calumnia de haver sido madre
del mal venereo: por el autor de la Idea del valor de la Isla Espanola.
Madrid. 4to. pp. 80.
This treatise is rarely found with the foregoing.
Aus ihren eigenen Aufsatzen heraus gegeben von Christoph
Nurnberg. 8vo. pp. 614, map and plates.
Relates entirely to South America.
Sprengel, professor der Geschichte auf der universitat zu
copies are frequently met with. It contains the whole of the plants of Jacquin's Selectarum Stirp. Americ. (No. 44, 1780), reduced from the original drawings, and a few others taken from nature, or from other works.
1 TRANSACTIONS of the American Philosophical Society, held at
Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge. Volume II. Quarto.
Philadelphia. This volume contains the memoir, by M. Otto, upon the discovery of America,
in which he endeavours to prove that it had been discovered, before
Columbus, by Martin Bebaim. 2 AN ADDRESS from the general court to the people of the commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Boston. 8vo. pp. 41.