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NOVELS. The Orphans; an American Tale; addressed chiefly to the Young. 12mo. pp. 123. New York. E. Bliss & E. White.

The Mysterious Picture. By Wrangham Fitz Ramble, Esq. 8vo. New York. Collins & Hannay.

ORATIONS AND ADDRESSES, A Discourse delivered in the Chapel of Nassau Hall, before the Literary and Philosophical Society of New Jersey, at its first meetiny, September 27th, 1825. By Samuel Miller, D. D. Princeton. D. A. Borrenstein. 8vo. pp. 39.

An Oration pronounced at Middlebury, before the Associated Alumni of the College, on the Evening of Commencement, Angust 17th, 1825. By Nathan S. S. Beman. 8vo. pp. 40. Troy, N. Y. Tuttle & Richards.

An Oration, before the Phi Beta Kappa Society of Dartinouth College, August 25th, 1825. By Charles B. Iladduck. Published by Request. 8vo. pp. 35. Concord, N. H. Jacob B. Moore.

An Address delivered before the American Academy of Fine Arts, November 17th, 1825. By Richard Ray, a Member of the Academy. 8vo. pp. 42. New York. G. & C. Carvill.

An Address pronounced at the opening of the New York Ajhenæum, December 14, 1824. By Henry Wheaton. Second Edition. New York. J. W. Palmer. 8vo. pp. 62.

This beautiful edition of Mr Wheaton's Address is highly creditable to the New York press. It is refreshing to meet with so handsome a specimen of typography, after the numerous examples of wretched printing, which have recently come in our way. In this instance the printer's style of execution is worthy of the subject, and we are glad to see sentiments so sound in themseives, and so encouraging to our literary progress, clothed in an external dress so well corresponding to their intrinsic valuc.

An Oration, pronounced at New Haven, before the Connecticut Alpha of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, September 13th, 1825. By James Gould. 8vo. pp. 31. New Haven. T. G. Woodward & Co.

A Discourse delivered before the Society for the Commemoration of the Landing of William Penn, on the 24th of October, 1825. By C. J. Ingersoll, Esq. 8vo. pp. 36. Philadelphia. R. H. Small.

A Lecture delivered at the opening of the Medical Department of the Columbian College, in the District of Columbia, March 30, 1825. By Thomas Sewall, M. D. Professor of Anatomy and Phy- . siology. 8vo. pp. 80. Washington, D. C.

An Address pronounced at the Opening of the New York High School ; with Notes and Illustrations. By John Griscom. 12mo. pp. 200. New York.

A Lecture on Human Happiness, comprehending a General Review of the Causes of the Existing Evils of Society, and a DevelVOL. XXII.-NO. 50.

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opement of Means by which they may be permanently and effectually Removed. By John Gray. 8vo. Philadelphia.

An Address delivered at the Dedication of the Town Hall in Worcester, Mass. on the 2d day of May, 1825. By John Davis. 8vo. pp. 36. Worcester.

POETRY. The Conflagration; a Poem, Written and Published for the Benefit of the New Brunswick Sufferers. By George Manners, Esq. British Consul in Massachusetts. 4to. pp. 18. Boston. Ingraham & Hewes.

A New Song Book. By Samuel Brown. 18mo. pp. 86. Cincinnati, Ohio. S. I. Brown.

Orondalie; a Tale of the Crusades. By Byron Whippoorwill, Esg. to which are added other Original Poems. 8vo. pp. 56. P. Sturtevant. Hudson, N. Y.

Chelys Hesperia, Carmina quædam Anniversaria, et alia, numeris Latinis Sapphicis modulata, continens, cum Notis aliquot adjectis. Auctore S. Wilson, A. M. Lexingtoniæ. 8vo. pp. 23.

King Caucus. A Poem, by Walter Wagstaff, Esq. 8vo. pp. 67. New York. E. Bliss & E. White.

Mina, a Dramatic Sketch; with other Poems. By Sumner Lincoln Fairfield. 12mo. pp. 120. Baltimore. Joseph Robinson.

Leisure Hours at Sea; being a few Miscellaneous Poems. By a Midshipman of the United States Navy. New York.

POLITICS. A Register of Debates in Congress, comprising the leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress; together with an Appendix, containing the most important State Papers and Public Documents to which the Session has given Birth. To which are added, the Laws enacted during the Session; with a copious Index to the whole. Extra royal 8vo. pp. 512. Washington, D. C. Gales & Seaton.

Carta de Benigno Morales, por Felix Megia. 8vo. pp. 172. Filadelfia.

The Speeches, Addresses, and Messages of the several Presidents of the United States, at the Openings of Congress, and at their respective Inaugurations. Also, the Declaration of Inde

. pendence, the Constitution of the United States, and Washington's Farewell Address to his fellow Citizens. 8vo. pp. 536. Philadelphia. Robert Desilver.

The plan of this book is a good one, and the documents it contains render it useful and convenient in every library. The constitutions of each state, and the governors' speeches from the commencement of the state governments, printed in the same manner, would also be a desirable work, and easily compiled. Whether it would not be too voluminous to command a ready sale, is a question to be determined by previous inquiry.

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THEOLOGY. Advices and Meditations of the late William Haslett, Esquire, with a Biographical Sketch of the Author. Charleston, S. C. Price 75 cents.

Observations on the Religious Peculiarities of the Society of Friends. By Joseph John Gurney. Philadelphia. B. & T. Kite.

The Week; or, the Practical Duties of the Fourth Commandment. 18mo. pp. 275. New York. W. B. Gilley.

Harriet and her Scholars; a Sabbath School Story. 18mo. pp. 90. Philadelphia.

A Sermon, delivered at the Ordination of the Reverend Hosea Hildreth, A. M. to the Pastoral Care of the First Church in Gloucester, August 3, 1825. By Abiel Holmes, D. D. 8vo. pp. 30. Cambridge, Hilliard & Metcalf.

A Sermon delivered at Winthrop, April 7, 1825, the annual Fast in Maine. By David Thurston, Pastor of a Church in Winthrop, Me. Augusta.

Remarks on the Distinguishing Doctrine of Universalism, &c. By Adam Empie. Wilmington, N. C. Price 75 cents.

An Address, delivered at the Commencement of the General Theological Seminary of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States, held in Christ's Church, New York, July 29, 1825. By James Kemp, D. D. 8vo. New York. T. & J. Swords.

Christian Sympathy, a Sermon preached to the Congregation of English Protestants, in the city of Rome, Italy, on Easter Sunday, 3d April, 1825. By Bishop Hobart. 8vo. Philadelphia. Price 19 cents.

An Appeal to Liberal Christians, for the Cause of Christianity in India. By a Member of the Society for Obtaining Information respecting the State of Religion in India. 8vo. pp. 63. Boston.

A Sermon delivered on the Twentyfifth Anniversary of the Boston Female Asylum. September 23, 1825. By F. W. P. Greenwood. 8vo. pp. 20. Boston.

Family and Private Prayers, compiled from the Devotional Writings of Bishop Andrews, Bishop Ken, Bishop Wilson, Jeremy Taylor, Doctor Hickes, and Doctor Johnson. By the Reverend William Berrian. 12mo. pp. 51. New York. E. Bliss & E. White.

A Discourse delivered before the Society for the Promotion of Christian Education in Harvard University, at its Annual Meeting, in the Church in Federal Street, Boston, on the Evening of the 28th of August, 1825. By John Brazer. 8vo. pp. 27. Boston. Cummings, Hilliard, & Co.

The Minister presenting his People to Christ. A Sermon, preached at the Ordination of the Reverend William C. Fowler, as Pastor over the first Congregational Church and Society in By

Greenfield, Mass. August 31st, 1825. By Eleazar T. Fitch. 8vo. pp. 44. New Haven. T. G. Woodward & Co.

Canons for the Government of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, &c. 8vo. pp. 43. New York. T. & J. Swords.

Attachment to the Redeemer's Kingdom ; A Sermon, preached before the Prayer Book and Homily Society, in Christ Church, Baltimore, June 2, 1825. By the Rev. Stephen H. Tyng. 8vo. pp. 32. Georgetown, D. C.

A Sermon, on the Introduction to the Gospel of St John. the Rev. Samnuel Gilman. 8vo. pp. 16. Charleston, S. C.

The Address of the Executive Committee of the American Tract Society to the Christian Public, together with a briet' Account of the Formation of the Society, its Constitution, and Officers. New York. D. Fanshaw.

A Sermon, preached at St Philip's Church, August 21, 1825, by Christopher E. Gadsden, on the Occasion of the Decease of General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney. 8vo. pp. 31. A. E. Miller. Charleston, S. C.

A Brief Outline of the Evidences of the Christian Religion. By Archibald Alexander. Second Edition. 12mo. pp. 251. Princeton. D. A. Borrenstein.

A Greek and English Lexicon of the New Testament, from the Clavis Philologica of Christ. Abr. Wahl, late Senior Pastor of Schneeberg, now Superintendent of Oschaz, Saxony. By Edward Robinson. 8vo. pp. 582. Andover. Flagg & Gould.

The Christian Instructer, containing a Summary Explanation and Defence of the Doctrines and Duties of the Christian Religion. By Josiah Hopkins. New Haven, Vt. 12mo. pp. 312. Middlebury, Vt. J. W. Copeland.

A Sermon, delivered in the Second Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, Penn. Oct. 16, 1825, in Aid of the Funds of the Western Missionary Society. By Elisha P. Swift. 8vo. Pittsburgh. D. & M. Maclean.

TOPOGRAPHY AND STATISTICS. Pocket Guide for the Tourist and Traveller, along the Line of the Canals, and the Interior Commerce of the State of New York. Second Edition, with Additions and Corrections. By Horatio Gates Spafford, L. L. D. New York.

Report of the Canal Commissioners of the State of Illinois, made to the General Assembly on the 3d of January, 1825, and the Law to Incorporate a Company to open a Canal, to connect the Waters of Lake Michigan with those of Illinois River. 8vo. pp. 27.

VOYAGES AND TRAVELS. A Journal of a Tour around Hawaii, the largest of the Sandwich Islands. By a Deputation from the Mission on those Islands. 12mo. pp. 264. Boston. Crocker & Brewster.

The improvements, which have taken place among the inhabitants of the Society Islands and the Sandwich Islands, during the last twenty years, are among the remarkable events of the age. It is a new thing in the history of man, for savages to be civilised and christianised by direct efforts. In these islands, indeed, the problem, whether such an effect could be produced at all, has been solved for the first time. When Cook visited the inhabitants of these islands, few of the human family were more degraded in morals and intellect; but now, by the exertions of missionaries residing among them, and by their intercourse with people from civilised parts of the world, they have become acquainted with many of the arts of life and practise them, they have learnt reading and writing, abolished idolatry, reformed their governments, and are rapidly establishing institutions calculated to secure and increase their social improvement and happiness.

The tour around the island of Hawaii, or Owhyhee, (the island on which Captain Cook was killed,) is of a highly interesting character

It was performed by Messrs Ellis, Thurston, Stewart, Bishop, and Goodrich. • The Journal was drawn up by Mr Ellis, from minutes kept by himself, and by his associates on the tour, who subsequently gave it their approbation. These gentlemen enjoyed the best opportunity for observing the habits of the people, their modes of living, and moral condition, and also the physical structure, and the natural productions of the island. In all these respects the information contained in this Journal is novel, and will be highly gratifying both to the inquisitive and benevolent reader, who loves 10 contemplate the works of the Creator in all their variety, and to witness the efforts of philanthropic men for the improvement of the human race. In a future number we shall recur again to this “ Journal,' and speak more at large of its contents, and the curious topics they suggest.

AMERICAN EDITIONS OF FOREIGN WORKS. The Precepts of Jesus, the Guide to Peace and Happiness. By Rammohun Roy, of Calcutta. New York. B. Bates.

Universal Geography. By M. Malte-Brun., No. VII. 8vo. Boston. Wells & Lilly.

An Exposition of the Natural System of the Nerves of the Human Body. By Charles Bell. 8vo. Philadelphia. Carey & Lea.

William Tell; a Play in five acts, as performed at the Park Theatre. By James S. Knowles. New York. E. M. Murden.

The Christian Father's Present to his Children. By J. A. James. 2 vols. 18mo. Boston. Crocker & Brewster.

Tremaine, or The Man of Refinement. 3 vols. 12mo. Philadelphia. E. Littell.

The Elements of English Composition. By David Irving, LI.. D. Second American Edition. 12mo. pp. 312. Georgetown, D. C. James Thomas.

The Works of the Rev. Richard Cecil, M. A. late Rector of Bisley, &c. ; with a Memoir of his Life. Arranged and Revised,

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