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A Chance for Educated Ladies.—The Argentine scolscap last evening used this more than centennial paper Minister to the United States has received from the Minister to complete his report of the meeting of the Historical Soof Public Instruction of his Government, Dr. Leguizamon, a ciety. Old as it is, it is splendid paper, tough and firm and commission to engage four first-class lady normal school handsomely water marked. The hands that wrote these enteachers, for the new institutions recently established in the dorsements have mouldered many a year, but the slender Republic. The ladies selected will be required to be well fabric on which they placed their endorsements outlasts them versed in English, French, grammar, general literature, and is still utilized as copy to be cut up into printers "takes." hygiene, geography, history, elements in natural sciences, music, drawing and teaching. They will be asked to make Important Items.-Dr. Linderman, the Director of the a contract for three years, and will be surnished with free Mint, states as his opinion that the production of gold and passage to Buenos Ayres, and paid a salary of $1,800 a year silver after the first of May will be $7,000,000 per month, in gold, the salary to begin on the day they sail from this of which hals will be in gold, and that the fact cannot but country. Several American ladies have already been very have an important bearing on the gold premium. The Consuccessful in teaching in the Argentine Republic. The troller of the Currency has prepared a statement showing principal of the Normal School at Buenos Ayre;, Mrs. Emma that the amount of additional National Bank currency issued Frigent of New York, who has been there for the last six from January 27, 1876, to February 20, 1876, inclusive, is years, and met with very gratisying success.

$412,182; issued previously, $13,408,575; and the total

issue from the date of the approval of the act to this time is A Very Correct Decision.—The Committee on Military $13,820,760. Affairs of the United States Senate have reported against the

The Secretary of the Navy has transmitted to the House claim of John McFarland of the 64th Ohio Volunteers, for the report of the sale of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia. pay while a prisoner of war at Andersonville. McFarland

The property was sold for $1,000,000 to J. C. Bullett, and enlisted into the Rebel Army from Andersonville Prison, on the payment of the money a deed was given to him. and says he did it to save himself from starvation. He was

The expenses were $26,831. afterwards captured by the Union forces. The committee

In consequence of the exhaustion of the appropriation for think it would be an injustice to loyal men, who suffered

the transportation of United States securities, National banks rather than abandon their cause, to grant this claim.

will be required to prepay the express charges on all remit.

tances forwarded for their credit in the five per cent. fund on The Lee Memorial.-It is said that contributions to the

and after March 1, 1876. Lee Memorial Fund in Richmond, Va., amount to $5,547 at present.

Women's Co-operative Movement in Germany.-General Sherman on Scientific Knowledge in St. A Good Example for American Women.-A suggestive Louis.-General W. T. Sherman delivered a six-column

account has just been published by a Gernian woman in this address on education in St. Louis last week. He spoke country of the work done by certain women in Berlin in chietly upon the subject of scientific branches of education, reducing the price of living in that city. In 1866 Mrs. Lena and closed as follows: “So sure as truth will prevail over

Morgenstern, with two or three other ladies of wealth and falsehood; so sure as knowledge will prevail over ignorance; influence, finding that the cost of provisions was enormous, so sure as the camps of the Indian and the huts of the hun established several Volk's Küchen, or people's kitchens-ter must give place to the farms, houses, granaries, schools, restaurants where meals could be had at the retail cost of the and churches of modern civilization ; so sure as that the materials alone. In 1873 these women determined to bring coal , iron, lead, zinc, and copper, which now lie round

their charity into their own homes by forming a Houseabout us in their useless ores, must come forth to be utilized keepers’ Association, whose object should be the reduction by man, so sure will scientific knowledge be in demand

of the cost of living, the promotion of plain and economical right here in St. Louis, and the demand for it will keep habits and the improvement of the condition of servants. In pace with the population and wealth of the city and of the 1874 there were 250 members. Coöperative laundries, surrounding country.”

bakeries, intelligence offices, and stores for groceries, meats,

and provisions were opened, all under the supervision of Historical and Centennial.—The Newark (New Jer- women. At the present time the membership embraces sey) Daily Advertiser, of January 21st, had the following 6,000 families, and issues a weekly paper of a high order, among its editorials:

containing its price lists, etc.

The central bureau imports Everything takes the Centennial turn now-a-days and it is its supplies direct from China, France, Java, the United was with only a mild surprise that we found this morning that States, etc., and is thus enabled to supply the coöperative a large portion of our report of the meeting of the Historical trade throughout Europe. Coal is also purchased wholesale Society was written on paper more than a hundred years old, by the association, and sold in accurately measured cars, an blank sheets of old colonial records with endorsements on improvement on our own system which every householder the back, as for instance—“N. York, April 21st, 1763. Wal. in New York or Philadelphia will appreciate. The whole ter Rutherford—10 James Parker, Perth Amboy;" on ano

of this vast business enterprise is managed—and accurately ther, “ Trenton, August 31st, 1768; copy letters to Robert managed—by women. Their last annual statistical report is Morris

, Philadelphia. Inclosed under cover to Thomas as suggestive and forcible a commentary as any sermon on Riche.” Our correspondent “ W.” finding himself short of women's duties, work, and neglected opportunities.




New Jersey Historical Society.Annual meeting at The following resolutions were adopted :Trenton, Thursday, Jannary 20.—We are indebted to our Whereas, The Society has heard, with deep interest, that kind and ever attentive friend, Mr. William A. Whitehead, the citizens of Trenton and Princeton are arranging for a for the following report, which came to hand one day too worthy Centennial Celebration of the Country's History, in late for the March MONTHLY:

this section of the State, which was a scene of conflict and The Society met in the rooms of the Board of Trade. legislation, and to a large degree the centre of patriotic There was a good attendance from different parts of the counsel during the period of the revolution; therefore State, and in the absence of the President, the first Vice

ce some President, Rev. Samuel M. Hammill, D.D., occupied the plan for the co-operation of this Society in the arrangement chair.

and its proper representation in the proposed celebration, The report of Mr. Whitehead, Corresponding Secretary, and report at the May meeting. showed that the relations of the Society with kindred asso- Also, the following tribute to Mr. Hayes: ciations and with gentlemen engaged in historical researches Resolved, That the members of this Society record with were not only extensive but also promotive of mutual benefit deep regret the death of David A. Hayes, one of its founders, to all. This was confirmed by the report of the Executive and for more than a quarter of a century its Recording SecCommittee. The Committee referring to a legacy of five retary. In his death they deplore the loss of a Christian thousand dollars, left to the Society in the will of the late gentleman and a warm friend as well as a faithful servant of Thomas Barron, of New York, gave an interesting sketch the Society, and they desire to testify to their appreciation of that gentleman's life from his birth in Woodbridge, Mid- of his character and his services, and to express a sense of dlesex county, on January 1oth, 1790, until his death in their own sorrow at his removal. New York, on August 31st last. The report also speaks Resolved, That the foregoing resolution be entered on the feelingly of David A. Hayes, deceased November rith, minutes of the Society. 1875.

A Memoir of Rev. Dr. Witherspoon, by Dr. Maclean, The Committee on the Library reported a constant in- was read by Mr. Whitehead, and one of General William crease of volumes in the Library, and that additional accom- Colfax by William Nelson was read by the author. Aster modations for present and prospective accumulations are suitable votes of thanks for both papers, the Society adimperatively demanded. A large number of pamphlets and journed to meet in Newark on the third Thursday of May files of valuable newspapers required binding, and the written catalogue was nearly in a state to be printed, calling for some additional monetary resources upon which to draw. Virginia Historical Society.—The Executive Com. Since the last meeting of the Society 137 bound volumes, mittee, at a recent meeting, January 7th, 1876, received a 225 pamphlets, io manuscripts, and the consecutive issues very able and interesting report from the secretary, R. A. of thirteen newspapers of the State, together with other Brock, Esq., on the colonial seals of Virginia. He also manuscript files, have been received.

reported that Andrew W. Kerchival, Esq., 'of Romney, The Committee on Publications reported the issue of West Virginia, was preparing for publication very valuable another number of the Society's Proceedings, containing the MSS. material relating to the lise of Colonel James Wood, valuable Memoir of the late William L. Dayton, by Judge Governor of Virginia, being his private correspondence with Bradley, and bringing down the transactions to the present Washington, Jefferson, and others. The committee unanitime.

mously expressed their gratification at this, and their desire The Committee on Finance, on presenting their report, to encourage the growth of biographical literature in Virembodying that of the Treasurer-showing a balance in the

ginia. It was also stated that Hon. B. Johnson Barbour treasury of $1,483.60 and invested assets amounting to would prepare for the Society memoirs of James, Philip R., $12,435.07.

and John S. Barbour, probably during this winter. OFFICERS FOR 1876.—President, Rev. Samuel M. IIam

A proposition was read from Mr. Grigsby, the president mill, D.D., of Lawrenceville; Vice-Presidents, William B. of the Society, that an effort be made to obtain the gist Kinney, of Morristown, Peter S. Duryee, of Newark, John of a lot upon which to erect a fire-proof building for the Clement, of Haddonfield; Corresponding Secretary, William Society by subscriptions to the amount of $10,000—from ten A. Whitehead, of Newark; Recording Secretary, Adolphus subscribers of $500 each and fifty of $100—he offering to P. Young, of Newark; Treasurer, Robert S. Swords, of head the list for the larger subscription. Mr. Grigsby also Newark; Librarian, Martin R. Dennis, of Newark; Execu. calls attention to the manuscripts of Chancellor Wythe, and tive Committee, Samuel H. Pennington, M.D., of Newark ;

also of his ancestor, Mr. Keith, which came into the hands N. Norris Halsted, of Kearney; John Hall, D.D., of Prince. of Major William Duval, as executor, the whereabouts of ton ; Samuel Allinson, of Yardville; Theodore F. Randolph, the papers being now unknown to the Society. of Morristown; Hugh H. Bowne, of Rahway; Joel Parker, Colonel Sherwin McRae read a paper vindicating the of Freehold; Joseph N. Tuttle, of Newark; Marcus I.. Houdon statue as the most faithsul portraiture of the entire Ward, of Newark.

person of Washington extant, in reply to criticism of Messrs. B. J. Lossing and H. T. Tuckerman. The correspondence creased prosperity. We car. add nothing to these munificent of the three Colonels Byrd, of Westover, from 1676 to 1783, gists, except our hearty congratulations and sincere good was submitted to the committee, being transcribed from the wishes. original letters by a grand-daughter of the third Colonel The President's report was an exceedingly interesting Byrd, now in Richmond. A committee, onsisting of Messrs. paper. The Treasurer's report showed the financial condiMaury, Henry, Keiley, Palmer and Brock, was appointed tion of the Society to be excellent-receipts for the year to examine this correspondence and report at next monthly (including balance from previous year of $105.25), $6,358.05; meeting

disbursements, $6,343.19. The report of the Librarian, A stated meeting of the Executive Committee of the Vir- among many interesting items, contains the following: ginia Historical Society was held February 5, 1876, at “In September last the books were all removed from 8 o'clock, P. M. Hon. A. M. Keiley presidled.

Armory Hall to our present commodious and well-arranged Mr. Maury, on behalf of the Committee appointed in Jan. building, without the loss of a single volume, so far as I uary to examine a manuscript compilation of the letters of have been able to discover. For the first time in many years, the three Colonels Byrd, of Westover, Va., 1676-1783, re- we now have a superabundance of shelf-room, and it will ported that a careful examination of the manuscripts had probably be a long time before we will be again troubled evidenced its interest and value, and that it was deemed by with the question as to where we can find room to stow away the Committee to be entirely worthy of durable preservation. all our books. Indeed, we have so much room now that the

Whereupon its immediate publication was ordered, and a appearance presented by the vacant shelves in the main hall vote of thanks tendered to the donor, Miss Elizabeth Byrd of the building is unsightly, and it is to be hoped that in a Nicholas. The works will be embellished by photographs short time these will be filled up by donations from the of the Westover mansion, family portraits, and other objects friends of the institution, and otherwise so as to give to the of interest.

room a more attractive appearance. [A capital hint!] The Corresponding Secretary, Mr. Brock, reported the A complete catalogue of all the books in the Library, donation of a number of bound volumes and pamphlets. mentioned in my last report as commenced, has been finished Also, a valuable historical record-being the manuscript during the year, and it is so arranged that new additions to proceedings of the Southern Rights Association of Rich- the Library may be entered in it for some time to come. mond, Va., from its organization, December 7, 1850, to “ The number of volumes presented to us since the last April 6, 1860, inclusive, from its final Secretary, J. Bell report is one hundred and fifty-two, and the number of pamBiggar. His predecessors were William T. Ritchie, John phlets fifty-six; besides which we have received one map M. Daniel, R. R. Duval and Roger H. Pryor.

and a number of engravings and MSS. Mr. Brock read before the meeting interesting letters from We have received seventeen volumes and forty-two pamHon. H. R. Grigsby, LL.D., and Rev. E. A. Dalrymple, phlets, in exchange.

In addition to the D.D. The first giving an account of the library of William above, received as gists and hy exchange, the number of vol. and Mary College, prior to the Revolutionary War.

umes purchased by the society is 206—less than one-half the The following gentlemen were duly elected corresponding number purchased the preceding year. This decrease, as members of the Society:

is well known, is owing to the fact that the expenses of the Colonel Joseph L. Chester, London, England; W. M. society incidental to our removal to and taking possession Cary, Jr. Esq., Baltimore, Maryland; W. A. Whitehead, of Hodgson Hall were so heavy as to make it necessary to Esq., Newark, New Jersey; Dr. L. P. Bush, Wilmington, stop the usual monthly purchase of books for several months. Delaware,

In consequence of this fact, then the total number of vol

umes added to the Library is, to that extent, smaller than Georgia Historical Society.—This is one of the most might have been expected, but the number received from Aourishing of the Historical Societies of our country. It is other sources is somewhat larger than ordinary and the inrich in members who not only have the means, but are liberal crease of the library is, therefore, about the usual average. in the use thereof in promoting the noble objects of the “It affords me pleasure to report that, contrary to the exSociety. Its thirty-seventh annual meeting, held on Monday, pressed apprehension of some persons, the removal of the February 14th, afternoon and evening, will be ever-mem- library to its present location has not proved to be of the orable in the history of the Society, as a red-letter day, an least disadvantage; but, on the contrary, the increase of the initial day of a new epoch of prosperity, because they entered number of visitors to our new hall has been apparent to all formally on that day upon the possession of the new hall who make use of the library, and the increase in the numcommenced by the widow of the late William B. Hodgson, ber of books taken out since our occupation of this building and completed by her Sister, Miss Mary Telsair, as a mem- bears witness to the fact that we are now just where we can orial of that excellent man and accomplished scholar. Not dispense our benefits to the greatest number. About six contented with carrying forward to completion her deceased thousand volumes have been borrowed during the year." sister's generous project, Miss Telsair, at her own decease, The Georgia Society is herein wiser than some others that bequeathed the Telfair mansion to the Society, with ample do not permit books to be taken from the library hall. By cash provision to make the gift available for its proposed lending books it effects more good by disseminating know. convertion into an “ Academy of Art and Science.” Thus | ledge and certainly augments its own revenues by attracting this intelligent, wise and liberal lady has insured for the an increased number of members. Society a future of increased usefulness and consequent in- The following officers were elected unanimously :-Presi.


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dent, Hon. H. R. Jackson; Vice-Presidents, Dr. W. M. Esq., of New York, upon “Commodore Isaac lfull and the Charters, Dr. J. Harriss; Corresponding Secretary, W. Gray. Old Ironsides." The attendance was large, comfortat ly son Mann; Recording Secretary, Dr. Easton Yonge ; Trea- filling the elegant hall of the Society; the President, in opensurer, W. S. Bogait; Librarian, William Harden ; Curators, ing the meeting made a few timely remarks in his genial A. R. Lawton, Dr. R. D. Arnold, J. S. F. Lancaster, T. M. style, introducing Mr. Wilson. Norwood, C. H. Olmstead, Robert Falligant, W. D. Harden. The speaker is too well known as a popular writer to reThe only change in the Board of Officers was the election of quire more than the single remark that his paper was in his Gen. A. R. Lawton in the place of Hon. Solomon Cohen de usually happy vein, imparting information in popular att riche ceased.

phraseology; it comprised a moderately complete sketch of The life-size portrait of Mr. William B. Hodgson, in whose Commodore Hull and of the exceptionally brilliant career of memory the splendid hall was erected and donated to the the old Constitution, with numerous allusions to military and society, is a striking likeness. It shows him in a library, naval heroes more or less cotemporary with the subjects of standing by a table in front of a book case, in the act of turn- the paper. We have but one criticism to offer, and that is ing the leaves of a volume, while lying on the table are seve that, in our judgment, there was no sufficient call for the ral books, and a scroll containing Arabic characters.

unfavorable reflections on Commodore Barron, or even oa The portrait was painted by Mr. Carl L. Brandt, Hastings Commodore Elliott—the merits of either of these were suttion Hudson, New York, an artist of great celebrity.

cient to justily silence as to their faults. The dedication ceremonies occurred in the evening, the Hon. Horatio Gates Jones oftered a resolution tendering large hall was well filled, and everything passed off to the the thanks of the Society for the excellent paper and requesentire satisfaction of even the most fastidious. Dr. R. D. ing a copy for preservation in the archives of the Society and for Arnold was the orator of the occasion, and the report of his publication under the direction of the Publication Committee. address as given in the Savannah Morning News is so ex- Hon. Richard S. Smith made a neat little speech-he was cellent that we wish we had space to republish it.

in London when the news reached there of the surfender of

Detroit by General Hull, and when the news arrived of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.-A “called” victory of Commodore Hull and his capture of the Guerriere, meeting was held on Monday evening, February 21st., sor and he described in graphic language his seelings as 20 the purpose of listening to a paper by James Grant Wilson, | American under both the adverse and the favorable news.


Flora of California.-Dr. Asa Gray and Professor Brewer the Norman Conquest” is nearly off the press in England. have been for some time engaged on a “ Flora of Cahtumia." This concludes the work. It will contain, among other inter and the work is now going through the press. During the esting features: 1. A sull examination of Domesday, es- examination Dr. Gray has found many new species 2-4 pecially as bearing on the confiscation and regrant of lands some new genera, besides some new facts in relation to older during the reign of the Conqueror. 2. The history of the i species, which he has worked up into a “Contribution of reigns of William Rufus, Ilenry I., and Stephen, looked at Botany,” given in the January issue of the " Proceedings of mainly with regard to the fusion of Normans and English. the American Academy of Arts and Sciences." 3. Chap:ers on the effects of the Norman Conquest on political, social, and ecclesiastical matters, on languages and

of June.

The fifth volume of Mr. E. A. Freeman's “ History of

Ralph Waldo Emerson is to be the orator before the literature, and on architecture; the main object of these literary societies of the University of Virginia, on the 29th chapters being to show how all these forms of national life were affected by the Conquest. 4. A short sketch of the

An art association has been organized in Detroit, Michireign of Henry II., from the point of view of the fusion of

gan, and its first exhibition is representeri as a very successful of the two races; with shorter sketches of the following one. Very few of the Western cities are now without simreigns down to Edward I., when the fusion may be regarded ilar associations, and the intluence of these institations in as completed.

encouraging artistic education must in time be productive of

good results. A daughter of W. W. Story, the sculptor, was married recently in Rome to the Commendatore Peruzzi, a brother of An election for member of the Institute of France, to fill the Syndic of Florence, and, she being a Protestant, the, the vacancy caused by the death of M. Pils, was held at the Pope granted a dispensation, which is the only event of the Academy des Beaux-Arts, in Paris, in January. Thirty-ove kind that has happened for the marriage of a Catholic to a members took part in the proceedings, and on the first balik Protestant during his Pontificate. Mr. Story and his wise William Adolphe Bouguereau received twenty-four votes and were Unitarians when then lefi Boston for Rome.

was declared duly elected.



Ohio Annals; Historic Events in the Tuscarawas poetic style, the history of “ Arts and Sciences” in our

and Muskingum Valleys, and in other portions of country during its first “ Century," and the artist's second the State of Ohio; Adventures of Post, Heckewelder his efforts with capital views of, 1. The new " Academy of and Zeisberger; Legends and Traditions of the k'ophs, Fine Arts;" and 2. The new“ Academy of Natural Sciences.” Mound-Builders, Red and White Men; Adventures of Accompanying this part is the following announcement by Putnam and Heckewelder, founders of the State; Local the publishers : History, Growth of Ohio in Population, Political Power, “ The subsequent issues of the work will be given to Wealth and Intelligence. Edited by C. H. MITCHENER, illustrations of important localities in the State, with the of the New Philadelphia (Ohio) Bar. Dayton, Ohio, : exception of the final number, which, as a fitting close to Thomas IV. Odell.

"A Century Aster,” will contain views of the Exhibition Such is the full title of one of the most interesting histor- Buildings from original sketches. Mr. Stoddard's graceful ical works we have ever read; the title is really a table of descriptive letter press of these beautiful and wonderful contents; there is however an analytical table of contents, triumphs of architectural genius and the entire correctness almost equal to an Index, but the absence of an Index is a of the drawings will be the fortunate possessor of this tasteful serious defect in any work of this class. The “ Introduc- volume an enduring souvenir of the great Centennial Extory” is a capital “Summary of Events—a Historical Pan- position of 1876.” orama of Ohio." The Editor deserves the warmest thanks of the residents of his State, of the Press of the country, and Evolution and Progress: an Exposition and Defence; of future Historians, for the amount of invaluable informa.

the Foundation of Evolution Philosophically Expounded, tion he has made available in this volume. The critical and its Arguments (divested of insignificant and distractreader will forgive a seeming crudeness in the structure of ing physical details) Succinctly Stated; together with a some parts of the work and the independence of grammatic

Review of Leading Opponents, as Dawson and Winchell, rules shown by the editor in occasional sentences, when he

and Quasi Opponents, as Le Conte and Carpenter. By takes into account the amount of research necessary to the

Wm. I. Gill, A. M., New Jork: The Authors' Publishing compiling of so much and such admirable matter. But, while Company. the information presented constitutes of course the chief merit We have delayed the notice of this work in order to give of this work, the peculiar interesting and attractive manner it a closer study than most books demand. The author opens in which this information is conveyed will go far towards in his “ Preface" thus : “ The limitation of the human faculties" suring a large circle of interested readers. The publisher is strikingly manifest in our inability to understand those will pardon us for suggesting that a lighter "tinted” paper with whom we differ;" possibly our inability to understand would be preferable.

Mr. Gills' position may arise from the limitation of the

human faculties,” but we fear that Mr. Gill is in the same A Century After: Picturesque Glimpses of Philadelphia predicament, for we do not believe he fully understands his

and Pennsylvania, including Fairmount, the Wissahickon, own position. For example, in the same “ Preface,” he chaand other Romantic Localities, with the Cities and Land- racterizes his “small book” as a “defence of absolute evolu. scapes of the State : A Pictorial Representation of Scenery, tion from the centre of the most fervent and active form of Architecture, Life, Manners and Character. Edited by evangelical orthodoxy." Again he says, “ If evolution is not EDWARD STRAHAN. Illustrated with Engravings by true, let its foes make sure they understand it before they Lauderbach, from Designs by Thomas Moran, F. 0. C. attempt its refutation;" this is fair; we presume Mr. Gill Darley, J. D. Woodward, James Hamilton, F. B. Schell, understands it, and quote his definition : “ Evolution is only E. B. Bensell, W. L. Sheppard, and other eminent artists. the scientific (as well the popular and practical) law of Philadelphia : Allen, Lane & Scott, and 7. W. Lau- natural causation carried out to higher results than ever derbach, 233 South Fifth Street.

before. Evolution does not denote merely a completed " Part Ten" is as handsome as the nine previous parts, and result of natural causation, but also a process of natural causa. is even more readable—at least, though interested hitherto, tion, and natural causation is always a process of evolution, we have read this part with more enjoyment than any before. whether coextensive with the universe or with only a part of We can but reiterate our earnest and unqualified commenda- it .... In all degrees or extension or limitation of mean. tion of the work. The illustrations of “ Part Ten" are in ing, evolution is a term which expresses the operation of themselves valuable as showing what can be done in the way natural force and law ... Evolution is simply naturalism, of wood-engraving; they are equal to steel plates in fineness whether partial or universal ... Evolution is thus syn. and superior to them in pleasing softness. “ Fairmount onymous with natural causation which, like evolution, may Park” is still the subject of the letter-press and engravings, be limited or unlimited. Evolution is therefore the contrary which illustrate : 1. The game of "Croquet;" with life-like correlative of supernaturalism, each of which excludes the grace ; 2. The picturesque “ Spring Rock;" 3. The “ Plat- other, and the absence of either implies the presence of the form in Tree;" 4. The grand scenery surrounding the other, so that the sublation of the supernatural posits the “ Lover's Leap;" 5. “ Kelpius's Spring;” 6. This is a natural or evolution.” But Mr. Gill tells us, and herein we combination page engraving, portraying seven picturesque are happy to find one point in which we agree with him : views “ On the Wissahickon;" 7. “Chew's Mansion ;” 8. “ Evolution is now made the foundation of religious ration. A scene in the Germantown « Depot." Then we have a alism in England and America, and the best foundation it change of topic, and Mr. Stoddard discusses in his graceful | has ever had, one which can easily be exhibited to the

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