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THE RUMFORD PREMIUM.

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AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND

SCIENCES.

But when my hand its silence broke,

An Enumeration and an Account of the Hon. J. Q. Adams, No fond return of music woke,

Materials, which exist for the History of Rev. J. T. Kirkland, The tangled wires refused to pour

the Native Tribes of America, before the Mr Edward Everett, Committee of Their diapason high, Discovery of the Continent by Columbus.

Mr John Farrar,

Publications. Subdued and lost forever more Their life and liberty: By order of the Academy,

Hon. N. Bowditch, A rude, uncertain burst of sound

EDWARD EVERETT,

Hon. John Pickering,
Seemed all I could awaken,

Corresponding Secretary.
So deep a spell of silence bound
Cambridge, June 1, 1824.

Mr Joseph Backus, Keeper of the Library.
The harp that was forsaken;
I strung the chords anew, but still

We understand that the President of the It was the same unsteady thrill;

Academy, the Hon. John QUINCY ADAMS, Like the wild gust that sweeps the hill

We understand that two or three appli- was, at the meeting November 11, 1823, reAnd shrieks upon the vale ; When the fierce storm is loud and high;

cations were made to the American Acad- quested to pronounce a discourse before the And wakes to strangest minstrelsy

emy, at the late meeting, by claimants of Academy, at a public meeting the ensuing Its desolating revelry,

this important premium. The consideration summer. We are informed that Mr Adams The Spirit of the gale. E

of their respective pretensions was refer- has intimated his readiness to comply with red, as we are informed, to a Committee, the request of the Academy, and expressed

consisting of Dr Jackson, Dr Bigelow, and his wish,--should the want of leisure from INTELLIGENCE.

Mr Treadwell. We trust that the great indipensable duties prevent his doing it in
value of this premium, now amounting to the progress of the present season, that
nearly one thousand dollars, will, together the fulfilment of the purpose of the Acade-
with the honor it would confer, prove a my may be postponed to the following year.

powerful stimulus to the philosophical and
Prize Question.
mechanical genius of the country.

TRENCH OPINION OF AMERICAN AUTHORS. By a resolution passed at a Statute meet

Within a few years, America has produing of the American Academy of Arts and The following gentlemen have been elected to ced several distinguished authors. WasbSciences, November 11, 1823, the Academy the American Academy during the past ington Irving was the first to start in the determined to offer to the author of the

year.

career of romance, and he has been followbest Essay, on some subject to be proposed,

January 29, 1823.
ed by several of his countrymen.

Mr a premium of one hundred dollars in value,

Dr John White Webster, Rev. Samuel Cooper in “The Spy," and in “The Pioor the Academy's gold medal. At the same Farmer Jarvis, Dr John Ware, and Dr neers,” has signalized himself as the pupil meeting, a committee was appointed, con- Enoch Hale, of Boston, Hon. H. A. s. of a great master, Sir Walter Scott; but he sisting of Rev. President Kirkland, Dr Ja- Dearborn, of Roxbury, Rev. Dr Allen, Pre- reminds us too often, in his best scenes, that cob Bigelow, and Mr Edward Everett, to sident of Bordoin College, and Mr D. he is only an imitator. Still, we must conreport to the Academy a mode of carrying Stansbury, of Belle Ville, New Jersey. gratulate America upon these achievements the aforesaid resolution into effect, to make

in the regions of imagination. Although public the regulations for the reception of

May 27, 1823.

not rich in ancient tradition, she presents prize Essays, and the adjudication of the

Mr Samuel Parkes, of London, Rev. to her historians, subjects full of interest,prize, and to propose a subject for the pre

John Brázer, of Salem, Mr Joseph E. Wor- the energetic character of a people which sent year

. The Report of this Committee cester, of Cambridge, and Willard Phillips has founded its own liberty, industry, and was heard and accepted by the Academy, Esq. of Boston.

commerce,—the animated and glorious at a Statute Meeting held May the 25th.

November 11, 1823.

scenes of a recent war, undertaken in a In order to give effect to these doings of William Jackson Hooker, Professor of noble cause—the struggles of the savage the Academy, public notice is hereby giv- Botany in the University of Glasgow, Hon. aborigines with the

civilization which en, that a premium of One Hundred Dol- Judge Howe, of Northampton, Caleb Cush- threatened to overwhelm them; and the lars, or the Academy's Gold Medal shall ing Esq., of Newburyport, Mr Edward mixture of the English and American manbe awarded to the author of the best Es- Channing, Professor of Rhetoric and Ora- ners and customs. say, upon the subject hereafter to be tory in the University of Cambridge, Mr named.

Thomas Nuttall, Curator of the Botanic All Essays which may be offered for this garden, Cambridge, Hon. Lemuel Shaw, A new and complete Geography of the prize, must be sent to the Corresponding and Mr Daniel Treadwell, of Boston. United States of America, has been pubSecretary of the Academy, on or before the 1st of March, 1825, accompanied with

lished in the German language, at Weimar, February 18, 1824. Alexander H. Everett, Chargé d'Affaires It forms the seventeenth volume of a gen

by G. Hassel, containing 1200 8vo pages. sealed letters, containing the names of the authors; and the letters accompanying un

at the Court of the Netherlands, Dr Robert successful Essays shall be destroyed unoHare, Professor in the University of Penn- viewer describes it as the most complete

eral system of geography. A French repened. sylvania, Hon. Adam Seybert, of Philadel

account of the United States yet published. Immediately on the receipt of an Essay, phia, Hon. Leverett Saltonstall, of Salem, A circumstance, however, which seems to it shall be transmitted by the Correspond George Blake Esq., J. T. Austin Esq., James

give him serious concern, is the number of ing Secretary to the Committee of Public Savage Esq., of Boston.

towns to which the Americans assign the cations of the Academy, who shall award

May 25, 1824.

He apprehends much inconthe premium or medal to the best Essay; Hon. Samuel Putnam, of Salem, Hon. venience from this cause.

“We find,” says but if no Essay shall be offered, which in Levi Lincoln, of Worcester, Samuel Hoare he, “six towns named Fairfield, ten La the judgment of the Committee is worthy jr Esq., of Concord.

Fayette without reckoning two called Fayof the prize, then the prize shall not be assigned for that year.

Officers of the American Academy of Arts etteville, six Frankfort, eight Lancaster, Every successful Essay shall remain at

and Sciences, elected 25th of May last.

nineteen Monroe, forty-two Franklin, and

fifty-five Washington. What confusion will the disposition of the Academy, to be pub- Hon. John Quincy Adams, President. one day arise when these places have all lished in the Academy's Memoirs, at the Rev. J. T. Kirkland, Vice President. acquired some importance, and the postdiscretion of the Committee for publica- Edward Everett, Corresponding Secretary office transmits letters to them in considertions. John Farrar, Recording Secretary.

able numbers! It will be well for corresThe following subject has been assigned Hon. Thomas L. Winthrop, Treasurer. pondents to mark on their letters both by the Academy, for the present year: Dr Jacob Bigelow, Vice Treasurer. state and county; it is impossible but that

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AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY

same name.

ATLANTIC MAGAZINE.

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fifty-five Washingtons should cause some the general habit of consuming it. It is Who ever goes to an American play, or vexation to geographers, and excite some easy to conjecture how advantageously it who ever reads an American novel? What little ill temper among postmasters against would have operated, when, even now, we does the world yet owe to American physithe great man who has given a name to so derive so much benefit from the fasts of cians and surgeons?' The expression was many cities and villages.”

the Catholic Church as the ground of a a harsh one, savouring too much of nabranch of commerce."

tionality, and might certainly have been spared; but having been used, it cannot be

denied to have some real foundation. We The first number of a new periodical work, with this title, has just appeared from

Another skeleton of the great Mastodon cannot, at this moment, call to mind any the press of Bliss and White of New York. of Cuvier, the American mammoth,

has one leading principle in pathology or phyIt is to be published monthly, and to be de- been discovered at Poplar, in Monmouth siology, any one acknowledged "improvevoted to American literature and science. county, N. J. and brought to New York by ment in surgery, or any one remedy of

Drs Van Rensselaer, Kay, and Cooper of general efficacy, proposed by an American that city. This skeleton is nearly or quite

practitioner.” Shakspeare's Merry Wives of Windsor entire. It was found upon the farm of Mr has lately been transformed into a comic Croxson, an intelligent citizen of Poplar, Lopera and performed as such at Drury Lane. bedded in a swamp, some of the bones be- M. de Montgery has applied purified bi

All the songs, duets, &c. are professedly ing buried ten feet beneath the surface. tumen to the purposes of steam engines. taken from Shakspeare himself, by which The bones will soon be put together and This substance, after having been used in the author seems to have intended to con- deposited in the Lyceum of Natural History. the form of vapour, serves again as a comvey the meaning, that there is no one word The skeleton appears to be but little inferi- bustible. The fireplace, the pipe and mein any of these songs which is not also in or in size to that in Peale's museum at Phi-chanism, are contained within the boiler, some of Shakspeare's works. They are ladelphia.

which is itself inclosed in a double case. literally nothing more than a long string

The vapour may therefore be raised to a of shreds and patches,-first a line from

DYAR'S IMPROVED CLOCK.

very high degree of tension, without danone play, and two from another, then a few

The most important feature in Mr Dyar's ger; and this advantage, joined to several to make up the number, another odd line the spiral teeth to the wheel work of clocks, that of the present steam-engines of equal from one of the sonnets

, and, lastly,
perhaps improvement, consists in the application of others, renders the bulk of this new ma-

chine, from forty to fifty times smaller than from Venus and Adonis ! This, with some and in this the pinion is reduced to a single exception, is the character of them all . tooth. By this happy idea, he has great

power. No harlequin's jacket ever exhibited so motly a composition, and they are withal ly reduced the wheel work necessary to

a clock, and the friction is diminished in 60 badly stitched together, that, whether

a still greater degree; as all who are ac- Under this name a new and wonderful said or sung, they convey not the slightest quainted with the spiral gearing are aware, musical instrument has been exhibited at meaning of any sort or kind. In its pres- that the point of contact, between two Paris. It is formed upon the same general ent state, this piece is an insult to Shaks- wheels with spiral teeth, always coincides plan as the common barrel organ, but is peare, an insult to common sense, and an with the line of centres. In addition to more particularly distinguished from it by annoyance to every man who knows how this improvement he has contrived a very the circumstance that it not only plays the to estimate a sterling comedy.

ingenious method of suspending the pendu- tunes marked upon it with precision, but lum, by which he expects to realize the ad- that it also improvises, and has hence been

vantages which have been anticipated called the Musical Improvisator. A theme Six hundred and eighty presses are ac- from its vibration in a cycloidal arch. This is written upon the barrel; the instrument tively employed at Paris, and from three to part of the invention is not yet, however, plays it over, to render it familiar to the four thousand printers. It is estimated that perfectly complete.

auditor; and afterwards, left to itself, and of every hundred works published, sixty

without any external impulse, executes an eight relate to the belles-lettres, history, or

COMET OF 1823.

infinity of variations on the same theme ! politics; twenty to the sciences and the arts; and twelve to theology and jurispru, by Mr Warren Colburn of Waltham, Mas- are always in strict accordance with the

The elements of this comet as computed However complicated the variations, they dence. The average price of a thousand

rules of composition. copies of a printed sheet, paper included, is sachusetts

, are as follows. sixty-two francs. The annual consumption Perihelion distance (the sun's mean dis

0.2490054

tance from the earth being 1) of paper is 356,000 reams.

Logarithm of Perihelion distance 9.3962088
T'ime of passing of Perihelion, mean time at Bos. M. Berthier, the component parts of Roman

According to an analysis lately made by ton, 1823, Dec. 8d. 14h. 06' 52". In speaking, in an English journal, of the Inclination of the orbit to the ecliptic 75° 06' 49". Cement, are herring fishery of Great Britain, Dr Mac Longitude of the ascending node 3020 37' 41"

Carbonate of lime

.657 Culloch remarks, * that it has been a singu- Motion retrograde. Place of the Perihelion (on the orbit) 271 39' 11"

magnesia

.005 larly unfortunate circumstance, that those

iron

.070 who framed the model of our reformed These elements agree very nearly with

manganese

..019 church did not retain at least the weekly those determined by Dr Brinkley at Dub

Clay silica .

.180

alumina fast. It is a misfortune that they had not been lin, much more nearly than could have been

.066 persons of more general views and econ observation possessed by the two observers. expected considering the different means of

Water

.013 omists.

Much was retained that was mat. It is considered as a new comet. ter of indifference on the great points at

1.000 issue, for the sole purpose of drawing a

M. Berthier is of opinion, that with one line short of the extremity of reform. Had

AMERICAN MEDICAL SCIENCE.

part of common clay and two parts and a this also been retained, a point in itself in- A late number of the London Medical half of chalk, a very good hydraulic lime different, the beneficial consequences would and Physical Journal, in a review of an may be made, which will set as speedily as have been very great, as it would not only American medical work, has the following this cement. He concludes from many exbave operated by its direct effects, but have passage. “Our transatlantic brethren have periments, that a limestone containing six tended to diffuse the general commerce of taken mortal offence at an expression which per cent. of clay affords a mortar perceptifish in the interior of our own country, and once fell from the Edinburgh reviewers, 1 bly hydraulic. Lime containing 15 to 20

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The Eleventh Number of the Medicotherefore be held to be, to all intents and ments. By Nathan Pane, LL. D. Counsellor at Chirurgical Review and Journal of Medical Science.

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