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MOVEMENT OF THE BANK OF ENGLAND FROM JANUARY TO OCTOBER, 1842, WITH THE CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST IN THE LONDON MARKET.
July. T September. Bullion 4,799,000 5,687,000
7,818,000 9,177,000 Circulation
16,769,000 17,586,000 18,279,000 19,714,000 Deposites 7,948,000 8,954,000 8,045,000 8,565,000 i 9,833,000 Total £29,379,000 31,410,000 32,663,000 34,662,000 38,724,000 Rate of in't.
These figures present an augmenta. peal to the English market unneces. tion of about 31 per cent. of that which sary. Hence there is every probability constitutes the foundation of the Eng. that there will be no immediate check lish credit system, and an immense to the present flow of money in Eng. fall in the rate of interest. The best land. Under the new regulations it is of bills were taken very cautiously in estimated that corn will average 10s. the London discount market in January per quarter lower than formerly, which, at 51 to 6 per cent., and now move on Mr. Gladstone's estimate of a conbriskly at 2 a 2 per cent. This is sumption of 22,000,000 quarters, will an artificial abundance of money that release £11,000,000 to be applied to could not have arisen from the mere other uses, and a similar amount will be operations of trade. The exchanges liberated from other articles of food, are still in favor of England, arising making £22,000,000 in favor of trade. from the fact that prices of produce Hence the home markets of England are yet too low to tempt large imports. may be expecied to revive, should the The credits of most foreign govern- general government succeed in keeping ments, including the United States, are down the people for the present. This too bad to allow of their borrowing; briskness may afford an outlet to the and France and other nations, yet in produce of the United States, which, good credit, have such an abundance from its abundance, is likely to be very of money at home as to make an ap- low.
THE DEATH OF CHANNING.
BY CORNELIUS MATHEWS.
I HEAR a sound-but not of ebbing seas;
A wailing voice--but not of autumn woods ;
In the Great Spirit's temple-solitudes.
Manhood than these hath more and mightier moods;
Look! Look! How yawns the desert air, for He
The God-like Right:- the pillared majesty
Of Peace, and Firm Intent, and large Humanity,
Is fallen, and mnoulders, CHANNING! in the grave with Thee! Oct. 5, 1842.
MONTHLY LITERARY BULLETIN.
collection, “The Poetry and Poets of
America,'' sufficiently attest. The Literary World, in both hemispheres, J. S. REDFIELD has in press a curious seems, at the present time, to be in a work, translated from the French, enperfectly quiescent state : the principal titled “The Criminal History of the forthcoming novelties will, undoubtedly, English Government, from the Massacre include the following publications from of the Irish to the Poisoning of the Chithe press of our own publishers.
nese,” in one volume 12mo. A title of MR. NORMAN's beautiful volume on the itself sufficient to awaken public curi
“ Antiquities of Yucatan," copiously il osity. “A Pictorial History of Virlustrated in a novel and striking manner, forming one handsome octavo vo tleman of that state; with a large numlume. This work being elsewhere no ber of elegant engravings from designs ticed in our pages, it only remains for us by J. G. Chapman, Esq., one volume
to announce its immediate publication. octavo. We have seen a number of the MR. C. EDWARD LESTER's new work illustrations for this work, and they are
“ The Condition and Fate of England,” really beautiful. is also just issued in two elegant vo- MR. TUCKERMAN has, we hear, a Volume lumes, illustrated by two exquisite en of Poems in press; his last " Rambles gravings on steel from the designs of and Reveries" made a most delightful Chapman.
volume, with a strong spice of Hazlitt Another literary project, and an exceed in them.
ingly useful one, is a new “ School Dic- We give the following only as an on dit, tionary," by Theo. Dwight, Jun., con- and regret we cannot learn the full parstructed on an ingenious and novel plan, ticnlars; we refer to the projected publiwhich is designed to aid children in trac- cation of a beautifully illustrated work ing the origin of words. By the method on the “ Mammoth Cave of Kentucky.” proposed, a knowledge may be acquired We observe Mr. BIRDSALL has issued a of numerous roots in the Latin and prospectus for publishing “ A History Greek, from which most of our English of the Loco-foco, or Equal Rights Party, originals are derived, without addition with sketches of its prominent men, &c. al labor; at the same time it imparts the 1 vol. 12mo. primitive and etymological sense of a The following are just out, -- " The term by the easiest process imaginable. Conversion and Sufferings of Sarah Any child by becoming acquainted Dogherty, illustrative of Popery in Irewith the original root, may, by the use lund," &c. A new abridged edition of of the ordinary prefixes and affixes, ac “ Fox's Book of Martyrs," with plates, quire the science of our language, with 12mo. Also a new edition of a valuaout passing through the ordinary rou ble medical work, by M. Ricord, “ A tine of studying its foreign sources. We Practical Treatise on Venereal, and more regret our limits forbid a more detailed especially on the History and Treatment account, which shall, however, be ren- of Canchre, &•c.” 1 vol. 8vo. dered to the industry and ingenuity of the Radde has just issued Hufeland's Manual
editor on the appearance of his work. of Practical Medicine, entitled, “ EnA new and beautifully executed volume chiridion Medicum." 1 vol, 12mo.; and
is just about to appear, entitled “The Dr. Hull's edition of EVEREST'S“ PonScripture Floral Album ;" the object ofu lar View of Homæopathy, fc.” which is to express, both by pictorial We have also on our table, a copy of embellishment, and the all-but-vocal Swett's edition improved of “ Murray's language of Flowers, incidents of Scrip English Grammar," comprehending ture history. These plates are exceed the principles and rules of the language, ingly choice, and the ladies will doubt illustrated by appropriate exercises. less highly applaud the immaculate This work proposes several essential taste of the publisher, (J. C. Riker, of points of improvement in the original this city.)
compilation by Murray, and as far as The same publisher is about to issue a we have had leisure to inspect it, the
new volume of Poetry for schools, en volume is deserving of the attention of tirely American, edited by Mr. GRIS those concerned in the education of WOLD, whose critical skill, the beautiful youth.
The Library Companion and Guide to A new Almanac, published by BUTLER,
Knowledge.- Under this title a work is Philadelphia, entitled “The United about to appear, of a very useful and States Almanac for 1843,” comprising a comprehensive character, well calcu- prodigious amount of useful informa. lated to supply a deficiency which every tion, including the New Census, and reader and purchaser of books must other numerous statistics, &c. have frequently experienced. The con- JOHN S. TAYLOR & Co. have in press tents of the work will be as follows: “ Line upon Line.” A Series of the 1. A brief sketch of the general nature Earliest Religious Instruction the inand advantages of a systematic plan of fant mind is capable of receiving. By study. 2. A classification of the vari the author of The Peep of Day. 1 vol. ous branches of human knowledge, 18mo., pp. 250. Mlustrated. “Tales each of them preceded by a view of its and Illustrations." Designed for the objects and relative value. 3. Copious young. By CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH. and carefully selected lists of the most 1 vol. 18mo., pp. 228. Illustrated. useful and important works in every “ Self Cultivation.” By Tryon Epbranch of study, with critical opinions WARDS. Pocket edition. 32mo. “ The of their merits from respected authori. Christian's Pocket Companion.” Seties; accompanied also by suggestions lected from the works of PRESIDENT as to the order in which the various sub EDWARDS, JOHN ROGERS, DAVID jects, and the works treating of them, BRAINERD, and others. 32mo. should be studied, so that the object of Mrs. BROOKES, better known by her poinquiry, whether general or particular, etic signature, Maria del Occidente, has may be attained in the readiest and in press a new Poem, entitled " Idomen, surest manner. 4. A copious Literary or the Vale of Yumuri.” The works of Chronology, showing the progress of the celebrated Jonathan Edwards, comliterature from the earliest to the pre plete in 4 vols, 8vo., are about to appear sent time, and so arranged as to exhibit for the first time in an American guise. the contemporaneous state of literature “ The Life and Adventures of Col. Leiin the various nations of the world. tensdorfer” is also in press at St. Louis. There will also be appended, the ne The new publication by Mr. Sears, cessary Indexes, together with the plan entitled “ Wonders of the World,” illusof an improved Common-Place Book, trated by about 500 plates, including an and several other features of great exceedingly beautiful title-page, deutility. From the peculiar resources of signed by Chapman, has just appeared. the Author, who has for many years This work is about the cheapest specidevoted himself to the task, it is confi men of bibliography yet produced, and dently anticipated that this work will it has even the more important addifully accomplish the purpose contem tional recommendation in its favor plated, viz. that of supplying the stu that of being an exceedingly useful and dent and general reader with a guide in amusing book. No one who catches a their inquiries on which they may glance of its brilliant exterior will deny safely rely; and of enabling heads of himself the possession of a copy--and families, schools, public libraries, lyce. he cannot, forsooth, do a wiser thing ums, literary associations, &c., to make than secure the prize. judicious selections in the formation of their libraries, whereby a large portion of the funds now wasted in the indis
ENGLISH criminate purchase of books may be appropriated to those of an enduring The following are among the English character, and whose value can never Literary novelties, as we learn by our depreciate. For such a guide as this files, per the Britannia :will doubtless prove, there daily be- A new work on the “ Natural Principles comes a more imperious necessity, from and Analogy of the Harmony of Form." the multitude of books that are con- By D. B. Day. stantly issuing from the press; and Dr. W. P. Allison's « Outlines of Pa. from the consequent deterioration of thology and Practice of Medicine," taste in the neglect of those productions Part I, of by-gone times that have made Eng. “ Notes of a Traveller on the Social and lish literature the pride and glory of the Political State of France, Prussia, Svita whole world.
zerland, Italy, fc." By S. Laing, auThis will be a work of infinite importance thor of a “ Tour in Norway,” &c.
to the bookselling fraternity, as well as Captain Marryat's “ Masterman Ready," buyers of books, and possessors of Part Third, will be published at Christprivate libraries.
“ The Letters of Mary, Queen of Scots," A new work is announced from the pen are just ready for publication, also of Capt. Medwin. “ Lyrics for Leisure
Narrative of the Erpedition to China Hours,” by Florence Wilson, and “The from the Commencement of the War Miser's Daughter," complete, are to apto the Present Time.” By J. E. Bing pear immediately. “ The Elliston Paham, 2 vols., plates.-“ Memoirs of the pers," comprising his Correspondence House of Commons from the Convention and Facetiæ, will be commenced in Parliament in 1688 to the Passing of the Ainsworth's Magazine immediately. Reform Bill.” By W. C. Townsend. A beautiful little volume with 240 plates. -Lord Londonderry's “ Letter on the has just been published from the pen Mines and Collieries.”_" The Literary of Lady Callcott, entitled " A Scripture Ladies of England." By Mrs. Elwood. Herbal,” &c., and another little bijou - Self-Devotion.” By the author of similarly embellished, called “ Popular the “Only Daughter.”_" Nimrod Conchology.” Abroad.” By C. J. Apperley—and the A new work has been commenced in Second Volume of Kohl's excellent monthly parts, on “ Ancient and Modern
work on “ Russia and the Russians,” Architecture,” with fine plates, edited MADAME D’ARBLAY'S DIARY.-The firth by M, Gailhabaud.
volume of this delightful work, now in “Lays of Ancient Rome,” by the Right the press, will contain the completion of Hon. T. B. Macauley ;“Pereira's Trea. Miss Burney's Journal of her Residence tise on Food and Diet ; " “ Louisa, or the at the Court of George the Third, and Bride," by J. H. Newman. a portion of her Correspondence with Another cheap serial, likely to prove very a variety of distinguished personages acceptable to the scientific man. is with whom she was on habits of inti- called, “ Annals of Chemistry and Pracmacy. It will be embellished with a tical Pharmacy," portrait of General D'Arblay.
Another work on Architecture is also just “ Handley Cross; or, the Spa Hunt," by published by Longman, entitled " An
the author of “ Jorrocks, Jonets, and Encyclopædia of Architecture, HistoriJollities,” will be published shortly. cal, Theoretical and Practical.” By It will be illustrated by Phiz.
Joseph Gwilt. 1 large octavo, with The Part necessary to complete the Sixth 1000 wood cuts.
and Seventh Editions of “ Turner's Parts I. to III. are out of the “ History of Chemistry,” edited by Professors Lie- Frederic the Great," from the German of big and Gregory,was to have been pub- Kugler, with fine illustrations. Also, lished early in October.
“The Gardener and Practical Florist.” The Shakspeare Society are about to issue Part I., and “Work and Wages,"
a fourth publication for this year's another new juvenile. By Mary subscription, “ A Nest of Ninnies, sim Howitt. ply without Compounds." By Robert A new work on Engineering, by Professor Armin, the celebrated Actor in Shak Mosely. 1 Vol. ; Mr. Struit's “ Dospeare's Plays. From the only known mestic Residence in Switzerland,” with edition of 1608. With an Introduction, colored plates; Mr. A. J. Strutt's “ Pe&c., by J. Payne Collier, Esq. This destrian Tour through Calabria and work contains anecdotes, in verse and Sicily," with plates; “ The Parent's prose, of various celebrated Fools and Hand Book ; or Guide to the Choice of Jesters.
Professions, &c.;” and a new novel by Bentley announces as now ready, a new Miss Burdon, entitled “ The Pope and
book of travel, by Mrs. Trollope, “ A the Actor.” Visit to Italy in 1841.” Also two works THE NAVAL CLUB.–Under this promisof fiction ; “ William Langshawe, the
ing title the “ Old Sailor” has in preCotton Lord,” a story of Manchester in paration a new work, the publication the present day. By Mrs. Stone; and of which was expected in October. “ Richard Savage,” a romance of real life. By Charles Whitehead, with plates; which latter originally appeared in Bentley's Miscellany.
GERMAN. “ The Eastern and Western States of
America." By J. S. Buckingham, Esq. « Geschichte der Letzen 25 Jahre "La 3 handsome 8vo. volumes, with 15 En continuation of Rotteck's Universal gravings on Steel.
History. By K. H. Hermes. 2 vols. Rev. C. B. Tayler, author of " Records of “ Der Deutsche Oberrhein." By C. de la
A Good Man's Life," has just ready Roche. “ Dora Medler, a Story of Alsace,” a “ Der Freie Deutsche Rhein.” By H. B. translation.
A small volume on the “ Law of Libel in RECENT DEATHS.-One of the great mas.
England” has recently appeared in ter spirits of the age, has, we regret to Germany, which well deserves trans record, passed beyond the confines of lating.
time, and deprived the world of the beThe following are in press :-“ Antisthe nefits of a great and active intellect ennis Fragmenta." Zum ersten mal dowed with the most comprehensive herausgegeben von A. G. Winklemann. benevolence and an ardor of feeling - Ennemoser, Dr. J., Geschichte des overtasking a form enfeebled by long inThierischen Magnetismus.” 2te au disposition. We allude to the demise of flage, 8v0.-König, H., Deutsches Leben Dr. Channing, which occurred at Benin Novellen.
nington, Vt., on the 2d October, in the sixty-third year of his age.- Baron
Larrey, the far-famed surgeon of NaMISCELLANEOUS.
poleon, and highly celebrated both in
the practical and theoretical knowledge AMERICAN ATHENÆUM AT PARIS.-A. of the science he professed, died re
new Literary Institution has lately been cently at Lyons, on his return from a opened at Paris under the auspices of medical inspection in Algeria.-LetM. Vattemare, the American Consul, ters from Copenhagen announce the and other scientific gentlemen, which sudden death, in that city, by apoplesy, bids fair not only to become an orna at the age of sixty-one, of the learned ment to the French capital, but which Danish archæologist, M. Broendsted, must eventually prove invaluable to the author of many well-known works, the American tourist and resident in most of them written in French, and France. All persons disposed to be published in Paris, where the author friend a plan so admirably adapted to resided for the greatest portion of his cement the amicable relations of the life.-Dr. Ireland, Dean of WestminOld World with the New, by dona ster, who died last September, aged tions of books, magazines, newspapers, eighty-one, was the author of several specimens of American art, &c. (all of works, and a contributor to the “ Quarwhich would be gratefully and advan terly.” He has left 20,0007, to learned tageously appropriated), are respect societies.—The death of Sir William fully requested to forward their com Ouseley, the laborious Oriental scholar munications addressed to the care of and voluminous writer, has, we regret Mr. W. B. Draper, 51 Beaver-street, to observe, also recently occurred, addNew York. There is to be a similar ing another illustrious name to our resociety established at Cairo, for the use cords of mortality among the learned of European travellers.
men of the age.
TO ARTICLE NO. VI.
The reader will note the following correction of errors and omissions in the Sketch of Mr. Tyler, which came to the knowledge of the author after the article had passed through the press.
He was born on the 29th of March, 1790-instead of the 29th of April, as stated at page 503.
In page 504, it is stated that Mr. Wise addressed the President on the subject of a National Bank. The letter by the President thus alluded to was addressed to some citizens of Alleghany County, Pennsylvania, in reply to a communication received from them, but was forwarded to Mr. Wise in the manner, and for the object, stated in the sketch.
In page 503, it should be added that the father of Mr. Tyler entered most zealously into our revolutionary struggle; early in the contest was elected to the General Assembly, over which body he presided as its Speaker for several years; and enjoyed a close association with Patrick Henry and other distinguished Statesmen of that day.
He was the intimate friend of Thomas Jefferson--but not, as stated, his near neighbor.
In page 504, it should have been remarked that the President voted against the renewal of the Charter of the United States in 1832, and afterwards voted in support of General Jackson's veto of the Bill which had passed Congress.