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Inds proposed by the Free Soil movement,
197 ; corruption the only means of attaining

Khem, 198. •

jench Revolution: M. Louis Blanc, review,

p(Ilenry Smalcs,) 90.


ermany, The Revolution in, (John M. Mackie,
A. M.,) 315. Retrospective view, 345; state
of preparation for revolution, 316 ; a republic
not generally desired, 3 IS; effects of the late
French Revolution in 1'nisfia—outbreak in
Berlin, 319; the funeral of the slain, 350;
the results, 351 ; state of Austria, 352 ; pro-
ceedings in Vienna on the fall of Louis
Philippe, 353; success of the popular de-
mands, 354; reforms in the smaller German
States, 355; Bavaria—Lola Monies, ib.;
formation of a general German Diet, 357;
the Archduke John elected Vicar of the Em-
pire, 359 ; sketch of his history, ib.; organi-
zation of the imperial Government, 360.

jeorge II., lxird Hervey's Memoirs of the
Court of, review, (N. S. Dodge,) 561.

jhost Stories, (G. W. Peck,) 411, 529, 629.

Godwin, William, sketch of his life and writ-
ings, (G. F. Doane,) 259.


Hudson's Lectures on Shakspcare, review,
(G. \V. Peck,) 39.

Hungary and the Sclavonic Movement, (John
M. Mackie, A. M.,) 611. Description of the
country, 611 ; sketch of its history, 612; its
institutions and inhabitants, G13; first steps
towards reform, 615; provisional government
established, 616; its proceedings, 617; the
Sclavonic population—antipathy of the two
races, 618; their insurrection, 619; move-
ment for a Pan-Sclavonic confederation—
the Congress of Prague, 621 ; the outbreak
at Prague, 622 ; insurrection in Posen, 623;
affairs of Cracow, 625; Turkish principali-
palities of the Danube, ib.

Ilvmn of Creation, (in the Indus,) (William
Wallace,) 24.

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Letter from a Citizen of New York, to his Friend
in the Country, touching the Election, (J. D.
W..) 439. Reasons for not engaging in the
election considered, 439; requirement of
pledges from a candidate, 440; particular
measures not essential to the Whig creed,
ib.; perversion of power consequent on the
election of a pledged President, 442 ; Genera!
Taylor pledged solely against such perver-
sion, 443.

Louis XIV. and his Court, review, (N. S.
Dodge,) 484.


Manabozho and the Great Serpent, an Algon-
quin Tradition, (E. G. Squier, A. M.,) 392.

Mendelssohn, sketch of his works, (G. A.
MacFarren,) 305.

Modern Improvements—The Newspaper Press.

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Ne-shc-kay-be-nais, or the "Lone Bird," »u
Ojibway Legend, (E. G. Squier, A. M.,)2A5

New Mexico and California—their Ancient
Monuments, and Aboriginal, Scmi-civilued
Nations, (E. G. Squier, A. M..) 503. Emory"*
and Abert's Reports, 504; primitive, semi-
civilized tribes, 505; description of Acorca.
and other towns, ib.; their government, 507;
aboriginal remains on the Pecos river, ib.;
on the Gila, 5C8; the Pimos Indians, 510;
ancient remains among them, 511 ; their re-
markable character, ib.; the Coco Maricopt?,
513; the Soones, Zunni, or Moqui, 514'.
Navajos, 515; descriptions of ruins by vin-
ous authors, ib. ; early Spanish explorations.
517 ; expeditions to Cibola and other prov-
inces, 518; locality of the places visited—
their accounts compared with present dan.
520 ; ancient descriptions of the country vt.
the inhabitants, 523; the "unexplored re-
gion," 525; notes, 526.

Newspaper Press, The, 584.

Nomination, The—General Taylor, (J. D. W..1
1. Objections considered, 1 ; fitness of b^
character—testimony of Hon. John J. Cri>
tenden, 2; letter from Hon. D. D. Barnard.
3 ; Gen. Taylor's position, 5 ; proceedings of
the Convention, ib.; reasons for supportia,;
the nomination, 7.

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of Congress, 116 ; slave representation, 118;
extent of power over the territories, 119;
the ordinance of 1787, and the Missouri
Compromise, 122.


P.irty Discontents, 331. Candidates before
the Philadelphia Convention, 332 ; singular
course of the friends of Mr. Clay, 333;
grounds of discontent combated, 334; ex-
pediency defined, 337; eminent qualifications
of the Whig candidate, ib.

Party, Necessity for—The Press—The Loco-
foco Platform, (J.D. W.,) 8. The struggle for
power not discreditable, 9 ; the franchise, its
exercise how influenced, ib.; the press, cor-
rupting influences over it, 10 ; its importance
not duly appreciated, ib. ; Locofoco truth and
consistency, 11; External vs. Internal Im-
provements, 12; "Democratic" ingenuity—
Protection, 13; opinions of the "father of
Democracy," ib.

Peace of Years, The, verse, 173.

Poetry.—Hvmn of Creation, (in the In-
dus,) (William Wallace,) 24; Twenty Son-
nets, with a Preface and Notes, (G. W.
Peck,) 81; Stanzas, imitated from Sappho,
141; The Peace of Years, 173; Midnight,
323; Summer Afternoon in my Study, (W.
Nilmore Simms,) 346*; The Shore, (J. D.
W..) 366 ; The Vengeance of Eros, imitated
from Theocritus, (C. A. Bristed,) 482 ; Son-
net, 502; Song, ib.; A Day in October,
U. H. Barrett,) 528; Undine: The Birth of
a Soul, (Henry W. Colton,) 599.

Princess, A Talk about the, review, (Charles
A. Bristed,) 28.

Public Economy, Colton's, review, 142.

Reviews.—Sir Thomas Browne, (Joseph Hart-
well Barrett,) 15; A Talk about the Princess,
(C. A. Brsited,) 23; Hudson's Lectures on
Shakspeare, (G. W. P.,) 39 ; French Revo-
lution: M. Louis Blanc, (Henry Smales,)
90 ; Colton's Public Economy, 142; Arnell's
Poems, 174; Edward Vernon, 317; Lamb's
Letters, (G. W. P.,) 381 ; Vanity Fair,
i Charles A. Bristed.) 421 ; Louis XIV. and
his Court, (N. S. Dodge,) 484; Lord Her-
vey'a Memoirs of the Court of George II.,
N. S. Dodge,) 6G1 ; The Life and Letters
of Keate, (C. A. Bristed,) 603.

Revolutionary History, Two Leaves of, taken
down from Conversations with Governor
Shelby, (Lieut. John J. Hardin,) 577. Battle
of Musgruve's Mill, 578; Battle of King's
Mountain, 580.


Sidi, the Persian Poet, 275.

Schleswig, Wars between the Danes amd Ger-
mans for the Possession of, (Prof. Adolphus
L. Koeppen.) 453. Present state of affairs,
153; geographical description of Jutland,
454; inhabitants', 455; sketch of its history
from the fifth to the thirteenth century, 456;
Holstein incorporated with Denmark in 1214,
457 ; its possession again loft, ib. ; early dis-
sensions between the crown of Denmark and
the Dukes of Schleswig, 158; first union of
Schleswig and Holstein—the act without
legality, ib. ; distractions of Denmark—wars
with the Counts of Holstein, 459; Schleswig
alienated in 1386, ib.; restored in 1424 by
the Emperor of Germany, as umpire, 460;
the war continued, ib.; escheats to the crown
by the failure of direct heirs, 461 ; but again
alienated by an invalid act of King Christian
I., 462 ; he is elected Duke of Schleswig and
Holstein in 1460, ib.; view of their internal
condition,ib.; continued difficulties, 463 ; the
Ditmarsk commonwealth, 4G4; the revolution
of 1660, 4G7; Schleswig secured to Den-
mark in 1718 by the guaranty of Sweden,
England and France, ib.; difficulties with
Russia, 468; the general peace of 1815, ib.

Shakspeare, Hudson's Lectures on, review, (G.
W. P.) 39.

Shore, The, verse, (J. D. W.,) 366.

Sonnet, 502.

Stanzas, imitated from Sappho, 141.

Summer Afternoon in my Study, verse, (W.
Gilmore Simms,) 346*.

Swiss Revolution, The, (J. A. McMaster.) 63.
Importance of Swiss affairs to the rest of
Europe, 64 ; origin of the Swiss confederacy,
ib.; its struggles with Austria, 65; admis-
sion of new cantons, 66 ; consequent internal
dissensions, ib. ; bad policy in regard to for-
eigners, 68; the French Revolution, 69;
jacobin intrigues in Switzerland, 71 ; secret
political clubs, 73 ; efforts at revolution in
1830, ib.; suppression of monasteries, 74;
calling in of the Jesuits by Lucerne, 75;
the Sonderbnnd, its organization and objects,
7G; outbreak of civil war, 77; attack upon
Friburg by the radicals, 79 ; treachery of its
commandant, ib.; present state of Switzer-
land, 80.

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Vengeance of Eros, verse, imitated from The-
ocritus, (Charles A. Bristed,) 482.

Vinton, Memoir of the Hon. Samuel F., 297.
Procures a collegiate education by teaching,
298; studies law, and settles at Gallipolis,
Ohio, ib.; enters at once upon a successful
practice, 299; unexpectedly nominated for
Congress in 1822, and re-elected for fourteen
years, ib.; procures an important modification
of the Land Laws, ib.; defeats Calhoun's
scheme of Indian migration, 300; debate on
Nullification, 302; his successful defence of
the public lands system, ib.; withdraws from
Congress in 1837, and reluctantly drawn
back in 1843, 303 ; his final retirement, 304.

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War of Chizza, (Trans, by C. C. Hazewell,)
399, 470.

Wars between the Danes and Germans, for
the Possession of Schleswig, (Prof. Adol-
phus L. Koeppen,) 453.

"Woman's Rights," (Rev. John W. Nevin, D.
D.,) 367. Man the centre and embodiment
of nature, 367; humanity incomplete with-
out a free social union of its members, 368;
Religion the crowning idea of humanity,
369; the Family the fundamental form of
society, ib.; the distinction of sex universal
and organic, 370 ; this distinction imperisha-
ble, 371 ; the physical difference of the sexes
—extends to the body as a whole, 372; the
moral difference also complete, 373; the
sexes designated to widely different spheres
of life, ib.; humanity completed in the unity
of the two sexes, 375; the nature of love,
376; marriage a mutual self-surrendry of
individual personality, 378; theory of the
emancipation of woman, 379.

Whig?, The, and their Candidate, (Hon. Daniel
D. Barnard,) 221. Objects to be gained by

Whig ascendency, 221 ; Whig principles-
opposition to executive usurpation—the veto.
222; distinction between legislative and
executive functions, 223; ambitious views
of Gen. Cass, 225; the advocate of exeeo-
tive supremacy, 226; proper character for t
Whig candidate, 228; Zachary Taylor—hii
character and opinions, 229 ; grounds for the
action of the Convention, 231; the Alison
letter, 232; the Free Soil Party—its object
secured by the election of General Taylor.
Whigs, Causes of the Success of the, at the
late Presidential Election, (J. D. W.,) 547.
The result of the election, 547; disinter-
ested professions of our candidate, 54$:
Congress restored to its original functions
by uiis election, ib.; a deadly blow gives
by it to demagoguism, 549; course of the
Administration in the matter of annexation—
should have mediated before it anntxtd,
550 ; what we have gained by the war, 551;
tariff system of the Administration, ib-;
origin of their distrust of the people—Jack-
son's experiment in banking, 552; doctrine
of the division of labor among the nations.
ib.; evil effects of permitting manufactures
in this country, 553; operation of the tariff
of 1846—occasions great fluctuation* in the
market, ib.; ruinous effects on manufactnria;
districts, 554; why the farmers voted again^
the Administration, ib.; interest of Soatbtrr.
planters in the establishment of nianofic-
tures, ib.; employment of slave labor, 5iT-
support of the Whig candidate by the com-
mercial clases—improvement of harbors ami
rivers, 556; reasons of the Administmtkr.
for vetoing the River and Harbor bill, 557;
doctrine of non-interference with the interest*
of the country, ib.; working of the credit
system, 558 ; specie system of the Adminis-
tration, 559.

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r is now certain who will be the candi; of the Whig Party for the uext Presiey. General Taylor has received a ority of all the voices of the Conven. and the spirit of our institutions, ch rest for security in the acquiescence ninorities, compels us, as good citizens £ood Whigs, to support the nomina

ome inconsiderate persons in the North about a movement for the nomination ilr. Clay by Northern Whigs, notwithding he was among the candidates of Convention. If these persons were areful of Mr. Clay's honor as they 'suspicious of Gen. Taylor's when it falsely reported that the Gen. would whether he was nominated or not, they Id see that it is really a moral imposty for him to become a candidate, as ould have been impossible for Gen. or had Mr. Clay been nominated. e of the names that were used by the cntion, except that of the nominee, be used by Whigs represented in the imtion. Party conventions are not r the laws of the land; they are fore governed by the code of honor. ntegrity and success of a party dcon its rigid adherence to this code. tever be our chagrin or disappoint

ment, the debt of honor must be paid, or we lose all consideration, and therefore all force.

The objections to the nomination of General Taylor arose out of a double misapprehension: first, of the political sentiments of the nominee, and second, in regard to his.treatment of the Convention.

On the first of these points, the homely but spirited and satisfactory testimony of Major Gaines, at the Whig Reception Meeting, held June 16th, in Faneuil Hall, Boston, will give some idea of the confidence reposed in his principles by his friends:—

"Major Gaines then said he would recur to some of his late achievements, in which the country had opportunity to judge of the man. He had exhibited the highest qualities of intellect. He never in all his life had said or done a foolish thing. He has never given a wrong order, has never made a mistake, or a wrong move. * * *

■ As to General Taylor being a Whig, why there was no mistake about it. He is a greater Whig than our worthy President, notwithstanding his boast. Why, said Major Gaines, they call me in Kentucky the Whig High Priest, and, said he, General Taylor is a stronger Whig than I."

To the virtues and character of tho nominee as a man, the following is a remarkable testimony, coming from one of the best of men and of Whigs :—

GEN. TAYLOR AS A MAN. Hon. John J. Crittenden addressed a great meeting at Pittsburgh, Pa., on Friday evening, being on his way home to Kentucky, having resigned his seat in the Senate to canvass the State for Governor. Mr. Crittenden never could make a poor speech, and on this occasion he made a very good one in commendation of Gen. Taylor. It does not prove Gen. Taylor the best man for President, but it shows that he possesses (as we always supposed) many sterling qualities. The following synopsis (we have no room for a fuller report) we take from the Pittsburgh Gazette:


This, Mr. Crittenden said, he declared from his own knowledge. He is a Whig, a good Whig, a thorough Whig. I know him to be a Whig, but not an ultra Whig. All his political feelings are identified with the Whig party.


On the uprightness of Gen. Taylor's character, Mr. Crittenden dwelt with great earnestness, as a trait which he knew, and felt, and admired. He said he was emphatically an hnnesl man, and he defied the opponents of the old soldier to bring aught against him impeaching his uprightness, in all his transactions, during a public life of forty years. His appearance and manners bear the impress of such sterling honesty, that peculation, meanness, and rascality are frightened from his presence. Gen. Twiggs, who has been on habits of intimate personal intercourse with him, said to the speaker lately that there was not a man in the world, who had been in the company of Gen. Taylor five minutes, who would dare make an improper proposition to him. Dishonesty flees from his presence.


His whole military life gives evidence of this. He never committee! a blunder, or lost a battle. There is not another man in the army who would have fought the battle of Buena Vista but Gen. Taylor,—and not another who would have won it. Examine the whole history of his exploits, in all their detail, and you see the evidence of far-reaching sagacity and great ability.


Not mere scholastic learning—he has never graduated at a college—but his mind is richly stored with that practical knowledge, which is acquired from both men and books. He is a deeply read man, in all ancient and modern history, and in all matters relating to the practical duties of life, civil and military. Ho is inti

mate with Plutarch,—said the speaker,—i Pa tarch hero himself, as bright as ever licnn the page of history. Gen. Gibson—you il know and love Gen. Gibson, one of your <wi Pennsylvanians, a man whose reputation ij truth and honor was proverbial, and vrbot word was always the end of controrersT, i implicitly was it relied upon,—Gen. Gibsoi a told him, that he and Gen. Tavlor had eoii-x the army nearly together, and had served t; gether almost constantly, until he, Gibson, ts tired, and that during that time they hadsitu gether on seventeen Court Martials, mac; < them important and intricate cases, and in ei .*] single instance, Zachary Taylor had been J: pointed to draw up the opinion of the Coutva brilliant testimony to his superior ibiS'je and ripe learning, and practical knowled:*


Gen. Taylor is a plain, unassuming, nut tentatious, gentlemanly man. There is no pri^ no foppery, no airs about him. He posse* the utmost simplicity of character. When i the army, he fared just as his soldiers filiate the same food—slept under his tent J-1 underwent similar fatigue—for fifteen nx in Mexico, never sleeping in a house one i> His humanity, kindness, and simplicity of r acter, had won for him the love of his tofi; He never kept a guard around his teat, or pomp or parade. He trusted his soldiers, they trusted and loved him in retnrn. No« drop of his soldiers' blood was shed by him ing the campaign. All the blood shed u his direction was shed in battle. We hesr no military executions—no judicial sheddirji blood. His heart moved to human woe, ami! was careful of the lives of his soldiers, and ii mane to the erring, and to the vanquished k He is kind, noble, generous, feeling—a fnq of the masses—there is no aristocracT aSJ him—lie is a true Democrat. He wiil i-iel the White House, and shed new light over ti fading and false Democracy of the day, *t* has'gone far into its sere and yellow leaf—( will bring in a true, vigorous, verdant, refrw ing Democracy.


He is a good and true Whig, but he trill [* scribe no man for a difference of opinion, ll hates, loathes proscription. He loves the fttj independent utterance of opinion. He faj commanded Whigs and Democrats on the t* of battle—has witnessed their patriotir &• tion and invincible courage while standinggether shoulder to shoulder—has seen tie fight, bleed, and die together; and God fa* he should proscribe any man on aecoantof difference of political sentiments. He woe as soon think, said the speaker, of running ftt a Mexican!

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