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of $500, (together with the amount of $756 90 remaining in the treasury to the credit of the Library fund on Nov. 30, 1862, making a sum total of $1,256 99,) for “the enlargement of the State Library.” Of that amount nearly $1,000 have been expended for the purchase of books, the vouchers for which are on file in this office.

The list of books purchased, together with that of exchanges and donations, will be found in the Appendix to this report.

There aro some books that we are unable to procure through tho medium of exchanges which are absolutely necessary for the uninterrupted continuation of partial series now on hand; therefore I would respectfully suggest to your honorable body the expediency of an appropriation of the small sum of $200 per annum for the ensuing two years, to be expended in the purchase of books and maps.

It is with some degree of diffidence that I submit to the Legislature the patent fact that, taking into consideration the duties and responsibilities imposed upon the Librarian, and the increased prices of all the commodities which are required to keep up a continued living union of soul and body, that the present salary of that officer is inadequate. There appears to be no constitutional blockade existing to prevent the active exercise of the good will of the Legislature in increasing the present limited salary of the State Librarian.

In obedience to statutory provisions, I have published a Catalogue of the Library, which, with this meagre report, is respectfully submitted to the due consideration of your honorable body

J. E. TENNEY,

State Librarian.

APPENDIX.

The following lists embrace the volumes of new books reseived from all sources since Nov. 30, 1862:

LIST OF PURCHASES.

ARTS AND SCIENCES.

No. of Vole.

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Land Drainage, 8vo.-J. H. Klippart, ..
Physiology of Common Life, 8vo., volg. 1 and 2 G. H.

Lewes,..
Origin of the Species, 8vo.--Huxley,
Evidence as to Man's place in Nature, 8vo.-Huxley,
Anthon's Ancient Geography, 8v0.,..
American Architect, 4to.--Ritch,....
Coin Chart Manual, 8vo.-Snowdon,...
Technology, illustrated,

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BIOGRAPHY.

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Napoleon Bonaparte, large 8 vo.-J. S. C. Abbott,...
Edward Livingston, 8vo.-Chas. H. Hunt,
Theo. Frelinghuysen, 8vo., T. W. Chambers,
John Randolph, large 8vo., vol. 1st-Hugh A. Garland, ..
Gen. Garibaldi, autobiography, 8vo., translated by Theo-

dore Dwight,
Distinguished Women, large 8vo.-Sarah J. Hale,
Andrew Jackson, large 8vo.--Parton,
Geo. Washington, 4 vols. 4to.- Irving,
Joseph Story, Life and Letters of, large 8vo.-W. W.

Story, ....
John Quincy Adams, large 8vo.-Josiah Quincey,........

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APPENDIX.

The following lists embrace the volumes of new books reveived from all sources since Nov. 30, 1862:

LIST OF PURCHASES.

ARTS AND SCIENCES

No. of Vole. Land Drainage, 8vo.-J. H. Klippart,

1 Physiology of Common Life, 8vo., vols. 1 and 2_G. H. Lewes,.

2 Origin of the Species, 8vo.-Huxley,

1 Evidence as to Man's place in Nature, 8vo.-Huxley, ... 1 Anthon's Ancient Geography, 8vo.,...

1 American Architect, 4to.--Ritch,...

1 Coin Chart Manual, 8vo.---Snowdon,...

1 Technology, illustrated,

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BIOGRAPHY.

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Napoleon Bonaparte, large 8 vo.-J. S. C. Abbott,..
Edward Livingston, 8vo.--Chas. H. Hunt, ..
Theo. Frelinghuysen, 8vo., T. W. Chambers,
John Randolph, large 8vo., vol. 1st-Hugh A. Garland,
Gen. Garibaldi, autobiography, 8vo., translated by Theo-

dore Dwight,
Distinguished Women, large 8vo.-Sarah J. Hale,
Andrew Jackson, large 8vo.-Parton,
Geo. Washington, 4 vols. 4to.-Irving,
Joseph Story, Life and Letters of, large 8vo.—W. W.

Story,....
John Quincy Adams, large 8vo.—Josiah Quincey,..

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