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her freedom and her fame. If, therefore, we confine our speculations to the selfish policy of personal emolument only, we are not entitled to the appellation of liberal and patriotic merchants. That honourable same must be founded on our usefulness to society, by contributing to individual buppiness and promoting the public weal. Our instrumentality in such a cause, accompanied with the grateful consciousness of having done our duty, will make in after life, the retrospect of the past pregnant with the most delightful recollections. And how can such an object be better effected than by the exertion of our talents and our influence in diffusing a taste for pursuits which rectify the heart ; inspire the soul with elevated sentiments, and by enlarging the faculties of our minds, augment our means of usefulness, and multiply the sources of our enjoyments 1 pursuits which, in every stage of our existence, recommend themselves to our attention; in the private circles of friendship and of home, by giving to our social intercourse the charm of intelligence, and in the active duties of public life, by imparting a character of integrity to all our transactions. By order of the Board,

B. J. SEWARD, President.

A. P. Ufford, Secretary. .Yew-York, Sept. 1825.

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Arts and Sciences, Natural Philosophy, and Mathematics.


*1972. Encyclopaedia Britannica, or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, &c. enlarged and improved, illustrated with nearly 600 engravings. 5th Edinburgh edition, in 20 vols. 4to. Prescnted by J. R. Hurd.

*1992. Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. By G. Gregory, DD. in 3 vols. Presented by Charles King.

* 1995. Elements and Practice of Rigging and Seamanship, with engravings. 4to. Presented by Jones <$. Clinch.

1996. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, for promoting Useful Knowledge, held at Philadelphia, in 1818. 4 to.

1997. Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York. 4to. Presented by John Pintard.

53. A portable Cyclopaedia, or Compendious Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, including the latest discoveries. By C. T. Watkins, AM. 8vo. 134. Stone's Euclid, 2 vols. 8vo. Presented by J.

Verplanck, jr. 255. Epitome of Book-keeping by double entry,

by Thomas Turner, 18mo. 193. Modern Book-keeping, by Charles Gerisher. . 8vo. Presented by the Author.

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139. Bennett's Practical Book-keeping, 8vo. Presented by the Author.

147. Simpson's Euclid, 8to. Presented by Jonathan Goodhue.

174. The Complete Navigator, or an easy and familiar guide to the theory and practice of Navigation, with tables and plates, by Andrew Mackay, LL. D. 8vo. Presented by E. Williams.

228. Endless Amusements, a collection of nearly

;305. 400 entertaining experiments in various branches of science, 18mo. 2 copies.

233. Scientific Dialogues, intended for the instruction and entertainment of young people, in which the first principles of nautical and experimental philosophy are fully explained, 2 vols. 24mo.

705. .The Philosophy of Natural History, by Wm. Smellie, with an introduction, & John Ware.

962. Cooper on Gas Lights, 8vo.

963. Treatise on Bridge Architecture, by ThomasPope, 8vo.

595. Button's Natural History, abridged by the Rev. W. Hutton, MA. with 100 engravings, 2 vols. 8vo.. 702. Lectures on Geology, delivered in the NewYork Athenaeum, in the year 1.825, by J. Van Rensselaer, MB. 8vo. 980. Machiavel's Art of War, 8vo. Presented by C. Dubois.

1048. Essay on the Theory of the Earth, by M. Cuvier, with mineralogical notes and an account of Cuvier's geological discoveries, by Professor Jameson; and observations on the geology of North America, illustrated by the description of various organic remains found in that part of the world, by S. L. Mitchill, 8vo.

inS3. Elements of Chymistry, translated from the French of M. I. A. Chaptal, 3 vols. in 1. 8vo. Presented by JV. Paulding.

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