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ON THE
STUDY AND USE

OF

Ancient and Modern

HISTORY:

CONTAINING

OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONS

ON THE
CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THOSE EVENTS WHICH
HAVE PRODUCED CONSPICUOUS CHANGES IN THE

ASPECT OF THE WORLD,

AND THE

General State of human Affairs, .

Br JOHN BIGLAND,

AUTHOR OF wiesz
W REFLECTIONS ON THE RESURRECTION AND ASCENSION.” .

.........Her ample page
Rich with the spoils of Time.

GRAY.

Whitehall:
PRINTED for W. W. WOODWARD, NO: 52, CORNER OF

secoND AND CHESNUT streets,
PHILADELPHIA,

THE NEW YOR

ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FONDATIONS.

1989.

THE

FAVOURABLE SENTIMENTS

OF THE

London Reviewers.

“Mr. Bigland displays in this volume a well cultivated and comprehensive mind. His stile is generally correct; his information is extensive; and the many pertinent remarks and inferences with which he has enriched this summary of general history, meet our cordial approbation.”

Monthly Review, June, 1804. “We are well pleased with this publication, which, founded on the authority of the most celebrated historians, exhibits a very useful manual for the younger student. It is written with great

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