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THE

FAMILY MAGAZINE,

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE.

EMBELLISHED WITH SEVERAL HUNDRED ENGRAVINGS.

VOL. III.

PHILADELPHIA BURGESS & ZEIBER
NEW YORK :-GREELEY & M'ELRATH.

BOSTON:-REDDING & CO.

184 3.

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CONTENTS.

.

313

ASTRONOMY

Circulation of the Blood

228 NATURAL History-

The Fixed Stars

22 Caoutchouck

248

Soland Goose

129

Eclipses
202 Chivalry
266 Fire-Flies

129

The Zodiack

251 Constituent properties of the Blood

271

Common Deer

174

Equinoxes and Solstices 254 Comparative Height of Monuments 273

Ceylon Elk

176

AGRICULTURE

32 Combustibility of a Drunkard's Blood 324 Eider Duck

213

Potatoes

33 Carrier Pigeon

355 Klipspringer

214

American Lyceum

34, 76 Culture of Hops

356 Serpents

254

A Case of Insanity

39 Character of the Esquimaux

395 Black-Tailed Deer

256

A New Curiosity in Nat. History 115 Chinese Bridges

448

The Terrier

291

A Sketch of the Druids

115 Dover Stone Church

14

The Eagle

292

Animal Magnetism

137 | Druidical Remains

135 Chameleon

331

ARCHITECTURE

143 Daniel Morgan

337

White Shark

332

Abbey of La Trappe

197 Essay of Miss Beecher 62, 101, 145 Emeu

371

American Rail, or Sora

247 Extraordinary Indian feats of Legerde-

African Porcupine

372

Arms of the United States

261

main

270

Summer Duck

373

Apparatus for drawing off water

275 Excerpts

277

Civet or Muskcat

374

Adventures of Col. Daniel Boone 282 Elias Hicks

350
Canadian Gouse

407
À woman who spoke without a tongue 304 Early History of Sal: Manufacture 375

Ostrich

409
Algebra
304 Egypt

392
Numidian Crane

411
Abacus
310 | Elocution
459 Kangaroo

412
Antipathy of the Rattlesnake to the Faines

147 Alligator

442
White-Ash
330 Facts and Phenomena connected with

Peacock

442
Anthracite Coal of Pennsylvania 433

Wind
162 Spoonbill

443
BIOGRAPHY-

Four Great Historical Ages

205 Scarlet Ibis

Jacob Perkins

18 Franconia Notch

235 Notices, Reviews, etc.

40,80, 120

Alexander Hamilton

42 Forest Worship.

245 Natural Magick

56

John Marshall
97 Formation of Clouds
465 New York, as it was in 1673

162
Dewitt Clinton

177 Geological History of the Creation 105 Names of the Months explained 225
Robert Fulton
218 Good's Study of Medicine-Review 240 Niagara Falls

231
Charles Carroll
259 | Greek Philosophers
257 Novel Organick Remains

432

William Harvey

398 HISTORY

Operations and Effects of Stays 65

BOTANY-

52 The Israelitee

3 Obituary Notice of Mrs. Hemans 114

Nutmeg, etc.

99,100 Solomon's Temple

5 On the Human Hair

Sensitive plant

130

Greece

44 On happiness

342

Side-Saddle Flower

131 Assyria

45 Ornithicnology

293

Elements of

Egypt, &c.

83–85,249 Old Ticonderoga

414

180,252,290,325-6,369,446 America

296 Olden Time in Massachusetts 422

Bamboo

53 Homoferus of the Gulf

95 PhysicAL GEOGRAPHY-

Boundaries of Empires

217 Headquarters of Washington at New-

Classification of Oceans and

Battle Monument, Baltimore

238 burgh

149

Mountains

15

Beautiful Extract

280 Halley's Comet

157 Interiour Structure of the Earth 50

Boylston Prize question
349 Hunting the Wild Hog in Trinidad 200

86

CHYMISTRY-

Hippopotamus

304 Metals

140

Chymical Decomposition 11 History of Printing

344,385

168

Oxygen

12 Interiour of a Windmill

343 Water, Springs, &c.

262

Hydrogen

45 Independence Bell

355

298

Water

46 Indian Gazette

387 Atmosphere

342

Oxygenized Water

48 Joice Heth

155

376

Nitrogen, etc.

87, 89 Knot Records of Peru

279

Climates

Nitrogen with Hydrogen 124 Ladies' Head-Dresses

187 Pleasures of Ornithology

27
Chlorine with Nitrogen 127 Life and its End

200 Polar Scenes
Bromine, Iodine, etc. 172—174 Locomotives

229 Physical Education of Girls
Sulphur, etc.
209-210 Lyceums

239 Pearl Fishery in Ceylon
Phosphorus, etc. 260, 261 Longevity

269 Popular Education
Carbon
294 | Lisbon
305 Proper Names interpreted

95
Silicon, etc.
327 Letter to a Sigter
452 Popular Errours in Medicine

117
Metals
366 Minimum Duties
108 Petrified Buffalo

147
Fermentation
403 Marriage
118 Philological Critique

197
Chinese Punishments—No. 4 31 Management of Sleep

186,236 President's Message

No. 5

79 Mechanicks' Institute Fair

200

Special Message

400

No. 6 119 Method of communicating from a strand Publick Squares

430

No. 7

155 ed Ship with the Shore 275 Rio Janeiro and Brazil -Statisticks of 26

Coal-Trade of Pennsylvania

39 More's House, Yorktown, Va. 322 Revolutionary Battles Illustrated-

Common properties of the figure 9 40 Montezuma's Battle-Axe

365

No.1 36

Cold Water

25 Merchants Exchange, N. Y.

402

No.2 59

Capture of Burgoyne

59 Monumental Church at Richmond, Va. 441

No.3 103

Cultivation and Manufacture of Tea 70 NATURAL HISTORY

No.4 169

Catching Wild Horses on a Prairie 82

Thibet Dog

7

No.5 193

Capture of Cornwallis

103 Paradoxorus

8

No.6 232

Capt. Ross-Journal of

109, 131

Rackoon

8 Ramblings in Winter 300,334,380,420

Corsets-American Institute
114 Striped Hyena

9 Ruins of New York Fifteen Days after

Cotton Manufacture

184 Cachemire Goat

48 the Fire

303

Chapter on Hats

185 Four-Horned Sheep

50 Sand-Storms of the Desert

27

Chinese Lady of Rank

199 The Axis Deer

90 Statisticks of Prisons

29

Capitol of Virginia at Richmong 201 Burrowing Owl

91 Superstitions of the Druids/

Condensed History of Ohio

215 Prairie Dog

91 Scenery on the Mississippi

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Castle Rock, Mississippi

216 Seal

92 Shoes and their Various Forms 152

Ceylonese System of the Universe 226 Method of capturing Wild Ducks 127 Sailing down the Ohio

272

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