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MONTHLY CHRONICLE,

OF

EVENTS, DISCOVERIES, IMPROVEMENTS,

AND OPINIONS.

INTENDED

FOR THE POPULAR DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE, AND AN AUTHENTIC RECORD OF FACTS

FOR FUTURE REFERENCE,

ILLUSTRATED WITH MAPS AND DRAWINGS,

VOL. II.

BOSTON:

PUBBLISHED FOR THE PROPRIETORS, BY

BRADBURY AND SODEN,
AMERICAN AND FOREIGN PERIODICAL OFFICE, No. 10 SCHOOL STREET,

1841.

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BOSTON:
PRINTED BY S, N. DICKINSON,

WASHINGTON STREET.

22-3

CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

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LEADING ARTICLES. Page | CHRONOLOGY, Events, Facts, AND

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Arts. I. II. - The Governments of Europe, 149

LANEOUS INFORMATION. Page

Art. II. Harvard University,

58 Army of the German Confederation,

43

Art. IV. Post Office in England and France, 97 July 2, 1840. Erivan and Mount Ararat, 86

Art. V. Boundary of Rhode Island and Mass., 102 Oct. 31. Treaty between France and Buenos

Art. VI. Colombia. Its Recent Revolutions, 145

Ayres,

44

Art. VII. Statistics of Massachusetts,

156 Nov. Sales of National Land in Spain, 89

Art. Vill. The Affair of Alexander McLeod, 193

“ 28. Gen. Lavalle beaten in S. America, 138

Art. IX. Japan,

214 Dec. 2 & 3. Volcanic Eruption in Java, 185

Art. X. The Pilgrim Fathers in Holland, 241 “ 26. Stockport Viaduct,

45

Art. XI. Massachusetts Railroads, No. III., 252

" 27. Passengers on Italian Railway, 8

Art. XII. Railways in England,

337 " 31. Death of Hon. Prentiss Mellen, 47

Art. XIII. Russia under Nicholas Ist.

385

Jan. 1, 1841. Produce of Bohemia,

45

Art. XIV. Antarctic Discoveries,

390

1. Revenue of England and France, 89

Art. XV. Railroads of Belgium,

479 " I. Correspondence respecting McLeod, 47

Art. XVI. The Kingdom of the Netherlands, 497

“ 1. Grand Junction and Liverpool and Man-

Art. XVII. Buenos Ayres,

511

chester Rail-road,

88

1. Locomotive Performances,

MISCELLANY.

1. Amsterdam and Harlem Railway,

The Wings of Icarus, 19, 68, 119, 161, 292 + 4. Loss of Steamer Thames,

87

Ferdinana's Northern Railroad,

28

5. Commerce of Great Britain,

89

Am. and English Exploring Expeditions,

31, 37

6. News at London from Asia,

46

Parliamentary Report on Railways,

33 6. Mang. Legislature and Government, 47

The Bank of France,

" 6. Freshet in the Middle States,

48

The Electrotype,

80 6. Death of J. A. Hillhouse,

48

Iron Ore at Dunne, New York,

81

7. Chinese Transactions,

232

Voyage of British Steamer Nomesis to India, 84 “ 8. Intelligence from Buenos Ayres, 138, 323

The Island of Cuba,

125

8. Steam Frigate Missouri launched, 48

New way of preserving and hardening Wood, 131 " 9. Sugar and Coffee crop of Cuba, 46

Mail Route through Egypt,

133 « 13, 18, & 28. Senators in Congress chosen, 48

New Implemont of Wur,

137

14. Government of Maine,

48

Water Works at Madeira,

175 15. Resumption of Specie Payments, 48

Steam Navigation of the Nile,

463

« 51. Congress of Ecuador,

466

Plague at Alexandria,

179

Oriental Question Settled,

47

New Method of preserving Meat,

181

19. French Loan proposed,

47

Khivah,

182

“ 26. Earthquake in Middle States,*') 94

New process of tanning Leather,

271 “ 26. British Parliament opened,

47

An Improved Musket,

273 26. Steam Boiler exploded at Middletown, 94

Newly arranged Prisons,

275, 282, 445 27. A. McLeod bailed and re-imprisoned, 94

Iron War Steamers,

283

16 29.

Steam Boiler exploded ut Providence, 94

Hong Kong,

285 " 30. Earthqu ike in Porto Rico,

139

Bridge of Cubzac,

287 " 30. Negotiations with Ottoman Porto, 139

Lorenzo Stark,

288, 362, 395, 524 Census of Great Britain,

94

The Fêto of Versailles and the Railroad, 309 New Weaving Machine,

93

Capture of the Bogue Forts and Canton, 312

Currency of Jamaica,

94

Coffee culture in Siberia,

319 Feb. 1. Manufacture of Sugar in France, 90

Volcano in Kilauea, Sandwich Islands, 320

2. Death of Dr. Gregory,

90

Transylvania and Hungary,

355 “ 5. Suspension of Spec. Paym'ts in Philad., 94

War between Siam and Cochin China, 373 6 9. Marriage of Ex-King of Holland, 91

European Politics,

415

" 10. Counting votes for Presidont at Wash-

Government of Greece,

420

ington,

95

Organic Remains in Alabama,

421 " 10. Christening of Princess Royal, 91

Chinese Proclamations,

428

10. Union of the Canadas,

91

Dissolution of the President's Cabinet, 428 “ 12. Cracow evacuated by Austrian Troops, 92

Portable Saw Mill,

444

13. Letter to Mchemet Ali from the

Constitution of the British Cabinet,

446

Sublime Porte,

140

The Budget,

447 16 16. Earl of Cardiyin tried for Duelling, 92

Athens,

448, 546

16. Memorial of U. S. Bank,

96

Newly invented Fuzee,

452 « 19. Prussian Ministry and Finances, 92

Steam Coaches on Common Roads,

453 18. Revolution in Peru and Bolivia, 233

British establishment at Aden,

455 " 21. Ship Gov. Fenner lost,

92

Iron Light House,

457 16 22. Death of Hon. 1. L. Winthrop, 96

New South Wales,

458 " 23. Mass. Senator chosen,

96

Greenough's Statue of Washington,

40 “ 26. Irish Registration of Voters Bill,

140

Births, Deaths and Marriages in Great Britain, 535 " 26. Earthquake in Zante,

185

Poontion of Great Britain,

538

Revolution in the Punjauh,

233

November Meteors,

540 March 1. Silver Coinage in G. Britain, 186

French Commerce,

543

French Army,

324

550

4. Inauguration of General Harrison,

loternal Improvement in India,

552

and Meeting of the Senate, 141

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