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Washington, December 15, 1853.
Having assembled in National Conven
tion as tile delegates of the Free Democra
cy of the United States, united by a com
mon resolve to maintain right against
wrongs, and freedom against slavery; con
tiding in the intelligence, patriotism, and
the discriminating justice ot the American
people i putting our trust in God lor the
triumph of our cause, and invoking his
guidance iu our endeavors to advancc it,
we now submit to the candid judgment cm
all men the following declaration ol prin
ciples and measures:
I. That Governments, deriving their just
powers from the consent of the governed
are instituted among men to secure to all,
those inalienable rights of life, liberty, and
the pursuit of happiness, with which they
were endowed by their Creator, and of
which none can be deprived by valid legis
lation, except fur crime.
II. That the true mission of American
Democracy is to maintain the liberties of
the people, the sovereignty of the States,
and the perpetuity of .the Union, by the
impartial application to public affairs, with
out sectional discriminations, of the hin
daniental principles of equal rights, strict
justice, and economical administration.
III. That the Federal Government is
one of limited powers, derived solely from
the Constitution ; and the grants of power
therein ought to be strictly construed by
all the departments and agents of the Gov
ernment, and it is inexpedient and dan
gerous to exercise doubtful constitutional
IV. That the Constitution ol the United
States, ordained to form a more perfect
union, to establish justice, and secure the
blessings of liberty, expressly denies to
the General Government all power to de
prive any person of life, liberty, or prop
erty, without due process of law; and,
therefore, the Government, having no more
power to make a slave than to make a
king, and no more power to establish sla
very than to establish monarchy, should at
once proceed to relieve itself Ironi all re- j
Hponsibility for the existence of slavery
wherever it possesses constitutional power
to legislate for its extinction.
V. That, to the persevering and impor
tunate demands oi the Slave Power for
more slave States, new slave Territories,
and the nationalization of Slavery, our dis
tinct and final answer is?no more slave
States, no slave Territory, no nationalized
Slavery, and no national legislation for the
extradition of slaves. ? ^ ,
VI. That Slavery is a sin against <?od
and a crime against man, which no human
enactment nor usage can make right; and
that Christianity, humanity, and patriotism,
alike demand its abolition.
VII. That the fugitive Slave Aft of lHaO
is repugnant to the Constitution, to the
principles of the common law, to the
Hpirit of Christianity, and to the senti
ments of the civilized world. We there
fore deny its binding force upon the
American People, and demand its imme
diate and total repeal.
VIII. That the doctrine that any human
law is a finality, and not subject to modi
fication or repeal, is not in accordance
with the. creed of the founders of our Gov
ernment, and is dangerous to the liberties
of the people.
IX. That the acts of Congress known
as the Compromise Measures of 1850, by
making the admission ol a sovereign State
contingent upon the adoption of other
measures demanded by the special inter
est of Slavery ; by their omission to guar
anty freedom in free Territories ; by their
attempt to impose unconstitutional limit
ations on the power of Congress and the
people to admit new States ; by their pro
visions for the assumption of five millions
of the State debt of Texas, and for the
payment of five millions more, and the
cession of a large territory to the same
State under menace, as au inducement to
the relinquishment ol a groundless claim,
and by their invasion of the sovereignty
of the States and the liberties of the peo
ple, through the enactment of an unjust,
oppressive, and unconstitutional Fugitive
Slave Law, are proved to be inconsistent
with all the principles and maxims of De
mocracy, and wholly inadequate to the
settlement of the questions of which they
are claimed to be an adjustment.
X. That no permanent settlement of
the Slavery question can be looked for,
except in the practical recognition of the
truth that Slavery is sectional, ami Free
dom national; by the total separation of
the General Government from Slavery, and
the exercise of its legitimate and consti
tutional iulluence on the side of Freedom;
and by leaving to the States, the whole
subject of Slavery and the extradition of
fugitives from service.
XI. That all men have a natural right to
a portion of the soil; and that, as the use
of the soil is indispensable to life, the
right of alt men to the soil is as sacred as
their right to life itself.
XII. That the public lands of the Uni
ted States belong to the people, and should
not be sold to individuals nor granted to
corporations, but should be held as a sa
cred trust for the benelit of the people,
and should be granted in limited quanti
ties, free of cost, to landless settlers.
XIII. That a due regard for the Federal
Constitution, and sound administrative
policy, demand that the funds of the Gen
eral Government be kept separate from
banking institutions; that inland and
ocean postage should be reduced to the
lowest possible point; that no more reve
nue should be raised than is required to
delray the strictly necessary expenses of
the public service, and to pay oft' the pub
lic debt; and that the power and patron
age of the Government should be dimin
ished by the abolition of all unnecessary
ottices, salaries, and privileges, and by the
election by the people of all civil officers
in the service of the United States, so far
as may be consistent with the prompt and
efficient transaction of the public business.
XIV. That river and harbor improve
ments, when necessary to the safety and
convenience of commerce with foreign
nations or among the several States, are
objects of national concern, and it is the
duty of Congress, in the exercise of its
constitutional powers, to provide for the
XV. That em grants and exiles from
the Old World should find a cordial wel
come to homes of comfort and fields of
enterprise in the New ; and every attempt
to abridge their privilege of becoming
citizens and owners of the soil among us
ought to be resisted.with inflexible deter
XVI. That every nation has a clear
right to alter or change its own Govern
ment, and to administer its own concerns
in such manner as may best secure the
rights and promote the happiness of the
people, and foreign interference with
that right is a dangerous violation of the
law of nations, against which all independ
ent Governments should protest, and en
deavor by all proper means to prevent;
and especially is it the duty of the Ameri
can Government, representing the chief
Republic of the world, to protest against,
and by all proper means to prevent,
the intervention of Kings and Emperors
against nations seeking to establish for
themselves republican or constitutional
XVII. That the independence of Hayti |
ought to l?e recognised by our Govern
ment, and our commercial relations with
it placed on the footing of the most favor
ed nations.
XVIII. That as, by the Constitution,
'I the citizens of each State shall be en
titled to all privileges and immunities of
citizens of the several States," the prac
tice of imprisoning colored seamen of
other States, while the vessels to which
, they belong lie in port, and refusing to
J exercise the right to bring such cases be
fore the Supreme Court of the United
| States, to test the legality of such pro
ceedings, is a flagrant violation of the
Constitution, and an invasion of the rights
of the citizens of olther States, utterly in
consistent with the professions maoe by
the slaveholders, that they wish the pro
? visions of the Constitution faithfully ob
served by every State ill the Union.
XIX. That we recommend, the intro
duction into all treaties, hereafter to be
negotiated between the United States and
foreign nations, of some provision for the
amicable settlement of difficulties by a re
sort to decisive arbitration.
XX. That the Free Democratic party is
not organized to aid either the Whig or
Democratic wing of the great Slave Com
promise party of the nation, but to defeat
I hem both ; and that repudiating and re
nouncing both, as hopelessly corrupt, and
utterly unworthy of confidence, the pur
pose of the Free Democracy is to take
possession of the Federal Government,
ami administer it for the better protection
of the rights and interests of the whole
XXf. That we inscribe on our banner,
Fuse Soil, Frkk Speech, Free Labor'
and Fhee Men, and under it will fight on
and fight ever, until a triumphant victory
shall reward our exertions.
XXII. That upon this Platform the Con
vention presents to the American People,
as a candidate for the office of President
of the United States, John P. Hale, of
New Hampshire, and as a candidate for
the office of Vice President of the United
States, George W. Julian, of Indiana,
and earnestly commends them to the sup
port of all freemen and parties.
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The Senate consists ui two Seuators from each
State. 'l'bere are thirty-one Status, represented by
?ixty two Senator*.
Whigs, iu Italic; Old Line Democrats, in Roman.
Those marked I. D., Independent Democrat*, I).,
those elected as Uuion uiun, S. R., tLiu.so elected as
Southern or State Highly won.
President ? ? David It. Atchison
Secretary - - Asbury Dickins.
Term expires. Term expire*
Beu j FiUpatriek- - 1866 Stephen Adams, (U.) 1857
0. C Clay ' 1861) A. 0. Brown .... 186V
It. W. Johnson* - - 1865 David K. Atchison . 1866
Wui. K. Sebastian ? 185V Henry 8*Lxeyvt - - 186V
Truman Smith - ? 1866 Mi won N orris, jr . . 1866
Isaac 'foucoy ? - ? 1857 Jared W. Williams - 185V
William M. Uwin - 1866 Wm. U. Setourd - - 1855
John U. Woiler - ? 1867 Hamilton Fish ? - 1867
JauiuH A. Ituyard ? 1857 J. K. Thuuipeou - - 1857
.loltii. M. Clayton - 185 V William Wright ? - 186V
Jackson Morion - ? 1866 George L. badger 1866
Stopheu K. Mallory 1857 Vacancy - 186V
IP. C. Dawson - - 1866 S. 1'. Chase (i. I>.) - 1866
lioUrt Too ml is (U.) 186V Benjamin F. W ode 1867
John i'etit .... - 1855 James C'oojier ... 1866
Jesse 1). bright - - 1857 Rich'dBrodliead,jr. 1867
Jaincs Shields - - ? 1856 Charles X. James ? 1857
Stephen A. Douglas 186V Philip Allen - - - - 185V
Augustus C. Dodge - 1865 A. P. Butler (S. R.) - 1856
George W. Jones - 185V Josiah J. Evans - - 186V
Archibald Duron - - 1865 James C. Jones - - 1857
John B. Thompson 185V John Bell 185V
John Slidell .... 1855 Thomas J. Husk * ? 1857
J. F. Benjamin - - I80V Sam. Houston ? - ? 185V
Hannibal ilamlin ? 1857 Vacancy 1855
Wu. P. Fessenden ? 185V Solomon Foot - - - 1857
Chs. Sumner (1. D.) 1857 J. M. Mason (S. R.) 1857
Ktlward Jiverett - - 185V R. M. T. Hunter " 186V
James A. Fearce - - 1865 Isaac P. Walkor - - 1856
Thomas (J. Fratt - 1857 Henry Dodge ... 1857
Lewis Cass ..... 1857
Chas. E. Stuart... 185V
* By Governor's appointment. Tho Legislature
of Alabama will have two United States Senators to
elect during the coming session
The House oomriatd ol two hundred and
'.hirty-iour Members and five Territorial Dele
gates, one near Territory having lately been
lormed, viz : W astiington. 1 ue Delegates,
however, have no vote.
Old Line Democrats.?Philip Philips, S. W.
Harris, Win. R. Smith, George S. Houghton,
W. R. W. Cobb, James F. Dowdell.
Wkig.?James Abororombie.
Old Line Democrats.?A. B. Greonwood, E.
A. Warren.
Old Line Democrats.?James T. Pratt, Colin
M. Ingeraoll, Nathan Belcher, Origon 8. Sey
Old Line Democrats.?J. A. McDougall
Milton 8. Latham.
Old Line Democrat.?George R. Riddle.
Old Line Democrat.?-Augustus K. Maxwell.
Old Line Democrats.?J. L. Seward, A. H.
Colquit, David J. Bailey, Wm B. W Bent, K. j
W. Chastain. Junius Hillyer.
Wkigs.?David A. Reeee, Alex. H. Stephens.
Old Line Democrat ?Bernhardt Henn.
Whig.?John P. Cook.
Old Line Democrats.?S. Miller, W. H. Eng- j
lish, C. L. Dunham, James A. Lane, Thos. A. j
Hcnrioks, John G. Davis, Daniel Mace, Nor- I
man Eddy, E. M. Chamberlain, Andrew J.
Whig.?Samuel W. Parker.
Old Line Democrats.?John Went worth, VV.
A. Richardson, James Allen, William H. Bis
soll, Willis Allen.
Wkigs.?E. B. Washburne, J. C. Norton,
James Knox, Riohard Yates.
Old Line Democrats? Linn Boyd, James S.
Chrisinan, J. M. Elliott, J. C. Brockenridge, R.
H. Stanton.
Wkigs.? Benj. E. Gray, Presley Ewing,
Clement S. Hill, Wm. Preston, Leander M.
Old Line Dt mncrats ? Wm Dunbar, John
Perkins, jr.
Wkigs.?Theodore G. Hunt, John B. Smith.
Old Line Democrat ? Nathahiel P Banks
IVkigs.?ZenO Scudder. Samuel L. Crocker,
J. Wiley Edmunds, Samuel H. Walley, Wil
liam Appleton. Charles W. Upham, Tappan
Wentworth, Edward Dickinson, John Z. Good
Independent Democrat.?Alex. De Witt.
Old Line l)r mot ruts? David Stuart, David
A. Noble, Samuel Clark, Heetor L. Stephens
Old Line Democrats ?Moses Me Donald, Sam
uel Mayall, T. J. I). Fuller.
Whigs.? E. Wilder Farley, Samuel P. Ben
son, Israel Wa?hbnrn, jr.
Old Line Democrats. ? Daniel B. Wright,
Wm. S. Barry, O R Singleton, Wiley P. Har
ris, Wm. Barksdale.
Old Line Demoirats.?-Jacob Shower, Joshua
Vansant, Henry May, Wm. T. Hamilton.
Wkigs.?John R. Franklin, A. R. Soilers.
(IId Line Democrats. ? Thomas H. Benton,
Alfred W. Lamb, John S. l'help*
Wkigs ?John G. Lmdley, John G. Miller,
Mordeeai Oliver, Sam. Caruthers.
Old Line Democrat.?Henry M. Rioe
Old Line Democrats?Jas. Maurice, Ths W.
Cumming. Hiram Walhridge, Mike Walsh,
William M. Tweed, John Wheeler, William A.
Walker, Francis B. Cutting, Jared V. Peek,
William Murray, T. R VVeethrook, Gilbert
Dean, Ktifus W. Peokham, Charles Hughes,
Bishop Perkins, Potor Howe, Daniel T. Jones,
Andrew Oliver. John J. Taylor, George Hast
ings. Reuben E. Kenton.
Wktgs.?Russel Sage, George A. Simmons,
George W. Chase, 0. B. Matteion, Henry Ben
nett, Edwin B. Morgan, David Carpenter,
Thomas K. Klagler, Solomon G. Haven, Benja
min Pringie.
Independent Democrats.?Gerrit Smith, Ca
leb Lyon.
Old Ltne Democrats.?Nathan T. Stratton,
Charles Skelton, Samuel Lilly, George Vrail
Whig.?A. C. M. Pennington.
Old Line Democrats.?George W. Kittredge,
George W. Morrison, Harry Hibbttrd.
Old Line Democrats.?H. H. Shaw, lliumu
Ruffiu, Win. S. Ashe, Burton S. Creig, Thomas
L. Cimginan.
Whigs.?Sion H. Rogers, Johu Kerr, Rich
ard C. Puryear.
Old Line Democrat.?Jose Manuel Gallegoe.
Old Line Democrats.?DavidT. Disney, M. H.
Nichols, Alfred P. Edgerton, Andrew Ellisou,
Frederick W. Green, Thomas L. Ritchie, Ed
Hon B. Olds, Wm. 1). Lindsey, Harvey H.John
son, Wilson Shannon, George Bliss, Andrew
Whigs.?Johu Soott Harrison, Aaron Har
lan, M<wes B. Corwin, John L. Taylor, W. R.
Sapp, Kdward Kail.
Independent Democrats.?L. L). Campbsll,
kdward Wade, J. R. Giddiugs.
Old Line Democrat.?Joaeph Lane.
Old Line Democrats?T. B. Florouee, J. Kob
inH, jr., Wui. H. Witm, John MolNUir, Samuel
A. bndgea, Heury A. Muhlenberg, Christian
W. Straub, H. B. Wright, Asa Packer, Ga
lusha A. Grow, James Gamble, Wm. H. Kurlit,
Auguatus Drum, Johu L. Dawson, Michael C.
Trout, Carlton L$. Curtis.
Whigs.?Joseph R. Chandler, William Ever
hart, Issao E. Heister, Ner Middleewarth,
Samuel L. Russet, John McColloch, Daviu
Ritchie, Thomas M. Howe, John Dick.
Old Line Democrats.?Thomas Davis, Bon
jannn B. Thurston.
State Rights Democrats.?John McQueen,
William Amen, L. M. Kent, P. S. Brooks, Jas
L. Orr, W. W. Boyce.
Old Line Democrats.?Brookins Campboll,
(deceased,) Wm. M. Churchwell, Samuel A.
Smith, Geo. W. Jones, Frederick P. Stanton.
Ifhigs.?William Culiom, Charles Ready,
R. M. Bugg, helix K. ZoUikotter, Emerson
Old Line Democrats.*?Geo. Y. Smyth "Fettr
H. Bell. 3 '
Old Line Democrat.?John M. Bernhisel.
Old Line Democrats.?T. H. Bayly, J. M. Mill
son, John S. Caskie, Wilham O. Goode, Thos.
S. Bocock, Paulus Powell, William Smith,
Charles J. Faulkner, H. A. Edmondson, John'
Letcher, Z. kidwell, J. F. Snodgrass, Fayette
MoMullen. J
Whigs.?James Meaoham, Andrew Tracy
Alvah Sabin. "
Old Line Democrats.?Daniol Wells, jr., B.
C. Eastman, John B. Macy.
[[jr" The following is a list of the Free Dem
ocratic and Anti-Slavery papers published in
the United States :
Inquirer, Portland, Me.; A. Willey; $2 per annum.
Ind. Democrat, Concord, N. H. ; Q. O. Foe* #2.
Newi, Keene, N. H,; S. Woodward; $1 25
Democrat. Manchester, N. H ; J. H. GoodaJe; 11 50
Messenger, Portsmouth, N. H. ; T. J. Whittam , #1.'
Freeman, Muntpelier, Vt.; D. P. Thompson; |2
Observer, Morrisvilie, Vt.; J. A. Somerby ? #1 25
Telegraph, Springfield, Vt.; L. T. Guernsey #1 75
Democrat.Brattle borough, Vt.; W. Nichols; Sl.'io'
lirnndun Pout, Brandon, Vt.; P. Welch; $1.
Courier, Burlington, Vt.; G. C. Samson, #1.50,
Commonwealth. Boston, Ma.; J. D. Baldwin dailv
$5, weekly $2. ' J
Sentinel, North Adatua, Ms.; A. D. Brock; $1.50.
American, Lowell, Ma., W. S. Robinson, tri-week i.'i
News. Fitchburg, Mm; R. F. Rollins, #1.50.
Essex County Freeman, Salem, Ma., J. Emmett
semi-weekly, $3.50.
Republican, Greenfield, Ma
Spy, Worcester, Ma.; J. M Earle: )2.
Standard, New Bedford, Ms.
Courier, Northampton, Ma.
Gazette, Dedham, Ms., Henry 0. Hildreth $2
Dt-raocrat, Dedham, Ml ; K G. Robinson, |1
Sentinel, Lawrence, Ma John Ryan A Co., |2.
Rhode Island Freeman, Providence, R. I ? Crawford
A Harris , $ I.
Republican, Hartford, Ct.; BartUtt A Ilawley, $2.
Herald, Ellington, N. Y.; A. S, Brown.
Evening Chronicle, Syracuse, N. Y.; H. R Raymond
daily #3, weekly #1.50.
Spirit of the Age, Norwich, N. Y.; J. D. Lawyer;1 #1.
Wyoming Co. Mirror. Warsaw, N. Y ; A Holley #2
Telegraph, Oneida, N. Y.: I). H. Front; $1.26.
Bftnotr of the Tim**, De Kuyter, N. Y.
Free Press. Wellaville. N. Y., A. N. Cole, #1.60.
Frederick Douglass Paper, Rochester, N. Y., Fred
erick Douglass; $2.
Free Press, Gouverneur, New York , Mitchell A Hul
bert, #1.
Herald, Jamestown, N. Y.
Carson League, Syracuse, N Y.; J Thomas, #1 60
Amorican Banner, Cherry Valley, Pa., Jonh B. King
Courier, Coneantvllle, Pa., G. w Brown.
Olive Branch. Norristown, Pa.; Joseph Mover. #1.
Saturday Visiter. Pittsburgh, Pa., Jane G. A William
Swiaahelm; #1.50.
Freeman, Mercer, Pa., W T.Clark, #160
tuo Cr^"?'nt' Kr'*' ; c?uKh?J A McCreary,
The People's Journal, Coudersport, Potter county
Pa.; Dougall, Mann A Haskell; #1.60
Dispatch, Pittsburg, Pa., Foster A Fleeaon; daily
#?>. weekly #1 *
Clarion of Freedom, Indiana, Pa ; Moorhead A Mr
Claran, #1.
Die Frie Press. Philadelphia. Pa , F W Thomas dai
1/. #-V
The Christian Statesman, Mansfield. 0 ; Rov Kd
watd Smith
The Oberlin Weekly Tunes. Oherlin 0.; R*cd
Homestead Journal, Salem, 0.; A Hinksinan. #1 60.
Christian Press, Cincinnati, 0.; #2.
True Democrat, Cleveland, O.; Thomas Brown dai
ly #?, weekly #2.
Ashtabula Sentinel, Jefferson and Ashtabula. 0. W
C. Howell; #2
Mahoning Free Demoerat, Youngstown, 0.; M Cullo
tan; #1.50.
Commercial, Cleveland, 0.; H M Addison; #160.
Journal, Wellington, 0.; Gsorge Brewster, #1.60
Western Reserve Chronicle, Warren, 0.: K. 0. How
ard; #2.
Telegraph, Painsville, O.; Gray A Doolittle; #2.
OhioTimes, Mount Vernon, 0.; Chapman A Thrall;
Independent Democrat, Elyria, 0.; Philemon Bliss;
Columbian, Columbus, 0.; L. L. Rice.
Free Democrat, Chardon, O.; J. 8. Wright; #1.
Star, Ravenna, 0.; Lyman W. Hall; #1.60.
Herald of Freedom, Wilmington, O.; J. W Chaffin
True Republican, Greenfield, 0.
Williams Democrat, West Unity, 0.; Wm. A Hunter,
Free Democrat, Detroit, Mich,; S. H Baker dailv
#5, weekly #1.
Free Democrat, Indianapolis, Ind ; R. Vails, #1.50.
Western Citizen, Chicago, III.; Z.C.Eastman; dailv
and weekly.
Journal, Sparta. 111., I 8. Coulter, $1.25.
I Western Freeman, Galesburg, HI.; W. J. Lane 12
Standard, Freeport, III.
Free Democrat, Waukesha, Wis ; 8. M Booth; dai
ly $4. weekly $2.
: Telegraph, Kenosha, Wis.; Sholes A Frank, #2.
Free Press. Janesville, Wis.; Joseph Baker; #1 60
Free Press, Sh*>oygan Falls, Wis.; J. A Smith; #2
Advocate, Racine, Wis.; C.Clements; $2.
| Kentucky News, Newport, Ky.; W. 8. Bailey; $1.
' True Democrat, Mouut Pleasant, Iowa; J. W. Howe;
i $1.60.
Der Demokrat, Davenjiurt, Iowa; Th. Gulich; $2.
Pacific Statesman, Ban Franciaoo, Cal.; J. II. Purdy.
Der National Demokrat, Washington, D. C.; Fmtl.
Schmidt, editor; Uuell 1 Blatichard, publisher*; $2.
Liberator, Boston, Ms. ; W iu. Lloyd Garrison; $2.60.
Pennsylvania Preeuian, Philadelphia, Pa.; C. M. Bur
leigh; $2.
National Anti-Slavery Standard, New York, N. Y.;
8. 11. (Jay A K. (juincy; $2.
Anti-Slavery Bugle, Salem, O.; M. K. Robinson ; $1.10.
Voice of the Fugitive.
Pltilf, UV LKWIS (ILKl'tlANK.
Life of luaac T. Hopper?price $1.26, |>uHtago 21
11 nolo Tom'?Cabin?price .17 j cents, puniago 12 cents ;
five copies for $2, postage paid.
Uucle Tom's Cabin in (ierinan ?price Mt cents, post
age la cents.
Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin?price 00 cents, pontage 16
White Slavery in the Burbary Klaus, by Hon.Charted
Sumner?price oeuls, postage 12 cenis.
biddings ?Speeches, one volmue I '2uiv?price $1, post
age 26 cents.
Goodeirs American Slave Code?price 71> cents, post
age 18 oenta.
Manuel Pereira?price in cloth 7b cents, postage 12
cents; in paper 50 cents, postage 10 cents.
National Era Ofiioe.
L^OR Widows, and Claims for EX lit A PAY for
Jl Army and Navy, iu California and Oregon, from
1S4(> to ltfa2, prosecuud by F. E. HASoLEit.
Otiioe uu Four and-a-llail street, near Pennsylvania
avenue, Washington, D. C. Bep. 22
NKVV Book*
OW ready, published by T1CKNOH, REED, A
FlELDb, Boston .
Autooiography of an Ac tress, by Mrs. Mo watt ;
$1 2a, Stti edition; just out.
Do Quincey's Letters to a Young Man, and other
Papeis; price 7i> cents.
llaps and Mishaps of a Tour in Europe, by Graou
Greenwood; $1.25; 5th edition; just out.
Essays on Puilosopbical Writers, by De Quincey;
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Memoirs of Whoaton, by his Sister; $1.
My Two Sisters, by Emily Judsou; 50 cents.
Poems and Parodies by P&ebe Carey ; 7a cents.
The tiood-Naturod Bear, by It. 11. llorne; 76 cents
Passion Flowers; 76 cents, 2d edition.
Memoir ol Mrs. llauitin ; $1; 3d edition ; just out.
Pooms by George Luut; 6J corns.
Ait of Prolonging Lite, 76 cents.
Prior a Life ol Burke; $2.
The \oung Voyageurs, by Captain Mayne Keid , 76
cents; 3d coition.
The Barolays of Boston, by Mrs. ilarrisuB Gray
11 and Book of Familiar Quotations.
New Volume of Poems, by Robert Browning
Atherton?a New Story, by Miss Mitford.
Miss Mitford's Dramatic Works.
Memorable Women, by Mrs. Orceland.
Sermons, by Dr. Lawoll.
The works of Edmund Burko.
A New Work, by Henry Giles.
The Poetical W<irks of Alice Carey.
Tho Saint's Tragedy, by Charles Eingsloy.
Bailey's Essays on Opinion and Truth.
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