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States. \\ hf.reas by cite act entitled “ An net, making provision for the disposal or Pudic Lands, situated between the United States Military Tract and the C Kineeticut Reserve, and other pur poses, ’ it was enacted, that for the dis posal o! the lands of the United States, situated between the United States Mi litary Tract and the Connecticut Re serve, a Land-office should be establish ed at such place as the President of the United States might direct. And it was further enacted, that the Lands afore said, with the exception of certain tracts therein excepted, be off-red for sale to the highest bidder, at the place afore said, on such day or days, as shall by a Publick Proclamation of the President of the United States be designated for that purpose, in tracts of the same size, and on the same terms and conditions, as are provided for the lands North of tii River Ohio* and above the Mouth oi Kentucky River. Wherefore, f, Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, in con formity with the provisions of the act b.-fore recite d, do hereby declare and make known, that sales shall be held at Cantov, in the State of Ohio, for the disposal of the above mentioned lands, to commence on the second Monday of May, one thousand eight hundred and eight, and continue for and during the six following weeks. Givqja under my hand the nineteenth dtlv of November, one thousand eight hundred and seven. (Signed) TII: JF.FFKRSON. A SURVEY OF 7 H K Wisdom of God tn the Creation ; OR, A Compendium of Natural Philosophy* By John Wesi.ey, a. m. ^’Tfi ft iff-thy k'o tiU»wotk P.uent of Good, /> mi hiv ! I hint rh< uM?r<-ui Iramc Thu* won oils f <ii ! 1 hylclf bow wond’ious ffnn !” Wiliam Havi‘.t->n, of Lancafter. P< nnfv’va Pm, h vfi flu o ipoia's for publiflrng WbSLEY s Philosophy the Suofcri*er. who h« . . c i m, i n w.lh him to encourag* an promote i' publication and circulation in tl VVtfUrn County, and who w'll rccrivr fu f- p: on fir the fan>r rtfpt^ffu'.y invi»ca t! * : h i <.. th, pub 'ek >o a \»<>ik l< imi. n-. v ub* po to oprr, enlighten and in fo. in i.>c imderflandnig, to ameliorate the heart, and to awaken and exdt the foul, by making man acquainted with himfelf, with the woik of creation fuhjttfl- > to hi* dominion, and with Thf. Great First Cause of all thing*. The following in a very concif fk :tch of fume of the fubiett on which it tre its. A brief history of Natural Philoso phy as a science, and the method of phi losophizing among the Hebrews, Egyp tians and Greeks. Of the structure of the human body anatomically arranged, with a particular description of the different parts of which it is composed ; of respiration, chvlifi cation, nutrition, the five senses, hunger, thirst and sleep ; of local, voluntary and involuntary motion ; and of the stature and age of man. Oi the remote onuses of diseases ; of fevers, the way to preserve health ; of life and death; of the soul and origin of man ; of imagination, memory, the un derstanding, will and affections ; of the generation of the body. Of beasts, birds, fish,reptiles 8c insects. Of trees and plants. Of metals, minerals and fossils. Of earth, water, fire, air and meteors. Of the system of the world. Of the properties that aie common to all bodies ; and of those things wherein natural bodies differ. Of the Fiest Cause. Of the relative perfection of bodies. General view of the gradual progres sion of beings. Of the union of souls to organized bodies. Of universal gravity, and centripetal and centrifugal force. Of the discoveries of the ancients in mathematics. Of the improvement of knowledge by revelation. General reflections, shewing the j,e culiai advantages which result from a proper unvey of the wisdom of God in the creation. Ext ran from the Proposals. “Tin c 11. <51 » of the lrtte learn< «i atul piotta Mi. VVefiey ij fo wc'i kn wn, as to r< n< ei a> y c mmcnt t >'ally unnti^flTa, y Jr rmy he pro p r, hnwtvrri to ohfervt that in the devntton of a whole iv to 'he gold nf m nk nd, »he work tor which we now fn’iv'tt the public pa t oniye, was among li'm mcft 'otereftmg nd valuable lahonrs. It is indeed a’ibrary irt * fe. ,—comptcherfivclv embracing w^rty th whole h flory of animated nature- and Mfphy ing, in a ftylr peculiarly inflruct v.’ and a*. er . hie, »be wifdom. the power, and the goodi-fo ol Omnipotence ” CONDITIONS T .i« wark wii! h« | ubMfti- ' ;n thrrr Jarpp o£Uvo vwKudcu, in boaruu The price of the whole will be fix dolfara—two dollar* and afl h.df to be paid on delivery ot the firft volume, wo dollars on delivery of the fecond, and one dollar and an half on delivery of the third vo lume. T« thofe who may prefer it full bound, it will be delivered in that manner, fubjeft to the additional chaige of binding. The work will be put to prefs as foon as ioo fubferibers are procured. The fit ft volume will be publilhed in two months after it ia put to prefs, and the other volumes, in fucccflion, at about the fame dift mee of t ime. *Subfcriptions received at the Office of the Wheeling Repcfitorv. 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