By the Present of the United ]
\\ 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.
OF 7 H K
Wisdom of God tn the Creation ;
A Compendium of Natural Philosophy*
By John Wesi.ey, a. m.
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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
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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
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
Of the improvement of knowledge by
General reflections, shewing the j,e
culiai advantages which result from a
proper unvey of the wisdom of God in
Ext ran from the Proposals.
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ing, in a ftylr peculiarly inflruct v.’ and a*. er .
hie, »be wifdom. the power, and the goodi-fo
ol Omnipotence ”
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