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A SUMMARY OF THE LEADING EVENTS SINCE THAT PERIOD.
BY JOHN S. HART, A.M.
American Philosophical Society, &c.
LEA & BLANCHARD.
Entered, according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1844, by
LEA AND BLANCHARD, in the clerk': office of the district court of the United States in and for the
the eastern district of Pennsylvaniu.
J. Fagan, Stereotyper.
TO THE AMERICAN EDITION
In presenting to the American public this excellent compend of Universal History, the original work is given entire, without abridgement or alteration. It has been thought advışable, however, to add a few pages to that part of the history which relates to the discovery, and settlement of North America. The portions thus added. are distinguished from the rest of the book by being enclosed in brackets. Numerous questions have been prepared for the purpose of facilitating its use as a Textbook in schools