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A WHIG JOURNAL,
POLITICS AND LITERATURE.
“TO STAND BY THE CONSTITUTION.".
NEW SER'ES, VOL. III.—WHOLE VOL. IX.
PUBLISHED AT 118 NASSAU STREET.
Birth of Freedom, The, verse, (J. D. W.) 561. Algonquins, Historical and Mythological Tradi
C. tions of the, with a translation of the WalumOlum, or Bark Records of the Linni-Lenape, California, 331. Significance of our acquisi(E. G. Squier,) 273.* Aborigines of Ame tions on the Pacific-a new centralization rica, as found by the first explorers, 273 ; of the nations of the earth, 331 ; reasons for uncertainty of the early accounts, 274; their remaining an integral part of the naimportance of investigating their religious tion--rapid communication by railroad and dogmas and practices, ib.; the Walum-Olum, telegraph, similitude of character, &c., 332; 275; extent and mode of picture-writing, will change the commercial relations of the 276 ; Song I.-The Creation, interlinear globe, 333; America destined to become the translation,) 177 ; idea of a Supreme Unity centre of the world, physically and morally, prevalent among the Algonquins, 181; gen 334 ; the Divine idea in history-disciplineral traditions of the deluge, ib.; Song II. ary education of the human race, ib.; grand The Deluge, (ibid.) 182; Song III.- Migra portents of the coming age, 335; Christions, 185; Song IV.-The Chronicle, 186; tianity the hope of the world, ib.; must beSong V.—The Chronicle continued, 187; come an organic moral power in its hisSong VI.-The Modern Chronicle, 189; torical life, 336; futility of all other schemes probable authenticity of these records, 190 ; of social perfection, demonstrated by the confirmed by the account of Heckewelder, “age of reason," ib.; such a scene can
191; by the traditions of other tribes, 192. never be re-enacted, 337; the worldly, selfAmerican Ethnology, (E. G. Squier,) 385. willed spirit of the age, the grand obstacle
Comprehensive character of the science, for Christianity to contend against, 338. 385 ; eminently an American science, 386 ; Carlyle's Heroes, (Joseph H. Barrett,) 339. results of Dr. Morton's craniological investi- Charlotte Smith, sketch of, and review of her gations—essential homogeneousness of the works, (G. F. Deane,) 619. American race, 387; apparent diversities but | Cheese of Vif, from the French of Marie Aysuperficial-uniformity of general character card, (Mrs. St. Simon,) 408. istics, 388; concurrent testimony of other Child, The, and the Aurora Borealis, verse, (A. writers, 389; conflicting hypotheses, 390 ; M. W.,) 498. philological researches—their languages sui Collamer, Hon. Jacob, of the House of Repregeneris, and alike in their general structure, sentatives, biographical sketch of, 202. ibid; their religious conceptions--general CONGRESSIONAL SUMMARY.-Meeting of Consimilarity among all primitive races, result gress-death of Hon. Dixon H. Lewis-Reing from common causes, 392; paucity of port of the Secretary of the Treasury, 208; results from psychological inquiries, 395; Slavery in New Mexico, 210; Railroad peculiar moral and intellectual traits of the across the Isthmus of Panama, 211, 319; Indian character, ib.; views of Dr. Von Mar cession of the Everglades of Florida, 214, tius--evidences of distinct psychological 420; the Southern Convention, 313; Govcharacter of the American race, 396 ; un erpment of the New Territories, 318; the soundness of his conclusions in respect to Mexican Treaty—the Protocol, 320; Postal
their moral and intellectual capacity, 398. Convention between Great Britain and the American Indians, The, (Ka-ge-ga-gah-bowh, United States, 323; Drainage of swamp a chief of the Ojibway nation,) 631.
lands, 421 ; case of a New York Santa Fe
trader, 422 ; a new Department of the GovB.
ernment, ib.; Civil and Diplomatic Appropria
tion Bill, 423; Slavery in the New TerriBattle for Life or Death, from the German of tories—debate in the House of RepresentaAuerbach, (Mrs. St. Simon,) 265.
tives, 424; the Bill relating to California,
427; President Taylor's Inaugural Address, * See Erratum, p. 220.
428; List of the new Cabinet, 429; Called VOL. III. NEW SERIES,