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THE

6

FAMILY MAGAZINE,

OR

MONTHLY ABSTRACT

OF

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE.

ILLUSTRATED WITH SEVERAL HUNDRED ENGRAVINGS.

VOLUME V.

NEW YORK:-PUBLISHED BY J. S. REDFIELD.
BOSTON :-OTIS, BROADERS & Co.;-N. P. HAWES.

BALTIMORE:-RICHARDS & BROTHER.

CINCINNATI :-ELI TAYLOR.

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1838.

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[ENTERED according to the act of Congress, in the year 1838, by

J. S. REDFIELD,

in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York,

CONTENTS.

AMERICAN COMMERCE

30 FARMERS' DEPARTMENT

NATURAL HISTORY

AMERICAN CAVERNS

72
Great Farm in England 211

Hares
ARCHITECTURAL MOXUMENTS

23
Sugar Beet

212

Wheat

· ARCHITECTURE

65, 91, 140, 187

Silk Business

212 | NATURAL PHILOSOPHY

290, 31

ASTRONOMY
19, 68, 104, 167, 420
Manures

270 New York, Philadelphia, and
AMERICAN ANTIQUITIES-

Barley

305 Officers of the United States
105, 125, 324, 377, 420

Clover

394 Oregon

A Yanktoana Horse-Fight

34 Force of the Waters

183 Our National Flag

Africa

69 Governours of the States—1838 34. 358 Oriental Water Carriers

A Tale of Western Chivalry

83 Homer, N. Y.

5 Oriental Houses

ARTS AND ARTISTS--

Hyssop

13 Pepper

Teniers, the younger 60 ILLUSTRATIONS OF SCRIPTURE-

Popular Medical Observations

Andrea Sacchi

100

Ark of the Covenant

37

151, 226, 251, 294, 332, 37

Guido Reni

168

Tower of Babel

101 Pyrotechny

Ancient State of the North American

Mount Seir

185 Publick Houses

Continent

103

Plain of Jordan

380 Persian Gardens

Affecting Story

127 Indian Attack upon Wheeling 157 Philip, Last of the Wampanoag

Ancient Mexican Cotton Manufacture 158 Interesting to Sculptors

275 Presidential Elections

An Anecdote of War

175 | Indian Summer-American Forests 355 Pyramid of Faioum

Animal Heat

188 Invention of Stereotyping

384 Petra

Adventures of Col. James Smith

243 Indigo

422 Putnam and the Wolf

Animal Magnetism

265 John Paul Jones

323 Paris Exchange

Assassination of Francis Pizarro 463 Kentucky Barbecue on the Fourth of Principal Events of 1837

Ancient Writing Materials

416

July

116 Procuring and Preserving Obje

BIOGRAPHY-

LIVING COSTUMES-

Natural History 36

Prof. J. W. Francis, M. D. 130

Bedouin Arabs

17 | REVOLUTIONARY ANECDOTES

* Cadwallader Colden

334
Albanians

49 Recollections of Putman
Hon. Cadwallader D. Colden 389

Omai

116 Rivers in Mississippi
William Prescott
434 LITERARY Notices-

Red Sea
John Andre

466

40, 80, 160, 240, 280 Rafts on the St. Francis

BOTANY

LITERARY REVIEW 135, 191, 272, 392 Suspension-Bridge

Catkins

53 Literary Character of Sir Walter Scott 342 Squatters of Labrador
Burning Wax

169 MISCELLANY 39, 79, 158, 200, 239, 440 Sugar-Cane
Bombay
198 Mandrake

14 Shoeing Horses
Buffalo Postoffice

301 Meteorological Sketches 74, 106, 267 Suffolk Bank
Bismuth
404 Mechanism of a Feather

77 Sunday at Home

Capitol of Indiana

3 Military Bounty Land

143 Specimens of Ancient Love-Let

Chinese Wedding

9 Mariner's Compass

153 Snow Crystals

. ConCHOLOGY

29, 57, 95 Manners of the Chinese

154 Signers of the Declaration of

Chinese Bookseller

97 Mahratta Chief

156 pendence

Cloves
64 Merchant of Savannah

229 Sketch of the Life of the Hon

Chinese Dinner

108 Mount Hor

256 thaniel Bowditch

Conferva, or Natural Paper
120 Measurement of Time

427 Savage Fortitude

Christian Connexion

189 NATURAL History

Sketch of the Life of John Smi

Comparative Statisticks

198

Pelican

11 Steamboats on Lake Erie

Causes of Poverty-

Seahorse

12 Singular Prison Amusement

213, 254, 302, 371, 425

Black and White Swan 45 The Wild Boar

Character of a Native Georgian

230

Hammer-Headed Shark 46 Pawnee Sacrifice

Convent of St. Catherine

259

Gems-Bok or Oryx

47 Human Body-

Canal Locks

278

Sting-Ray

47

43, 110, 138, 18

Changes of Fortune

296

Sword-Fish

68

Live Oakers

Customs Fifty Years Since

Menura or Lyre-Tail

87 Village Prize

Congreve Rockets

461

Gigantick Crane

127 Teazle

Costume of the Jews

465

Lump-Fish

128 Plantain

Discourse on the Times

216

Argonauta

129 Flax

Denomination of Universalists 314

Arabian Camel

164 Retina

Date-Tree

317

Fig

167 Western Mothers

Destruction of the Janizaries by Mah-

Thorn

Horse-Swap

moud II.

357

Sheep

205 Emigrated Indians

Extracts from a Narrative of Mission-

Dove

206 Sybil's Cave Hoboken

ary Enterprises in the South Sea

Lentils

207 Death of Chastelar

Islands

217

Beetles and Locusts

207 Holy Week at Rome

Electro-Magnetism

223

Plane-Tree

209 Science of Geology

Exploring Visits to the Source of the

Lizards

245 Temple of Schoe-Madou, at Pe

Hudson

345

Osprey, br Fish-Hawk 248 Tallow Tree of India

Electro-Magnetick Telegraph

358

Sparrow-Hawk

249 USEFUL ARTS-

Engraved Rocks

Scape-Guat, &c

285

Rope-Making

FARMERS' DEPARTMENT-

Cormorant

286

Porcelain

Making Pork

35

Common Hoopoe

287

Plumbery

Making clover hay-In cocks 36

Sacred Ibis

288

Painting in Water-Colc

"Grub, or Cut Worm

36

Balm

289 U&EFUL KNOWLEDGE- 38,7

Bees

72

Coriander

289

23

Field Culture of Peas

73

Stork

337 | United States Calendar-1838

Method of Harvesting Indian

Frogs

338 View in Broadway

Corn

73

Crocodile

341 Wonderful Escape from the In

Wheat--Important discovery 115

Coral

364 White Sulphur Springs

Tillage

195

Hive-Bee

366 Wood Engraving.

Hints for Autumn Work 195

Viper

367 | Washington Medical College

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167

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EMBELLISHMENTS.

422

Astronomy Illustrated 19, 68, 104, 147 Man of Tierra del Fuego

1921 NATURAL HISTORY
Ark of the Covenant
37 Man of the Island of Tanna

193
Flax

124
Albanian Soldiers
49 Man of New Zealand

194
Fig

167
ARCHITECTURE Illustrated 65, 91, 140, 188 Makea

221
Thorn

168
Africa Illustrated
69 Mount Hor

257
Lentils

207
Adam Poe and Big Foot
81 Mechanical Powers Illustrated 329, 381

Plane-Tree

209
Adam discovering the body of Abel 100 Map of the Source of the Hudson 353

Balm

289
An Eastern Choultry
181 Murder of Henry IV. of France 393

Coriander

299
A Laplander travelling in a Sledge 394 | Manufacturing Indigo

Teazle

333
Bedouin Arabs
17 Moses at the Passage of the Red Sea 429

Coral

364
Bombay Harbour
179 NATURAL HISTORY-

Wheat

444

Buffalo Postoffice

301

Pelican

12 Napoleon Bonaparte

393

Battlement of Roof

433

Seahorse

13 Omai

116

Capitol of Indiana

1

Black and White Swan 45 Oriental Water-Carriers

397

Chinese Wedding

Hammer-Headed Shark

46 Pepper

Chinese Rope-Making

28

Gems-Bok or Oryx

47 Porcelain Manufacture

61

CONCHOLOGY

Sting-Ray

48 Pamunkey Medal.

125

Catkins Illustrated

55

Sword-Fish

86 PyrotechnyIllustrated

172

Cloves

64

Menura or Lyre-Tail

89 Persian Gardens

196

Chinese Bookseller

97

Gigantick Crane

127 Philip, Last of the Wampanoags 201

Chinese Bowl and Chop-Sucks 109

Lump-Fish

128 Papheia

221

Chinese

154

Argonauta

129 Pyramid of Faioum -

237

Chapel at Arorangi

217

Arabian Camel

165 Petra, Temple of Khasne

262

Convent of St. Catherine

260

Sheep

205

Sectional View

263

Capt. John Sinith

441

Four-Horned Ram

205

View of an unfinished Tomb 264

Exaltation of the Popo

401

Dove

206

Tomb at Petra

309

Egyptian Papyrus

418

Beetles

207

Interiour of a Tomb at Petra 309

Engraved Rocks

464

Locusts

208 Putnam and the Wolf

281

Flight of Lot with his Daughters 169

Lizards-

Paris Exchange

316

Francis Pizarro

361

Lacerta Scincus 245 Roman Coasting Vessel

393

Female Reading, with a Box of Rolls 417

a

Lacerta Gecko

246 Suspension-Bridge

41

Female Reading a Roll

418

Stellio Spinipes

247 Sugar-Cane

113

Geneva Medical College

176

Lacerta Stellio

448 Suffolk Bank

225

Geology Illustrated

Osprey, or Fish-Hawk

249 Squaws Ducking Col. Smith

241

Homer, N. Y.

5

Sparrow-Hawk

249 Snow Crystals

373

Hyssop

13

Scape-Guat, &c.

285 The Wild Boar

15

Hunting the Wild Boar

16

Cormorant

286 Temple of Minerva

24

Hunting the Gazelle

25

Common Hoopoe

287 Smokers, after Teniers the

Hamburgh

32

Sacred Ibis

288

Younger

380

Head of an Albanian

49

Stork

337 Retina

142

Human Body Illustrated-

Frogs-

Sybil's Cave-Hoboken

293

111, 138, 186, 227, 253

Tadpole of the Surinam

Sultan, Mahmoud II.

357

Hon. Cadwallader D. Colden

389

Frog

339 Plain of Jordan

380

House where Peter the Great lived, in

Surinam Frog, nearly

Doge of Venice wedding the Sia 393

Holland

394

full

grown

339 Temple of Schoe-Madou, at Pegu 51

John Paul Jones

321

Dotted Frog

341 Tower of Babel

101

Jewish Taled with its "Fringes"

447

Crocodile

441 View in Broadway

397

Mandrake

14

Hive-Bee

365 View of the Red Sea

248

Man of Sandwich Islands in a Mask 135

Vipers-

White Sulphur Springs

123

Man of Nootka Sound

137

Naia Haje

368 Woman of Nootka Sound

137

Man of Prince William's Sound 137

El Affah

368 Woman of Prince William's Sound 137

Mariner's Compass

153
Hares
445 Woman of Easter Island

192
Mahratta Chief

156
Conies

445 Washington Medical College 269
Mrs. Merril engaged with the Indians 161

Plantain
124 Youth with a Tablet-book

417
Mount Sei

185

405, 449

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