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HUREEREE, comprising an Arabic and useful articles of the Materia Medica as
Persian dictionary of all the terms con given in the Suhahool Udweeyuh of
tainted in that celebrated work, compiled Hoosuen ool Unsaree; the whole of
from the best authorities, published by which are arranged in an alphabetical
Muoluvee Jan Ulee, now employed in the succession, according to the plan of Eu-
Arabic department of the College of For ropean dictionaries.
William.

In order to comprize within a moderate 5th. The 1st volume of the ULF LUELA,

oulk such a numerous collection of words or part of the ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTER purely Persian, together with many Greek, TAINMENTS, in the original Arabic, has

Syriac, and Turkish terms, and an exa been published for the use of the students tensive variety of metaphorical significaof the Arabic class in the College of Fort tions, compounded of Arabic and Persian William, by Shuekh Uhmud, attached to words, he has wholly abstained from the the Arabic department of the College.

exhibition of poetical auhorities in sup6th. The 2d volume of the soorah, a

port of his definitions and explanatory dictionary of Arabic words, explained in

meanings, as practised by the author of Persian, by Abool Fuzl Moohumud bin

the Juliangeeree and others. Omr bin Khalid, commonly called Jumal,

The value of the work in manuscript being a translation of a very celebrated

will be considerably enhanced by the laArabic dictionary, intitled the Suhah:

bours and exertions of the Editor of this revised and corrected according to the au

first printed edition, in a careful inspecthority of the Qamoos, the Shums ool

tion and revision of the text, a collation Ooloom, the Deewan ool Udub, and other

of various copies, and the ablest assistlexicons of equal celebrity, by Muoluvees

ance of experienced native scholars. Durvesh Ulee, Jan Ulee, Ubdoor Ruheem,

The typographical department has been and Husun Ulee.

equally the subject of care and attention, 7th. HUDAIQ OOL-BULAGHUT the Bow

-an excellent fount of types of the Nuskh ERS OF ELOQUENCE, being a treatise on

or Arabic character, recently imported the rhetoric, poetry and rhyme of the

from Europe, has been used for the 'imPersians; by Meer Shums ood deen Fnqeer pression, which, connected with a general of Dilhee : corrected for the press by

observation of the means most likely to inMuoluvees Jan Ulee and Ubdoor Ruheem.

sure its beauty and accuracy, afford every 8th. The MAGHU KAVYA, an epic poem

reasonable hope of a correct and elegant in the original Sunskrit, the subject of

edition of the best manuscript Dictionary which is the death of Sisoopalu, slain in

of the Persian language yet presented to war by Krishnu.-It consists of 20 cantos,

the Oriental world.-By Captain Thomas which, with the commentary of Mullee

Roebuck, acting Secretary and Examiner Nath has been edited by Vidyakuru Misru

in the College of Fort William. and Shyamulalee Pundits.

A full ac

2. The 2d volume of the ULF LUELA, count of this work is given by the learned

or a part of ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERMr. Colebrooke in his dissertation on

TAINMENIS, in the original Arabic : ediSunskrit and Prakrit poetry, which is

ted by Shuekh Uhmud, a learned native published in the 10th volume of the

of Arabia, at present employed in the Asiatic researches.

Arabic department of the College. 9th. The first part of Mr. WilsON'S

3. The second edition of the GOOLI SUNSKRIT AND ENGLISH DICTIONARY, com

BUKAWULEE, a Hindoostanee Tale, oriprising about 500 pages quarto, and con

ginally published by Dr. John Gilchrist, taining one half of the alphabet, is near

for the use of theStudents of the Hindooly printed, and will be published in the

stanee class; edited by Captain Roebuck. course of a few weeks,

4. The QoOTBEE, à celebrated Treatise

on Logic, written by Qooth ood Deen, in Books at present in the press, 01 pre

the Arabic language; revised and prepared paring for publication.

for the press at the desire of M.I. LumsBOORHANI QATIU, the most copious den, L.L.D. Professor of the Arabic and and comprehensive dictionary of the Per Persian languages in the College of Fort sian language now extant.

William, by Muoluvese Jan Alle and The author of this valuable work styles Aboor Ruheem, employed in the Arabic himself in the commencement of his pre

department of the College of Fort William. face, Moohummud Hoosuen ibni Khuluf 5. A DICTIONARY OF THE PUNJABEE oot Tubreezee, with the additional poeti- LANGUAGE, arranged according to the cal title of Boorhan.

Gooroomookhee alphabet, and the OrthoHe has concentrated within the pages graphy of the Gooroomookhee words, of his lexicon, the whole of the sterling also expressed by the Devunagree characmatter contained in the Furhung i Juhan- ter, aad explained in the Persian language, geeree; the Mujmooaool Foors of Soor- dy Késheeraj, a native of the Punjab, ooree and the Soormue Sooluemanee, under the superintendence of Captain together with descriptions. of the most Roebuck, is also ready for press.

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A list of Translations of the Scriptures immediately. The introduction contains

into the Oriental Languages, with the a concise view of the origin of the Hindoo progress made in the printing of them, system of mythology; chapter I is devoted at the Serampore Press, 20th July, 1815. to a description of the objects of Hindoo

The Old and New worship; chapter II describes the Hindoo.,

Testaments. The temples, images, priests, and the various 1 Bengalee,

third edition of kinds of worship ; chapter III notices
the New Testa the various times and seasons of worship;

ment in the Press. chapter IV points out the different duties, 2 Ootkul,

Ditto ditto ditto, and ceremonies incumbent on both priests
New Testament Pen and worshippers ; chapter V exhibits the

tateuch. Histori views of the Hindoos, relative to a future, 3 Sunskrit,

cal Books of Scrip- state; chapter VI enumerates the various
tures nearlyfinish- kinds of religious devotees and mendicants
ed.

among the Hindoos; and chapter VII de4 Muhratta, Ditto ditto ditto. scribes the different sects among them. 5 Hindoostanee, Ditto ditto ditto. The volume concludes with some general

Pentateuch, remarks on the objects of worship through-, 6 Punjabee,

one-third printed. out India, Tartary, China, Japan, &c. &c. 7 Pushto,... s New Testament, to

II.-A DictiONARY OF THE BENGALEB St. John's Gospel. LANGUAGE, by the Rev. Doctor William 8 Billochee Ditto ditto ditto. Carey.--The first volume of this work, 9 Kunkuna,

Ditto St. Mathew, comprizing those words which begin with
printed.

a vowel, is ready for publication, 10 Bikaneer,

s Ditto ditto, near-
ly printed.

About to be put to press,
11 Mooltanee, Ditto ditto ditto. III.-A COMPLETE DICTIONARY OF THE
12 Sindhee,

Ditto ditto ditto. Chinese LANGUAGE, comprizing all the 13 Ooduyapoora,. Ditto ditto ditto. characters in the Imperial Dictionary of 14 Matauar,.. Ditto ditto ditto. KHANGK,HEE. This work will contain 15 Kashmeera, Ditto ditto ditto. nearly thrice the number of characters 16 Nepalese, Ditto ditto ditto. found in the large folio dictionary publish

Testament, ed at Paris in 1813, by order of Buona17 Bruj,..... printed to the parte. The characters for this dictionary, Epistles.

which are cut in metal, on a new and im18 sam,

Ditto to St. John's proved plan, have been in a state of pre-
Gospel.

paration for several years.
s Ditto printed to the
19 K,hassee,
end

PERSIAN. thew's Gospel.

First Class. 20 Mugud, ha or Ditto ditto ditto.

1. Macnaghten, (not attached to the South Buhar

Persian Class), degree of honor
and a medai

Oct. 1814
21 Telinga,
Ditto, the Gospels

Second Class.
printed.
2. Dick

Nov. 1813
Ditto, St. Matthew's 3. B. Taylor.

Nov.1813
28 Kurnata,
Gospel,
4. Hon, R. Cavendish

Nov. 1813 nearly

Third Class.
printed.

5. D. C. Smyth, (medal of merit) Dec. 1814
New Testament, two 6. N. Smith, (medal of merit).
7. Maddock, (medal of merit).

Dec. 1814
Gospels printed.
23 Chinese, 'oni.

8. Glass

Dec. 1813
Genesis nearly *9. Nisbet, (medal of merit)

Aug. 1814
printed.
*10. Dale, (medal of merit)

. Dec. 1814
St. Matthew's, near-
11. R. J. Taylor

. Nov. 1913 24 Burman,

19. Moncton, (medal of merit) . Dec. 1814
ly printed.
13. Wa ters

Nov. 1813
Ready for the Press.
*14. Ward

Dec. 1810 1. Maldeviau,

Jan. 1813
- 2. Gujerattee, 3.

15. Murray
16. Lind (medal of merit).

Aug. 1814
Southern Sindhee,-4. Siamese.

17. Boddam

Dec. 1811

Fourth Class. Works nearly ready for Publication, at

18. Reid

. Feb. 1813
19. Sir John Stonehouse

Dec. 1814
Serampore.
20. Ellerton

. Oct. 1814 1.-A View OF THE HISTORY, LITE 21. R. Creighton

Oct. 1814 RATURE AND RELIGION OF THE HIndoos,

*22, Law.

Oct. 1814 *23. Biscoe

. Dec, 1814 including a minute description of their ringle .

Oct, 1811 manners and customs; in two volumes, 25. Sir Thomas Hayes .

Nov. 1813 26. Ritchie.

. Oct. 1814 4to. By the Rev. William Ward.

*27. Stuart

. Dec. 1814 The volume on the religion of the Hin *28. Wilkinson

Oet. 1814 doos (pages XXXI and 485,) is already

Fifth Class. printed off, and as the volumes are inde

*29. Walker.

Sept. 1812 *30. Phillips

Aug. 1814 pendent of each other, it will be published * 31. Vibart

. Dec. 1813

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Sept. 1813 *33. Magniac

Dec. 1814 *34. Hon. Wm. Rodney:

Nov. 1813 *35. Thomas.

Dec. 1814 *36. Parker

Aug. 1814 *37. Fraser

Dec. 1814 *98. Cockerell

Oct. 1814 *39. Templer

Dec. 1813 * 40. Barlow,

Attended but did Oct. 1813 *41. H. Creighton not perform the Aug. 1812 *42. Tilghman

erercises.

Oct. 1812 Absent from examination. *43. Nepean, (sick)

Oct. 1813 *44. Bruce, (do)

Aug. 1814 *45, Graham, (io)

Dec. 1814 *46. Duntze; (do)

Nov. 1813 *47. Hon. H. A. Annesley, (without adequate cause)

Aug. 1813 *48. Russell, (státed his inability to perform the exercises)

Dec. 1814 N. B. The Students marked thus * who appear to have attended comparatively a few Lectures only, had no opportunity of so doing, until the ninth week of the Term, in consequence of there being no Assistant Professor, lo whose class they were at. tached, Military Students.

Date of Arrival in In.

dia. 1. Lieut. R. Taylor, (degree of honor,

1,000 Rs. and a medal.) Dec. 1804 Nov. 1814 2. Lieut. Isacke, (degree of honor 1,000 Ks. and a medal,) July, 1814. Nov.1813

ARABIC.

First Class. 1. Macnaghten, (degree of honor 1,000 Rs, and a medal)

Oct. 1814 Second Class. 2. Glass

Dec. 1813 Military Student. Licat.R.Taylor, (medal of merit) Dec. 1814 Nov.1814

BENGALEE.

First Class. 1. Hon. R. Cavendish

Nov. 1813 2. Moncton, (degree of honor, 1,000 rupees and a medal)

Dec. 1814 3. Macnaghten, (degree of honor, 1,000 rupees and a medal)

Oct, 1814 Second Class. 4. Murray:

Jan. 1813 5. Dale, (medal of merit)

Dec. 1813 0. Wilkinson, (medal of merit) Oct. 1814 7. Vibart

Dec. 1813 8. Lind, (medal of merit)

Aug. 1814 9. R. Creighton, (medal of merit) Oct. 1814 10. N. Smith, (medal of merit)

Jan. 1815 11. Biscoe, (medal of merit)

Dec. 1814 12. Ellerton, (medal of merit)

. Oct. 1814 13. Monsell

Sep. 1813 14. Stuart, (medal of merit)

Dec. 1814 Third Class. 15, Ritchie

Oct. 1814 16. H. Creightori.

Aug. 1818 17. Magniac

Dec. 1814 18. Hon. W. Rodney

Noy. 1813 19. Fraser

. Dec. 1814 20. Templer

• Dec. 1813 21. Cockerell

. Oct. 1814 Absent from Examination. Duntze, (sick)

Nov. 1813 Bruce, (do)

Avg. 1814

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SUNSKRIT. 1. Macnaghten, (medal of merit) Oct, 1814 2. Monckton, (medal of meril)

. Dec. 1814 By Order of the Council of the College,

T. ROEBUCK, Acting Secretary. COLLEGE OF FORT WILLIAM.

January 25, 1815.
FIRST HALF-YEARLY EXAMINATION,

Holden in December 1814.
CIVIL STUDENTS.

PERSIAN.
First Class.

Date of Admission. 1. Dick, (medal of merit)

Nov. 1813 2. Glass, (medal of merit)

Dec. 1813 3. Hon. R. Cavendish, (medal of merit) Nov. 1813

Second Class. 4. B. Taylor, (medal of merit)

Nov. 1813 5. Walters

. Nov. 1813 6. Duntze

Nov, 1813 7. R. J. Taylor

Nov. 1813

Feb. 1813 9. Sir Thos. Hayes

Nov. 1813 10. Murray

Jan. 1813 11. Nisbet

Aug. 1814 12. R. Creighton

. Oct. 1814 Third Class. 13. Lind

Aug. 1814 14. Boddam.

Dec. 1811 15. Ellerton

Oct, 1814 16. Monsell

Sept. 1813 17. Lance

. Oct. 1811 18. Pringle

Oct. 1811 19. Tilghman

Oct. 1813 20. Ward

Dec. 1810 21. Bruce

Aug. 1814 22. H. Creighton

Aug. 1812 23. Plowden

Dec. 1811 24. Barlow

Oct. 1813 25. Dewar

Oct. 1811 Absent from Examination. 26. Law, (sick)

Oct, 1814 27. Grant, (by permission of the College Council)

Oct. 1814 28. Vibart, (sick)

Dec. 1813 29. Parker, (do)

Aug. 1814 20. Phillips,

Aug. 1814

(stated their 31. Wilkinson,

Oct. 1814 inability to

Oct. 1814 32. Ritchie,

perform the 33. Cockerell,

Oct. 1814 exercises)

Nov. 1814 34. Scott, 35. Walker, (neglected to attend) Sept. 1812

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HINDOOSTANEE.

First Class. 1. Dick, (degree of honor, 1,000 Rs. and a medal,)

Nov. 1813 Second Class. 2. D. C. Smith, (medal of merit) Dec. 1814 3. B. Taylor

Nov. 1813 4. Maddock, (medal of merit) Dec. 1814 5. R. Creighton

Oct. 1814 Third Class. 6. Glass

Dec. 1813 7. Boddam . .

Dec. 1811 8. Waliers

Nov. 1813 9. Nisbet

Aug. 1814 10. Law, (medal of merit)

. Oct. 1814 11. Ward.

Dec. 1810 19. Tilghman

Oct. 1813 13. R. J. Taylor

Nov.1814 14. Pringle

Oct. 1811 Fourth Class. 15. Hon. H. A. Annesley

Aug. 1813 16. N. Smyth

. Jan. 1815 17. Reid

Feb. 1813 18. Stonehouse

. Dec. 1814 19. Sir F. Hayes

Nov. 1813 20. Walker

Sept. 1812 21. Phillips

Aug. 1814 22. Thomas

Dec. 1814 23. Parker

Aug. 1814 24. Lindsay

Nov. 1813 25. Nepean, (attend, but did not perform the exercises)

Oct. 1813 Absent from Examination. 26. Graham, (sick)

Dec. 1814 27. Bruce, (do)

• Aug. 1814 28. Barlow, (without adequate cause). Oct. 1813 29. Hon. R. Cavendish (do)

. Nov. 1813 30. Russell, (stated his inability to perform the exercises)

Nov. 1814 Military Student. Lieut. Isacke, (degree of honor, 1,000

rupees and a medal), date of arrival in India, July 1804

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14, R. J. Taylor! 176 College of Fort William, Public Disputation. (FEB ARABIC. 5. Lieut, Taylor

Nov. 1814

6. Ensign Bedford, (medal of merit) July 1814 1. Macnaghten, (medal of merit) Oct, 1814

7. Liegt. Wornum

July 1814 8. Lieut, White.

July 1814 HINDOOSTANEE. 9. Ensign M'Kenly

May 1812 10. Ensign Stalkari, (medal of merit) July 1814 First Class.

Third Class. 1. Macnaghten, (not attached to the

11. Ensign Paton

July P935 clàss) a degree of honor, and a

19; Ensign Lawrence Oct. 1814 medal

13. Cornet Kennedy ****** Mar. 1814 Second Class. 14. Ensign Burns

May 1814 2. Dick, (medal of merit) Ney. 1813 15, Cornet Hester

Sept. 1814 Glass, (medal of merit)

Dec. 1813

Absent from Examination.
* Third Class.
16, Lieut, Conlthard," (sick)

Mar. 1814 4. Duntze Noy. 1813 17, Ensign George (do)

Mar. 1814 5. B. Taylor, (medal of merit) Nov. 1813 18. Ensign Wade, by permission of the 6. Nisbet Aug, 1814 College Council

Mar. 1814 7. R. Creighton, (medal of merit) Oct. 1814 18. Reid

Feb, 1813

ARABIC. 9. Sir Thomas Hayes

Nov, 1813 10. Ward

Dec. 1810

First Class. 11. Walters

. Nov, 1813
1, Lieut. Taylor

Nov. 1814 12, Pringles

Oct. 1811

2, Ensign Bedford Oct. 1811

July 1814 13. Lance

Nov, 1819

Second Class. 15, Wollen Aug. 1911 1. Lieut, Isacke

Nov, 1816 16. Tilghman . Oct. 1813 2. Ensign M'Kenly

May 1812 17. Walker

Sept, 1812
3, Lieut, White.

July 1814 18. Boddam

Dec, 1811 19. Lindsay :

Absent from Examination,

Nov, 1813 20. Plowden

Dec, 1811

4, Lieut, Coulthard, (sick), ,, Mar, 1814 21, Dewar

Oct. 1813 29. Barlow

Oct. 1811

HINDOOSTANEE: * 28. Ellerton

. Oct. 1813 24, Templer

Dec, 1813

First Class 25. Nepean

1. Ensign Bagnold, a degree of honor, Absent from Examination,

1,000 rupees and medal)

July 1814 26. Law :: (sick)

Oct. 1814

2, Litut. Beckett, (a degree of honor, 99. Hon. W. Rodney (do)

Nov. 1913
1,000 rupees and medal)

July 1814 98. Parker

(do)
Aug. 1914

Second Class, 20. Phillips, (stated his inabitity to pera

3, Ensign Paton, (medal of merit)

July 1814 form the exercises)

Aug. 1814

4. Cornet Kennedy, (medal of merit). Mar. 1814

Nov, 1813 so: Tron, Cayendieb,

5. Ensign Bedford, (medal of merit), July 1814 Neglected Oct, 1814 6. Lieut. Isacke 38. Cockerell, to attend, (ct, 1814

1814 33. Scott, IT!! **

Nov. 1814

Third Class. 8. Ensign Murray

Oct, 1814 BENGALEE. 9. Lieut, White

• July 1814 First Class. 10. Ensign Barns

May 1814

11. Ensign Paterson 1. Hon, R. Cavendish, a degree of

May 1814 12. Ensign Lawrence

Oct. 1814 honor, 1,000 rs, and a medal

Nov. 1813

13. Cornet Hester 2, Duntze Nov. 1813

Sept. 1814 3. Vibart

1. Dec, 1813

Absent from Examinations, is Second Class. 14. Lieut, Woraum, (sick)

July 1844 4 Murray

Jan. 1813 15. Ensign Gordon, 5. Wilkinson

of the College
16. Ensign Wade,
Oct, 1814

Council.) 0. Lind

Aug, 1914 % R, Creighton ! ;i:1;

17. Lieut, Coulthard, (sick).

Oct, 1814 8. Wollen

Aug. 1811
Third Class.

BRUJ BHAK, HA. 9. Monsella

Sept. 1813

First Class.. 10. Templar,

Dec, 1813 i. Ensign Bagnold, (medal of merit) 'July 1814 11. Bruce

Aug. 1814

Second Class, 19. H. Creightou, (retired without aty tempting any exercise)

Aug. 1812

2. Ensign Paton, (medal of merit), July 1814 Absent from Examination.

3, Ensign Burns, (medal of merit) May 1814 is. Hoy, W, Rodney, (sick)

Nov, 1813

Third Class. Lothe 35.21 14, Bodham

Dec. 1812

4, Lieut, Woraum, (medal of merit) July 1814 15, Barlow 16, Ritchie

O&: 1814 SPECIMENS OF PERSIAN WRITING.

First Class.
SUNSKRIT.

1, Lieut, Becket, (a medal) 1. Macnaghten

Oct, 1814 2. Ensign Bagnol, (do)
By order of the Council of the College,

Second Class.
T. ROEBUCK, Acting Secretary. 3, Lieut, Wornum

4, Lieut, White
MILITARY STUDENTS..

* Third. Class. **** PERSIAN.

5. Ensign Paton *First Class.

0. Ensign Stalkart 1, Ensign Bagnold, (a degree of ho.

SPECIMENS OF NAGREE WRITING. nor 1,000 rupees, and a medal) July 1814 % Lieut, Becket, (a degree of honor,

First Class, 1,000 rupees and a medal) July 1814 1. Ensign Bagnold, (a medal) Second Class.

%Lieut, Beckett, (do) 3. Ensign Cracklow.

Nov. 1813

Second Class.tr. 4. Lieut, Isacke

Novo 1813 3, Ensign Palon

.

(by permission | Mar. 1814

Mar, 1814 Mar. 1814

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LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL

INTELLIGENCE.

A PAMPHLET, entitled British Justice real and living mannery of the Druses, in Africa, just published, calls the atten with poetic eloquence and learned fidelity. tion of Parliament to the manner in which This pleasing, tender, and uncommon the commercial interests of the country are novel is elegantly written, contains much at present managed on the Gold Coast. geographical instruction, and may be very Great Britain possesses forts and small useful to those missionaries who are disadjacent settlements on that coast, de- posing themselves to visit the Syrian signed for the maintenance and protection churches. It breathes every where a pure of trade; and for the support of these morality and a religious tendency. Many facts, salaries of officers, &c. an annual notes are affixed explanatory of the allusum of £23,000. is grauted by Parliament sions to oriental opinions and usages; to a Corporation called, the Committee which display an appropriate erudition, of the African Company, the individuals and bring into notice many works of the composing which, derive an advantage by Germans that are little known even to our being permitted to make their payments orientalists." in goods sent from England, and from some other incidental sources of profit. A WORK on the most important naIt was some time since pointed out by tional topics is before the public, under Mr. Meredith, formerly governor of Fort the title of Improved Agriculture, and the Winnebah, and author of a work, en Suppression of Smuggling, Property-tax, titled an account of the Gold Coast, &c. and Poor's Rates; with the maintenance of that with the very limited means appro rents, cheapness of living, the prosperity priated to the maintenance of the forts of the Farmer, the advancement of comand settlements on the Gold Coast, it merce, navigation, and manufactures, and ought to appear more wonderful how they the constant employment of the Poor; cat be kept up at all, than that they are being a display of the augmentability of not kept in a more respectable state, &c." the resources of the British Empire, &c. In the present Pamphlet, a Mr. Hutton, a resident merchant, complains of neglect of A PORTION of the ashes which fell on the duty and of the grossest personal violence island of Sumbawa (See. p. 92) in April and ill treatment fron a Mr. Dawson, last, was forwarded to Calcutta, which governor of Fort Anamaboe, and whose has been analyzed by the Assistant Assay conduct and language is here represented Master of that Presidency, who states as of the most vulgar and ruffian-like de the result as follows: scription. This person, who is at once a “ Volcanic ashes from the mountains governor and a trader, the African Com on the island of Sumbawa, collected in mittee retain in the situation which he is the district of Samarang, after the irrupthus represented as disgracing. Mr. tion of the 11th of April, 1815. Hutton states further particulars of the “ The substance thus described, was general ineficiency, civil and military, of brought in the shape of a powder of a the government under the Committee; greyish brown colour-void of smell, but and the reader, who combines the facts possessing a harsh taste; the specific produced in this publication, with those gravity was low, as the powder floated to be collected from Mr. Meredith's ac on the surface of the water; before the count, above cited, will probably con blow-pipe it melted into a dark brown clude, that however it may consist with enamel, and with the aid of borax into a the private interests of the persons com transparent light blue glass. Nitra muposing the Committee, to accept an in riatic acid after a long digestion took up sufficient sum on the one hand, and ad- about one-fifth of the weight : and the minister a despicable and insufficient go- solution yielded a dark blue precipitate vernment on the other, the interests of with prussiate of potash, indicating the the country at large demand a total change presence of oxid of iron. of things.

“ The portion of the powder insoluble

in the acid was of a bluish grey colour, A WORK of fancy, translated from the infusible per se before the blow-pipe, but pen of a German author, illastrating the convertible into a yellowish glass with manners and religions of the nations which the addition of borax--the specific gravity inhabit the East, from Syria to India, was increased as it now sunk in water; has just appeared, under the title of Ma- part of the residium mixed with an equal haled and Sedli, or memoirs of a Druse weight of carbonate of potash, and diFamily, &c. “It possesses," says a critic, gested repeatedly with sulphuric acid and " the merit, not merely of relating an in- evaporated, was rendered soluble in boil. teresting love-story, but of describing the ing water--the watery solution concen Asiatic Journ No. II.

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