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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR GALE, CURTIS, AND FENNER, PATERNOSTER.ROW.
JOSIAH CONDER, 18, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD; PARKER, OXFORD;
DEIGHTON, CAMBRIDGE; AND OLIPHANT, WAUGH, AND INNES,

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CONTENTS OF VOL. X.

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netrical and Algebraical Invest?

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Chateaubriand's Beauties of Christianity .

55, 191
Cheyne's Cases of Apoplexy and Lethargy
Clarkson's Memoirs of the Private and Public Life of William Penn. 497
Collections from the Greek Anthology, by Bland and others
Cresswell's Elementary Treatise on the Geometrical and Algebraical Inves-

tigation of Maxima and Minima

Custance's Popular Survey of the Reformation and Fundamental Doctrines

of the Church of England . . . . . . 463

Dunlap’s Memoirs of George Frederick Cooke, Esq. . . . 611

Ellis's Inquiry into the Changes induced on Atmospheric Air by the Germi.

nation of Seeds, &c.

Ellis's Farther Inquiries into the Changes of the Atmospheric Air, &c. 479, 629

Essays on the Sources of the Pleasures received from Literary Composi.

tions ;

Estlin's Discourses on Universal Restitution
Eustace's Answer to Bishop Tomline's Charge ..

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Thorp's Catholic Emancipation ; an Inquiry into the Principles of the Supr;
porters of the Catholic Claims

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Thorp's Catholic Emancipation Substance of an intended Speech
Thurlow's, Lord, Poems on several occasions :
Tomline's Charge delivered to the Clergy of the Diocese of Lincoln

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Townsend's 'Character of Moses established for veracity as the Historia

of Events from the Creation to the Deluge .
Tytler's Essay on the Principles of Translation

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THE

ECLECTIC REVIEW,

FOR JULY, 1813.

Art. I. An Appeal to the Imperial Parliament upon the Claims of the

ceded Colony of Trinidad, to be governed by a Legislature and · Judicature ; founded on Principles sanctioned by Colonial Prece.

dents and long Usage, with Observations thereon, intimately con· nected with the Political and Civil Interests of all the British West

India Colonies. By John Sanderson, Esq. Barrister at Law. 8vo. Richardson. 1813. THE Island of Trinidad is a spot which a painter might se

lect as the scene of inexhaustible beauties, where a naturalist would find the subject of endless admiration, and which a politician, ignorant of its history, might mark out as the probable centre of some future commercial empire.

Whatever might be the surmises of a mere speculative philo-, sopher, as to the future destiny of this great country, its present history tells of nothing but wretchedness, confusion, and bad government. In the year 1782, M. de Chacon, at that time the Spanish Governor of this colony, in order to supply the deficiency which then existed in the number of settlers, was induced to issue a proclamation, holding out a full indemnity and protection against the claims of their creditors, as a boon to all who would reside within the limits of his government. The object of those by whom this flagrant violation of the law of nations wis concerted, appears to have been fully answered. From all the neighbouring European settlements, crowds of insolvent debtors poured into this asylum, and there received grants of lands which could not, by any judicial process, he brought to sale for the satisfaction of the demands of their prior creditors. He must have been sanguine indeed, who could have expected the social virtues to flourish in a population so constituted. Even the West Indians (who have not the reputation of being more fastidious than the rest of mankind in the selection

VOL. X.

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