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ART. I.-THE PLAINS OF THE LOWER GANGES.
1. The Bengal and Agra Gazeteer, 1840-41
ART. II.-LORD WELLESLEY'S ADMINISTRATION.
1. Memoirs and Correspondence of the most noble Richard,
Marquess Wellesley, &c. &c., by R. R. Pearce, Esq.,
2. Historical Sketches of Statesmen who flourished in the
time of George the Third, by Henry, Lord Brougham,
&c. &c., Third series, London, Charles Knight and
3. The Despatches, Minutes, and Correspondence of the
Marquess Wellesley, 5 vols. London, W. Allen and
4. Mill's History of British India, vol. VI.
ART. III.—SURAT-ITS PAST AND PRESENT.
2. Mill's History of British India
3. Le Voyage de M. De Thevenot
5. Fryer's East Indies and Persia
and Copious Index, by William Theobald, Esq.
Barrister at Law and Advocate of the Supreme
ART. V.-COMMERCIAL MORALITY AND COM-
The Bengal Hurkaru, the Englishman, and the Star News-
papers, Calcutta; and the Friend of India, Seram-
pore; for December 1847, and January and February
Evidences relative to the Efficiency of Native Agency in the
Administration of the Affairs of this Country. Cal-
ART. VI.-THE CUTTACK TRIBUTARY MEHALS-
RECENT OPERATIONS AGAINST UNGOOL.
1. An Account, Geographical, Statistical and Historical of
Orissa Proper, or Cuttack. By A. Stirling, Esq.
2. The Bengal and Agra Annual Guide and Gazeteer.
3. Minute by A. J. M. Mills, Esq., on the Tributary Me-
MISCELLANEOUS CRITICAL NOTICES.
1. Panoroma of the city of Dacca, lithographed and pub-
ART. VII.—DR. WILSON'S LANDS OF THE BIBLE.
The Lands of the Bible visited and described, in an exten-
sive journey undertaken with special reference to the
Promotion of Biblical research and the advancement
of the cause of philanthropy. By John Wilson,
D.D., F.R.S., &c. &c. With maps and illustrations.
Edinburgh William Whyte and Co.-London:
Longman and Co. Dublin: W. Curry and Co.,
1847. Calcutta: Messrs. Thacker and Co., Messrs.
ART. VIII.-THE EFFICIENCY OF NATIVE AGEN-
2. The India Register of Medical Science, Edited by Ed-
ward Edlin, M. D. Part 1. W. Ridsdale
3. A Brief View, Historical Statistical, &c. of the French in
India, in Past and Present Times, &c. &c., by W. F.
B. Laurie, Lieut, Madras Artillery. Calcutta, Thack-
added, a Selection of Easy Extracts for Reading,
together with a copious Vocabulary. By Duncan
Forbes, A.M. 2d Edition, greatly improved, and con-
Grammar of the Hindustani Language, in the Oriental
and Roman Characters: with numerous Copperplate
Illustrations of the Persian and Devanagari Systems
of Alphabetic Writing. To which is added, a copious.
Selection of Easy Extracts for Reading in the Per-
sian, Arabic and Devanagari Characters, forming a
complete Introduction to the Bagh-o-Bahar; together
with a Vocabulary and explanatory Notes. By Dun-
Hindustani Manual: a Pocket Companion for those who
visit India in any capacity, intended to facilitate the
essential attainments of conversing with fluency,
and composing with accuracy, in the most useful of
all the languages spoken in our Eastern Empire.-
IN TWO PARTS.-Part I. A Compendious Grammar,
and Exercises on its more prominent Peculiarities ;
with a Selection of useful Phrases and Dialogues on
familiar Subjects.-II. A Vocabulary of useful Words,
English and Hindustani; shewing at the same time
the difference of Idiom between the two Languages.
By Duncan Forbes, A.M. 18mo. cloth
Bagh-o-Bahar; consisting of Entertaining Tales. By
Mir Amman, of Delhi. A New Edition, carefully
collated with original Manuscripts, having the essen-
tial Vowel points and Punctuation marked throughout.
To which is added, a Vocabulary of the Words occur-
ring in the Work. By Duncan Forbes, A.M. Royal