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THE

VIRGINIA HISTORICAL REGISTER

AND

LITERARY COMPANION.

EDITED BY

WILLIAM MAXWELL.

VOL. V.

FOR THE YEAR 1852.

RICHMOND:
PRINTED FOR THE PROPRIETOR,
BY MACFARLANE & FERGUSSON.

1852.

Cheeked
May 1013

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13. Miscellany :- The Letter H.; a Riddle-Confor-

mity to the World—Stanzas: “I would not live

alway’-Lines to a Lady.

118

NO. III.

1. Braddock's Defeat,

121

2. The Accession of William and Mary,

142

3. Burnaby's Travels in Virginia, in 1759,

144

4. The Capture of the Redoubts before Yorktown, in
1781,

157

5. Views of America, in 1782.

158

6. George Wythe,

162

7. Lying All Over,

167

8. Mr. Mayer's Discourse,

169

9. Staňzas. By the Hon. St. George Tucker, 170

10. Various Intelligence :-Virginia Agricultural Sta-

tistics—The Late Mr. Clay—The Day at Old

Point-Galt's Psyche-The Late Sir Grey Skip-

with, Bart,

171

11. Miscellany A Charade-The Light from Within

-Good and Evil-Enough—A Loquacious Lady

-Advice-Little Things Impromptu—Epigram, 178

NO. IV.

1. The Battle of Point Pleasant,-Col. Stuart's Ac-

count-The Original Report,

181

2. Captain Stobo,

194

3. An Old Song,

207

4. Original Letters-From General Washington to

Col. John Armstrong,

208

5. The Author of Junius's Letters,

213

6. The Oyster,

223

7. A Breakfast at the White House,

228

8. The British Bombs at York,

229

9. Janney's Life of William Penn,

230

10. Evidences of Christianity,

231

11 Poetry :-Ruth to Naomi.

232

12. Various Intelligence :-Industrial Resources of

Virginia-Death of the Duke of Wellington-

The New Postage Law—The World at Rest-

Rothermel's Picture of Patrick Henry-Sully's

Portrait of Pocahontas,

233

13. Miscellany:-The Essence of Poetry-A Popular

Verse—The Praise of Darkness—On Sully's Por-

trait of Pocahontas.

238

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