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THE

QUARTERLY REVIEW.

VOL. XXIII.

MAY & JULY.

LONDON:

JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.

1820.

LIBRARY :
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

DAVIS

Londou: Printed by C. Roworth,

Bell-yard, Temple-bar.

CONTENTS

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Art. I. Memoirs of John Duke of Marlborough, with his Original

Correspondence; collected from the Family Records

at Blenheim, and other authentic sources : illustrated

with Portraits, Maps, and Military Plans. By William

Coxe, M.A. F.R.S. F.S.A. Archdeacon of Wilts. - 1

II. Michael Howe, the last and worst of the Bush Rangers

of Van Diemen's Land. Narrative of the Chief Atro-

cities committed by this Great Murderer and his Asso-

ciates, during a period of Six Years, in Van Diemen's

Land. From authentic sources of information. - 73

III. Voyage dans le Levant en 1817 et 1818. Tome 1.

Par le Comte de Forbin. . . - - - - 83

IV. 1. Report from the Select Committee on the Highways

* of the Kingdom, together with the Minutes of Evi-

dence taken before them. .

2. A Practical Essay on the scientific Repair and Pre-

servation of Public Roads,-presented to the Board of

Agriculture by John Loudon M'Adam, Esq. .

3. Remarks on the present System of Road Making, with

Observations deduced from Practice and Experience,

&c. By John Loudon M‘Adam, Esq. General Sur-

veyor of the Roads in the Bristol District.

4. An Essay on the Construction of Roads and Carriages.

By Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Esq. F.R.S. M.R.I.A.

5. A Practical Treatise on the making and upholding of

Public Roads, with a few Remarks on forming Ap-

proaches to Gentlemen's Houses; and a Dissertation

on the Utility of Broad Wheels and other Improve-

ments. By James Paterson, Road Surveyor, Montrose. 96

V. 1. Proceedings in Parga, and the Ionian Islands, with a

Series of Correspondence and other justificatory Do-

cuments. By Lieut. Colonel C. P. de Bosset.

2. Exposé

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