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SOME OF THE MOST VALUABLE BOOKS IN
1. The Journal of Maurice de Guérin.
With an Essay by M TTHEW ARNOLD, and a Memoir by SAINTE-BEUVE. Translated by E. THORNTON FISHER. Izmo., $1.25.
II. The Letters and Literary Remains of Maurice
de Guérin. Translated by E. THORNTON FISHER. 12mo.,
$1.50. (In preparation.) “To all who love Poetry, Guérin deserves to be something more than a
* He has, above all, a sense of what there is adorable and secret in the life of Nature.
His magic of expression will make his name remembered in all literature."-MATTHEW ARNOLD.
"He has written pages which will live as long as his language.”'_NATION.
"His descriptions are pictures, his thoughts passions, his affections music."--LIBERAL CHRISTIAN.
* * *
III. Humboldt's Letters to a Lady.
With an Introduction by CHARLES GODFREY LELAND. A new edition.
16mo. $1.50. “Models of pure thought, good counsel, and wise philosophy."-PALADELPHIA EVENING BULLETIN.
" It would be idle to attempt gathering the gems from this work which is made up of them. As a guide to a calm, pure life, of which pains, sorrows and annoyances can never disturb the self-directed current, we wish it in the hands of all our readers.”—MISSOURI REPUBLICAN.
IV. Mendelssohn's Letters.
2 vols., 16mo. $3.50. “We wish our religious societies would cull out a few of the letters of this man, and scatter them broad-cast over the land ; they would indeed he leaves for the healing of the nations.!"-ATLANTIC MONTALY.
Copies sent by mail, postpaid, on receipt of the price.
LEY POLDT & HOLT, PUBLISHERS,
451 Broome Street, New York.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A FRENCH PROTESTANT
J. Watts de LeystekpuBLIC LIBHARI
FOUNDATIONS BRIGADIER-General for “ Important Service" : [first appointment
in * State—to to reale,
[hrot and only X.) and the only
officer Thus brevetted (Major-General) in the United States.] by "Special Ad,” or “ Concurrent Resolution,” New York State Legislature, April, 1866.
LAWS OF NEW YORK, Vol. 2.-89th Session, 1866, Page 2142. Concurrent Resolution requesting the Go to confer upon Brigadier-General J. WATTS
DE PU YSTER [dé Peyster) the brevet rank of Major* (General) in the National Guard
of New York. RESOLVED, (if the Senate concur,) That it being a grateful duty to acknowledge in a suitable manner the services of a distinguished citizen of this state, rendered to the National Guard and to the United States prior to and during the Rebellion, the Governor be and he is hereby authorized and requested to confer upon Brigadier-General J. WATTS DE PUYSTER (de Peyster] the brevet rank of major-General in the National Guard of New York, for meritorious services, which mark of honor shall be stated in the Commission conferred.
STATE OF NEW YORK, in Assembly, April 9th, 1866. The foregoing Resolution was duly passed. By order of the Assembly.
J. B. CUSHMAN, Clerk.
STATE OF New York, in Senate, April 20th, 1866. The foregoing Resolution was duly passed. By order of the Senate, *So in original.
Jas. TERWILLIGER, Clerk. MILITARY AGENT, S. N. Y., (in Europe,) 1851–'3. HONORARY MEMBER, THIRD CLAss, of the MILITARY ORDER of the LOYAL LEGION of the U.S.
FIRST HONORARY MEMBER Third (Army of the Potomac) Corps Union. MEMBER--10th June, 1872, DIRECTOR--of the GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION
MEMBER OF THE NETHERLANDISH LITERARY ASSOCIATION
(Maatschappij der Nederlandsche Letterkunde) at Leyden, Holland. RECIPIENT, 1856, of Three Silver Medals from H. R. M. OSCAR, King of Sweden and Norway, &c., for a Military Biography of LEONARD TORSTENSON, Field Marshal,
Generalissimo; of a Gold Medal in 1852, from WASHINGTON Hunt, Governor S. N. Y., for “Efforts to Improve the Military System of New York,” &c. &c., and Suggestions for a Paid Fire Department with Steam
Fire Engines, &c. &c.: of a Gold Medal in 1852, from the FIELD AND STAFF OFFICERS of his Command, 9th Brig., 3 Div., N. Y. S. Troops, " In testimony of their Esteem and Appreciation of his Efforts towards the Establishment of an efficient Militia," &c.: in 1870, of a Magnificient BADGE, MEDAL and Clasps voted at the Annual
Meeting of the Third Corps (Army of the Potomac)
May 5th, 1870, when
PxYSTER, of New Yorka goa testimonial of the appreciation by the Corps of his eminent sejvices in placing upon record the true history of its achievements, and in defending its
commanders and shev men from written abuse and misrepresentation;" *andoof severad other Badges, Medals, &c., for services in connection with the military service FONORARY MENBER of the New JERSEY and of the Minnesota HISTORICAL SOCIETIES, ... and of the HRINOKOSMIAN SOCIETY of PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE, Gettysburg;
of the PhilosoPHIAN SOCIETY, Missionary Institute, Selin's Grové,
HONORARY MEMBER of the N. Y. BURNS CLUB. (Burns Wat domember of the Dumfries Volunteers, of which Col. ARENT SCHUYLER DE PEYSTER, 8th or King's Foot B. A., was Colonel, to whom the “ National Bard of Scotland" addressed,
just before his death, in 1796, his “POEM ON LIFE,'')
and LIFE MEMBER of the St. Nicholas SOCIETY of NEW YORK, (of which city JOHANNES DE PEYSTER, first of the name in the New World, was Schepen, 1655, Alderman, 1666, Burgomaster, 1673, Deputy Mayor, 1677. Mayoralty offered and refused.)
MEMBER of the New York, of the RHODE ISLAND (Newport) and of the PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETIES, of the MILITARY AssociaTION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK,
and of the CENTURY CLUB, New York City.
of the HISTORICAL SOCIETY of MICHIGAN, of the New YORK GALLERY OF FINE ARTS, and Director of the N. Y. INSTITUTION for the
INSTRUCTION OF THE DEAF AND DUMB, and of the NUMISMATIC and ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY of New YORK. LIFE MEMBER or FELLOW of the AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY ; PATRON of the ASSOCIATION for the BENEFIT OF COLORED ORPHANS, and of the New YORK DISPENSARY ; Life DIRECTOR of the AMERICAN Tract, and Life MEMBER of the AMERICAN BIBLE Society, N.Y.
CORRESPONDING MEMBER of the State HISTORICAL SOCIETIES of MAINE, of VERMONT, of RHODE ISLAND, (Providence,)
of CONNECTICUT, and of WISCONSIN ; of the LONG ISLAND and of the BUFFALO
etc. etc. etc.
Ouvrage, dans lequel, outre le recit des
M. D. CC. LVII.