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The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 1 January 1863 Devoted To Literature And National Policy   By:

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THE

CONTINENTAL MONTHLY.

DEVOTED TO

Literature and National Policy.

VOL. III.

JANUARY JUNE, 1863.

New York: JOHN F. TROW, 50 GREENE STREET, (FOR THE PROPRIETORS.) 1863.

ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1863, by JOHN F. TROW, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

JOHN F. TROW, PRINTER, STEREOTYPER, AND ELECTROTYPER, 48 & 50 Greene Street, New York.

THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY. DEVOTED TO Literature and National Policy.

JANUARY, 1863.

NEW YORK: JOHN F. TROW 50 GREENE STREET (FOR THE PROPRIETORS).

HENRY DEXTER AND SINCLAIR TOUSEY. WASHINGTON, D. C.: FRANCK TAYLOR.

CONTENTS. No. XIII.

Huguenots of New Rochelle. Hon. G. P. Disosway, 1

Maccaroni and Canvas. No. 10. Henry P. Leland, 7

Thought, 23

Consequences of the Rebellion. Hon. F. P. Stanton, 26

"I;" or, Summer in the City, 40

The Ivy. Charles Godfrey Leland, 47

The Mishaps of Miss Hobbs. William L. Williams, 54

The Union. No. 4. New York and Virginia Compared, &c. Hon. Robert J. Walker, 68

Promise. Edward S. Rand, Jr., 78

American Destiny. John Stahl Patterson, 79

Was He Successful? Richard B. Kimball, 98

The Physical Survey of New York Harbor and its Approaches. Henry Mitchell, Assistant U. S. Coast Survey, 105

An Englishman in South Carolina. (Concluded), 110

Pen, Pallet, and Piano, 117

Literary Notices, 122

Editor's Table, 126

The article in the present number entitled "American Destiny," will be found worthy of very attentive perusal. It is the production of a Private attached to the 20th Battery of Ohio Volunteer Artillery. What country but ours supplies such material to the ranks of its common soldiery?

The continuation of "A Merchant's Story," by the author of "Among the Pines," is unavoidably delayed till the succeeding number.

Our February Number will contain a Review of our Finances and Mr. Chase's Report. By Hon. R. J. Walker.

ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by JAMES R. GILMORE, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

John F. Trow, Printer

THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY: DEVOTED TO LITERATURE AND NATIONAL POLICY.

VOL. III. JANUARY, 1863. No. I.

THE HUGUENOTS OF NEW ROCHELLE.

It is worthy of record that Westchester County, New York, was settled by emigrants from New England and France, and both seeking homes from religious persecutions. As early as 1642, John Throcmorton, with thirty five associates, made the first settlement in this section, with the approbation of the Dutch authorities. With Roger Williams, driven away from New England by the violence of Hugh Peters, they came here, and called the region Viedeland or Land of Peace a beautiful name for the region of those seeking rest of conscience from wicked and violent men. But even here the Puritan did not find the desired quiet and safety; for several of his band perished in the Indian massacre that sorely visited New Netherland on the 6th of October, 1643... Continue reading book >>


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