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PUBLISHED BY J. & J. HARPER,
No. 82, CLIFF-STREET.
THE UNITED STATES.
CONTENTS OF VOL. II.
perilous Descent-Loss of a Vessel-Walk under the
eorge . . . . . . . . . . . .
Brandt-Lake Ontario–Kingston-Rideau Canal-
Election Riots-Disaffection of the French Canadians-
-Wolfe and Montcalm--Jesuit's Barracks--Singular
Water Excursion--Yankee Pedlar-Night's Lodging-
Militia Captain--Grand Falls--Crowded Bed-
Timber-Falls of St. John-Bay of Fundy-Digby
Light-house-Rough Sailor--Interesting discussion-
| CHAP. XI.
tains—Destruction of the Willey Family--Avalanches
the Mountain--Colonel and Road Surveyor--Montpe-
APPENDIX, No. I.
APPENDIX, No. II.
APPENDIX, No. III.
Dear lovely bow'rs of innocence and ease.
Milton. The most pernicious infection, next the plague, is the smell of the jail, where prisoners have been long and close kept.
HEARING that the board of health had issued an order that no visitors should be admitted into the prison until the cholera had subsided, a precaution taken in conse. quence of its having broken out in the Sing-Sing prison on the Hudson, we much feared that we should be dis. appointed in not attaining the object for which we had visited Auburn; fortunately, however, Mr. B. had in. troductory letters to Dr. Richards, president of the Theological Seminary, through whose interest we obtained an order for admittance at mid-day on the 7th of August.
The prison is situated on the outskirts of the village, surrounded by a wall 2000 feet in extent, varying in height from 20 to 35 feet, according to the situation of the shops in which the convicts are employed. The cells where they are confined during the night have a singu. lar appearance (something like a large pigeon box, or