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Scribner's Monthly, an Illustrated Magazine for the People. Conducted by J. G. Holland. From May, 1876 to Oct. 1876. Scribner & Co., New York.



Copyright by Scribner & Co., 1876.





Francis Hart & Co.
Printers and Stationers, 63 & 65 Murray Street,
NEW YORK.



  • Number 1 (November 1870; pages 1–144)
  • Number 2 (December 1870; pages 145–288)
  • Number 3 (January 1871; pages 289–448)
  • Number 4 (February 1871; pages 449–608)
  • Number 5 (March 1871; pages 609–768)
  • Number 6 (April 1871; pages 769–916)



CONTENTS VOL. XII.


Articles marked thus * are illustrated.

PAGE.
America was Named, How * 222
Audubon, Reminiscences of Miss Audubon 333
Autumn Tides John Burroughs 873
Beds and Tables, Stools and Candlesticks. * Clarence Cook 168, 796
Bird Medley, A * John Burroughs 479
Birds, Something about * Ernest Ingersoll 689
Bowdoin College * George Thomas Packard 47
Brown, Oliver Madox Philip Bourke Marston 425
California Housekeepers and Chinese Servants Sarah E. Henshaw 736
Call, A Neighborly Gail Hamilton 553
Centennial Lady, A Little * Constance Gary Harrison 301
Chinaman, John, in San Francisco Thomas J. Vivian 862
Collins, Two Poems of E. S. Nadal 219
Co-operation, Some Experiments in Charles Barnard 99, 242
Crawford's Consistency Henry James, Jr. 569
Cushman, Charlotte John D. Stockton 262
Defoe Family in America, The * Mary E. Ireland 61
Fair, In and about the Donald G. Mitchell 742, 889
Fox Hunt at Pau, A Fanny Barrow 661
Gabriel Conroy. Chapters XXXIII–LVI. (Concluded) Bret Harte 29, 188, 312, 512
Ghostly Rental, The Henry James, Jr. 664
Gutenberg, John * Theodore L. DeVinne 73
Harvard University * Horace E. Scudder 337
Hearing with the Eyes * James Richardson 65
Hide-and-Seek Town * H. H. 449
Insanity and its Treatment * Charles D. Robinson 634
Le Coureur des Bois Annie T. Howells 108
Love of a Hundred Years, The George Parsons Lathrop 249
Man who lost his Name, The * Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen 808
Massachusetts Agricultural College * E. H. Libby 836
Mosel, The River, and its old Roman Poet Charles T. Brooks 379
Mummy, The Living Ivan Tourguéneff 563
Niagara * George W. Holley 462
On the Iron Trail A. C. Wheeler 529
Penn, William, Portraiture of * Frank M. Etting 1
Philadelphia, Old Landmarks in * Rebecca Harding Davis 145
Philip Nolan's Friends. * Chapters XII–XXXII Edward Everett Hale 16, 176, 400, 499, 708, 877
Pilgrims and Puritans Tryon Edwards 212
Pocahontas, The true * 7
Princess Ilse. * From the German of Marie Petersen Elizabeth McClellan 609
Protestant Vaticanism Augustus Blauvelt 721
Providence, A Edward Bellamy 374
Revolutionary Letters: Fifth Paper John Vance Cheney 94
Rhine, the Bride of the * George E. Waring, Jr. 384, 490, 694, 849
Salmon-fishing, Notes on * A. G. Wilkinson 769
Sh-k-sp-r-'s Name? How shall we spell J. H. Gilmore 13
Signing, the Story of the * T. W. Higginson 289
That Lass o' Lowrie's. * Chapters I–VIII Fanny Hodgson Burnett 544, 624, 827
Union College * William Wells 229
Voyage of the "America," The Elizabeth Stuart Phelps 680
Wagner at Bayreuth * J. L. G. 361
Washington, The Stuart Portraits of * Jane Stuart 367
Webster, Daniel, and the Compromise Measures of 1850 William C. Wilkinson 411
Wedding at Ogden Farm, The George E. Waring, Jr. 85
Wesleyan University * William North Rice 648
 
POETRY.
Alpine Picture, An T. B. Aldrich 511
"A Wounded One will Read my Rhyme" John Vance Cheney 688
Bird, The Flown Richard Henry Stoddard 897
Centennial Bells * Benjamin F. Taylor 360
Choice and Chance Paul H. Hayne 720
Courage! George Houghton 241
Fantasy, A Mary S. Withington 623
Flood of Years, The William Cullen Bryant 560
Greetings, The Two Bayard Taylor 118
His Messenger Mary E. Bradley 399
Hospes Civitatis Richard Henry Stoddard 584
"If Love and Life were One" John G. Saxe 46
In Loneliness R. C. Meyers 872
Louise Mary L. Ritter 93
My Birthright Mrs. S. M. B. Piatt 119
My Nasturtiums H. H. 266
Mysteries, The Two Mary Mapes Dodge 888
Nightfall W. W. Ellsworth 336
On a Miniature Henry A. Beers 633
Renunciation Charles Carroll 187
Rosenlied Alice Williams 498
Shadows Anna C. Green 679
"Silence Is Golden" Sara H. Browne 211
Singing Robes Margaret J. Preston 15
Song Celia Thaxter 663
Song Celia Thaxter 478
Song of the Future, A Sidney Lanier 543
Song of the Gloaming John Vance Cheney 221
Summons, The George Wurts 428
Three Friends Elizabeth Stuart Phelps 261
To Dora Mary Mapes Dodge 332
Truant Madge Kate Putnam Osgood 167
Visionary Face, The Paul H. Hayne 28
 
EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT
Topics of the Time.

The Remedy is with the People—Double Crimes and One-Sided Laws—Cheap Opinions—Is it Poetry? 120; Advertising Shame—The Literary Class—A New Departure, 267; The Centennial—The May Conference—From Humility to Excellence—Great Shop-keepers, 429; The Manufacture of Doctors—The Social Evil—The Dead-Beat Nuisance, 590; Harvard Examinations for Women—Village Improvement Societies, 749; The Civil Service—Suspected Duties—English and American Copyright, 898.

The Old Cabinet.

"What is a Sonnet?"—Obscurity in Verse—"Dante and his Circle"—Criticism—The Poet—Telegraph Wires, 125; Reading and Writing—The Academy Exhibition, 269; A Centennial Reflection—Two Classes of Conversers—"A Spanish Anecdote"—Science and Poetry, 433; "A Song of the Early Summer"—Style—"Song"—A Letter to a Contributor—"A Midsummer Song"—Dr. McClintock, 593; The "Literary Feller"—A Crumb of Comfort, 752;—Silly through Theory—A Phenomenon of Dullness—A Discouraging Experience—Criticism—Hawthorne, 901.

Home and Society.

Home Uses of the Exposition—In Moving-Times—Rural Topics: Evergreens, Pears, Grapes and Vegetables, 127; How to see New York—Rural Topics: Flowers, Shrubs, Strawberries, etc.—The Uses of Change, 272; Paris Fashions—Rural Topics: Thinning Fruit; Summer Pruning; Planting Celery; Tree-Peddlers—The Exhibition as a School, 435; Midsummer Holidays: Short Excursions from New York—The Rules of Croquet—Paris Fashions—Common Flowers, 595; Practical Hints about the Exhibition—Rural Topics: Budding, Spinach, Gathering Pears, Seedling Trees, Planting Strawberries in September—Girls' Names—Paris Fashions, 753; Paris Fashions—Rural Topics: Fall Planting of Fruits and Berries; Shrubs; Field-Mice; Tree-Peddlers, again; Hyacinths—The Rules of Croquet: II., 904.

Culture and Progress 130, 276, 439, 599, 757, 907
The World's Work 137, 283, 443, 603, 763, 911
Bric-à-Brac * 141, 286, 446, 606, 765, 914