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Of the Opinions of the Philosophers and Legis-
lators of Antiquity concerning the Priniple of
Population.-Plato

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II. Of the Erroneousness of the supposed Facts and

Deductions relative to particular States of America,

on which the Geometric Theory is founded.

Table I. Shewing the Difference between the Geometric and the

Actual Ratio of Increase in Rhode Island, United States.

III. Of the Erroneous Statements relative to the Amount

of the early Population of America. That of the

New England States ascertained

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. 414

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CAAP,

IV. Of the Amount of the early Population of the North

American Colonies, now the United States, generally 427

V. Of Emigration to North America. Its Historical

Proofs.

432

VI. of Emigration to North America. Its Historical

Proofs concluded

453

VII. Of Emigration to North America, proved by its Effects

on the Manners, Customs, and Language of the

Community

473

VIII. Of Emigration to North America, proved by sundry

Statistical Facts and Records

494

Table II. Bills of Mortality in Philadelphia, in North America,

from the Years 1738 to 1744 inclusive,

III. Bills of Mortality in Philadelphia, in North America,

from 1750 to 1752 inclusive.

IX. Of Emigration to North America, proved from the

Censuses of the United States generally, as divided

into Sexes and Ages

506

Table IV. Shewing the Number of Emigrants existing in the United

States, calculated on a comparison of the Census of 1820 with

those of the different Countries specified.

X. Of Emigration to North America, proved by the Law

of Mortality, as applied to the Numbers in successive

Censuses

526

XI. Of Emigration to North America, proved by its Effects

on the relative Numbers of the different Sexes and

Ages, in the Censuses of the various States.

535

Table V. Shewing the Proportionof the Numbers of each Sex, at the

Age specified, in every 20,000 of the Population of England,

Wales, and the United States, computed on the Censuses of

those Countries in 1820.

» VI. Shewing the Proportionate Numbers of each Sex, at the

Ages specified, in every 20,000 of the Free Coloured and Free

White Population of the United States.

» VII. Shewing the Existence and Extent of Emigration to the

United States of America, from its Effects on the relative

Numbers of the Sexes and their Ages, in the Censuses of those

States and Territories where it prevails.

XII. Of Emigration to North America : proved by the Bills

of Mortality of that Country

548

Table VIII. From Dr. Barton, exhibiting the Differences in the

Decrease of Life generally, according to Buffon: and also in

the Town of Northampton, and Country Parish of Holy Cross,

in England; and the Town of Salem in Massachusetts, North

America, calculated on 1000 inhabitants.

» IX. Shewing the Bills of Mortality of the Cities of Balti-

more, Boston, New York, and Philadelphia, for the Year 1814;

the Totals of which are proportioned to 1000.

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BOOK I.

OF THE THEORY OF HUMAN SUPERFECUNDITY: THE PRINCIPLE STATED AND DISPROVED.

VOL. I.

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