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knowledge for the People :

OR, THE PLAIN

WHY AND BECAUSE.

FAMILIARIZING SUBJECTS OF USEFUL CURIOSITY AND

AMUSING RESEARCH.

BY JOHN TIMBS,

Editor of Laconics. Arcana of Second

Presented by
Mrs. Henry R. Hoyt
New York Public Library

to the

NEW-YORK, E. BLISS; PHILADELPHIA, CAREY AND HA

NEW ORLEANS, M. CARROL; PORTLAND, S. COLMAN

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