I. Introduction : colonial progress / by Eugene Lawrence II. Mechanical progress / by Edward H. Knight III. Progress in manufacture / by David A. Wells IV. Agricultural progress / by William H. Brewer V. The development of our mineral resources / by T. Sterry Hunt VI. Commercial development / by Edward Atkinson VII. Growth and distribution of population / by Francis A. Walker VIII. Monetary development / by William G. Sumner IX. The experiment of the union, with its preparations / by T.D. Woolsey X. Educational progress / by Eugee Lawrence XI. Scientific progress : 1. The exact sciences / by F.A.P. Barnard 2. Natural science / by Theodore Gill XII. A century of American literature / by Edwin P. Whipple XIII. Progress of the fine arts / by S.S. Conant XIV. Medical and sanitary progress / by Austin Flint XV. American jurisprudence / by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott XVI. Humanitarian progress / by Charles L. Brace XVII. Religious development / by John F. Hurst.
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