Prospectus for publishing a work, to be called the United States statistical journal [electronic resource] : To be devoted to the collection, classification, and comparison of facts which illustrate the condition of mankind, and tend to develope [sic] the principles by which the progress of society is determined
- "Communications may be addressed to Nahum Capen, Boston, Mass. Boston, April, 1847."
"The journal will receive the efficient aid and coöperation of 'The American Statistical Association.'"
"Boston, April 1847. Sir, I beg leave to ask your attention to the accompanying prospectus. The subject is one of great importance, and will, I trust, commend itself to your favorable consideration. ... Among those who have already subscribed ... the president and vice president of the United States; Hon. James Buchanan ... The following are extracts from letters which the editor has received, in respect to the proposed work. ..."--leaf .
Apparently an insufficient number of subscriptions were received to encourage publication of the journal.
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- Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 6863).
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