The following is a list of the authors and works drawn on or mentioned in Hawthorne six issues of The American Magazine of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge. Notes on the less familiar books have been made full enough for identification. Numbers in parentheses following the various items designate the pages of the magazine on which the references occur; numbers in brackets indicate pages in this volume where the references appear in the text.
Abdy Edward Strutt, Journal of a Residence and Tour in the United States of North America, from April, 1833, to October, 1834, London, 1835 (145, 444).
Adams John, letters to John Jay, May 30, June 1, 2, 1785 (483 ).
----- A Dissertation on the Canon and the Feudal Law, in The Boston Gazette, Aug., 1765; London, 1768 (482 ).
Allen Zachariah, Practical Tourist; or, Sketches of the State of the Useful Arts, and of Society . . . in Great Britain, France, and Holland, Providence, 1832 (461, 464, 487).
The American Gardener's Magazine (297).
The American Journal of Science and Arts, Benjamin Silliman (314 , 332 , 340, 365, 393 , 140 , 450, 456).
The American Journal of the Medical Sciences (360).
The American Monthly Magazine (277, 286).
The American Quarterly Review (479).
The Annual Report of the Board of Managers of the Prison Discipline Society of Boston, 1826 ff. (287).
Arnott Neil, Elements of Physics; or, Natural Philosophy, General and Medical, London, 1827; Philadelphia, 1829 (322, 461).
Audubon John James (380, 429 [a long excerpt from Alexander Wilson American Ornithology, I, 123-25, is here erroneously attributed to Audubon]).
----- "Observations on the Natural History of the Alligator", TheEdinburgh New Philosophical Journal