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BY M. L. weeMs,
The Author has treated this great subject with admirable,
PUBLISHED BY JOSEPH ALLEN,
2.2.x , P: JT REMEMBERED, That on the twenty-fourth § § day of September, in the forty-ninth year of the Indepen$SE AL § dence of the United States of America, A. D. 1824. H. C. '? Carey & I. Lea, of the said district, have deposited in this $2.2, office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit:
Twenty-seventh edition—greatly improved—By M. L. Weems, formerly rector of Mount Vernon parish.”
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the eopies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned :” and also to the act, entitled, “An act supplementary to an act entitled, ‘An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,’ and extending the benefits thereot to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.”
D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the District of Pennsylvania.
N. B. The above Copy-Right has been purchased oy Joseph Allen, and is regularly transferred to him.
OH ! as along the stream of time thy name
“AH, gentlemen "–exclaimed Bonaparte—’twas just as he was about to embark for Egypt—some young Americans happening at Toulon, and anxious to see the mighty Corsican, had obtained the honour of an introduction to him. Scarcely were past the customary salutations, when he eagerly asked, “how fares your countryman, the great Washington 2° “He was very well,” replied the youths, brightening at the thought, that they were the countrymen of Washington; “he was very well, general, when we left America.”—“Ah, gentlemen "rejoined he, “Washington can never be otherwise than well—The measure of his fame is full—Posterity will talk of him with re
werence as the founder of a great empire, when my
name shall be lost in the vortex of Revolutions !” Who, then, that has a spark of virtuous curiosity, but must wish to know the history of him whose name could thus awaken the sigh even of Bonaparte: But is not his history already known : Have not a