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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT:
District Clerk's Office. Be it remembered, that on the second day of January, A. D. 1829, and in the fiftythird year of the Independence of the United States of America, ABIEL HOLMES, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, viz.
“ The Annals of America, from the discovery by Columbus in the year 1492, to the year 1826. By ABIEL HOLMES, D. D. Minister of the First Church in Cambridge ; Corresponding Secretary of the Massachusetts Historical Society. - suum quæ que in annum referre. Tacitus.”
In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, 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 also to an 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 thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."
JNO. W. DAVIS.
From the Settlement of Georgia, in 1732, to the Peace of Paris,
From the Peace of Paris, in 1763, to the Declaration of Inde
pendence, in 1776.
Part III.-THE UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA.
From the Declaration of Independence, in 1776, to the Federal
Government, in 1789.
to the Completion of the Fiftieth Year of the Independence