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HISTORY AND POLITICS,
GENERAL REPOSITORY OF LITERATURE AND
neque enim levia aut ludicra petuntur
Virgil, Lib. xü.
and Green, Albany, Whiting and Watson,
Fry and Kammerer, Printers.
District of Pennsylvania, to wit:
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the thirty-first day of Janoary, in the thirty-sixth year of the independence of the
United States of America, A. D. 1812, Farrand and Nicholas of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit:
"The American Review of History and Politics, and General “ Repository of Literature and State Papers.
neque enim levia aút ludicra petuntur “ Præmia.
Virgil, Lib. xii. “Volume IȚI.” In conformity to the act of the congress of the United States, intituled, "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 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 time therein mentioned,” and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.”
Page THE fifth number of the American Review,” is ng ed to the public. The undertaking has as yet experiencım indulgence, and will be assiduously prosecuted, in thexpect tation, that it will not only continue to attract attenti, but finally engage in its support the literary talents of the entry. Were the list of literary contributors such as it mighie, or any way proportionate to that of the subscribers, nothingould be wanting, to insure the accomplishment of the im rtant purposes, for which the work was instituted.
Some original matter of considerable interest and val, has been purposely excluded from the present Number, iprder to allow place, to the documents accompanying the Predent's message, which, as state papers, are too important to boverlooked, and which it was thought preferable to publishn one body. It is intended to make hereafter, such a distribuon of this journal, as to adapt it to the taste and pursuits, not hly of professed scholars and politicians, but of the more nunerous class of general readers. The correspondence on “ krance and England,” will be resumed, and a suitable degree of attention given to American literature.