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Abraham borland, Euro Cashierof the Bank of England.

Published July 1808 by B. Grosby & (!Sitioners Court.

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Passed relative to it, from the time of its incorporation.

Embellished with a Portrait, from an original Painting.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR B. CROSBY AND CO.

STATIONERS' COURT, PATERNOSTER ROW ;
J. ASPERNE, CORNHILL ; T. BOOSEY, BROAD STREET

And the principal Booksellers in the United Kingdoin.

299.4

Printed by J. & E. Haction, Crossrelicet, Ilarcon Garden.

PREFACE.

THE little piece of Biography now submitted to the attention of the Public, has no sudden vicissitudes of fortune, or deep involutions of distress powerfully to excite the sensibility of the reader. "The potentates of the earth will not be brought under his view, to extort his admiration, attract his envy, or gratify his curiosity; but if by this narrative he will not learn how to become great, he may receive some hints, in a lesson of much higher importance, how to become happy. The history of those who have trodden the ordinary paths of life, and have proceeded in their course with increasing credit and usefulness, is more conducive to improvement, than the motley adventures of romance,

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