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HISTORY, MANNERS, AND CUSTOMS,
NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS;
A PLAN FOR THEIR MELIORATION.
BY JAMES BUCHANAN, Esq.
PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM BORRADAILE,
No. 130 Fulton-street.
Southern District of New-York, 68;
L S. CA.D. 1824, in the 49th year of the Independence
the United States of America, William Borradaile, of the said ********* District, hath deposited in this office the title of a Book the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following to wit:
“ Sketches of the History, Manners, and Customs, of the
În conformity to the Act of 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 time therein mentioned." And also to an Act, entitled “ An Act, supplementary to an Act, entitled an Act for the encouragement of Learnang, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extend: ing the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etcling viistorical and other prints.”
JAMES DILL, Clerk of the Southern District of New York,
TO HIS EXCELLENCY
LIEUT.-GENERAL THE EARL OF DALHOUSIE, G. C. B.
GOVERNOR-GENERAL AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF ALL HIS
MAJESTY'S POSSESSIONS IN NORTH AMERICA, &c. &c.
Well aware, my Lord, of the effects produced by splendid talents, great personal worth, and hereditary rank, in promoting any work of benevolence, I solicited and obtained permission to dedicate the following pages to your Excellency.
It is quite unnecessary to speak here of your Lordship's deeds; they are too recent, too illustrious, too intimately connected with the history and the glory of the British Empire.
Wishing your Excellency long to enjoy a reputation thus acquired and merited,
I have the honour to remain,
New-York, 1st May, 1821.