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UNITED STATESKOF AMERICA,
author, to wit:
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 the act entitled " An act supplementary to the 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."
JOHN H. HANNA, Clerk of the District of Kentucky.
RIGHT REV, JOHN HENRY HOBART, D. D.
BISHOP OF NEW-YORK,
AS A CORDIAL TRIBUTE OF ESTEEM FOR HIS TALENTS AND LEARNING; OF VENERATION FOR HIS PIETY AND BENEVOLENCE; OF APPLAUSE FOR THE UNWEARIED ZEAL AND ABILITY DISPLAYED BY HIM, IN DISCHARGING THE ARDUOUS DUTIES OF THE APOSTOLICE OFFICE; AND OF ADMIRATION FOR THE FERVOUR AND DEVOTEDNESS, WITH WHICH HE HAS IDENTIFIED HIS OWN PIOUS DETERMINATION, WITH THE INSPIRED VOW OF ISAIAH, "FOR ZION'S SAKE WILL I NOT HOLD MY PEACE, AND FOR JERUSALEM'S SAKE I WILL NOT REST, UNTIL THE RIGHTEOUSNESS THEREOF GO FORTH AS BRIGHTNESS, AND THE SALVATION THEREOF AS A LAMP THAT BURNETH ;"