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Illustrative of the Individual Bravery of the American
Several Sieges & Engagements.
BY JOHN LEWIS THOMSON
PUBLISHED BY THOMAS DESILVER.
M. Carey and A. Small, Philadelphia ; Robert Patterson, Pitts-
burg; A. T. Goodrich, New York ; E. J. Coale and J &
1. Milligan, Georgetown, (Col.) S. White, Sa.
JOHN BIOREN, PRINTER.
Checken 1816. W
Be it remembered, That on the fourteenth day Seal.} of June, in the thirty-ninth year of the independence cm ) of the United States of America, A. D. 1815, THOMAS DESILVER, 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:
" Historical Sketches of the late War between the United
« States and Great Britain ; blended with Anecdotes il. 65 lustrative of the individual bravery of the American “ Sailors, Soldiers, and Citizens ; embellished with “ Portraits of the most distinguished Naval and Military ** Officers; and accompanied by views of several Sieges " and Engagements. By John Lewis Thomson."
In conformity to the Act of the congress of the United States *ntituled, “ An act for the encouragement of learning by secur. ing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the tinies therein mentioned." And also to the act, entitled, “ An act supplementary to an act, entitled, “ An act for the encouragement of learning, by se. curing 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 de. signing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."
D. CALDWELL, Clerk
of the District of Pennsylvania. HON. JAMES MONROE,
Secretary of State,
Whose indefatigable efforts, as well on an Embasy to the
Court of St. James, as in the
DEPARTMENT OF STATE, to negotiate an honorable adjustment of those differences
which resulted in the late contest with
who presided with distinguished ability, in the
at the period
: THE AUTHOR
Philadelphia, July 4, 1816.