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AN HISTORICAL VIEW OF THE WORLD,
FROM THE EARLIEST RECORDS TO THE YEAR 1808.
WITH A PARTICULAR REFERENCE
STATE OF SOCIETY, LITERATURE, RELIGION, AND FORM OF
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
BY DAVID RAMSAY, M. D.
TO WHICH IS ANNEXED,
A BRIEF VIEW OF HISTORY,
FROM THE YEAR 1808 TO THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO.
“Life is so short, and time so valuable, that it were bappy for us if all "great works were reduced to their quintessence.” Sir William Jones.
“ Primaque ab origine mundi
IN TWELVE VOLUMES,
COPY-RIGHT SECURED, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FAMILY OF DOCTOR RAMSAY, AND
PRINTED BY ASSIGNMENT FROM THEM,
BY M. CAREY & SON, PHILADELPHIA.
168002 ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS,
DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA. BE IT REMEMBERED, that, on the twenty-fifth day of October, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, and in the forty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Eleanor H. L. Ramsay, Martha H. L. Ramsay, Catharine H. L. Ramsay, Sabina E. Ramsay, David Ramsay, James Ramsay, Nathaniel Ramsay, and William Ramsay, deposited in this office the title of a Book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit:
“ Universal History Americanised; or, an Historical View of the World, “ from the earliest records to the year 1808. With a particular reference to “the State of Society, Literature, Religion, and Form of Government, in the “United States of America. By David Ramsay, M. D. To which is annexed, “a Supplement, containing a brief View of History, from the year 1808 to “the battle of Waterloo."
“Life is so sbort, and time so valuable, that it were happy for us if all great works were reduced to their quintessence.' Sir William Jones.
• Primaque ab origine mundi
Ovid. “ In twelve volumes." In 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 times therein mentioned,” and also an 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 times therein mentioned,” and extending the benefits thereof to the aris uf designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints."
JAMES JERVEY, District Clerk,
South Carolina District.