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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT:

District Clerk's Office. Be it remembered, that on the twenty-fourth day of March, A. D. 1824, in the forty-eighth year of the independence of the United States of America, Israel Alger, Jun., Ensign Lincoln, A. Thomas Edmands, Jun., of the said District, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as Proprietors, in the words following, to wit :

" Alger's Murray. English Grammar-Improved Stereotype Edition. Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar, with an Appendix, containing Exercises in Orthography, in Parsing, in Syntax, and in Punctuation. Designed for the younger classes of learners. By LINDLEY MURRAY. To which Questions are added-Punctuation and the Notes under rules in Syntax, supplied from the author's large Grammar :-being his own abridgment entire; revised, prepared, and adapted to the use of the English Exercises.'By ISRAEL ALGER, JUN. A. m."

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 to 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 arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical, and other prints.” JNO. W. DAVIS, {

Clerk of the District of

Massachusetts.

Extract from the Records of the School Committee of

Boston. “At a meeting of the School Committee, held at the Mayor and Aldermen's Rooms, May 5th, 1824, it was Voted, That Alger's Abridgment of Murray's Grammar, Boston Stereotyped Edition, be introduced into the publick Reading and Grammar Schools of this city.

John Pierpont, Secretary." Boston, 15th June, 1824.

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