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District of Massachusetts: to wit. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the thirteenth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, and in the forty-ninth year of the Independence of the United States of America, CUMMINGS, HILLIARD & Co. 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:
“ An Oration delivered at Plymouth December 22, 1824. By EDWARD EVERETT.'
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 6 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.
I. R. BUTTS, Printer.
Plymouth, December 23, 1824. PROFESSOR EDWARD EVERETT,
SIR,-In obedience to a vote of the Trustees of the PILGRIM SOCIETY, I have the honor to make the subjoined communication.
" At a meeting of the Trustees of the PILGRIM SOCIETY, holden in Plymouth, Dec. 22, 1824,
" Voted, That the thanks of the Society be presented to Professor EDWARD EVERETT, for his interesting and eloquent Discourse delivered this day; and that a copy be requested for publication.”
I am, with due sentiments of respect and regard, sir,
Your obedient servant,