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"The glimmerings which reach us from South America, enable us only to see that its inhabitants are held under the accumulated pressure of slavery, superstition, and ignorance. Whenever they shall be able to rise under this weight, and to show themselves to the rest of the world, they will probably show that they are like the rest of the world."-JEFFERSON'S NOTES ON VIRGINIA.

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THE NEW YORK
PUBLIC LIBRARY
500637 A

ASTOR, LENOX AND
TILDEN FOUNDATIONS
R 1930

SEAL,

DISTRICT OF MARYLAND, 88.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the fifteenth day of October, in the

forty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of Amer.
ica, H. M. Brackenridge, of the said District, hath deposited in this

office, the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words and figures following, to wit:

“A Voyage to South America, performed by order of the American government, in the years 1817 and 1818, in the frigate Congress. By H. M. Brackenridge, Esq. secretary to the mission.

“The glimmerings which reach us from South America, enable us only to see that its inhabitants are held under the accumulated pressure of slavery, superstition, and ignorance. Whenever they shall be able to rise under this weight, and to show themselves to the rest of the world, they will probably show that they are like the rest of the world."-JEFFERSON'S NOTES ON VIRGINIA.

In conformity to an 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 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 ti nes therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereot to the arts of Designing, Engraving, and Etching historical and other prints.”

PHILIP MOORE,
Clerk of the District of Maryland.

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