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The fifth part of the spoil that you shall gain from your enemies, appers
tainerb to God, the Prophet, his parents, orphans, the poor, and to pilgrims
that are in want;-observe what is above ordained if ye believe in God, in
what we have inspired into our servant, and in the day wherein the distinc.
tion of good and bad was known.

EL KOUR-AN.

BOSTON:

PRINTED BY THOMAS BADGER, JUN.

1818.

TIE NEIT TORK PUBLIC LTZARY 501603D

ASTOP LENOP.1.
TILDEN HOU'NUATI 8
R 1.4

District of Massachusetts, to wit :

District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the twenty-seventh day of February, A.D. 1818, in the forty-second year of the Independence of the United States of America, Thomas Badger, jun. of the said District, has deposited in this Office the Title of a Book, the Right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit :"Extracts from a Journal of Travels in North America, consisting of an Account of Boston and its Vicinity. By Ali Bey, &c. Translated from the Original Manuscript.”

The fifth part of the spoil that you shall gain from your enemies, apper. taineth to God, the Prophet, his parents, orphans, the poor, and to pilgrims that are in want ;-observe what is above ordained if ye believe in God, in what we have inspired into our servant, and in the day wherein the distinction of good and bad was known.

EL KOUR-AN. -- 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 guch 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 Pro prietors of such Copies during the times therein mentioned ; and extending the benefits thereof to the Arts of Designing, Engraving and Etching His. torieal and other Prints,"

JNO. W. DAVIS,
Clerk of the Distrist of Massachusetts.

TRANSLATOR'S

ADVERTISEMENT.

THE Translator congratulates the public upon the arrival among us of the distinguished traveller whose Journal he here presents, done into English, The portrait of our country has never yet been correctly taken by any of the crowd of foreigners that have attempted it. The contemptible caricatures drawn by British tourists served the purpose for which they were designed of deceiving the English people. They have served another purpose which was not intended. They have gone far toward destroying the authority of British writers in general, and of British travellers in particular. They have betrayed a deep rooted national grudge, which although an indirect tribute to our country, has been met, it must be confessed, by somewhat fiercer feelings on this side of the Atlantic.

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