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OF THE

AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY,

HELD AT

PHILADELPHIA,

FOR PROMOTING

USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. .

VOLUME VI.

PUBLISHED BY

C. AND A. CONRAD AND CO. PHILADELPHIA. CONRAD, LUCAS AND CO.

BALTIMORE. SOMERVELL AND CONRAD, PETERSBURG, AND BONSAL,
CONRAD AND CO. NORFOLK.

(JANE AITKEN, PRINTER]

1809.

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District of Pennsylvania. To WIT:

(L. S.) BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the first day of July, in the thirty third year of the Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1809,

C. & A. Conrad and Company, of 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:

Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful Knowledge. Vol. VI.”

In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, intituled “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 an act entitled “An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing he Copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned,” and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints.

D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the

District Court of Pennsylvania.

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Committees in the choice of papers for publication.

First. Shat the grounds of the Committe's 66 choice of papers for the press, should always be “the importance or

singularity of the subjects, 66 the ad

advantageous manner of treating them, without “ pretending to answer, or to make the Society so swerable, for the certainty of the facts, or propriety w of the reasonings, contained in the several

papers coso published, which must still rest on the credit 6 or judgment of their respective authors.

Secondly. “That neither the Society, 6 Committee

press, give their opinion body, upon any paper they may publish, 66 or upon any subject of Art or Nature that comes ss before them

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OF THE

AMERICAN

PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY,

HELD AT

PHILADELPHIA,

FOR PROMOTING

USEFUL KNOWLEDGE.

VOLUME VL-PART I.

PHILADELPHIA:

FROM THE PRES3 OF THE LATE R. AITKEN.
BY JANE AITKEN, No. 20, NORTH THIRD STREET.

1804.

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