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COURT OF CHANCERY
o contaising: . . . . .
painted by J. T. Mukden, No. 110 peaki-street,
Southern District of New-York, ss.
BE IT REVIEMBERED, that on the first day of 2.É. the forty-second year of the Independence of the United States of America, D T BLAKE, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit:
“An Historical Treatise on the Praetice of the Court of Chancery of the State of New-York, containing all the proceedings of a soit, as well in the Court of Chuneery, as in the Court for the Trial of Impeachments and Correction of Errors. By D. T. Blake, Solicitor and Counsellor in Chancery.” ". : - - . . : - - : - •: - -:
In conformity to the Act of the Čengress of the United States, entitled “An Act for the encouragement of Learning by securing the:c wo-of: Mapo. Charts, and Books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time thereo monioned.” And also to an Act, entitled, “An Act, supplementary to an Act, entured an Astro-the-encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books to the authors and .. of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the beiosits, hovo to:the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.” : . . . . . . . . . . . . .:
CHARACTER of THE Book.
At the request of D. T. BLAKE, one of the Masters in Chancery for the State of New-York, having lately examined a book, entitled, “A Treatise on the Practice of the Court of Chancery for the Sláis; of NonYork,” we have no hesitationiu saying; what as a book of Practice, it will be found of great us ility not only in this, but in every other State in the Union which has Chancery jurisdiction. - - JOHN WELLS. THOMAS ADDIS EMMET.
To the Honorable JAMES KENT, Chancellor of the State of Nen-York: . Sir, Moved with that respect and esteem which are so justly due to your private and public character, I feel great pleasure in dedicating to you this Treatise, and indeed I know not to whom I could pay this tribute of regard with more propriety than to him, who discharges all the duties of his elevated station with so much honor to himself, and satisfaction to the public. I have the honor to be, with profound respect and esteem, your very humble and
obedient servant, * D. T. BLAKE. New-York, July 4th, 1818.