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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, to wit;
District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the fifteenth day of January, A. D. 1831, in the fifty-fifth year of the Independence of the United States of America. SAMUEL G. GOODRICH, 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:
" Peter Parley's Tales about the Islands in the Pacific Ocean. With a Map and numerous Engravings."
In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled,"AD 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 " 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,
ne of Learning: prietors of such cop supplementary
PREFACE. This little volume is the 5th, in a series of Tales for Children, designed to interest them in History and Geogra phy. Those that precede it are America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Two volumes more, Tales of the Sea, and Tales of the Sun Moon and Stars, will complete the series.