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* The Mase of history has been so much in love with Mars, that she has seldom
couTersed with Minerva.” Henry.
District of South-Carolina, to wit: DE it remembered, that on the seventeenth day of March, anno Domini one thousand
1 right bundred and nine, and in the thirty-third year of the independence of the Uns ted States of America, Doctor David Ramsay of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right where of he claims as author, in the words following, to wit:
“ The history of South-Carolina from its first settlement in 1670 to the year 1808, by David Ramsay, M. D.
“The Muse of history has been so much in love with Mars, that she has seldom conversed with Minerva. Henry.”
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, cbarts, 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 derigoing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."
diversions, &c. of the inhabitants,
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