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IN SOME PARTS OP
IN THE YEARS"
1804, 1805, & 1806
ÞRINTED BY C. PEACOCK, AT THE COURANT-OFFICE
THE narrative and observations now presented to the public, were the fruits of a voyage undertaken solely with commercial views. They were written without any expectation of their being copied, and without the remotest thought of publication. But falling accidentally under the notice of thie Editor, he was pleased with perusing them, and believed that, if printed, they would also be agreeable to many others. He accordingly communicated this idea to the writer, who, after considering the subject, with a proper degree of modesty, consented to the proposal..
If the reader should derive' amusement or instruction from this work, he will naturally wish to know something respecting the author. He is the second son of the late Doctor Abraham Sutcliff, who practised, with much skill and reputation, as a physician, in Sheffield, and who died there about twelve years since. At Sheffield, the author, who