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District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the thirty-first day of January, A. D. 1812, and in the thirty-sixth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Joun MURRAY, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit:
“ Letters and Sketches of Sermons. In three volumes. By John MURRAY, Senior Pastor of the First Universal Society in Boston.
“ But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts : and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear: Having a good conscience, that, whereas they speak evil of you as of evil doers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ. For it is better, if the will of God be so, that you suffer for well-doing than for evil-doing. 1 Peter, iii. 15, 16, 17,Vol. II.”
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, 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."
WILLIAM S. SHAW.