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(L.S.) BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the first day of

“” August, in the thirty-second year of the independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1807, Nathaniel Chapman, M.D. of the said district, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor in the words following, to wit:

“SELECT SPEECHES, Forensick and Parliamentary, with prefatory remarks. By N. Chapman, M. D. honorary member of the Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh, and member of the American Philosophical Society, &c. &c.

Pietate gravem ac meritis si forte virum quem
Conspexere, silent, arrectisque auribus astant;
Ille regit dictis animos et pectora mulcet...v 1R G.”

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 the act, entitled “An act supplementary to the 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.”

D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the District of Pennsylvania.

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WHOSE VIRTUE IS AS PURE AS HIS GENIUS IS CONFESSEDLY SPLENDID,

THIS HUMBLE ATTEMPT

To

RECORD THE ELOQUENCE OF MODERN TIMES,

IS INSCRIBED.

the 11th, 1742, to prevent the ensurance of French ships, &c. during the war, - - - 207

Lord Chatham's Speech, on the bill authorizing the quartering of British soldiers on the inhabitants of Boston, 219

Lord Chatham's Speech, in the house of lords, January 20th, 1775, on a motion for an address to his majesty, to give immediate orders for removing his troops from Boston forthwith, in order to quiet the minds and take away the apprehensions of his good subjects in America, 225

I ord Mansfield's Speech, in the house of lords, February 3d. 1766, on the right of taxing America, - 237

The Speech of William Pitt, the elder, in the house of

commons, January 16, 1766, on the address to the throne, in which the right of taxing America is discussed, - - - - - 251

The Speech of Lord Mansfield, in the house of lords, in the case of the chamberlain of London vs. Allan Evans, Esq. on the 4th of February, 1767, - - 265

Lord Mansfield's Speech, in the house of lords, May 8th 1770, on a bill to deprive peers of the realm of certain privileges, - - - - ". 281

Lord Chesterfield’s first Speech on the gin act, February 21st, 1743, after the second reading of the bill, 287

Lord Chesterfield's second Speech on the gin act, Feb.

24, 1743, - - 295 Lord Belhaven’s Speech, in the Scotch convention, against the union, wo- - - - 309 Sir William Wyndham's Speech, in the house of commons, on the repeal of the Septennial Act. March 13, 1734, - - - - - 321

Speech of Sir Robert Walpole, on a motion to repeal the Septennial Bill, delivered in the house of commons, 1734, in reply to Sir William Wyndham, 337

Mr. Sandys’s Speech, in the house of commons, on his motion to address his majesty for the dismissal of Sir Robert Walpole, - - - * 34.7

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