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PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,
NORTHERN AND EASTERN
STATES, IN 1817;
HIS TOUR IN THE YEAR 1818;
A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE;
DESCRIPTIVE AND HISTORICAL NOTICES
OF THE PRINCIPAL PLACES THROUGH
WHICH HE PASSED.
" You would have thought the very windows morid,
BY S. PUTNAM WALDO, ESQ.
PUBLISHED BY SILAS ANDRUS.
DISTRICT OF CONNECTICUT, ss.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the sixteenth L. S.
day of August, in the forty-fourth year of the Inde
pendence of the United States of America, Silas An******* drus, 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 :
“The Tour of James Monroe, President of the United States, through the Northern and Eastern States, in 1817; his Tour in the year 1818; together with a sketch of his life; with descriptive and historical notices of the principal places through which he passed.
“You would have thought the very windows mov'd,
Through casements darted their desiring eyes." By S. Putnam Waldo, Esq. Compiler of “Robbins' Journal," and Author of " Memoirs of Jackson."
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."
CHAS. A. INGERSOLL,
Clerk of the District of Connecticut. A true copy of Record, examined and sealed by me.
CHAS. A. INGERSOLL, C'lerk of the District of Connecticut.
P. B. GOODSELL, PRINTER,
TO THE CITIZENS OF THE
The diffidence I feel in offering this volume to my fellow citizens, is greatly diminished in reflecting upon the peculiarly interesting subject of it. However imperfect its execution-however numerous its errors, and however deficient in style, the importance of the subject matter, will, I trust, secure to it from you an indulgent reception
With ardent wishes for the perpetuity of our Republican Institutions, I am, Fellow Citizens, Your Obedient Servant,
S. PUTNAM WALDO. Hartford, Sept. 1819.