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GEOFFREY CRAYON, Gent.
“ I have no wife nor children, good or bad, to provide for. A mere spectator of
PRINTED BY C. S. VAN WINKLE,
101 Greenwich Street.
Southern District of New-York, ss.
BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the sixteenth day of December, in the forty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Č. S. Van Winkle, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words and figures following, to wit:
“The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. No. V. I have no wife nor children, good or bad, to provide for. A mere spectator of other men's fortunes and adventures, and how they play their parts; which methinks are diversely presented unto me, as from a common theatre or scene.'- Burton."
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 learn“ing, 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."
GILBERT LIVINGSTON THOMPSON,
Clerk of the Southern District of New-York.
But is old, old, good old Christmas gone? Nothing but the hair of his good, gray old head and beard left? Well, I will have that, seeing I cannot have more of him.
HUE AND CRY AFTER CHRISTMAS