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The Travellers A Tale. Designed for Young People.   By:

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[ Transcriber's Note:

Every effort has been made to replicate this text as faithfully as possible. Therefore odd spellings even in geographical names were mostly retained. Obvious errors were corrected though, as well as some punctuation issues especially regarding the placement of quotation marks. However, all changes (corrections of spelling and punctuation) made to the original text are listed at the end of this text.

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THE TRAVELLERS.

A TALE.

DESIGNED FOR YOUNG PEOPLE.

BY THE AUTHOR OF REDWOOD.

"Then slowly climb the many winding way, And frequent turn to linger as you go, From loftier rocks new loveliness survey." CHILDE HAROLD.

NEW YORK:

PUBLISHED BY E. BLISS AND E. WHITE,

And Sold by COLLINS AND HANNAY, NEW YORK, AND CUMMINGS, HILLIARD, AND CO. BOSTON.

1825.

Southern District of New York, ss.

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the fourth day of April, A.D. 1825, in the forty eighth year of the Independence of the United States of America, E. Bliss and E. White, of the said District, have deposited in this Office the title of a Book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit:

"The Travellers; a Tale Designed for Young People. By the author of Redwood. 'Then slowly climb the many winding way, And frequent turn to linger as you go, From loftier rocks new loveliness survey.' Childe Harold. "

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." JAMES DILL, Clerk of the Southern District of New York.

J. Seymour, printer.

The following pages are inscribed to the youthful brother and sister, who are associated with every picture of unfolding virtue, in the mind of their affectionate friend, THE AUTHOR.

THE TRAVELLERS.

In the month of June, (the jubilee month of poets and travellers) in the year eighteen hundred and eighteen, Mr. Sackville, his wife, and their two children, Edward and Julia, made the grand tour of Niagara, the lakes, Montreal, Quebec, &c. Both parents and children kept journals, in which they recorded with fidelity whatever they observed which they deemed worthy of note. We have been favored with the perusal of them all, and have been permitted to make a few extracts from them, which we intend to combine into a brief narrative, that we are sure will amuse our young readers, provided their delicate essence does not escape our unskilful hands.

First, it will be necessary that our readers should know into whose society they are thus unceremoniously introduced.

Mr. Sackville, in the prime of life retired from the successful practice of the law, to a beautiful estate in the country... Continue reading book >>




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