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A COLLECTION, PRINCIPALLY FROM AMERICAN AUTHORS,
MOST ADMIRED SPECIMENS
CONGRESSIONAL, FORENSIC, PULPIT
DIALOGUES AND POETICAL EXTRACTS,
ADAPTED TO PUBLIC RECITATION;
DELIVERY AND ACTION.
BY JOSHUA P. SLACK.
TRENTON, (N. J.)
Thomas T. Stiles, Printer.
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Clasa A 1838. District of New-Jersey, ss.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the second day of March, in An n e the thirty-ninth year of the independence of the United
States of America, Daniel Fenton, of the said district, SEAL.
hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right Suunt whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit: ~ The American Orator, comprising a collection, principally from
" American authors, of the most admired specimens of Congres“ sional, Forensic, Pulpit, and Popular Eloquence, with Dia“ logues and Poetical Extracts, adapted to public recitation ; “ and an Introduction, embracing the principal rules relating to “ delivery and action. By Joshua P. Slack."
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 encouragemt 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 tliereof to the arts of designing, etching and engraving, historical and other prints."
ROBERT BOGGS, Clerk of the District of New Jersey.
.. .a sermon’on public vices, by Dr. Smith,