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PETER'S

LETTERS TO HIS KINSFOLK.

FIRST AMERICAN,

FROM THE SECOND EDINBURGH EDITION.

Lickhart , John Gibson

NEW-YORK:

PRINTED BY C. S. VAN WINKLE,

101 Greenwich Street,

FOR A. T. GOODRICH & co. KIRK & MERCEIN, C. WILEY & co.

W. B, GILLEY, AND JAMES OLMSTEAD.

1820.

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1820

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DEDICATION.

TO THE RIGHT REVEREND

THE LORD BISHOP OF ST. DAVIDS.

My LORD

I TRUST you will excuse the liberty I take in inscribing to you a new edition of my Letters from Scotland. That none of these letters were addressed to your Lordship, is a circumstance for which I take great shame to myself, after the very kind manner in which

you spoke to me on that head, the day I left you—may I be permitted to add, after the long experience I have had of your Lordship’s concern and attachment, in several years of professional attendance, and, since that was laid aside, of private intercourse and friendship.

I must not attempt to deny, that there are some things in these Letters which are not exactly what I should have judged proper for your Lordship’s eye; but your Lordship is aware, that they were written

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