[1825, June 4]
To all persons to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:
I CERTIFY that Epaphras Hoyt -- has,
this fourth day of June---, in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, and of Independence the forty-ninth
deposited in the Office of the Department of State, a certain Book--
consisting of 312 pages--entitled
Antiquarian Researches: comprising a History of the
Indian Wars on the Country bordering Connecticut River
and parts adjacent and other interesting events
from the first landing of the pilgrims to the
conquest of Canada by the English in 1760
with Notices of Indian Depredations in the
neighboring Country and of the first planting
and progress of settlements in New England
New York, and Canada. By E. Hoyt, Esqr.
the copy-right whereof is claimed by Epaphras Hoyt
under the provisions of "An act for the encouragement
of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors
tors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned," passed on the
31st day of May, A.D.
1790, and of "An act supplementary to an act, entitled ‘An act for the
Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors
of such copies, during the time therein mentioned,’ and extending the benefits
thereof, to the
arts of designing, engraving, and etching, historical and other prints,"
passed on the 29th of
April, A.D. 1802.
Given under my hand, as the Secretary of the Department of State of the United
States, with the Seal of the said Department affixed, at the City of Wash-
ington, the day and year first above written.