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A COLLECTION, PRINCIPALLY FROM AMERICAN AUTHORS,
MOST ADMIRED SPECIMENS
CONGRESSIONAL, FORENSIC, PULPIT
DIALOGUES AND POETICAL EXTRACTS,
ADAPTED TO PUBLIC RECITATION;
EMBRACING THE PRINCIPAL RULES RELATING TO
DELIVERY AND ACTION.
BY JOSHUA P. SLACK.
Clase of 1838).
District of New Jersey, ss.
the thirty-ninth year of the independence of the United
hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right Two to 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.
Extract from a speech by Mr. Grundy,
Extract from a Missionary sermon, by Dr. Nott,