New York, March, 30. 1818,
Considering you a patron of literature & science, & a well wisher to the general interest of education, the editors of the Academician, by this day’s mail, forward you the 1, 2 & 3 Nos. for perusal. Should you approve of the work, your signature as a subscriber & influence to make the work known would aid us very much in effecting the Object we have in view.
With the greatest respect, / We subscribe Ourselves, / Your Most Obedt. Servts.
A. & J. W. Picket
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