Williamsburg, Decr. 28th., 1804.
To the man of letters,
The elegant and useful author,
The scientific and amiable philosopher,
The friend of the arts,
as well as
To the illustrious patriot, the enlightened politician,
The Chief-Magistrate of Federal America,
The enclosed Proposals
are respectfully offered
by the authors of
N:B. The view prefixed to the first number, will represent Jamestown the Cradle of infant Virginia.
MHi: Coolidge Collection.