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OF THE

REV. WILLIAM SMITH, D.D.,

First Provost of the College and Academy of Philadelphia.
First President of Washington College, Maryland. President of the St. Andrew's Society of Phila-
delphia, President of the Corporation for the Relief of the Widows and Children of
Clergymen in the Communion of the Church of England in America.

Secretary of the American Philosophical Society, etc., etc.

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Member of the Historical Society of Pennsyıvania.
Editor of the "Miscellaneous Works of Richard Penn Smith," of "The York-Town Orderly Book,"

"Andreana," etc., etc.

VOL. I.

PHILADELPHIA:
PUBLISHED BY S. A. GEORGE & CO.,
15 NORTH SEVENTH STREET.

1879.

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YOUTHFUL VENERATION

FOR

MY GREAT-GRANDFATHER

MADE HIM THE

ALPHA OF MY LIFE.

AGE AND FILIAL AFFECTION HAVE MADE MY GRANDCHILDREN THE OMEGA.

I Therefore Dedicate these Volumes to

RICHARD PENN AND RUSSELL MOORE SMITH,

WHOM I LOVE,

HOPING THAT THE BRIGHT FAME OF OUR ANCESTOR

MAY BE TO THEM

THE GUIDING INSPIRATION

OF

THEIR LIVES.

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