Excerpt From Sketch Of The Life Of Alexander Wilson Author Of The American OrnithologyIN The Preface To The First Edition Of This Biographical Sketch, The Motives Of The Publication Are Stated, And The Peculiar Circum Stances Under Which Its Author Was Placed, In Respect To Materi Als, Are Detailed There Is, Therefore, No Need Of Repeating Them.It Has Been Thought Preper To Augment The Volume, By A Se Lection From The Series Of Interesting Letters, Which Were Put Into The Writer S Hands By Some Of Wilson S Personal Friends, Who Were Anxious That These Memorials Should Not Be Lost It May Be, Perhaps, Objected, That Some Of Them Are Of Too Tri Ing A Nature For Publication But Let It Be Observed That They All, Or Less, Tend To Throw Light Upon The Employments, And Peculiarities Of Character, Of An Individual Of No Every Day Occurrence One Of Those To Whose Genius We Would Render Homage, And The Memory Of Whom We Delight To Cherish.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- Sketch of the Life of Alexander Wilson
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