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EORGE the Second, by the Grace of God, King of Great

Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. To all to whom thele Presents shall come, Greeting. Whereas James Bucklond, James Waugh, Jon Ward, Thomas Longmar, and Edward Dilly, Citizens and Booksellers of our City of London, have by their Petition humbly represented unto Us, that they have purchaled the Copy Right of the WHOLE WORKs of the late Doctor ISAAC Watts, and that they are now printing and preparing for the Press, new Editions with Improvements of several of the reparate Pieces of the said Doctor Ijade Warte, They have therefore moft humbly prayed Us, that we would e graciously pleased to grant them our Royal Licence and Protection for the sole printing, publising, and vending the said Works, in as ample Manner and Form as has been done in Cases of the like Nature ; We being willing to give all due Encouragement to Works of this Nature, which may be of public Use and Benefit, are graciously plealed to condescend to their Requeft, and do therefore by these Presents, as far as may be agreeable to the Statute in that Behalf made and provided, grant unto them, the said James Buckland, James Waugh, Jobn Ward, Tbomas Longmon, and Edward Dilly, their Executors, Administrators, and Affigns, our Royal Privilege and Licence, for the fole printing, publishing, and vending the said Works for the Term of four. teen Years, to be computed from the Date hereof : ftrictly for. bidding and prohibiting all our Subjects within our Kingdoms and Dominions, to reprint, abridge, or translate the same, either in the like, or any other Volume or Volumes whatsoever, import, buy, vend, utter, or distribute any Copies thereof; op printed beyond the Seas, during the aforesaid Term of fourteen Years, without the Consent and Approbation of the said - James Buckland, Yamce Waugb, Jobo Ward, Thomas Longman, and Edward Đilly, their Executors, Administrators and Afligns, by Writing under their Hands and Scals fisst had and obtained, as they and every of them offending herein, will answer the contrary at their Peril: whereof the Commissioners and other Officers of our Cuftoms, the Master, Wardens, and Company of Siationers of our City of London, and all other our Officers and Minifters, „whom it may concern, are to take Notice, that due Obedience be rendered to our Pleasure herein fignified. By His Majesty's Command,


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1. Collected from the Scriptures.
II. Composed on Divine Subjects.
III. Prepared for the Lord's Supper.

By I. WATTS, D. D.

And they sung a nie iv Song, Jaying, Thou arı

Wörthy, &c. for thou wast pain, and haft

redeemed us, &c. Rev.y. 9.
Soliti effent (i.e. Christiani) convenire, car.

menque Chrifto quafi Deo dicere. Plinius
in Epift.

T.FIELD, and E and C. Dilly.


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