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THE Publideer of tbe STOCKTON BEI takes ebis Oppor
"tunity of returning bis fincere thanks to the Encouragers of that Work.---To Speab of the Applause it bas been received icb, or the greatness of its Sale, bas been so long the Practice on similar Occafions, that He wisbes to avoid ibose Expresions. Les ibis fuffice : Tbe Encouragemens be bas zoet wilh will prompt bim to cor.tinue the Work anotber Year, and Gratitude for tbe Pablic's Favours will inciro bime to render il voortky tbe Patronage it may experienco.
IN Order to make the next Voluvr more respectable in its Appearance, it will be printed in a fomorbing-larger Size, and the Price of each Number will be THRIIPINCI, But it is not intended to deviate so far from the Size of sbis Volume, as to render the succeeding Ones inconvenient for the Pocket.
AS tbe. Publisher bas not beard of any Objections to tbe present Plan of the Ble, by does not intend to olier it ; but, as the enlarged Size will give bim a little more Room, be pure poses occafionally to intersperse a small Portion of Biography end Natural History ; ' and as be disdains to take obe Advantage (which is commonly taken by ibe Publishers of periodicol Works) of running' ose Volume into azotber, each Year will present a completeWork, independent of ibe preceding of fucreeding Volumes.
The Publisher wishes to make very grateful Acknowledgmonio to kis numerous Correspondents for their Favours, but be is at a Loss for proper Expresions. He, bswever, requests a
Continuance of beir Kindness, and effureszben of bis intersion 10 ebserve ibe frittel Impartiality.