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GAZETTEER OF THE BIBLE.
GONTAINING, IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER,
OF ALL THE
WITH ALL THE
LAKES, SEAS, AND ISLANDS,
INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF THE
AND PRESENT CONDITION OF THE
MOST IMPORTANT PLACES.
BY ELIJAII PARISH, D. D.
Embellis/ved with a new Map of the Principal Countries mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures,
Here through the flow'ry walks of Eden rove,
No. 50, Cornhill.
DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT. BE it remembered, that on the ninth day of March, A. D. 1813, and in the thirty seventh year of the independence of the United States of America, SAMUEL T. ARMSTRONG, of the said District, has deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit:
“Sacred Geography: or, a Gazetteer of the Bible. Containing, in alphabetical order, a geographical description of all the Countries, Kingdoms, Nations and Tribes of Mell, with all the Villages, Towns, Ciries, Provinces, Hills, Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Seas, and Islands, mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures or Apocry. pha, including an account of the Religion, Government, Population, fulfilment of Prophecies, and present condition of the most important places. By Elijah Parish, D.D. Minister of Byfeld, Massachusetts. Embellished with a new Map of the principal countries mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures.
Here through the flowery walks of Eden rove,
And rev'rend Patriarchs talk'd as friends with God." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United Staies, intitled, "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein men. tioned;” and also an act, intitled, "An act supplementary to an act intitled, an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps. charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."
WM. S. SHAW, Clerk of the District of Massachusetts.
SAMUEL T. ARMSTRONG,
THE PUBLISHER OF THIS WORK, Offers to his numerous and liberal PATRONS the most sin, cere thanks for their encouragement afforded him in this undertaking; and while doing this, he respectfully requests a continuance of their favors, in his line of Business. At his Theological Bookstore, No. 50, Cornhill, Boston, he offers to the Religious Public, in particular, a very general assortment of valuable Books, Bibles, Psalm Books, Psalters, Primers, Testaments, and School Books, as cheap as at any store; he has recently published at his presses the following works, Dr. Buchanan's Christian Researches in Asia, complete, in one volume, Dr. Owen's Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrews in 4 volumes, Smith's Dissertation on the Prophecies, Foster's Essays, The Gospel Treasury, The Evangelical Instructor, Baxter's Saint's Rest, The Platform of Church Discipline, Hymns for Infant Minds, Watts on Christian Communion, Abbot's Sermons to Mariners, Life of David Brainerd, The Young Minister's Companion, Hymns for Family Worship, by Rev. John Codman, Emerson's Evangelical Primers, a new volume of Sermons by Dr. Emmons, Life of Mrs. Ramsay, The Nature, Extent, and Province of Human Reason, considered, The Imitation of Jesus Christ, by Thomas a Kempis, Milner's History of the Church of Christ, and many others, besides which he is constantly supplying himself with all the approved works published in every part of the union. Every favor gratefully acknowledged.
As but a small part of the papers were returned before publication, it is presumed a large number of Subscribers will not find their names on the list at the end of the volume, to all such he offers this as an excuse, and hopes in future to receive their names in season. Titles were annexed when known.