District of Pennsylvania, to wit:
Be it remembered, That on the twentieth day of May in the thirty-sixth year of the Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1812, Thomas Dobson, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following to wit:
"The History of North Carolina. By Hugh Williamson, M. D. LL. D. Member of the Holland Society of Sciences, of the Society of Arts and Sciences of Utrecht, of the American Philosophical Society, &c. In two volumes. Vol. I."
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, intituled, "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 also to the act, entitled, "An act supplementary to an act, entitled, '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."