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him, one drawn undesignedly by himself, and the other by the Rev. Dr. Randolph, of Bath, on seeing his portrait by Lawrenefi.
"Nature, exerting an unwearied power,
"Sweet Bard, whose mind, thus pictured in thy face,
Rev. Dr. Randolph. 24
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A HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF
NORTH AMERICA, with Biographical Sketches and
Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with 120
Portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War
at Washington. By Col. T. L. M'kenney.
The public are aware that a most interesting and curious collection of Indian Portraits lias been making since 1821, by the Executive of the United States; and that this collection forms a gallery in the Indian department at Washington, numbering at this time about one hundred and twenty heads. The interest felt in this effort to preserve the likenesses and costume of our aborigines—a work so intimately connected with the natural history of Man, is indicated by the immense numbers of citizens and foreigners, who visit the gallery; and the uniform admiration tlicy express of its valuable and interesting character. Believing the public will sustain the undertaking, the undersigned have made arrangements for publishing this unique group. That nothing might be lost, the size of most of the original drawings have been preserved. The original drawings, it may be proper to remark, are principally by King, of Washington, from