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7 Hereas Our Trufty and Well-beloved, Richard Smith, of Our City of London, Bookfeller, has humbly reprefented unto us, that he has, with great Labour and Expence, prepared for the Prefs, a New Edition of the Sermons, and other Works, written in English, by the Right Reverend Father in God, Dr. William Beveridge, Bishop of St. Alaph, Deceased; and has therefore humbly befought Us to grant him Our Royal Privilege and Licence, for the fole Printing and Publishing thereof, for the Term of Fourteen Years: We being willing to give all due Encouragement to Works of this Nature, tending to the Advancement of Piety and Learning, are graciously pleas'd to condescend to his Requeft: And do therefore, by thefe Prefents, grant him the faid Richard Smith, his Executors, Adminiftrators and Aigns, Our Royal Licence for the fole Printing and Publishing the English Works of the faid late Bishop of St. A faph, for the Term of Fourteen Years, from the Date here of; ftrictly forbidding all Our Subjects, within Our Kingdoms and Dominions, to reprint the fame, either in whole or in part; or to import, buy, vend, utter, or diftribute any Copies thereof, reprinted beyond the Seas, during the aforefaid Term of Fourteen Years, without the Confent and Approbation of the faid Rickard Smith, his Heirs, Executors and Affigns, under his or their Hands and Seals first had and obtained, as they will answer the contrary at their Perils. Whereof the Mafter, Wardens, and Company of Stationers, are to take Notice, that the fame may be entred in their Regifter, and that due Obedience be rendred thereunto. Given at Our Court at Kensington, the 5th Day of June, 1708. in the Seventh Year of Our Reign.
By Her Majefty's Command.
Summ'd up in
Old and New Teftament.
The Sacred TEXT is reduc'd under
By WILLIAM BEVERIDGE,
Printed by Geo. James, for RiCH. SMITH in