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A TALE OF THE REVOLUTION.
AUTHORESS OF OSRIC, THE ROCKITE, THE SYSTEM,
JOHN ROBERT BOYD, Esq.
MY DEAR FRIEND,
To you I need not say, that in tracing the outline of that memorable defence in which your ancestors bore a distinguished part, I have faithfully adhered to the bistorical data afforded by authentic writers.
In prefixing your name to the volume, I would fain express my grateful regard towards you: my deep feeling of the wrongs, and sympathy in all the woes, of your beloved, unbappy country. May the wisdom that is from above direct the steps of her embarrassed Protestants, and that which is from beneath be banished