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MISS FANNY WOODBURY.
ilho died al Beverly in North America 15. Novem. 1814 in the 23.
23." year of her age
The rapid demand for the Memoirs and Writings of Miss Fanny Woodbury, havirg induced the Publishers to undertake the re-printing of them, they have availed themselves of every mean in their power to render this Edition worthy of general circulation. The Memoir has been carefully re-written, and considerable Additions made to it, from a minute examination of her interesting Journal and Correspondence; by which, it is hoped, that her character has been placed, if not in a new, at least in a more attractive and impressive light. To this Edition there are likewise subjoined, An Essay on Christian Usefulness ; An Address to Christians on the Importance of Time and Eternity; and some Reflections on the Fascinating and Deceitful Pleasures of the World ;-all by Miss WOODBURY, and till now unpublished.
The expence thus incurred has not been inconsiderable; but the improvements, as well as the enlargement which the present Edition has received, will, it is trusted, be deemed a sufficient reason for the addition made to its price. The Publishers also flatter themselves, that while it may be useful to all who shall be pleased to give it a serious perusal, it will be peculiarly acceptable to the young, whose best interests the truths which it contains are so highly fitted to promote.
Edinburgh, 1st Jan. 1818.