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AN INQUIRY CONCERNING THE

ANTIQUITY AND UNITY

OF THE

HUMAN RACE;

WITH

AN EXAMINATION OF RECENT SCIENTIFIC
SPECULATIONS ON THOSE

SUBJECTS.

BY

REV. EBENEZER BURGESS, A. M.,

MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN ORIENTAL SOCIETY, AUTHOR OF A MAHRATTA
GRAMMAR, TRANSLATOR OF THE SURYA SIDDHANTA,

ETC., ETC.

LONDON:
HODDER & STOUGHTON,

27 PATERNOSTER Row.

BOSTON:
ISRAEL P. WARREN.

1871..

221. f. 45.

TO THE

AMERICAN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

FOR FOREIGN MISSIONS

This Work

IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED,

BY THE AUTHOR.

TESTIMONIAL.

THE following testimonial was adopted at the close of the author's twelve lectures, as expressive of the opinions of the auditors respecting their interest and value:

“We, the ladies and gentlemen of the city of Boston, who have attended the valuable and highly instructive course of lectures on the Antiquity of Man, delivered at the Lowell Institute, by the Rev. E. Burgess, do hereby express our hearty thanks and unqualified appreciation of the same.

“We would also express the hope that our worthy and · much esteemed friend, the Rev. E. Burgess, will at an early day publish the said lectures, in order that all may have the benefit of the important facts therein contained.

“Ordered, That the foregoing resolutions be published in the daily papers in the city of Boston.

“ BOSTON, February 23, 1867."

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