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WoRKS of a description like the History of Brecknock
shire by Mr. Jones, have in our judgment at least, a Peremptory claim upon the public for protection and encouragement. They cannot be prosecuted to their successful termination without great expence, laborious exertion, and much careful research; they involve matters
of universal importance to every branch of science, and .
The work properly commences with the ancient and pre- .
fent History of Brecknockshire, and exhibitsa very honourable monument of the author's elaborate research, particularly in what relates to the early establishment of the Romans in this county. From this portion of the work, as it dis. plays the various talents of the author, we subjoin an extract.