ST. LOUIS, (Missouri Territory,)
TO ALL THE WORLD!
I declare the earth is hollow, and habitable
JOHN CLEVES SYMMES
Of Ohio, Late Captain of Infantry.N.B.I have ready for the press, a Treatise on the principles of matter, wherein I show
proofs of the above positions, account for various phenomena, and disclose Doctor Darwin's
My terms, are the patronage of this and the new worlds.
I dedicate to my Wife and her ten Children.
I select Doctor S.L. Mitchill, Sir H. Davy and Baron Alex. de Humboldt, as my protec-
I ask one hundred brave companions, well equipped, to start from Siberia in the fall sea-
son, with Reindeer and slays, on the ice of the frozen sea: I engage we find warm and rich
land, stocked with thrifty vegetables and animals if not men, on reaching one degree north-
ward of latitude 62; we will return in the succeeding spring.