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The Pickwickians

THE FIRST ray of light which brightens the darkness of the obscurity which hides the earlier history of the career of the immortal Mr Pickwick, comes from reading the following entry in the Transactions of the Pickwick Club. The editor of these papers is extremely pleased to present these to his readers, because they prove the careful attention, indefatigable energy, and fine judgement with which he has conducted his search through the many documents he has been given.