Addresses, 1835-1885, Also, Report of Proceedings of the Meeting of the Members in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Institution, October 28th, 1885

Addresses, 1835-1885, Also, Report of Proceedings of the Meeting of the Members in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Institution, October 28th, 1885

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...announced the appearance on the platform of Mr. Samuel Ogden, the President of the Institution. He was followed by the Lord Chief Justice of England, the Right Hon. Sir Alexander E. Cockburn, who was greeted with applause again and again renewed. Upon the platform, surrounding the chairman, were the Marquis and Marchioness of Salisbury, Lord Houghton (better known as Mr. Monckton Milnes), Sir Edward and Lady Watkin, Mr. J. A. Roebuck, M. P., Mr. C. E. Cawley, M.P., Mr. W. R. Callender, M.P., Mr. Edward Hardcastle, M. P., the Mayor of Manchester (Alderman King) the Mayor of Salford (Alderman Harwood), the Directors of the Athenaeum, and Mr. T. Schofield, the Secretary. At the commencement the chair was taken by Mr. SAMUEL OGDEN, who briefly introduced the Lord Chief Justice of England to the meeting, and invited his lordship to assume the chair. The Lonn Cums J usrror. thereupon took his position as chairman for the evening, and received quite an ovation, the assembly rising em maase and cheering vociferously. This having subsided, His Lordship said: My lords, ladies, and gentlemen, --1 know not how to thank you for this friendly and cordial reception. It surpasses anything that I could by any possibility have anticipated, and never to the last moment of my life will this visit to Manchester fail to be remembered as one of the choicest recollections of my life. Applause And yet in one respect your friendly reception is perhaps not altogether undeserved, for no man living can have appreciated more highly than I have done, the greatness of this city and the intelligence and virtues of its inhabitants. You have been not only one of the greatest cities that the world ever knew, but you have been the fostering encourager of scientific..show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802748
  • 9781236802743