Annual Register Volume 1798

Annual Register Volume 1798

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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. 1800 edition. Excerpt: ...which measures thev certainly in England. Mr. Fox, however, said, that he would be one os the firft to aid in repelling any foreign enemy, under whatever government England might be. He compared the minisiry 'with the directory of France; affirmed that he was resolved upon retirement; but that he would be happy to come forward whenever the country demanded his services. He entertained no apprehenficms of an invation; and was fully persnaded, that should the enemy be rash enough to land even with a formidable force, that the ten MCord, I desire that they may have sull liberty either to go to Irelaltd, or to stay in 'this Country; and that all persons sor whom they wilhantwer, as well as all the infirm men, women and children, " Acton-place was formerly the seat of the Daniels; they fold it to Robert jcnnens, csq. who began to rcbuild it: his son William finishcd it, and made: it a fine structure. The advent-son is in Mr. jennens; but the monuments of all the former owners of the 'state are destroyed, or shut up from public view. ' 1-Who purchased a family-seat at Gopshl, in Lcicestershirc; and possessed some very extenszve forges at Whitwic, on the edge of Charnweod-Forest. Bromsord-sorge and Aiton-turnace, also, in the county of Warwick, and-Hales-Owcn iromworks, in Shrop. there, sormed part of his extenfive concerns. His house in Birmingham was in Highflreet, now in the occupation of john Ryland, esq. and Erdington-hali his country refidence. The father of Humphrey is supposed to luavc rcfided at Hales-Uwven; and it is Conjcctured that his predecessors were originally inhabitants of Yorkshire. This family it one among the many who have acquired ample fortunes at Birmingham, where they were equally famous for Industry and gcncrotity....
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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236904923
  • 9781236904928