Annual Register Volume 1804

Annual Register Volume 1804

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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. 1806 edition. Excerpt: ...the ground quick time. Every regiment mustered utrerpely well, and the whole apared to amount to about 3000.. hile they were retiring, the three regiments of the Hon. the, Eafl India Company marched in through the gate ab the end of Oxford-read, and occupied their ground. It was a glorious sight to behold so numerous and fine a body of troops. composed solely of person' employed by a mercan'ile company. If their trading of literature. He might truly be termed from being so intoxicated when he fell into the sea, than from being under the water. Lieutenant Lo. thian soon recovered the fatigue and anxiety arising from his exera tions. Mr. Whitford, Coronet, held an Inques' on; the body, and the jury returned a verdict of At. lidental Death. The Earl of Carlifle has prc. sented to the Dean and Chapter of York, for the embellishment of the Minster, a window of beadtiful painted glass, purchased during the late troubles in France, from the church of St. Nicholas, at Rouen. The subject is the visitation of the Virgin Mary; the figures as large as life, admirably drawn, and al. ways considered to have been de. ing hope= was indeed dreadful, and the ause had nearly been fatal to us al. At length, one of the junior Lieutenants, long known to the crew, and as brave a man as ever trod the quartendeck, agreed to lead, the rest solemnly promiting to follow. One after another, we now descended from over the stern (the only part above water)by single ropes, cold, benumbed, and wet through, and in this condition gained the boars, themselves in perilous attend-luce underneath. In this manner was it that we left the poor old Venerable; and about fix o'clock reached the Impetueux, where, it is needless to_ say, that we were treated with every attention and...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123678717X
  • 9781236787170