The Annual Register; World Events ... Volume 105

The Annual Register; World Events ... Volume 105

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...in any way that would not be inconsistent with your honour as a people, and with the great and responsible position which you occupy among the nations. We shall recognize in the return of peace and prosperity among you the best securities for our own continued prosperity. We trust that nothing will arise to interrupt for a moment the friendly relations which have hitherto subsisted between us, and that no harsh judgments or misrepresentations of feelings and motives on either side will lead us to forget that we are kinsmen, sprung from a common stock, united by the bond of a common language, and fellow-labourers in the common cause of progress. May tbe two great branches of the AngloSaxon family always be found generous rivals in the arts of peace, and in efforts to ameliorate the condition of mankind! And at no distant period may the sword be sheathed throughout your land, and the sounds of strife be exchanged for the conquests of industry. Signed on behalf of the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce." 12. The Prince Of "wales And The Fishmongers' Company.--The freedom of the Fishmongers' Company was this day presented to the Prince of Wales. The steps leading to the Fishmongers' Hall were covered with crimson cloth, while overhead was the canopy--always significant of some City festivity. Eighteen watermen, all winners of Doggett's badge, at various periods, from 1824 down to the 1st of August last, kept guard in the outer staircase; and in the vestibule the band of the Royal Artillery played at intervals. The great hall where the presentation took place was crowded with spectators, among whom were a very large number of ladies. In the centre of the hall was a raised dais and a crimson chair placed for the Prince of Wales. About one...show more

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  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 730g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236875249
  • 9781236875242