Edward Colston, the Philanthropist; His Life and Times Including a Memoir of His Father

Edward Colston, the Philanthropist; His Life and Times Including a Memoir of His Father

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ... in the prophetic words of the First Charles the. "hand of that cloud which was soon after to overspread the whole kingdome 1 Such in modem times as Rodney, Nelson, Collingwood and others, whose autograph letters are to be seen round the walls of the Council Chamber. 2 Their names are thus set down upon the civic journal at the last general election of municipal officers.--" The calling of the Common Councell on the fiveteenth day of September, - 1659.--Walter Sandy, Maior;--Aldermen John Gonning, Richard Vickris, Myles Jackson, Joseph Jackson, Henry Gibbs, Richard Balman, Arthur Farmer, Edward Tyson, George White, and Robert Yate;--Edward Morgan, Nehemiah Collins, Sheriffs;--William Yeamans, James Crofts, George Lane, Robert Cann, Thomas Amory, Jonathan Blackwell, John Pope, John Lawford, Christopher Griffith, Thomas Harris, John Bowen, Robert Vickris, John Harper, John Willoughby, Henry Appleton, William Grigg, Jeremy Holwey, Anthony Gay, Francis Gleed, George Atwood, Timothy Parker, Henry Rich, Andrew Hooke, Thomas Stepfcens, Walter Stephens, Gabriel Deane, Richard Baugh, Edward Bovey, William Crabb, Robert Aldworth, ch. and sworne. Alderman Tyson chosen Maior for the yecre ensuinge. Mr. Jeremy Holwey and Mr. William Grigg were upon their humble desire, excused accepting the office of Sheriff. Mr. William Crabb and Mr: Francis Gleed, were put in election, Mr Gleed chosen to be eldest Sheriff. Mr. Mayor elect, according to an ancient privilege, desired Mr. Timothy Parker myght be chosen second Sheriff." - The Corporation year commences the loth September, old style. and cast all in disorder and darknesse"1--was but dimly discernible, an active and energetic enemy of that unhappy monarch, was a great man in our City, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236524608
  • 9781236524607