Magnae Britaniae Notitia or the Present State of Great Britain; With Divers Remarks, in Two Parts Volume 1
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. 1726 edition. Excerpt: ...Q tatent fact, in partibus tranfmarinis. Patent. deVominibusJudeorum, protection dr tar donation, de Subfidhs, Viagiis, &c. Stapula cum multis aim, which are lately depicted upon the Outside of every Press in the RcpolVory belonging to each King's Reign; and very easily to be brought forth for the Use of the Client by Tables of Orders hanging up in the said Office, and subscribed by the Keeper thereof. The fame is to be kept open, and constantly attended for all Resorters thereto, from the Hours of 7 to 11 of the Clock in the Morning; and from 1 to j-in the Afternoon, every Day of the Week, except in the Months rf December, January, and February; and in them from 8 till ti in the Morning, and from 1 till 4 in the Afternoon; except On Holy-Diys, publick Fastings, and Thankigiving-Djy, and Times of great Pestilence. SPffice ot (c)jonance. Within the Tower is kept the Office of his Majesty's Ordnance, having the Superintendence, Or dering, and Disposing, as well of the Grand Migaxine in the Tower, as at Woolwich, Chatham. Portsmouth, Honor Castle, ply. mouth, Hull, Berwick, and elsewhere; wherein generally, in Times of Peace, there is Powder to the Quamiry ot about or 15-000 Barrels; with Arms for Horle and Foot, Ordnance, Shot, and other Stores proportionable, as well for Sea as Land, lodged in their several Store-houses apart, with great Order and Care, for the better Preserving, and more speedy Dispitch in delivering cut the same, as 'he King's Occasion (hall require; which may not only defend England, bur be forrriidiKle to all our Neighbours. It is under the Government in chief of the Master of the Ordnmcc, who is commonly a Person of great Eminence and Integrity The The Chief Officers belonging to the Artillery, are, The Master of the.
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