The Manchester Record

The Manchester Record

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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. Excerpt: ...levied was 10,303,665, and there were "receipts in aid" amounting to 388,523, making a total of 10,692,188; but of this 3,945,333 was expended for other purposes than the actual relief of the poor--purposes which, in fact, have no connection whatever with the relief of the poor. Geological Discovert.--Mr. Whittle, a gentleman of Chorley, Lancashire, in sinking a new shaft between Adlington and Horwich, about a couple of miles from the foot of Rivington Pike, has come upon a bed of fossil oysters. Two seams of coal were passed; and at a depth of 130 yards, the tinkers cut through a bed of fossil oysters, 2 feet 4 inches in thickness. The oysters are petrified; are all perfect in form, small in size, rather less perhaps than the London " natives.' It is difficult to break the blocks, which are said to be as bard as flint. THE Manchester Monthly Eecord and Advertiser. MONDAY, JUNE 29th. A man named John Roberts, a collier, died at Waterloo, near Ashton-under-Lyne, from injuries caused by a blow on the head with an axe, daring the riot at Ashton, on the 20th of May. The House of Lords were in discussion upon the Irish Church Suspension Bill until nearly 3 o'clock the following morning. On the question that the bill be read a second time, the numbers were--content, 97; not content, 192; majority against the bill, 95. Captain Mirzulovich was shot at Belgrade, as a conspirator connected with the assassination of the Prince of Servia. TUESDAY, JUNE 30th. The City Gaol sessions were held at the Police Court, Bridge Street. Tht Mayor presided, and the usual reports were adopted. A meeting convened by the Manchester Church Defence Association was held in the Free Trade Hall, to defend the Irish State Church. In the House more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236818482
  • 9781236818485