Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 31

Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 31

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...Society in 1861. Peter Le Neve was Kirkpatrick's intimate friend, and they mutually exchanged their collections for Norwich. Blomefield acknowledged the great assistance which he derived from their labours. Kirkpatrick was a good draughtsman. In 1723 he published a large north-east prospect of Norwich, in two sheets, engraved by E. Kirkall, which he exhibited to the Society of Antiquaries, together with a plan and Saxon coins found at Norwich. In the previous year his friend Le Neve had shown the society a draft and description of Burgh Castle, Suffolk, by him. His north-east view of Norwich Cathedral was engraved by J. Harris in 1742, and his three views and a ground-plot of the gatehouse of St. Bennet in the Holm Abbey were published by the Society of Antiquaries in ' Vetusta Monumenta. ' A list of his drawings is given in Gough's 'British Topography' (ii. 10,14, 30, 34, 252). Dawson Turner's Preface referred to above; Nichols's Illustr. of Lit. iii. 418, 421, 433, 434'; Norfolk Archeology, v. 233; Blomefield's Norfolk, 8vo ed. iv. 379-80; (John Chambers's) Norfolk, ii. 1181, 1208. G. G. KIRKPATRICK, WILLIAM (17541812), orientalist, born in 1754, was eldest son of Colonel James Kirkpatrick, Madras army, and grandson of James Kirkpatrick, M.D., who died in 1770, and was the author of several poetical and medical works. Colonel James Kirkpatrick was the author of a?amphlet on the ' Organisation of a Body of jight Troops for Detached Service in the East Indies' (London, 1769; 2nd edit. 1781), and in a critical notice of that work is described as ' a cavalry leader of experience' (Monthly Review, 1769). He was in command of the troops at Fort Marlborough, Sumatra, in 1777, and returned home in 1779. He married Katherine, daughter of Alexander...show more

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  • Paperback | 382 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 680g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236868803
  • 9781236868800