Sketches of Hull Celebrities; Or Memoires and Correspondence of Alderman Thomas Johnson and Four of His Lineal Descendants, 1640 to 1858, Compiled and Arranged by W.A. Gunnell

Sketches of Hull Celebrities; Or Memoires and Correspondence of Alderman Thomas Johnson and Four of His Lineal Descendants, 1640 to 1858, Compiled and Arranged by W.A. Gunnell

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...I consydderydde ye Felloe wase noghte suche a Fole ase he lokyd. Yn ye Yeare 1689, Richard was swaded by somme o hys goodelie Customauncers toe offyr hyssel ase a Candydate ffor Parlymente, an Willie Hall ye Yronmonger, yn ye Loe Gat Strete abackt hym oute ys itte. Ys Willie Hall be a Moneyed man, butte a wayntlie Muckie an Slobbie wone. Hee ys ferlie parshull toe Cardyn, an one an Evyn hee maie alwaie bee founde atte ye Housel o Georg Bacchus, yn ye Denton Layne-yr beyn one yn Bettermowste frendlienefse. Wone nyghte I wase atte Georgs pleyn atte Hazarde wi em, an Bacchus beyn a man y' alwaie speakith hys mynde, noghte carkyn who maie bee Preasante. Hee notisid y' Willies handes hadde noghte beyn Laved, an wer ase usyll verie Muckie; soe hee sayde, "I saie, Willie, iffe Mucke dydde ha beyn Trumpes whate a Famose hande youe woude ha hadde, toe bee sure I" Toe ys, Willie gave noe Repliemente, butte spat vpon em, an theyn tooke oute hys Sudarie toe usen ase a Towill-wiper. Atte ye Lectione, Richards chaunce wase wayntlie powgher ffrom y Gynnyn, an hee wifsend y' iffe hee startid toe Brybe wi Ale an Stulls, hee woude bettre itte. Howso, Willie Gee anoder o ye Candydates, amayde hym acqueynte y' iffe hee ore anieodder pearson abettid suche a Venal procedance, itte woude causen hym toe bee atte muche Costige, soe wi ye Clew, Richard gave vppe aftyr ye ffyrste daies Powllyn. Ffor ye Numbers Powlld, an ye Names o ye Candydates--seye Fyggurs 194. Barnes colore wase Cramasie, an hys Cardes bare, 'Voate ffor youre Towne-man, Richard Barnes." Ye Lectione startid one ye 2 daie instante, January, an wase kepte Brewyn 4 Daies. One ye 10 daie instante o Septembre o ye sam yeare 1689 powre Lord Belasyse ye Towne Govnour deyde an one ye Newes gettyn...show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236560353
  • 9781236560353