The Local Historian's Table Book: Historical division

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Seite 257 - And the children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy...
Seite 371 - An Act to consolidate and amend the several Laws now in force with respect to Trade from and to Places within the Limits of the Charter of the East India Company...
Seite 289 - Talk." the world where a love of justice and equity prevailed. But a still more convincing tribute to his merit, above the suspicion of partiality, has been supplied by a generous adversary. Lord Stowell printed, for private distribution, some copies of his judgments, and sent one to the Admiralty Judge of the, United States. After acknowledging the present, this gentleman continued — " In the excitement caused by the hostilities then raging between our countries, I frequently impugned your judgments...
Seite 194 - Durham, and in accordance with his pursuits and plans ; having for its object the publication of inedited Manuscripts, illustrative of the intellectual, the moral, the religious, and the social condition of those parts of England and Scotland included on the east between the Humber and the Frith of Forth, and on the west between the Mersey and the Clyde, a region which constituted the ancient Kingdom of Northumbria.
Seite 287 - Scott's lectures are said to have been attended by the largest concourse of academics ever known, who were equally delighted with the classical elegance of his style, the admirable arrangement of his subject, and the luminous information conveyed by him. In these particulars they successfully competed with the course of lectures delivered by the Vinerian Professor, Blackstone, which they "equalled (it would have been impossible to...
Seite 27 - An Act for establishing a Ferry across the River Tyne between North Shields in the County of Northumberland and South Shields in the) County of Durham, and for opening and making proper Roads, Avenues, Ways, and Passages to communicate therewith.
Seite 249 - ... while a large procession of gaily caparisoned boats gave to the river a brilliant and beautiful appearance. On landing he was received by Governor Pinckney, the intendant and wardens of the city, the society of the Cincinnati, and the military of the district, all of whom attended him in procession, amid the ringing of bells, the firing of cannon, and the acclamations of the people, first to the Exchange, where he was welcorned in a formal address, and then to the house prepared for his reception.
Seite 109 - Nelson, and was related to the noble family of Redesdale, but whose depraved and vicious habits had long rendered him an alien to his kindred, and an outcast of society. His name will be long remembered in connexion with Lady Percival, in the Blackheath affair; for his share in which he was tried, but acquitted. For many years Mitford had lived by chance, and slept three nights out of the week in the open air, when his finances did not admit of his paying threepence for a den in St. Giles's. Though...
Seite 110 - Nile), enabled him to make a respectable appearance ; indeed his lordship had numberless times evinced a disposition to support Mitford in respectability, but the wretched man was too deeply plunged in vice and low habits to be reclaimed. Whilst editing a catchpenny publication, Mr. E , was obliged to keep him in a place, half kitchen and half cellar, where with a loose grate tolerably filled, a candle, and a bottle of gin, he passed his days ; and, with the covering of an old carpet, his nights...
Seite 23 - Durham. xli. An Act for better paving, cleansing, lighting, watching, and improving the streets, lanes, and other public places and passages within the city of Aberdeen, and certain grounds adjacent ; for regulating the police thereof; and for supplying the inhabitants with water.

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