Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Volume 4

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Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society., 1887
Vol. 7-10, 12-21 contain section: "Bibliography of Lancashire and Cheshire antiquities" (v. 12-21 include also bibliography).

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Page 214 - Monday next after the feast of the Apostles Peter and Paul, in the...
Page 73 - That so much of all Laws, Statutes and Usages, and so much of all Royal and other Charters, Grants and Letters Patent now in force relating to the several...
Page 376 - The native having chosen a pebble of agate, flint, or other suitable stone, perhaps as large as an ostrich egg, sits down before a larger block on which he strikes it so as to detach from the end a piece, leaving a flattened base for his subsequent operations. Then, holding the pebble with its base downwards, he again strikes so as to split off a piece as thin and broad as possible, tapering upward in an oval or leaf-like form, and sharp and thin at the edges. His next object is to strike oft...
Page 222 - Dr. Busby ! a great man ! he whipped my grandfather ; a very great man ! I should have gone to him myself, if I had not been a blockhead : a very great man !' " We were immediately conducted into the little chapel on the right hand.
Page 78 - ... constituted a court of justice by the name of " The Court of Requests
Page 79 - An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts...
Page 306 - Mersey' within ten miles of Warrington with the Army, I gave him these terms: That he should surrender himself and all his officers and soldiers prisoners of war, with all his arms and ammunition and horses, to me; I giving quarter for life, and promising civil usage.
Page 81 - London, and proceeding through almost all those dirty deep roads, in the midland counties especially; at which turnpikes all carriages, droves of cattle, and travellers on horseback, are oblig'd to pay an easy toll; that is to say, a horse a penny, a coach three pence, a cart four pence, at some six pence to eight pence...
Page 279 - ... a loyal subject. His stature was passing tall, his limbs all of such size as not to exceed their just proportions, and yet to be well matched with his great height. His hair was still black, his beard long, and flowing, his forehead wide and noble, his eyes large and bright, his face broad but well featured, his voice like the sound of a trumpet, setting off his natural eloquence of speech with a certain majesty of sound.
Page 317 - Rude consecrated stones are to be seen near Vuna, where offerings of food are sometimes made. Another stands on a reef near Naloa, to which the natives tama ; and one near Thokova, Na Viti Levu, named Lovekaveka, is regarded as the abode of a goddess, for whom food is prepared.

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