The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 7

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823

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Page 259 - Signed, sealed, published, and declared, by the said Thomas Coutts, the testator, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who, in his presence, at his request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses, . .- .
Page 444 - Regiment of Foot, In different parts of Europe, And in the year 1745, fought under the command Of the Duke of Cumberland, At the Battle of Fontenoy, Where she received a Bayonet Wound in her arm. Her long life, which commenced in the...
Page 458 - So unaffected, so composed a mind, So firm, yet soft, so strong, yet so refined, Heaven, as its purest gold, by tortures tried ; The saint sustain'd it, but the woman died.
Page 425 - The Voyage of Nearchus and the Periplus of the Erythrean Sea.
Page 256 - Signed sealed published and declared by the said Anthony Todd the testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses.
Page 333 - London now declared open hostility against the officers and marines, turned the guns in the fore part of the ship towards the stern, and threatened to blow all aft into the water unless they surrendered.
Page 272 - But doth not the appetite alter? A man loves the meat in his youth, that he cannot endure in his age: Shall quips, and sentences, and these paper bullets of the brain, awe a man from the career of his humour?
Page 411 - An Act for raising and securing a Fund for the Relief of Widows and Children of Burgh and Parochial Schoolmasters in Scotland.
Page 98 - ... his long and interesting travels. Natural History was his earliest and most favourite study, and that peculiar branch of it which refers to the mineral kingdom soon engrossed the whole of his attention. In the delivery of his...
Page 200 - At the latter period, (having attained the rank of vice-admiral in 1799,) he was appointed third in command of the channel fleet, and hoisted his flag on board the Neptune of 98 guns. In the spring of 1802, he proceeded to Newfoundland as governor of that island, and Commander-in-chief of the squadron employed for its protection.

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