A Brief Historical Relation Of State Affairs (volume 4); From September 1678 To April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell

A Brief Historical Relation Of State Affairs (volume 4); From September 1678 To April 1714

byNarcissus Luttrell

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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.1857 Excerpt: ... garisons on pain of being casheer'd, and are arming by sea and land. Most of the princes of Germany are making new levies, and the elector palatine has ordered his troops to be ready to march at an hours warning. The governour of Nerva has sent to the king of Sueden, that his garison consists of 1 500 men, well provided with ammunition and provisions. That the czar has but 1 2 half cannon in his camp, the rest being left behind in a morass. Tuesday, 26 Nov.--On Saturday a discovery was made of several persons concerned in counterfeiting and putting off malt lottery tickets, and one Lewis seiz'd for the same: they were done so artificially, that 'twas difficult to know the true from the false. Yesterday was a long tryal at the kings bench bar, between the king and Mr. Ford, warden of the Fleet prison, for a forfeiture of his place; and it appearing that one Spencer, imprison'd for 5000/., had made his escape, the jury gave a verdict that the warden was guilty of a forfeiture to the king for suffering the same; and 'tis said collonel Layton has got a grant thereof. Henry Heveningham, esq. member for Dunwich, and lieutenant of the band of gentlemen pentioners, is dead; which place, worth 500/. per annum, is given to collonel m. Seymour, 2d son of sir Edward. Mr. Dormer is made exempt of the yeomen of the guards in the room of Mr. Uphill, who succeeds Air. Sayers (some time since deceased) as standard bearer. The lords of the admiralty have acquainted his majestie that 60 men of war are careen'd, and fitt to put to sea. This afternoon the prince and princesse return'd from Windsor to St. James's, where they'l continue all winter. On Thursday will be a great council at Kensington, when 'tis expected the sherifs will be prickt, and his majesties resolution then d...

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Title:A Brief Historical Relation Of State Affairs (volume 4); From September 1678 To April 1714Format:PaperbackDimensions:266 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.56 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217147879

ISBN - 13:9780217147873

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