A Circumstantial Narrative Of The Wreck Of The Rothsay Castle Steampacket; On Her Passage From…

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byJoseph Adshead

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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. 1834. Excerpt: ... 176 THE WRECK OF THE ROTHSAY CASTLE. premium of £10 was adjudged. There were nineteen compositions submitted upon this subject; but the successful bard, for the first prize, was the Rev. W. Williams (Independent Minister), of Carnarvon; the second prize was awarded to Mr. Griffiths Williams, of Llandegai, whose poem was pronounced by the judges (the Rev. Walter Davies and Mr. William Jones) to be scarcely inferior to the one which obtained the higher distinction. The Rev. W. Williams was installed in the bardic chair, by the chair bards present; that is, by those who had gained similar honours on former occasions; and on the following day, the Reverend gentleman was invested with an extra medal by their Royal Highnesses jointly. CHAPTER VII. PERSONAL NAttltATIVES OK THE SURVIVORS. "Some on boards, and some on broken pieces of the ship; and so it came to pass that theBe escaped safe to land."--Actb xxvii. 44. The Rev. W. Scoresby observes, in commenting upon the disastrous events forming the subject of this work, that there would be "a solemn satisfaction in pursuing the melancholy story, as derived from the verbal communications of the several survivors;" and that it would be "interesting to follow out the personal adventures of each individual sufferer:" and so fully do I coincide with such opinion, that I have taken considerable pains to extend and render authentic the matter under this head, though I have been tempted in my progress to deprive it of not a little of the information obtained for that purpose, by incorporating it with the body of the work; as in the instances particularly of Mr. Coxhead, Mr. John-Duck worth, Mr. George Hammond, Mr. Martin, Mr. Marsden, Mr. Nuttall, Mrs. Payne, Mr. Whittaker and his sister, and Mr. Wilson, who have se...

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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. 1834. Excerpt: ... 176 THE WRECK OF THE ROTHSAY CASTLE. premium of £10 was adjudged. There were nineteen compositions submitted upon this subject...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217424333

ISBN - 13:9780217424332

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