A Sketch Of The Rise And Progress Of The Trades' House Of Glasgow; Its Constitution, Funds, And Bye…

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byGeorge Crawfurd

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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. 1858 Excerpt: ... that an evening dancing assembly should take place in the halls, of the members of the House and incorporations, their wives and families; that the halls and gas should be given free; but that the funds of the House should not be subjected to any charge; and that a committee should be appointed to carryforward all necessaryarrangements.t Several members dissented, and intimated their resolution not to attend a dancing assembly.§ The accounts for the erection of those additional buildings, were remitted to Messrs. John Scott, William M'Innes, Alexander Dalziel, and Thomas M'Guffie, members of the House; and those gentlemen reported the cost to be--For mason work, £860 6 4 For carpenter work, &c, 1,139 18 6 For smith work, 335 8 8 £2,335 13 6 and those sums were paid from the funds of the House. 16th December, 1837. t Is' October, 1838. t 24th December, 1838. § 24th December, 1838. 19th August, 1839. In 1841, the House resolved to accept from the subscribers, and to suspend in some part of the halls, the portrait, by Graham, of Mr. Archibald M'Lellan, a late deacon convener, to be preserved the property of the House, as a mark of the gratitude entertained by the House, for Mr. M'Lellan's valuable services. 2. A committee having reported a state of the intromissions with the rents of the hall buildings, from 1825 till Whitsunday 1840, showing £1,463 10s. of surplus rents, the House resolved, that £549 10s. 9d., being the amount of the shares falling to the several incorporations of this surplus, along with £149 lis. 9d. of interest thereon, should be divided among the incorporations, and added to their stock in the buildings as at Whitsunday 1840;f and declared the following to be the stock of the Trades' House and incor...

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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. 1858 Excerpt: ... that an evening dancing assembly should take place in the halls, of the members of the House and incorporations, their wives an...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021743469X

ISBN - 13:9780217434690

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