Historical memoirs of my own time

Paperback | January 31, 2012

bySir Nathaniel William Wraxall

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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. 1904. Excerpt: ... NOTES P. 629. Threats of the Turnpike Man. It seems to have been a fariner who fired. The quotation is not accurate; e.g., for "peasant," read "rustic." P. 630. Montausier. Charles, Due de Montausier (1610-1690). P. 631. Hare was M.P. for Knaresborough (1749-1804). Lord. Grenville (1759-1834) married Anne, daughter of Thomas, the younger William Pitt's first cousin. P. 631. "Angry Boy." Mr. Wheatley explains this as "roarer." P. 632. Noctka Sound. Vancouver's Island: Spain destroyed the English settlement there in 1789. The difficulty was arranged in 1790. Byron. John Byron (1723-1786), whose Narrative was published in 1768. P. 634. The Estate of Burton Pynsent. Worth £40,000. Sir William Pynsent, Bart. (c. 1680-1765). The Clerkship of the Pells was worth £3000 a year. Pitt gave it to Barre. P. 635. Quis enim virtutem. "For who would embrace virtue herself, if thou take recompense away." P. 635. Solid admiration and respect. £40,000 was voted for his debts, estimated in 1801 at £45,064. P. 636. Lady Harriet Pitt (1758-1786). 1792. Lord North had become tarl of Ouilford in 1790. P. 639. The Duke of Newcastle. Thomas Pelham-Holles (16931768) succeeded Pelham as Prime Minister in 1754. Henry Pelhatn (? 1695-1754) had two sons and six daughters. P. 640. Miss Pulteney. Henrietta Laura Pulteney (died 1808) married General Sir James Murray (? 1751-1811), who took her name. She was made Baroness, 1792, and Countess in her own right, 1803. She is reputed to have been engaged to Fox. P. 640. Than Dean Swift, whose Tale of a Tub is a satire on ecclesiastical and theological shams. Bolingbroke was the Old Pretender's secretary, and Wharton embraced the cause of "James III." P. 642. Abergavenny. George, first Earl (1727-1785). P. 643. Tallard-Cami...

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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. 1904. Excerpt: ... NOTES P. 629. Threats of the Turnpike Man. It seems to have been a fariner who fired. The quotation is not accurate; e.g., for...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:238 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.5 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217485596

ISBN - 13:9780217485593

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