The Journal of Mr. James Hart

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byJames Hart

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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. 1832. Excerpt: ... could not goe through the other colledges, which are in all sixteen colledges. The Chancellour of the Universitie is the Duke of Somerset, and the Vice-Chancellour is Doctor Green, who is Master of Bennet Colledge. In the Diary the Author has made no entry betwixt October 13, and December 24; but in the account of his "Debasements," which follows the Narrative, various particulars of what occurred during that intervening period are inserted. December 24, 1714, being Friday, about a quarter after nine of the clock of the morning, we four, Messrs. Linning, Ramsay, Mitchell, and Hart, took horse at Mr. Rogers, stabler in the Hay Mercat, and began our journey for Scotland by way of Oxfoord. Mr. Rogers the stabler conveyed us to Acton, six miles from London in the Oxfoord road, and there we parted with him, and pursued our journey to Oxfoord. We lighted and dined at Uxbridge at the Crown Inn. Mr. Waters, the dissenting Minister, came and waited upon us, and smoked a pipe after dinner. Uxbridge is about nine miles from Acton and fifteen from London. About a mile from Uxbridge, near a town called Killington, we saw the Duke of Schomberg's house on the right hand of the road; it stands on a rising ground; its gardens and walks on a hanging brae towards the south. There are many enclosures and much planting about it. This house stands in the Countie of Middlesex, for at Uxbridge the Countie of Buckinghame begins. After we had dined, we mounted horse and set for High Wickham, Wycombe, and came safely thither after five of the clock. In our way from Uxbridge to Wickham, in a low valley about three miles from Uxbridge, we saw a fine house and much regular planting called Denhame, belonging to Sir Roger Hill; and about a mile from that on higher ground we saw the Earl...

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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. 1832. Excerpt: ... could not goe through the other colledges, which are in all sixteen colledges. The Chancellour of the Universitie is the Duke ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217353177

ISBN - 13:9780217353175

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