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letter to ... William Beckford, Lord-mayor and conservator of the river Thames

Janssen, Stephen Theodore Sir

letter to ... William Beckford, Lord-mayor and conservator of the river Thames

from Sir Stephen Theodore Janssen ... Chamberlain of London.

by Janssen, Stephen Theodore Sir

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Published by Wilkie in (London) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

In opposition to the schemes for improving the navigation of the Thames.

ContributionsBeckford, William, 1709-1770.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20386721M

This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. St. ANNE’S, Limehouse, the Church of, is situated on the south side of the Commercial Road, which leads from Whitechapel to the East and West India Docks; about seven furlongs eastward from Shadwell Church, nearly half a mile northward of the river Thames, and about two miles and a .

{28} The roads of London were full of pits and hollows even in William and Anne’s time; and the coach-box was then a box indeed—a regular coach-repairer’s shop on a small scale; for to get through a long street in bad weather without either sticking fast, breaking down, turning over, or being turned over by some reckless carman, was something to boast about in those days. On Lord Mayor’s Day, , when King William and Queen Mary came to the City to see the show, the City militia regiments lined the street as far as Temple Bar, and beyond came the red and blue regiments of Middlesex and Westminster; the soldiers, at regulated distances, holding lighted flambeaux in their hands, and all the houses being.

The river Thames, which at this season usually exhibits a dreary scene of languor and indolence, was this year the stage on which there were all kinds of diversions, bear-baiting, festivals, pigs and sheep roasted, booths, turnabouts, and all the various amusements of Bartholomew Fair multiplied and improved. Beckford, William () Merchant and Politician Beckwith, Sir George () Knight, Lieutenant General, colonial governor Beckwith, Thomas (d ), painter and antiquary.


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Letter to ... William Beckford, Lord-mayor and conservator of the river Thames by Janssen, Stephen Theodore Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

A letter to the Right Honourable William Beckford, Lord-Mayor, and conservator of the river Thames and waters of Medway; from Sir Stephen Theodore Janssen, Bart.

Chamberlain of London. [Janssen, Stephen Theodore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A letter to the Right Honourable William Beckford, Lord-Mayor, and conservator of the river Thames and waters of Author: Stephen Theodore Janssen.

Get this from a library. A letter to the Right Honourable William Beckford, lord-mayor, and conservator of the river Thames and waters of Medway ; from Sir Stephen Theodore Janssen, Bart. Chamberlain of London.

[Stephen Letter to. William Beckford Janssen, Sir]. William Beckford, (baptized DecemJamaica, British West Indies—died JLondon, England), gentleman merchant, member of Parliament, and lord mayor of London (–63, –70) who was particularly noted as a pioneer of the radical movement.

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Brother of William Beckford (Lord Mayor). His mayoralty was made memorable and somewhat ridiculous by the account of his state visit as Conservator of the Thames to Oxford by water, In Letter Book L (fo.

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CHAP. XXVI. From the death of alderman Beckford, to the close of the year On J a wardmote was held in Butcher's-hall, Pudding-lane, for the election of an alderman for Billingsgate-ward, in the room of the late lord mayor, when Richard Oliver, Esq; merchant in Fenchurch-street, and one of the Supporters of the Bill of Rights, was chosen without opposition.

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