The Smelting of Copper in the Swansea District of South Wales, from the Time of Elizabeth to the Present Day (Google eBook)

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Henry Sotheran & Company, 1881 - Copper industry and trade - 193 pages
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Page 48 - Now know ye, that the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in consideration...
Page 44 - Know ye, that we of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, have given and granted, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do give and grant...
Page 40 - CHARLES the Second by the Grace of God King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 56 - ... every one shall be appointed in manner and form therefore limited, to have but the benefit of half-a-quarter of one four-and-twentieth part of the said licenses, powers, authorities, privileges, benefits, and immunities, and whose said several portions shall not exceed in quantity the said part or portion of the said singular person be or shall be willing therefore, and straitly charging and commanding all and singular our officers, mayors, sheriffs, justices, escheators, constables, bailiffs,...
Page 79 - OR MINE ADVENTURERS' COMPANY, f Incorporated 22 May, 1568. " ARMS. Argent a mine open of Earth colour, the upper part variegated with various shrubs vert. ; within the mine a miner proper, vested sable on his head a cap argent, round his body a belt of the last, and in the attitude of working the dexter side of the mine, with two hammers : on the sinister side a candle argent, lighted proper in a candlestick azure fixed...
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Page 44 - Governors, Assistants, and Society of the City of London of and for the MINES ROYAL...
Page 37 - ... perused by the Earl of Essex, the Lord Admiral and Lord Chamberlain and such portions provided as present need requires. Bargains to be made for saltpetre and powder from Stade with the Merchant Adventurers, and underhand by Sir Francis Vere, with the merchants of Amsterdam. The Royal Co of miners to certify what copper they have, and how much they owe to the Queen. The number of unserviceable pieces provided by Sir Thomas Gresham to be made useful. Customer Smiths executors to answer for copper...
Page 171 - I shall give authority to certain persons upon the spot to grant general or particular pardons and indemnities, in such manner, and to such persons as they shall think fit; and to receive the submission of any province or colony, which shall be disposed to return to its allegiance.
Page vi - Author having commenced his search in the Public Record Office, found himself rewarded by a mass of evidences from which he has given verbatim transcripts of a most valuable character of what he may justly term proofs direct from Queen Elizabeth's Customer, Smythe, and the Founders of this important Industry, of their relations with their Employ^s, which, he believes, had not before been made public, embracing details of the most interesting nature in a social and mercantile sense, together with...

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