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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H. Sotheran & Company, 1881 - Copper - 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 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 81 - The Corporation of the Governor and Company of the Mine Adventurers of England,"! of which the Duke of Leeds was Governor, and Sir Humphrey was Deputy-Governor and Resident Manager * Here it is, however, shown that "the Co." held its first meeting in May, 1699. t Chadwick in his life of De Foe 1859, p. 296, says that " De Foe being consulted on this scheme, and its probable chances of rubbing off the borrowed capital by the profits, referred to their own printed work entitled an 'Account of the clear...
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Page 56 - ... administered, so as the said oath and the matter therein contained be not repugnant but agreeable to the laws of this realm. And, We do hereby straightly charge and command all and singular, our admirals, vice-admirals, justices, mayors, sheriffs, constables, bailiffs, and all and singular other our officers, ministers, liege men, and subjects whatsoever to be aiding, favoring, helping, and assisting to the said governor and company, and to their successors, and to their deputies, officers, factors,...
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...
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