The Records of the Honorable Society of Lincoln's Inn: 1660-1775 (Google eBook)

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Lincoln's Inn, 1899 - Lawyers
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Page 456 - Society, that desires to transcribe any book, and gives very good security to restore it again within a prefixed time, such as the benchers of that Society in council shall approve of; then, and not otherwise, only one book at one time may be lent out to them by the Society. They are a treasure not fit for every man's view, nor is every man capable of making use of them.
Page 473 - I went forward with the greater alacrity, because Mr. Ludlow, then Treasurer, encouraged me by repeated promises (which I now may call specious and empty) of reward when completed, as now it is, I having made a new catalogue in five alphabets with columns (all of my own invention) of all the tracts contained in the library, which catalogue is in 100 sheets in folio, and the books are now so regularly ranged and the catalogue so plain, easy, and exact, that anybody may go directly from it to any required...
Page 466 - It is ordered and adjudged, by the Lords spiritual and temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said petition and appeal be and the same is hereby dismissed this House, and that the said several interlocutors therein complained of be and the same are hereby affirmed.
Page 81 - ... att the upper end of the hall, and railed in) was furnished, his majestie was brought into the hall, where his...
Page 81 - Highnesse, and his Highnesse Prince Rupert, being also attended by the Duke of Monmouth, the Duke of Richmond, the Earles of Manchester, Bath, and...
Page 456 - My desire is, that they be kept safe, and all together, in remembrance of me. They were fit to be bound in leather, and chained, and kept in Archives. I desire they may not be lent out, or disposed of: only if I happen hereafter to have any of my posterity of that society, that desires to transcribe any book, and...
Page 444 - I went to London, invited to the solemn foolery of the Prince de la Grange, at Lincoln's Inn, where came the King, Duke, &c. It began with a grand masque, and a formal pleading before the mock Princes, Grandees, Nobles, and Knights of the Sun. He had his Lord Chancellor, Chamberlain, Treasurer, and other Royal Officers, gloriously clad and attended. It ended in a magnificent banquet. One Mr. Lort was the young spark who maintained the pageantry.
Page 82 - ... more neerely and intimately concerned for the good of this society, was pleased himselfe to begin a health to the welfare thereof, and to cause itt to be pledged in...
Page 456 - Inn, where I had the greatest part of my education, I give and bequeath to that honourable society the several manuscript books contained in a schedule annexed to my will. They are a treasure worth having and keeping, which I have been near forty years in gathering, with very great industry and expense. My desire is, that they be kept safe, and all together, in remembrance of me. They were fit to be bound in leather, and chained, and kept in archives.
Page 157 - ... receive the sacrament of the Lord's supper, according to the usage of the Church of England...

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