Catalogue of the Lansdowne Manuscripts (Google eBook)

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Georg Olms Verlag
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Page viii - Presents will and ordain that this Our Commission shall continue in full force and virtue, and that you, Our said Commissioners, or any three or more of you, may from time to time proceed in the execution thereof, and of every matter and thing therein contained, although the same be not continued from time to time by adjournment: And...
Page vi - George R. George the Third, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. To Our...
Page v - House the nature and condition thereof, together with what it should judge fit to be done for the better arrangement, preservation, and more convenient use of the same...
Page vii - Commerce, and reposing great trust and confidence in your fidelity, discretion, and integrity, have authorized and appointed, and by these presents do authorize and appoint you Our...
Page vi - British dominions ; and convinced by the most affecting proofs of your majesty's paternal love to all your people, however distant, and your unceasing and benevolent desires to promote their happiness ; we most humbly beseech your majesty that you will be graciously pleased to take into your royal consideration the distresses of your faithful subjects on this continent, and to lay the same before your majesty's Parliament, and to afford them such relief as, in your royal wisdom, their unhappy circumstances...
Page v - Majesty the several rates and duties hereinafter mentioned; and do most humbly beseech your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted by the king's most excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal...
Page xii - Oxford's library and collections, whilst under his care, from 1715 to 1726; a Chinese Map of the country of China ; a hundred views in the interior, and a hundred and eighty-two drawings of the different trades, plants, fruits, and vessels of that country, all executed by native artists of the first ability, complete the present enumeration.
Page vii - Our public offices and repositories ; and to cause such of the said records, rolls, instruments, books, and papers as are decayed and in danger of being destroyed, to be bound and secured ; and to make exact calendars and indexes thereof; and to superintend the printing of such calendars and indexes, and original records and papers as ye shall cause to be printed.

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