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 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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