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 56 - 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, servants...
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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 Employes, which, he believes, had not before been made public, embracing details of the most interesting nature in a social and mercantile sense, together with...
Page 79 - ... 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...
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...
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