Papers and Records - Ontario Historical Society, Volume 6

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Ontario Historical Society., 1905 - Ontario
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Page 41 - Oxford, and died in 1601. His son, Robert Bertie, laid claim to the office of Lord High Chamberlain of England, by right of his mother, and took his seat in the House of Lords above all the barons. In 1626, King Charles I. made him Earl of Lindsey. In 1636 he was constituted Lord High Admiral of England, and in 1642 he was chosen General of the King's forces at the breaking out of the Civil War. / He fell at the Battle of Edge Hill, and was succeeded by his son, Montague Bertie, who was wounded at...
Page 14 - Successors, or any other Person or Persons Lawfully claiming, or to Claim, by, from, or under them, or any of them...
Page 21 - A tablet on its front bears the following inscription: " This building was erected AD 1832 to commemorate the public and private virtues of the Honorable John Richardson, a distinguished merchant of this city, and member of the Executive and Legislative Councils of the Province. He was first President of the hospital, and a liberal contributor to its foundation and support. He was born at Portsoy, North Britain,, and died on the 18th May, 1831, aged 76 years.
Page 14 - And that the said grantee, his heirs and Assigns, shall and may from time to time, and at all times forever hereafter...
Page 7 - Paiufash, son of Paudash, son of Cheneebeesh, son of Gemoaghpenassee, to the Ontario Historical Society: I, Robert Paudash, with my son Johnson Paudash, am desirous of putting on record for the first time the solemn tradition of the Mississagas respecting their present place of settlement in Ontario, and the migration which led them thither.
Page 75 - To the sewers and sinks With all such drinks, And after them tumble the mixer ; For a poison malign Is such Borgia wine, Or at best but a Devil's Elixir. While pure as a spring Is the wine I sing, And to praise it, one needs but name it ; For Catawba wine Has need of no sign, No tavern-bush to proclaim it. And this Song of the Vine, This greeting of mine, The winds and the birds shall deliver To the Queen of the West, In her garlands dressed, On the banks of the Beautiful River.
Page 13 - Indians of, in and to the same, and to every part and parcel thereof: To have and to hold all and singular the...
Page 75 - Very good in its way Is the Verzenay, Or the Sillery soft and creamy ; But Catawba wine Has a taste more divine, More dulcet, delicious, and dreamy. There grows no vine By the haunted Rhine, By Danube or Guadalquivir, Nor an Island or cape, That bears such a grape As grows by the Beautiful River.
Page 45 - Portman, and she wrote a beautif ul letter of sympathy to the Dowager Lady Hastings. That lady wrote a letter to Her Majesty, so pathetic, and yet so dignified in its tone that its perusal even yet stirs the emotions. She demanded the exposure and punishment of the criminal inventor of the calumnies against her daughter, adding : " This is not a matter that can or will be hushed up, and it is all-important that no time be lost in calling the culpable to account.
Page 11 - While it would be obviously improper to impute anything like a want of faith in the sincerity of Chief Paudash in the foregoing declaration, it would be misleading not to point out to the reader that the Otonabee Serpent Mound is, most undoubtedly, the work of a people who occupied the soil long before the coming of the Mississagas.

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