The Kemble Papers, Volume 17

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Society, 1885 - New York (N.Y.)
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Page 144 - Garrison, to sit to-morrow at 10 o'Clock, for the trial of all such Prisoners as shall be brought before them.
Page 261 - ... Gallons of Rum. In the Castle, 46 Bags of Corn. In the Store, 6 or 700 Plantains and 5 Bunches Bananas. In the Pitpan, under care of the Sentry, a Parcel of loose Bananas. Half a Box of Candles in Store St. John's Castle. Rob Hodskinson, Acting Commissary. (Private.) St. John's Harbour, 5th. Aug., 1780. Sir: I am to acknowledge the receipt of your Excellency's Letter of 3d. June, and must confess I think Polson's conduct was rather too Austere, and that he might have given the Indians a greater...
Page 108 - Morning provisions for the 5th. and 6th. Instants. Head Quarters, St. John's Castle, Wednesday, 5th. July, 1780. Parole Buckingham, CS Dorset. The Troops and Officers of the different departments, &c., which were Ordered to embark this Morning will embark to-Morrow Morning at Six o'Clock. Mr. Hoskinson, QM Serjeant to the Jamaica Volunteers, is appointed Deputy Commissary, and to attend the Troops going up the River ; he will apply to Mr. Fitzgibbons for Craft to carry provisions, Rum, &c. Head Quarters,...
Page 164 - ... shore, they were obliged to leave it. Judging this a happy opportunity of adding lustre to his Majesty's arms, I waited upon Commodore Luttrell and offered to attack on the land side with the Indians and the detachment of the Loyal Irish, if he would reinforce me with the marines, musketry-men from the ships. The Commodore agreeing in opinion that the fort might be taken by attacking by sea and land at the same time, it was accordingly determined on, and Truxillo was appointed as the rendezvous...
Page 158 - Monday morning, at 10 o'clock, on board of this ship, for the trial of such prisoners as shall be brought before them. Major SANDS, President.
Page xi - ... went, and afterwards settled." There he married a Greek lady, named Mavrocordato, a native of the isle of Scio, whose sister married Mr. Edwards, the British consul at Smyrna. Peter Kemble, one of the children, was born at Smyrna, In Asia Minor, December 12, 1704, and remained there until 1712, when he was sent to England to be educated. His father was appointed English consul at Salonica in 1718, and died there in June, 1720. In 1718 Peter Kemble was sent to a wine merchant at Rotterdam to learn...
Page ix - Referring to this testimony Lord Ellenborough told the jury, in his charge, " You have also heard the high character given him by a man on whom to pronounce an eulogy were to waste words ; but you are to consider whether a change has not taken place since the period he speaks of.
Page xx - ... Salmagundi." 2. Peter, drowned, Nov. 24, 1813, in his 26th year. 3. William. 4. Richard, born in 1800, inherited Mount Kemble from his uncle Richard, but sold it and removed to Cold Spring, where he died in 1888. 5. Gertrude, married James Kirke Paulding; she died in 1841, leaving four sons. 6. Mary, ' married Robert Parker Parrott, a graduate of West Point Military Academy, in 1824, and later the inventor and manufacturer of the "Parrott gun.
Page xv - He was the second son of Thomas, eighth Baronet and first Viscount Gage. General Gage died in 1788; she died Feb. 9, 1824. Issue: 1. Henry, born March 4, 1761, and by the death of his uncle without male issue became Viscount Gage; he married, Jan. 11, 1789, his cousin, Susannah Maria, only daughter and heir of Lieut.

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