A Journey Through Sweden: Containing a Detailed Account of Its Population, Agriculture, Commerce and Finances : to which is Added an Abridged History of the Kingdom, and of the Different Forms of Government, from the Accession of Gustavus Vasa, in M,D,XXIII : with Some Particulars Relating to the History of Denmark, and the Life of Count Struenzee
Graisberry and Campbell, For P. Byrne, 1790 - Sweden - 337 pages
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Page 148 - and exceeded all the highwrought expectations which I had conceived from the accounts given of them. Twenty-nine years have been already
Page 265 - he concluded with thefe words : " I am obliged to " defend my own liberty, and that of
Page 253 - a man of great ability and integrity, at the head of the party called the OLD HATS. If it had
Page 236 - to be given, by the governor of Stockholm, and " the governors of the different provinces, that
Page 148 - in preparing and collecting the materials, and in 1783, they began to build. It is intended to build four
Page 150 - hollowed immediately under the dock, and from thence is forced, by means of a windmill, into the other
Page 50 - for joining the Baltic with the North Sea, by means of a communication cut through the kingdom.