Stevens's Historical Collections: Sold by Auction by Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, Part 1

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Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1881

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Page 160 - MR. STRAHAN, You are a member of parliament, and one of that majority which has doomed my country to destruction. You have begun to burn our towns, and murder our people. Look upon your hands! They are stained with the blood of your relations ! You and I were long friends: You are now my enemy, and I am Yours, B. FRANKLIN.
Page 6 - Co. will not hold themselves responsible if lost, stolen, damaged, or otherwise destroyed, but they will be left at the sole risk of the purchaser. If at the expiration of...
Page 160 - Here will I hold. If there's a power above us (And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works) he must delight in virtue; And that which he delights in must be happy.
Page 6 - ... or on account of the publication of any subsequent volume, supplement, appendix or plates. All the manuscripts, autographs, all magazines and reviews, all books in lots, and all tracts in lots or volumes, will be sold with all faults, imperfections, and errors of description.
Page 99 - Bay, To his Grace the Duke of Newcastle; With a Journal of the Siege of Louisbourg, and other Operations of the Forces, during the Expedition against the French Settlements on Cape Breton...
Page 162 - American Magazine, or a Monthly View of the Political State of the British Colonies. There were three numbers, dated January through March. The close rival was Benjamin Franklin's The General Magazine and Historical Chronicle for All the British Plantations in America.
Page 165 - Pulteney (William) Thoughts on the present State of Affairs with America, and the means of Conciliation, 3rd Edition, half mor.
Page 216 - REPORT of the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations on the Petition of the Honourable Thomas Walpole, Benjamin Franklin, John Sargent, and Samuel Wharton, Esquires, and their Associates; for a grant of lands on the River Ohio, in North America; for the purpose of Erecting a New Government.
Page 169 - Originally written by Himself, and now translated from the French. To which are added, some account of his Public Life, a variety of Anecdotes concerning him, by MM Brissot, Condorcet, Rochefoucault, Le Roy, &c., &c., and the Eulogium of M. Fauchet, Constitutional Bishop of the Department of Calvados, and a Member of the National Convention . . . London : Printed for J.
Page 181 - With an Historical Description of the Author's Route through Mexico, and the Natural History of that Province. Also, a Voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee, to make Experiments on Mr. Le Roy's Time Keepers.

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