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Página 9 - The alms of the settlement, in this dreadful exigency, were certainly liberal; and all was done by charity that private charity could do: but it was a people in beggary; it was a nation which stretched out its hands for food.
Página 23 - An act to authorize the advance of public money to a limited amount, to promote the improvement of land in Great Britain and Ireland by works of drainage.
Página xv - ... whatsoever relating to the management or relief of the poor in such parish or division of a parish, and it shall be the duty of the said inspector to inquire into and make himself acquainted with the particular circumstances of the case of each individual poor person receiving relief from the poor funds, and to keep a register of all such persons, and of the sums paid to them, and of all persons who have applied for and been refused relief, and the grounds of refusal, and to visit and inspect...
Página 137 - I am commanded by My Lords, Commissioners of the Admiralty, to transmit to you herewith for the information of the Secretary of State for tho Colonies, copy of a Report from the Admiralty Registrar on the subject.
Página 22 - The capital was to consist of £50,000 divided into 50,000 shares of £1 each. On the 26th of June 1852 Mr. Barton wrote to the provisional directors as follows : — " The Directors of the National Patent Steam Fuel Company. "Gentlemen, — I request you will allot me 100 shares in the above company, and I hereby undertake to accept the same or any less number that may be allotted to me, and pay the sum of £1 per share when required. — Your obedient servant, VJ BARTON.
Página 160 - SIR : I am commanded by my lords commissioners of the admiralty to send you herewith, for the information of Earl Russell, a copy of a letter from...
Página 300 - I cannot suppose that you Intend deliberately to abandon to such a condition a large population, whose fate is in a great measure dependent on your proceedings; but I am, nevertheless, bound to forewarn you, that if such a determination were possible, it would become my duty to interpose in favour of the sufferers, and to take those measures on your behalf which are at present neglected by you, leaving to Parliament to decide whether or not you should be legally as well as morally responsible for...
Página 26 - I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 12th instant, in which you...