A New and Accurate History and Survey of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Places Adjacent: Containing Whatever is Most Worthy of Notice in Their Ancient and Present State ... with the Charters, Laws, Customs, Rights, Liberties and Privileges of this Great Metropolis ...

E. and C. Dilly, 1766

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Página 457 - House, by themselves or some agent or agents for that purpose duly authorised, signify to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, or to the Governor and Company of Merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas...
Página 95 - ... for every fuperficial foot of the ground or foil of the faid wall, as it is now fet out by the furveyors of the city, and of the faid dean and chapter; and fo from forty years to forty years for ever, at the like yearly rent, and one year's rent after the rates aforefaid to be paid by way of fine for each of the faid grounds...
Página 203 - ... into the vault. The spirit was solemnly required to perform its promise, but nothing more than silence ensued ; the person supposed to be accused by the spirit then went down with several others, but no effect was perceived. Upon their return they examined the girl, but could draw no confession from her. Between two and three she desired and was permitted to go home with her father. It...
Página 173 - And that there might remain to posterity a monument of this City's affection to the man who, by the strength of his genius, the steadiness of his mind, and a...
Página 200 - ... fent to her, and received a favourable account of her ; but, on the morning following, word was brought that her fifter was dead.
Página 203 - John, Clerkenwell, where the body is deposited, and give a token of her presence there, by a knock upon her coffin ; it was therefore determined to make this trial of the existence or veracity of the supposed spirit.
Página 203 - While they were enquiring and deliberating, they were summoned into the girl's chamber by some ladies who were near her bed, and who had heard knocks and scratches. When the gentlemen entered, the girl declared that she felt the spirit like a mouse upon her back, and was required to hold her hands out of bed.
Página 210 - ... whatsoever for the Purpose of fighting or baiting of Bears, Cockfighting, baiting or fighting of Badgers or other Animals, shall, on Conviction thereof before any One Justice of the Peace, forfeit any Sum not exceeding Five Pounds, and in default of immediate Payment shall be liable to be imprisoned and kept to hard Labour for any Time not exceeding Two Months, unless the said Penalty shall be sooner paid...
Página 317 - ... that as the lord mayor presides in the wardmote, and is judge of the poll at the election of an alderman, so the alderman Of each ward is judge of the poll at the election of a common-council man.
Página 150 - To the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of the City of London.

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