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Charles Mactaggart, Fraternity and Perseverance Lodge 1746, Benares, India.

By: 19TH CENTURY MASONIC CERTIFICATE.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: United Grand Lodge England, at London, 22nd July A.L. 5892 / A. D. 1892 . 0:

Seller ID: 40586


Vellum sheet printed on one side only. With one vertical, and three horizontal folds. 16.00" x 12.00". Engraved on steel by Brothers Warrington, London. Signed by the Grand Secretary: Sir Edward Letchworth, and with the embossed paper seal (United Grand Lodge of England Wales). Light soiling to vellum, but all text and engravings very clear. ** Lodge No.1746 Fraternity & Perseverance India - Benares was formed in 1878 and erased in 1961. *** London Gazette 3 June 1919. ‘Colonel Charles Mactaggart, C.I.E., Indian Medical Service, Inspector-General of Civil Hospitals, United Provi... View more info

To the Right Reverend Father in God, John, Bishop of Centuria, Vicar Apostolic of the Southern District of England: My lord. We have seen a encyclical letter ...

By: Committee of English Catholics.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: [London?, 1791] 0:

Seller ID: 39424


This letter from the Catholic Committee to the Bishop of Centuria, dated February 1791, was issued prior to passage of the bill brought by Charles Butler and the Catholic Committee. They attempt to explain and defend the actions and resolutions of the Catholic Committee to the Vicars Apostolic and to argue a case for the condemned oath. With errata notice tipped to inside of front wrapper; with page 33 numbered correctly. Dated at end: Feb 2, 1791, and signed: Charles Berington. Jos. Wilks and six others, for the Committee of English Catholics. Clean text throughout, corners creased and light... View more info

Image for For Private Circulation. - House Drainage. By William Eassie, C.E., F.L.S., F.G.S., &c. Being his contribution to, and cut out from "Our Homes, And How To Make Them, Healthy." Edited by Shirley Forster Murphy, Med. Officer of Health, St. Pancreas .

For Private Circulation. - House Drainage. By William Eassie, C.E., F.L.S., F.G.S., &c. Being his contribution to, and cut out from "Our Homes, And How To Make Them, Healthy." Edited by Shirley Forster Murphy, Med. Officer of Health, St. Pancreas .

By: EASSIE, William / MURPHY, Shirley Forster (Editor) .

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: Printed and Published By Messrs. Cassell, Petter, Galpin, & Co., 1883 . 0:

Seller ID: 40492


Booklet for "Private Circulation" signed by the Author. 9.00" x 6.00". Plain brown paper covers, soiled and chipped. Front endpaper with dedication from the author: "J. Slater Esq. With the Authors very kind regards". Printed title (verso blank). Followed by the full text, with title: "House Drainage. By William Eassie... Chapter LXII.". pp.615-710 . Well illustrated throughout. Light foxing to endpapers and last few leaves of text. A scarce publication. Excerpts from Oxford DNB: Eassie, William (1832–1888), sanitary engineer and pioneer of cremation, was born at Lochee, near Dundee, on... View more info

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Teacher's Certificate Of The Third Class. James Newman a Teacher in the Sudbury, St Gregory and St. Peter's National School

By: EDUCATION DEPARTMENT - NEWMAN, James .

Price: £25.00

Publisher: December, 1887. 0:

Seller ID: 40036


Original folded-vellum certificate. 15.00" x 9.50". Printed certificate with hand-written teacher's details and notes. Additional notes at the base (1891) and on the rear(1897) of the Certificate state that James Newmans was further examined in December 1891 and July 1897 respectively. The old gateway of St Gregory and St Peter's school still stands in North Street, Sudbury although where the school stood is now the Girling Street carpark. James Newman was born Jan-Mar 1864 in Sudbury, Suffolk. 1871 Census - Scholar - Living with Father and Mother and 7 siblings, at 1 Dobs Hole, Sudbu... View more info

Report on the Records of the Borough of Colchester 1865 .

By: HARROD, Henry (Editor) .

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Colchester, Essex: Printed at the "Essex and West Suffolk Gazette" Office, High Street, 1865 . 0:

Seller ID: 39503


A very good original 19th century booklet. 4to. 12.25" x 10.00" [6pp.]/pp.47 (including 4 pages of plates) . Grey card covers, with printed titles in red & black, edges rubbed and creased. Clean text throughout , with just creasing and small chips to corners. A very good copy. Henry Harrod was employed to arrange and index the corporation records - This is the original report to the councillors. View more info

An Act For The Appropriation Of The Seats Vacated By The Disenfranchisement Of The Boroughs Of Sudbury And Saint Albans. 6th July 1861 .

By: SUDBURY. PARLIAMENTARY ACTS

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Printed by George E. Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, printers to the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, 1842 . . 0:

Seller ID: 40588


Folio. 6pp. Woodcut armorial headpiece; disbound. *** The Sudbury Election - August 2nd 1837 - The election for this notorious borough took place on Tuesday. The result has been most distressing to the worthy and independent electors of both parties... The expenditure at the election in 1835, when bribery was unrestrained by either party, amounted upon an average to at least £35 a man for men of all description upon the register. Profiting by this example the demands of the parties became more exorbitant and the very excess of the iniquity has in this case happily produced its own remedy.... View more info

An Act To Indemnify Witnesses Who May Give Evidence Before The Lords Spiritual And Temporal On A Bill To Exclude The Borough Of Sudbury From Sending Burgesses To Serve In Parliament. 16th July 1842 .

By: SUDBURY. PARLIAMENTARY ACTS

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Printed by George E. Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, printers to the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, 1842 . . 0:

Seller ID: 40587


Folio. 2pp. Woodcut armorial headpiece; disbound. *** The Sudbury Election - August 2nd 1837 - The Sudbury election of 1835, which Charles Dickens reported for the Morning Chronicle, is thought by many experts to be the inspiration for the famous Eatanswill election in his novel Pickwick Papers. The election for this notorious borough took place on Tuesday. The result has been most distressing to the worthy and independent electors of both parties... The expenditure at the election in 1835, when bribery was unrestrained by either party, amounted upon an average to at least £35 a man for me... View more info

Hiero-Mastix, a satire, occaisioned by the publications which have recently appeared in connection with the Apocrypha Controversy.

By: [DAY, William ] .

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Printed by W. Reid, Gabriel's Road, For John Carfrae And Son; And Longman , Rees, Orme, Brown, And Green, London, 1828 . 0:

Seller ID: 39421


First edition. pp.15 booklet in original paper wraps. Corners and edges creased and lightly soiled, otherwise clean text throughout. Some pages un-cut. VG. "...From the early days, the British and Foreign Bible Society sought to be ecumenical and non-sectarian, and from 1813 allowed inclusion of the Biblical Apocrypha. Controversy in 1825-6 about the Apocrypha and the Metrical Psalms resulted in the secession of the Glasgow and Edinburgh Bible Societies, which later formed what is now the Scottish Bible Society..." - See Wikipedia . View more info

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A Handbook To The Parish Church Of Saffron Walden, With Illustrations And Notes Upon Local Church History In Olden Time .

By: [STEPHENS, Rev. Thomas] .

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Saffron Walden: Printed by W. Masland (Late Boardman), Bookseller, Karket-Place, 1884 . 0:

Seller ID: 40507


A very good illustrated booklet, clean throughout. 7.00" x 5.00" . 33pp. + 3 un-numbered full-page illustrations. Printed titles to light green paper covers. Printed title page plus numerous illustrations within the text and 3 full-page plates. Light soiling to covers, otherwise clean throughout. A well preserved Victorian guide book. Author's details from COPAC; and Excerpt from Essex Field Club Archives - Journal of Proceedings. xci. : "... the Rev. Thomas Stephens, who has published a useful little " Handbook to the Parish Church of Saffron Walden " (Masland, Saffron Walden, 1884) . *** ... View more info

The Christian Corrector Corrected. By A Protestant. June, 2nd. Month, (new date) Year the Fourth. - 1829 . [ Price Three-pence.]

By: [TWORT, Charles William / WARD, John] .

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Printed by J. Peel, (, New Cut, Lambeth, 1829 . 0:

Seller ID: 39422


A dis-bound pamphlet. 8vo. 8.25" x 5.25" . pp.14 (plus errata leaf). Edges toned, and small hole to the top of the title page (not affecting text). G+. John Ward (25 December 1781 – 12 March 1837), known as "Zion Ward", was an Irish preacher, mystic and self-styled prophet, active (in the latter capacity) in England from around 1828-1835. He was one of those claiming to be the successor of prophetess Joanna Southcott after her death. His imprisonment for blasphemy prompted the intervention of Member of Parliament, Joseph Hume... Charles Twort, a former warehouse labourer, ass... View more info