The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London ...

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Glass sellers Company, 1898 - London (England) - 152 pages

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This book of 152 pages with a gold embossed green cover showing the effigies of Charles II and Queen Victoria was complied by past Master William Ramsey,(PM) and printed privately byThomas Connor of Tothil Street, Westminister in a limited number of copies, by Desire of The Worshipful master Thomas Lampard Green Esq., 1897 and 1898. there are sixty liverymen named going back to 1867, and a photograph of the then Beadle Mr.T Lovell with his staff. Various company treasured are illustrated by sketch, and a fascinating history of glass making going back to "the earliest glass ever made was made by lighting or electricity, and that the first mirors were made in BC 1520 ( citing Job 37 c.19.v. It shows teh first steam engine 40Bc, ( and tehre we were imagining james Watt and mathew Boulten were responsable!).
It has many stories, fables and curious notes about glass, and reproduces in full the Charter from Charles II and extracts of other documents and deeds that affect teh company.
 

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Page 15 - Queen: Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us: God save the Queen.
Page 108 - Letters Patents under the great Seal of England, bearing date at Westminster the third Day of November in the Eighteenth year of his...
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Page 49 - There is a willow grows aslant 'a brook, That shows his hoar leaves in the glassy stream ; There with fantastic garlands did she come Of crow-flowers, nettles, daisies, and long purples That liberal shepherds give a grosser name, But our cold maids do dead men's fingers call them...
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Page 91 - CHARLES the Second by the Grace of God King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 106 - Matter whatsoever, in any wise notwithstanding. In Witness whereof we have caused these our Letters to be made Patents; Witness Ourself at Westminster, the tenth Day of April, in the fourth Year of our Reign of England, France, and Ireland, and of Scotland the nine and thirtieth.
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