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Memoirs of Archibald, First Lord Napier, Written by Himself (Paperback) Loot Price: R258
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Memoirs of Archibald, First Lord Napier, Written by Himself (Paperback): Archibald Napier
Memoirs of Archibald, First Lord Napier, Written by Himself (Paperback): Archibald Napier

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Archibald Napier

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1793. Excerpt: ... have made me believe, that it wes the Kings pleasure that I should give way to Traquare, and to that purpose that I should transact with Monteith, although the letter in my vnderstanding contained no such mater, but wes his Ma: answere to a sute of myne, wherein his Ma: wrote that he had imparted his pleasure concerning my desyre to the Earle of Monteith. This letter wes kept vp long of purpose, till the new Thesaurer Mortoun should come home, who wes vpon his journey; but Monteith would have had me take his word vpon it. But I, desyring nothing more (although I pretended the contrare) then that the King would have exprest his desyre to be that I should leave the place (for then with honour, profit, and the Kings good opinion, I might treate with them) made Monteith this answere, that the letter contained no such thing as he gave out, and that I would not treat with him, nor no man else, till from his Ma: owne mouth his pleasure were delivered to me to that effect. At this answere he wes extremely moved, and being immoderately earnest with me afterwards, and not-theles, not being able to effectuate anything, whereof he had made so large promises to them at Court, gave them advertisement, and they delt earnestly with the King; for this combination had now vndertaken the whole governement heire vnder the King, and great hopes gevin, and great promises made of excellent service, only they told the King, that his service would be still hindred be my opposition, and at last wonne him to thinke it expedient that I should remove. About this tyme the Thesaurer Mortoune came from Court, and finding that I wes not to be dealt with, the Chancelier, Monteith, and he, to make me loath the service (which in my secretest thoughts I did long agoe) vndertooke a bussines n...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Archibald Napier
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-51595-4
Barcode: 9781154515954
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-51595-8

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