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National Record of the Visit of Queen Victoria to Scotland, 1842 (Paperback) Loot Price: R311
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National Record of the Visit of Queen Victoria to Scotland, 1842 (Paperback): James Buist
National Record of the Visit of Queen Victoria to Scotland, 1842 (Paperback): James Buist

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National Record of the Visit of Queen Victoria to Scotland, 1842 (Paperback)

James Buist

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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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...Magistrates, who had shortly before arrived from Dupplin Castle, drove up, as well as the whole other Members of Council, in carriages, to the Barrier. The carriages in which the Magistrates sat were very highly decorated. The arms of the Burgh were beautifully gilt on the panels, and the whole appearance of the carriages was very elegant. Immediately on alighting, the Magistrates and Council arranged themselves behind the Barrier--the Magistrates in front, and the Lord Provost in the centre of THE QUEEN'S ARRIVAL AT THE BARRIER. 123 the line. The City-Chamberlain, David Duncan, Esq. attired in Court dress, and supported on either side by the City-Clerks, stood in the centre, betwixt the Magistrates and Council, carrying the Keys of the Burgh on a cushion of crimson velvet. The Town-Officers, bearing their halberts, were placed in front of the Magistrates and Council; the Barrier-Gate was then thrown open; and in this attitude the civic authorities awaited the approach of the Queen. The members of the Presbytery of Perth occupied their station on the platform assigned to them on the left-hand side of the Barrier. The reverend gentlemen were attired in their robes and bands, and were headed by Dr. Thomson, of the Middle Church, who wore a cocked hat, as being, formerly, Moderator of the Assembly. A few minutes before six o'clock, a renewed canonading on Moncrieff Hill, and the repeated discharge of artillery from Bellwood, the beautiful and picturesque residence of Mr. Turnbull, notified her Majesty's departure from Dupplin Castle; and the City Bells were then set a-ringing. In a very brief time thereafter, the Royal cortege came in view of the Barrier; the pace was slackened to a walk; and the Royal party came slowly on, amid the deafening...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2012
First published: June 2012
Authors: James Buist
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-04633-9
Barcode: 9781150046339
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Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-150-04633-3

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