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Annales Caermoelenses; Or Annals of Cartmel (Paperback) Loot Price: R494
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Annales Caermoelenses; Or Annals of Cartmel (Paperback): James Stockdale
Annales Caermoelenses; Or Annals of Cartmel (Paperback): James Stockdale

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Annales Caermoelenses; Or Annals of Cartmel (Paperback)

James Stockdale

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: were 2d. per day; coals 4s. 8d. per ton; peats 2d. per cart load; lead 17d. per stone; journey to Ulver- stone, 4d.; to Lancaster Is. Id.; and to Dalton 6d. A.D. 1602.?On one of the leaves of the register of burials in the Parish Church of Lancaster, is the following memorandum regarding Arnside Tower, which, as well as Raisholm Tower, in Cartmel, belonged first to the Harrington family, and afterwards to the family of Stanley, Lord Monteagle: " Me. that ye 27 daio of October att night, beinge in the year of our Lord God 1602, beinge a mightie windo was Arma- syeeid Tower burned, as it pleased the Lorde, to Yearthe (earth). Rictd. Townson, minster (minister)." COST OF TURF?MENDING THE GREAT BELL OF CARTMEL CHURCH. "A.D. 1603.?Payed for a loado of turfs, 2d.; and for hanginge the great bell and mending the church steele, 4s. 6d." "A.D. 1609.?Payed for mendinge the great bell, 22d." "A.D. 1610.?Payed George Taylior for amendinge the bell wheels, 12s. 7d. in part payment; payed for organs, 62s. 6d.; payed for riddle, Id." A.D. 1610.?In the 7th year of James I. an act was passed for the encouragement of many poor people in Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, to continue a trade of making Cogware, Kendals, Cartmels, and coarse cloths. The cloths here alluded to were coarse woollens, commonly called Kendal Cottons?the word Cottons being, no doubt, a corruption of Coatings, the use they were applied to. Real cotton fabrics were not manufactured in England till about the middle of the last century. The cotton then used was the produce of the Levant, West Indies, Demerara and Berbice; indeed, the first bag of Cotton imported into Liverpool from North America (the UnitedStates) in 1785, was seized at the Custom House, as not being the produce of British possessions. E...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: James Stockdale
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 342
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-67799-8
Barcode: 9780217677998
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-67799-1

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