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Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Henry Lord Brougham and Vaux (Paperback) Loot Price: R459
Discovery Miles 4 590
Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Henry Lord Brougham and Vaux (Paperback): Henry Peter Brougham

Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Henry Lord Brougham and Vaux (Paperback)

Henry Peter Brougham

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Loot Price R459 Discovery Miles 4 590

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ... The eminent person who is the subject of the following Memoir is the eldest son of Henry Brougham, Esq., of Scales Hall, in Cumberland, and Brougham, in Westmoreland, (in which latter place the family were settled prior to the Norman Invasion: ) by Eleanor, only child of James Syme, D.D., and niece of Dr. Robertson, the celebrated historian.f He Those desirous of further information relative to the family, should consult Nicolson's and Burn's Westmoreland and Cumberland, I. 393; and Hutchinson's Cumberland, I. 299. f The late Mr. Brougham had six children, viz. Henry, (Lord Brougham, ) James, (successively M.P. for Tregony B was born at Edinburgh, on the 19th of September, 1779, and received his education at the High School of his native city, where his subsequent acquirements lead us to assume he was a most laborious and diligent student. When little more than sixteen years of age, he exhibited one of the most remarkable instances of precocious intellect ever recorded: by the composition of a paper, containing a series of experiments and observations on the inflection, reflection, and colours of light; this paper he transmitted, through the hands of Sir Charles Blagden, to the Royal Society, in whose Transactions it was printed; and in the following year, a paper, containing further experiments and observations on the same subject, was communicated by him to the Society, and printed in their Transactions; where, and Downton, and now for Winchelsea, ) Peter, (who died in 1800 at St. Salvadore, on his passage to the East Indies, ) John, (an eminent wine merchant, of Edinburgh, who died at Boulogne in September, 1829, ) William, (late Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, now M.P. for Southwark, and a Master in Chancery, ) and Mar

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Henry Peter Brougham
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-70520-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-70520-5
Barcode: 9781150705205

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