The Autobiography of Phineas Pett

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Navy Records Society, 1918 - 244 pages
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Page vi - SOCIETY desire it to be understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications; the Editors of the several Works being alone responsible for the same.
Page 174 - Society was first incorporated by letters patent under the great seal of England, bearing date at Westminster the...
Page 173 - England, by his letters patent, under the great seal of England, bearing date at Westminster, the...
Page 177 - Wales had been incorporated under the style of the Master, Wardens and Commonalty of the Art or Mystery of Shipwrights of England (SP Dom.
Page xlii - -• I am credibly informed that that mystery of shipwrights for some descents hath been preserved faithfully in families, of whom the Petts about Chatham are of singular regard.
Page xlii - Majesty's navy, whose ancestors, as father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, for the space of two hundred years and upwards, have continued in the same name officers and architects in the Royal Navy,' he was, it may be presumed; recording the local tradition of the Pett family.
Page 206 - ... or provided or any other matter cause or thing whatsoever to the Contrary thereof in any wise Notwithstanding...
Page 206 - ... or discharge such President, Vice-President, Treasurer or Secretary, from their offices respectively, although the yearly or other time for their respective services shall not be expired, any thing before in these presents contained to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.
Page lxi - Chancellor of the Exchequer ; Sir Thomas Parry, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster...
Page 182 - SALTERS' HALL, OXFORD COURT, ST. SWITHIN'S LANE, the Hall of the Master, Wardens, and Commonalty of the Art or Mystery of Salters.

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