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WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES
HON. LL.D. EDIN.
IN THREE VOLUMES
MACMILLAN AND CO., Limited
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From the engraving by Thomas Bragg after the
picture by Sir Godfrey Kneller. [See p. 185]
LOUISE-RENÉE DE PENANCOËT DE KEROUALLE, DUCHESS OF PORTS-
CHARLES II. From the portrait by Mary Beale in the National
JAMES II. From the portrait by John Riley in the National
FACSIMILE OF A LETTER FROM JOHN EVELYN TO ARCHBISHOP
CLIVEDEN, BUCKS. From an engraving after a drawing by John
CASSIOBURY, HERTS. From an engraving, by John Kip after a drawing by L. Knyff
CHELSEA COLLEGE. From an engraving by John Kip after his own drawing
RYE HOUSE, HERTS. From a water-colour in the British Museum
FROST FAIR ON THE THAMES, 1683-84. From a contemporary broadside.
CHRIST'S HOSPITAL. From an engraving by J. Bowles
ALTHORP, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. From an engraving by John Kip after a drawing by L. Knyff
From an engraving by Sutton Nicholls,
WOTTON CHURCH, SURREY (Interior), 1818. From an engraving by
WOTTON CHURCH, SURREY (Dormitory), 1818. From an engraving by William Angus after a drawing by John Coney
DIARY OF JOHN EVELYN
1676-7: 8th February. I went to Roehampton, with my lady Duchess of Ormonde. The garden and perspective is pretty, the prospect most agreeable.
15th May. Came the Earl of Peterborough,' to desire me to be a trustee for Lord Viscount Mordaunt and the Countess, for the sale of certain lands set out by Act of Parliament, to pay debts.
12th June. I went to London, to give the Lord Ambassador Berkeley (now returned from the treaty at Nimeguen) an account of the great trust reposed in me during his absence, I having received and remitted to him no less than £20,000 to my no small trouble and loss of time, that during his absence, and when the Lord Treasurer was no great friend [of his] I yet procured him great sums, very often soliciting his Majesty in his behalf; looking after the rest of his estates and concerns entirely, without once accepting any kind of acknowledgment, purely upon the request of my dear friend, Mr. Godolphin. I returned with abundance of thanks and professions from my Lord Berkeley and my Lady.
29th. This business being now at an end, and myself delivered from that intolerable servitude 1 [See ante, vol. ii. p. 119.] 佤