The Life of General, the Right Honourable Sir David Baird, Bart. ...
R. Bentley, 1832
Baird visited the Cape in 1779 and 1797 and was in command of the expedition which captured it in 1806.
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The Life of General, the Right Honourable Sir David Baird, Bart, Volumes 1-2
Theodore Edward Hook
Volledige weergave - 1832
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Pagina 11 - The Family Shakspeare ; in which nothing is added to the Original Text ; but those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud.
Pagina 3 - SACRED HISTORY OF THE WORLD, Attempted to be Philosophically considered, in a Series of Letters to a Son. By SHARON TURNER, FSA and RASL New Edition, edited by the Rev.
Pagina 14 - COL. HAWKER'S INSTRUCTIONS to YOUNG SPORTSMEN in all that relates to Guns and Shooting.
Pagina 7 - Murray (Hugh). Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in North America; including the United States, Canada, the Shores of the Polar Sea, and the Voyages in Search of a North-west Passage; with Observations on Emigration.
Pagina 3 - Lindley's Synopsis of the British Flora arranged according to the Natural Orders; containing Vasculares or Flowering Plants.
Pagina 13 - Numbers are already published. Each Size to class with the Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain. The following are complete, and may be had separate, viz.
Pagina 166 - .In this Sircar there is a mercantile tribe who employ themselves in trading by sea and land. Their agents purchased a. two-masted vessel, and having loaded her with rice, departed with a view to traffic. It happened that she went to...
Pagina 166 - In this Sircar (the gift of God) there is a mercantile tribe, who employ themselves in trading by sea and land. Their agents purchased a two-masted vessel, and having loaded her with rice, departed with a view to traffic. It happened that she went to the Mauritius, from whence forty persons, French and of a dark colour, of whom ten or twelve were artificers, and the rest servants, paying the hire of the ship, came here in search of employment. Such as chose to take service were entertained, and the...