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Volumes in the collection: Southampton: Its History and Antiquities
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Full text:[...] 20 SOUTHAMPTON : removal lias been so comparatively little felt speaks higli for the recuperative power of the port, and gives the most promising hope as to its future. The P. and 0. fleet now number [...]
Full text:[...] ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES. 19 borough iii aid of the rates of the town, the remaining four-fifths going to the maintenance and improvement of the Board's fabric, including the Quay, the Royal Pier, [...]
Full text:[...] ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES. 17 docks, of the following capacity, affording unrivalled facilities for the inspection and repair of ships :— Length from gates to head : eastern 475 feet, middle 282 fe [...]
Full text:[...] 16 SOUTHAMPTON : firmed as the port for landing; and embarking the mails carried by the Peninsular and Oriental and West India Companies respectively. Around the connexion thus formed and established [...]
Full text:[...] ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES. 15 undertake the conveyance of the West India mails; and the existing arrangements with respect to the Peninsular and East India mails proving unsatisfactory, more rapid [...]
Full text:[...] 14 SOUTHAMPTON : front of the Victoria Rooms—ancl for a series of balls, whereat the rules published at the time inform us, " to make them as agreeable as possible, punetillios in dress are dispensed [...]
Full text:[...] ITS HISTOEY AND ANTIQUITIES. IB The common people having in their way aped their fellows, the Corporation in the same reign had to suppress certain " typpling howses " in the borough, " by reason tha [...]
Full text:[...] 12 SOUTHAMPTON : series of years the experience of the townsmen alternated between attacks by the French—their memory still perpetuated to the inhabitants by " French Street " and the despatch of exp [...]
Full text:[...] ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES. 11 price; and we may judge of the importance of this trade from the fact that in the time of Henry VI. no less stately a personage than Sir Thomas Coke, the mayor of Lond [...]
Full text:[...] 10 SOUTHAMPTON : known as Porter's-lane, in the rear of the Chamber of Commerce buildings, off the Town Quay, of which more anon. At the Norman invasion Southampton possessed a hero in the person of [...]
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