CATALOGUE OF THE VICTORIAN EXHIBITION (Google eBook)

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1861
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Page 6 - To Our Trusty and Welbeloved Jonathan Belcher Esq' Greeting. We reposing especial Trust and Confidence in the Prudence Courage and Loyalty, of you the said Jonathan Belcher, of Our especial Grace certain knowledge and mere motion have thought fit to constitute and appoint, and by these Presents do constitute and appoint you the said Jonathan Belcher to be Our Captain General and Governor in chief in and over Our Province of Nova Caesarea or New Jersey in America.
Page 7 - Presents will and ordain that this Our Commission shall continue in full force and virtue, and that you, Our said Commissioners, or any three or more of you, may from time to time proceed in the execution thereof, and of every matter and thing therein contained, although the same be not continued from time to time by adjournment: And...
Page 18 - Euch goods in his own way, provided his arrangement is compatible with the general scheme of the Exhibition, and the convenience of other exhibitors. Where it is desired to exhibit processes of manufacture, a sufficient number of articles, however dissimilar, will be admitted for the purpose of illustrating the process ; but they must not exceed the number actually required. Exhibitors will be required to deliver their goods at...
Page 189 - Palaeozoic rock. About 400 feet is the greatest known thickness of these older Pliocene deposits, including the associated volcanic rocks, and at this depth rich deposits of gold are found in them resting on the slopes, and in the hollows of what was once the old Pliocene seabed. The exact relations...
Page 7 - ... purposes as if this Grant had not been made IN TESTIMONY whereof We have caused this Our Grant to be sealed with the Seal of Our said Colony. WITNESS Our trusty and well-beloved SIR HENRY BARKLY Knight Commander of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath...
Page 6 - We do, by these presents, give and grant to you, or any three or more of you, full power and authority to call before you, or any three or more of you, such persons as you shall judge necessary, by whom you may be the better informed of the truth in the premises...
Page 19 - Exhibition. (37-42.)* 43. Exhibitors must be at the charge of insuring their own goods, should they desire this security. Every precaution will be taken to prevent fire, theft, or other losses, and Her Majesty's Commissioners will give all the aid in their power for the legal prosecution of any persons guilty of robbery or wilful injury in the Exhibition, but they will not be responsible for losses or damage of any kind which may be occasioned by fire or theft, or in any other manner.
Page 189 - The exact period in the Tertiary epoch, where the gold drifts commenced, is at present exceedingly doubtful. No beds are yet known in Victoria associated with, or forming a portion of such drifts, that contain fossil marine animals. Neither has any gold been obtained from beds below the known fossiliferous Tertiary strata. The volcanic rocks, consisting chiefly of varieties of trachytic dolerites, basalts, trachytic porphyries, &c., are in many districts inter-stratified, in contemporaneous layers,...
Page 101 - ... per annum. The effects were prodigious. "Lawyers forsook the courts, merchants their counting-houses, clerks their desks, and artisans and labourers fled precipitately from houses but half built, and foundations but partly dug. Even clergymen were drawn to the exciting scene, and not in every case did they confine themselves to their calling." This wild frenzy, however, cooled down by degrees ; and the colony felt in various ways the effect of this magnificent increase in wealth. The diggers...
Page 18 - ... 15. Any exhibitor whose goods can properly be placed together will be at liberty to arrange such goods in his own way, provided his arrangement is compatible with the general scheme of the exhibition and the convenience of other exhibitors.

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