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Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 266 0 Browse Search
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The tally system was also introduced into England at the Norman Conquest. This was not for calon. A free-reed instrument introduced into England from Germany about 1828. The exterior form od mature. An apparatus was patented by Thom, England, for applying air loaded with moisture of a g F. W. Gerhard obtained a patent in 1856, in England, for an improved means of obtaining aluminiumalloyed with aluminium. Lancaster's (1858, England) gun-metal : copper, 90; aluminium, 100. Aates patent, made application for a patent in England for the same invention. The extraction of siege train.1477 Brass cannon first cast in England.1521 Iron cannon first cast in England.1547 oves are now constructed on that principle in England and in the United States. At what time the1834, Pinkus, an American citizen residing in England, took out a patent for an apparatus which he ype of its class. The form of auger which in England is called the American pattern was patented b[48 more...]
this, balloon ascensions, both in France and England, became comparatively frequent. The English a kind of fustian goods largely exported from England. Bar′na-cles. (Menage.) A noose attacey were imported from Egypt. Introduced into England by the returning Crusaders. Besides featheor to the year 700. Bells were first cast in England in the reign of Edmund, A. D. 940. In A.ancient date, the first chime introduced into England having been put up at Croyland Abbey, A. D. 9. One of the principal uses of these tools in England is for hedging. This is on the advance with . D. 1620; and some German miners, brought to England by Prince Rupert, introduced the practice at sent century. Linen was formerly sent from England to Holland to be bleached. This was performe Cloth binding superseded the paper known in England as boards in 1823. India-rubber backs weretute for swaddling or bandaging. Patented in England by Rotch, 1810. They are used on the feet [50 more...]<
The Bridgewater Canal commenced in 1759. In England there are 2,800 miles of canals. Of the Amou repent. Candlesticks are mentioned in England in the reign of Edgar, A. D. 957. Can′droyhina. Stowe dates the making of coaches in England from 1555, and credits Walter Rippin with the James Turner, in the time of Charles II. of England, speaks of cartridges employed by horsemen, ceer formed the usual feed of our ancestors in England down to and during the reign of Elizabeth, ant made of castiron and used at Lough borough, England. In Stephenson and Losh's patent, 1816, caed and improved by a succession of persons in England and elsewhere; Skippe and Savage of the formey was brought in aid. Baxter, 1803 – 1861, in England, produced some really pretty work by a combinirty miles, to be determined by a voyage from England to some port in America. John Harrison, bo or reversed circular motion, was patented in England by Thomason, 1802. Cork′screw-stair′case. [103 more.
countries. The above is the Ottawa rule. In England, lumber not exceeding 3 inches in thickness ar bran. Mills for decorticating are known in England as barley-mills, that grain being principallyn the ground to receive seed. In the East of England wheat-crops are put in by this means. It is and light in 1752, and in the Portland light, England, in 1789. The system fell into disfavor, owiperior to the catoptric, and was readopted in England in 1834, being placed in the Lundy Island Ligived the Copley medal of the Royal Society of England for his improved method of graduation. Ram The double-beat valve is extensively used in England for deep wells and for high lifts, such as thhe deeper-running, longer plow, originated in England, where it is known as the skim-colter plow. T Holland are called dunes; hence Dunchurch in England, Dankirk in the Low Countries. Hence also ther form of dredger, used at Chatham Dockyard, England, is of the rotary-pump class, having a revolv[18 more...]
, warehouses, and factories. Dr. Arnott of England, who became partially deaf from a cold contrawn as Cracknell's, and was somewhat famous in England forty years since. It had a pliable diaphragthe streets of Alexandria. The sedanchair of England and the palanquin of Constantinople were carrnd waxen cerecloth were used for centuries in England. The body of one of the Edwards, interred 13agile. The body of Lord Nelson was sent to England in a puncheon of rum. The sailors ran foul ofy. See filling. The oldest embankment in England is Roman, that of Romney Marsh. In the time and through. Em′e-rald. A type, used in England, between nonpareil and minion. Nonpareil. el in portraits. He worked for Charles I. of England, and subsequently for Louis XIV. of France. ce, 1662. Engraving in steel introduced into England by Perkins of Philadelphia, 1819. The earl and apparent solar time. Originally made in England, but improved in France. Equa-tori-al. [8 more...]
f Virginia, 1854, but was first introduced in England. Feed-wa′ter Heat′er. A device for heathe Tring filling of the Northwestern Railway, England, containing 1,500,000 cubic yards; the Gadelbtinental engines had not yet been received in England. He states:— Engines for extinguishing filway-rails was first designed by W. B. Adams, England, 1847, and was soon extensively introduced. ts are punched. The first flatting-mill in England was erected at Sheen, near Richmond, by a Dutces. About the same time, a Mr. Henson, in England, patented a machine consisting of a car attacar machine on a large scale had been tried in England some twenty years before, and failed, though , came from China into Italy, and thence into England. Table-forks have long been in use in Feejen. Scheffer's fountain-pen, introduced in England about 1835, had a reservoir of ink in the holery, etc. 9. A term applied, especially in England, to machines built upon or within a framework[19 more...
A Javanese musical instrument introduced into England by Sir Stamford Raffles. It consists of a roan artist of Palermo. It was introduced into England by Evelyn, 1680. The varnish is made of gum cleaver. Two Gundaloes were imported into England by the merry monarch in 1661. — Pepys's Diarylained here. It is a very common practice in England, and will be here when economy is much studietion of the Earl of Sandwich, who sent one to England. Evelyn, who died in 1706, speaks of it as aard VI.) grapes were brought from Flanders to England. The vine was introduced into England in 155England in 1552. The statements of the growth of the vine in Britain (time of Julius Caesar) seem to lack confirr baking. The first steam flouring-mill in England, perhaps in the world, was the Albion, erectethe adjacent counties, have a pre-eminence in England for general purposes; others are used for griat the foot. On the Sussex coast, south of England, the groins are from 150 to 250 feet long. T[31 more...]
ance in 1650 (fiacre), and about the same time into England. They are mentioned by Pepys, 1660. The name ise. Egyptian car-saddles (from Wilkinson). In England and Ireland, horses were sometimes hitched to the peeder. The flexible spiked-chain harrow used in England is made of wrought-iron links, so shaped and com- ent spikes. The spiked-cylinder harrow, known in England as the Norwegian harrow, has three sets of rowels p stated by one authority to have been first made in England in 1470; and by another authority (Stow) to have be whom it was patented April 25, 1846. Williams, in England, had previously employed a partially exhausted conetedder was invented about 1800 by Salmon of Woburn, England, and is more useful in the humid climate of that cofraid of ghosts. Egyptian hearse. Hearses in England are not noticed till the time of James II. Previoully employed in the collection of the revenue in Great Britain. It has a flat stem graduated into eleven equal
wen was the first iron vessel with water-tight bulkheads; suggested by C. W. Williams. See bulkhead. Iron vessels for America, Ireland, France, India, and China were built in Scotland and on the Mersey, 1833-39. The iron steam-vessels Nemesis and Phlegethon were used in the villainous Opium War of 1842. They were not the last vessels built on the Clyde for piratical expeditions. The Ironsides was the first iron sailing vessel of any magnitude employed for sea voyages. The Great Britain, built at Liverpool, was the boldest effort in iron shipbuilding in her time, but was eclipsed by the Leviathan, afterwards renamed the Great Eastern, which was built from the designs of Brunel, by Russell & Co., at Millwall, on the Thames. She was commenced in 1853, and was four years in building. The proportions and capacity are as follows: — Length between perpendicular680 feet. Length on upper deck692 feet. Breadth of the hull83 feet. Breadth, including paddle-boxes118 fe
rge diameter or shallow vessels; such are Bengal — lights, bluelights, etc. Light-ship. A vessel moored in the vicinity of a dangerous shoal or headland, and carrying aloft a warning light. The first light-vessel moored on the coast of Great Britain was that at the Nore in 1734. There were, in 1850, 26 floating lights on the coast of England. Stevenson states that the annual expense of maintaining a floating light, including the wages and victualing of the crew, who are eleven in numth acidulated gum-water in the usual way, and then printed. All transferring is done in this manner, save that the ink differs according to the nature of the work. Autographic transfers, of a very superior character, are quite common in Great Britain. Much of the map-work, ornamental designs, and lettering is done on transfer-paper by persons who make this branch of the art a specialty. Transferring from stone to stone constitutes at the present day one of the most important and diffi
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