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Old and New London: Volume 2
soldiers and sailors, and for arranging the iniquitous press-gangs to scour ... was then making great advances, thanks to the inductive system introduced by Bacon;
Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 5, 1676-1679
0 5 Press-gang and conduct money 645 8 4 Widows and orphans of slain 984 18 ... 3 Press-gang 50 10 0 Wages(ships) 203,614 12 7 Travelling charges 778 ... 6,772 6 11 Pilotage 15 5 0 Press-gang for...
The Manuscripts of Shrewsbury and Coventry Corporations [Etc] Fourth Report, Appendix: Part X
cruelty of the old press-gang system is exhibited in a piteous letter
Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 15, 1696-1697
insensibly into the vortex. Their crews, collected by the press-gang ... and the evil and corrupt system of administering the land (176), attracted ... and economic system, which was the joint...
Calendar of State Papers Domestic: William and Mary, 1693
the French fleet. A very careful system of scouting with the smaller ships ... themselves during the "press;" and civil officers who refused assistance to the press-gang would
A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 4
yield under the new system in place of the old rent of 10 amounted to 25 ... by a development of the burghal system of government. In 1351 there is the first
A History of the County of Durham: Volume 3
Eastern system, and the Bishopton Lane station has been enlarged and made ... account of a press-gang raid in July 1759 108: I began near Stockton ... who had chosen that time to bring his press-gang...
A History of the County of Chester: Volume 5 Part 1, the City of Chester: General History and Topography
had been press-ganged but then sprung from Northgate gaol after rioting by the volunteers. ... mayor and sheriffs under its usual system. From 1822 the second shrievalty
Calendar of State Papers Domestic: William and Mary, 1695 Addenda 1689-1695
but the English had not changed their system since the beginning of the war (p. 20). ... were outside the power of the press-gang, but in September, 1695,
A History of the County of Shropshire: Volume 4, Agriculture
to the ground 11 for use by the next year's wheat. Such a system kept the soil ... From the 1790s Bishton, Plymley, and others lent support to the enlightened system ... and in the new mixed-farming ...