Of the Green Family from Harpole, Northamptonshire their Ancestors and Relatives

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Monday, 11 December 2017 02:18 AM GMT

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Concerning the Dissentions between Britain and America

Letter from Benjamin Franklin (to Mr Dubourg)in London October 2nd 1770 on taxation and representation.
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Silversmiths Work Part 3 by Christopher Dresser

Having chosen a form for a vessel, the next question with which we have to deal is, will it require a handle and spout? It is curious that while the position of a spout and handle in relation to a vessel is governed by a simple natural law, we yet rarely find them placed as they should be. Consideration must also be given to any form of decoration on the surface of the object.
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Principles of Design in Glass (continued) by Christopher Dresser

Principles of Design. - XXV.By Christopher Dresser, PH.D., F.L.S., ETC. - Glass - from Cassell's Technical Educator. There is one thing pertaining to table-glass that we do not now sufficiently consider, which is its capacity for colour. Our one idea in the formation of glass vessels is the imitation of crystal, unless we happen to produce a vessel of the strongest tint. With the exception of hock glasses, which are generally either ruby colour, dark green or intense yellow-green, we rarely employ tinted glass on our tables.
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Sketch of an English School by Benjamin Franklin c1750

Written for the Consideration of the Trustees of the Philadelphia Academy. It is expected that every Scholar to be admitted into this School, be at least able to pronounce and divide the Syllables in Reading, and to write a legible Hand. None to be received that are under Years of Age.
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The Way to Make Money Plenty in Every Man's Pocket.

At this time, when the general complaint is that - "money is scarce," it will be an act of kindness to inform the moneyless how they may reinforce their pockets. I will acquaint them with the true secret of money-catching - the certain way to fill empty purses - and how to keep them always full. Two simple rules, well observed, will do the business.
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Necessary Hints to Those That Would be Rich by Benjamin Franklin 1763

The use of money is all the advantage there is in having money.
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Silversmiths' Work Part 2 by Christopher Dresser

There are various modes of working metal. It may be cast, hammered, cut, engraved, and manipulated in various ways.
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Silversmiths Work - Part 1 by Christopher dresser

The need for silver and gold items to be designed using a minimum of material due to the high value of the material. Principles of Design - XXVI by Christopher Dresser PHD FLS etc from Cassell's Technical Educator.
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Public Transport

Will Public Transport ever become popular again?
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Subsidence in Victorian Buildings

This article describes how Victorians built foundations for buildings. Have methods improved since then? Do modern buildings suffer less from subsidence? "Foundations of Buildings in Unfavourable Soil - Piled Foundations" from Cassell's Technical Educator.
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