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Title: An Account of the Sum Expended Under the Head of Civil Contingencies, in the Years 1848, 1849 and 1850: . And an Estimate of the Sum Required for 1851
Description: London, House of Commons. 1851. 10pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary paper. HC 160. Dated 31 March 1851. Sums broken down and explained. Many named individuals for Special Missions, Outfit and equipage, services, presents, rewards, compensation or expenses. "Entertainment" expenses of dignities aboard Her Majesty's ships between various world wide colonies and Foreign countries also shown. E.g. "Amount awarded as compensation to the Captain and Crew of the Austrian Brig "Sollicito Bocchese" for losses sustained by them in the Plunder of that Vessel by the Inhabitants of the Island of Boffin, when shipwrecked upon the Western Coast of Ireland ..514.9s.8d." and "Amount paid for a sword presnted to Don Joaquim Gutierrez de Rubalcava, Captain of the Port of the Havannah, as an acknowledgement of his courage and humanity in saving, at great personal hazard, the Crew of the brig "Coldstream" of London, wrecked off the Havannah. .25.".

Keywords: Bevkkk, British Parliamentary Paper Civil Contingencies United Kingdom Ireland Public Services Rewards Expenses Conveyance His Majesty's Ministers Special Missions List Individuals Family History Genealogy Sir James Brooke's Special Mission to Siam and Co

Price: GBP 15.00 = appr. US$ 21.42 Seller: Empire Books
- Book number: 152252

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