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Norfolk Annals

A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1 (1801-1850)

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Author: Charles Mackie
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 242,494 / 771 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.7
LoC Category: DA
Downloads: 432
Added to site: 2010.11.25
mnybks.net#: 29689
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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of wheat at Norwich Market was 168s. per quarter.

MARCH.

6.--The Anacreontic Society, "which for many years has been established in Norwich, and to which the cause of music owes so much," closed its winter session. The Hon. Mr. Wodehouse, Sir William Jerningham, Sir Richard Bedingfeld, and Capt. Sir Edward Berry were present. The Society gave monthly concerts in the Assembly Room from October to March. In the advertisement announcing the commencement of the next session, it was stated that the first concert would "begin precisely at 6; supper-rooms open at 9, and the President to quit the chair at 12 o'clock."

7.--Arrived in Yarmouth Roads, the St. George, of 98 guns, bearing the flag of Lord Nelson. The grand fleet of 47 ships of war (with 3,000 marines), sailed on the 12th, under the command of Admiral Sir Hyde Parker, in the London, of 98 guns, with Nelson as his Vice-Admiral. The fleet first "rendezvoused" in Leith Roods, where it was joined by seven sail of the line, and afterwards

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