Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I

Comprising Their Life and Work as Recorded in Their Diaries from 1812 to 1883

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 155,604 / 464 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.4
LoC Categories: DS, CT
Downloads: 516
Added to site: 2008.08.02
mnybks.net#: 21636
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Biography, History
Excerpt

CHAPTER I.

BIRTH OF SIR MOSES MONTEFIORE AT LEGHORN--HIS FAMILY--EARLY YEARS.

The neighbourhood of the Tower of London was, a hundred years ago, the centre of attraction for thousands of persons engaged in financial pursuits, not so much on account of the protection which the presence of the garrison might afford in case of tumult, as of the convenience offered by the locality from its vicinity to the wharves, the Custom House, the Mint, the Bank, the Royal Exchange, and many important counting-houses and places of business. For those who took an interest in Hebrew Communal Institutions, it possessed the additional advantage of being within ten minutes or a quarter of an hour's walk of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue and the Great German Synagogue, together with their Colleges and Schools, and several minor places of worship.

Tower Hill, the Minories, and the four streets enclosing the Tenter Ground were then favourite places of residence for the

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I by Judith Cohen Montefiore - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I by Judith Cohen Montefiore - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I by Judith Cohen Montefiore - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I by Judith Cohen Montefiore - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I by Judith Cohen Montefiore - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I by Judith Cohen Montefiore - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I by Judith Cohen Montefiore - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I by Judith Cohen Montefiore - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I by Judith Cohen Montefiore - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I by Judith Cohen Montefiore - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramhansa Yogananda
The Autobiography of Ben Franklin
by Benjamin Franklin
Acres of Diamonds
by Russell H. Conwell
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
Autobiography
by John Stuart Mill
Autobiography of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

See more popular titles from this genre.