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Sir -- When the colonies decided upon freedom from England, we insisted, through the Declaration of Independence, that the nations of the world recognize us as a separate political entity.
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When Sir Edward Greville enclosed the town commons on the Bancroft, Quiney and others leveled his hedges on January 21, 1600/1, and were charged with riot by Sir Edward.
Punch had a poem containing the words “ When Ivo comes back with the urn ” and when Ivo Bligh wiped out the defeat Lady Clarke, wife of Sir W. J. Clarke, who entertained the English so lavishly, found a little wooden urn, burnt a bail, put the ashes in the urn, and wrapping it in a red velvet bag, put it into her husband ’ s ( Ivo Bligh ’ s ) hands.
; Forgotten Futures III: George E. Challenger's Mysterious World: Adventures with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's scientific hero, including the full text of The Lost World, " The Poison Belt ", " When The World Screamed ", The Land Of Mist, " The Horror of the Heights ", and " The Disintegration Machine ", a worldbook, four adventures, and a wargames scenario.
When was a " base sycophant " loved and honoured by piety such as that of Herbert, Tennison, and Rawley, by noble spirits like Hobbes, Ben Jonson, and Selden, or followed to the grave, and beyond it, with devoted affection such as that of Sir Thomas Meautys.
When US troops withdew from Grenada in December 1983 Nicholas Braithwaite of the National Democratic Congress was appointed Prime Minister of an interim administration by the Governor General Sir Paul Scoon until elections could be organised.
When the existing stock of pre-civil war plays was divided between the two newly created patent theatre companies, Hamlet was the only Shakespearean favourite that Sir William Davenant's Duke's Company secured.
When drunk, Jahangir swore to Sir Thomas Roe, England's first ambassador to the Mughal court, that he would protect all the peoples of the book.
When the British governor of Uganda, Sir Harry Johnston, discovered some pygmy inhabitants of the Congo being abducted by a showman for exhibition, he rescued them and promised to return them to their homes.
* When Joseph Lyons, prime minister and leader of the United Australia Party ( UAP ), died suddenly in April 1939, the governor-general, Lord Gowrie, called on Sir Earle Page to become caretaker prime minister.
When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle killed off his most-beloved character Sherlock Holmes by plunging him to his death over the Reichenbach Falls with his arch nemesis Professor Moriarty, the public's demand for Holmes was so great that Doyle was compelled to bring him back to life in a subsequent story, where he details that Holmes had merely faked his death.
When trade is at stake, it is your last entrenchment ; you must defend it, or perish ... Sir, Spain knows the consequence of a war in America ; whoever gains, it must prove fatal to her ... is this any longer a nation?
When Sir Cedric explains to him about spotted dick, he mistakes the bangers for the traditional English dessert and replies to Sir Cedric, " Spotted dick?
When the slaughter was finally over, the Earl of Mar, Sir Robert Bruce ( an illegitimate son of Robert the Bruce ), many nobles and around 2, 000 Scots had been slain.
When the bay was " rediscovered " by Sir John Ross in 1818, the charts of the Bylot-Baffin voyage proved extremely accurate.
When Sir Joseph makes the argument that " love levels all ranks ", a delighted Josephine says that she " will hesitate no longer ".
When Sir Joseph asks what had provoked the usually polite officer's outburst, Ralph replies that it was his declaration of love for Josephine.
When in 1861 the College's administration decided that a new building was needed, Sir George Gilbert Scott was selected as architect.
When the series was broadcast on US television, several episodes were censored due to minor cursing and the implied sexuality of an overtly effeminate character named " Sir Blaze ".
Sir and colonies
Sir Charles FitzRoy ( Governor of New South Wales from 1846 – 1855 ) and Sir William Denison ( Governor of New South Wales from 1855 – 1861 ) also carried the additional title of Governor-General because their jurisdiction extended to other colonies in Australia.
The colony's third and last governor, Sir Arthur Kennedy oversaw the union of the two colonies in 1866.
Granted by the Masonian Proprietors in 1749, the town was named after Sir Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, who was in charge of convoy service between Barbados and the colonies.
" However Sir Bartle Frere had already been in to the Cape Colony as governor and high commissioner since 1877 with the brief of creating a Confederation of South Africa from the various British colonies, Boer Republics and native states and his plans were well advanced.
Despite the increase in tensions due to the Second Moroccan Crisis of 1911, Bethmann Hollweg did improve relations with Britain to some extent, working with British foreign secretary Sir Edward Grey to alleviate tensions during the Balkan Crises of 1912-1913, and negotiating treaties over an eventual partition of the Portuguese colonies and the Berlin-Baghdad railway.
Sir Samuel Hoare, a shareholder and former director, was a former British cabinet member and a friend of Leo Amery, the British secretary of state for the colonies.
The red telephone box, a telephone kiosk for a public telephone designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, is a familiar sight on the streets of the United Kingdom, Malta, Bermuda and Gibraltar, and despite a reduction in their numbers in recent years, red boxes can still be seen in many places and in current or former British colonies around the world.
An earlier plan by Sir George Grey for a federation of all the various colonies in South Africa had been rejected by the home authorities in 1858 as not being viable.
Sir Bartle Frere had been recalled in 1880 to face charges of misconduct, by the 1st Earl of Kimberley ( secretary of state for the colonies ).
It was settled in 1766 by Jacob Eaton and Colonel Ebenezer Smith, then regranted in 1768 by Governor John Wentworth and named after Sir William Meredith, 3rd Baronet, a member of Parliament who opposed taxation on the colonies.
Sir William Johnson died in 1774 before the American colonies declared their independence from Britain.
His best-known students-many of whom continued to correspond with him during his long life-included ( in addition to Joseph Black, who became his colleague ) Benjamin Rush, a central figure in the founding of the United States of America ; John Morgan, who founded the first medical school in the American colonies ( the Medical School at the College of Philadelphia ); William Withering, the discoverer of digitalis ; Sir Gilbert Blane, medical reformer of the Royal Navy ; and John Coakley Lettsom, the philanthropist and founder of the Medical Society of London.
Sir Francis Drake made a reconnaissance of the coast and its sea lion colonies ; Don Juan de Garay explored the area by land a few years later.
" Sir Bartle Frere however had been sent to the Cape Colony as governor and high commissioner in 1877 with the brief of creating a Confederation of South Africa from the various British colonies, Boer Republics and native states.
During King William's War ( 1689 – 1697 ), the next most serious threat to Quebec in the 17th century came in 1690 when, alarmed by the attacks of the petite guerre, the New England colonies sent an armed expedition north, under Sir William Phips, to capture Quebec itself.
The Dominion's governor, Sir Edmund Andros, was highly unpopular in the colonies, but was especially hated in Massachusetts, where he angered virtually everyone by enforcing of the Navigation Acts, vacating land titles, appropriating a Puritan meeting house as a site to host services for the Church of England, and his restriction of town meetings, among other sundry complaints .< ref > Lovejoy, pp. 184 – 186,
* He appointed as governor-general over it Sir Edmund Andros who stated his appointment had invalidated the charters of the various constituent colonies, and presumably seeing symbolic value in physically reclaiming the documents, went to each colony to collect them.
It is notable as the place where Sir Henry Parkes delivered the Tenterfield Oration, a speech proposing that the six separate British colonies in Australia should unite into a single federation.
In April 1842 Lord Stanley ( afterwards 14th earl of Derby ), then secretary for the colonies in the second Peel Administration, wrote to Sir George Napier that the establishment of a colony in Natal would be attended with little prospect of advantage, but at the same time stated that the pretensions of the emigrants to be regarded as an independent community could not be admitted.
The Tenterfield Oration was a speech given by Sir Henry Parkes at the Tenterfield School of Arts, New South Wales, Australia on 24 October 1889 asking for the Federation of the seven Australian colonies, which were at the time self-governed but under the distant central authority of the British Colonial Secretary.
Sir Frederick Aloysius Weld, GCMG ( 1823 – 1891 ), was a New Zealand politician and a governor of various British colonies.
The Government stood firm, and had the support of the front Opposition bench ; and after some applications of the closure, Sir Frederick Broome had the satisfaction of witnessing the passage of the bill through committee with all restrictions erased, the whole of the lands of the vast territory — 1, 060, 000 square miles in extent — being freely handed over to the Legislature of Western Australia, which thus obtained its new constitution on the same basis as the other colonies of the continent, there being no opposition to the bill in the House of Lords.
Its governor, Sir Edmund Andros, came to New York that summer to establish his authority and install Francis Nicholson, a captain in the British Army, to administer those colonies as his lieutenant governor.