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The slave trade's impact upon Bristol 1720-1750 By Martin Hyde
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Many think of Bristol as a city that primarily derived its wealth from the slave trade. However, is this common opinion true to the reality? By investigating Bristol around the time that the slave... More > trade was at its peak, this project attempts to discover whether Bristol's reputation was justified. Was it really built with the blood of slaves?< Less
Buarach Bháis By J Murphy
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Katharine Tynan wrote two versions of The Spancel of Death in the last decade of the nineteenth century. The first version is now reproduced, with a short introduction. The story relates to the... More > unconventional domestic life of Sir Harry Lynch-Blosse of Moate House, Balla, who died in 1788, and the gruesome love charm that is supposed to have been placed on him by his mistress.< Less
Buarach Bháis By J Murphy
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Katharine Tynan wrote two versions of The Spancel of Death in the last decade of the nineteenth century. The first version is now reproduced, with a short introduction. The story relates to the... More > unconventional domestic life of Sir Harry Lynch-Blosse of Moate House, Balla, who died in 1788, and the gruesome love charm that is supposed to have been placed on him by his mistress.< Less
Intra Muros By Rebecca Ruter Springer
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Rebecca Ruter Springer died, and then came back from the grave to write this book! This is the story of her sojourn from death to life -- from her deathbed to the life hereafter. This book recounts... More > her experiences in heaven: learning of the New Life, growing in strength and faith, and having her Spirit renewed from glory to glory. In its time, this book caused a sensation throughout America and Europe. It still holds that power, and will challenge your concepts of death and heaven as it did the stuffy religious notions of the Nineteenth Century. This book is a powerful testimony of one who journeyed beyond the grave and came back -- to tell the world of the reality of Life.< Less
Intra Muros By Rebecca Ruter Springer
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Rebecca Ruter Springer died, and then came back from the grave to write this book! This is the story of her sojourn from death to life -- from her deathbed to the life hereafter. This book recounts... More > her experiences in heaven: learning of the New Life, growing in strength and faith, and having her Spirit renewed from glory to glory. In its time, this book caused a sensation throughout America and Europe. It still holds that power, and will challenge your concepts of death and heaven as it did the stuffy religious notions of the Nineteenth Century. This book is a powerful testimony of one who journeyed beyond the grave and came back -- to tell the world of the reality of Life.< Less
Moll Flanders By Daniel Defoe
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The full title of Daniel Defoe's 1722 classic is The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, but it is commonly known as Moll Flanders. The authors own introduction to the novel... More > provides an excellent summary of the story: Moll Flanders, who was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd Variety for Threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five times a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother), Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon in Virginia, at last grew Rich, liv'd Honest, and dies a Penitent. Written from her own Memorandums Defoe worked as a journalist and a political pamphleteer, and is also famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe.< Less
The Destiny of Jim Hawkins By Richard A. Yach
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Whatever happened to Jim Hawkins of Treasure Island after he returned to England with Captain Flint’s treasure chest of gold? Rather than choose the safe path, managing an inn with his mother,... More > Jim opts for the adventures of a medical career in Bristol. Jim matures quickly from the tough lessons of the rough, waterfront slave-trade city. Much of what he learns of herbal preparation is from Livian Adams, a beautiful but deaf linen weaver. Undeterred by her disability, their eventual love will last a lifetime. After his graduation from the London Company of Surgeons, Jim’s enlistment as a surgeon’s mate in the Navy hardens him to the brutality of shipboard discipline. Despite having fought pirates, his tour of duty opens his eyes to the slave trade, naval warfare, and smuggling in the Americas. As a young surgeon, life-threatening dangers are ever present. If he thought he’d seen enough danger for one lifetime, he was sorely mistaken.< Less
The Destiny of Jim Hawkins By Richard A. Yach
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Whatever happened to Jim Hawkins of Treasure Island after he returned to England with Captain Flint’s treasure chest of gold? Rather than choose the safe path, managing an inn with his mother,... More > Jim opts for the adventures of a medical career in Bristol. Jim matures quickly from the tough lessons of the rough, waterfront slave-trade city. Much of what he learns of herbal preparation is from Livian Adams, a beautiful but deaf linen weaver. Undeterred by her disability, their eventual love will last a lifetime. After his graduation from the London Company of Surgeons, Jim’s enlistment as a surgeon’s mate in the Navy hardens him to the brutality of shipboard discipline. Despite having fought pirates, his tour of duty opens his eyes to the slave trade, naval warfare, and smuggling in the Americas. As a young surgeon, life-threatening dangers are ever present. If he thought he’d seen enough danger for one lifetime, he was sorely mistaken.< Less
Iced Tart By A. Agnew
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Estelle, the current toast of London, dead? And after a night of pleasure! Excellent fuel for gossip, but why should the death of a courtesan imperil the inheritance of an Earldom? From his home in... More > Covent Garden, Richard Devereux must trawl through both the highs and lows of eighteenth century society to find the answers.< Less
Colchester People, Volume 3 By Shani D'Cruze
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Eighteenth-century Colchester in Essex was a sizeable provincial town. Colchester People is a mine of information for those researching particular individuals and families. It also builds up a... More > picture of social, political and religious connections between families, individuals and neighbourhoods. This biographical dictionary is based on the archive compiled by John Bensusan Butt. It identifies over 1,000 individuals of the middling sort and town gentry who lived in or were associated with Colchester. This is the third of three volumes and contains appendices including entries for Colchester’s eighteenth-century inns and full indexes cross-referenced across all volumes. Volume 1 deals with surnames A-L. Volume 2 covers M-Y. Click 'Preview' below for the full indexes to Colchester People.< Less

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