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A History Of New York, For Schools Volume 1 - William Dunlap
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ... hostilities commenced. But having anticipated several events of the years 1769 and ''70, 1 must proceed to those of Governor Tryon''s administration in 1771. An occurrence of a private nature is recorded worthy of our attention before we enter on the subject of the opposition to the introduction of the East India Company''s tea: I mean an instance of the extinction of life by what is called spontaneous combustion. John. That is, I believe, sir, when any material takes fir,e of itself, without any apparent cause. I remember reading of a gentleman who took off his silk stockings when he went to bed and threw them on the floor, and next morning found in their stead a handful of ashes. Un. There are many such instances on record; but this I am to mention is more rare, wonderful, and awful. We can imagine without great effort that electricity or some other natural cause should produce the ignition of a piece of dry cloth or silk, but that a living body, in apparent health, replete with blood and other animal fluids, should so take fire and be consumed, appears to be among the most strange and terrifick of natural phenomena. Wm. And have such things happened, sir 1 Un. Yes. The instances are rare, but the facts undoubted. I have never heard of but one in our city, and that occurred on the new-year''s eve of January, 1771. The person who suffered by a death so dreadful to our imaginations, was a woman of large dimensions, masculine person, coarse manners, notorious in the neighbourhood for her boldness, habitual intemperance, and the vices allied to, and engendered by it. She lived in the upper part of a house, and by herself; access to her apartment being by a stairway on the outside of the building. A person who had left this woman in apparent... William Dunlap, Books, History, A History Of New York, For Schools Volume 1 Books>History, General Books LLC

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ... hostilities commenced. But having anticipated several events of the years 1769 and ''70, 1 must proceed to those of Governor Tryon''s administration in 1771. An occurrence of a private nature is recorded worthy of our attention before we enter on the subject of the opposition to the introduction of the East India Company''s tea: I mean an instance of the extinction of life by what is called spontaneous combustion. John. That is, I believe, sir, when any material takes fir,e of itself, without any apparent cause. I remember reading of a gentleman who took off his silk stockings when he went to bed and threw them on the floor, and next morning found in their stead a handful of ashes. Un. There are many such instances on record; but this I am to mention is more rare, wonderful, and awful. We can imagine without great effort that electricity or some other natural cause should produce the ignition of a piece of dry cloth or silk, but that a living body, in apparent health, replete with blood and other animal fluids, should so take fire and be consumed, appears to be among the most strange and terrifick of natural phenomena. Wm. And have such things happened, sir 1 Un. Yes. The instances are rare, but the facts undoubted. I have never heard of but one in our city, and that occurred on the new-year''s eve of January, 1771. The person who suffered by a death so dreadful to our imaginations, was a woman of large dimensions, masculine person, coarse manners, notorious in the neighbourhood for her boldness, habitual intemperance, and the vices allied to, and engendered by it. She lived in the upper part of a house, and by herself; access to her apartment being by a stairway on the outside of the building. A person who had left this woman in apparent... William Dunlap, Books, History, A History Of New York, For Schools Volume 1 Books>History

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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 108 Seiten, L=152mm, B=229mm, H=6mm, Gew.=168gr, [GR: 25500 - TB/Geschichte], [SW: - History - General History], Kartoniert/Broschiert

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