The Borough Treasurer

The Borough Treasurer

by Joseph Smith Fletcher

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Half way along the north side of the main street of Highmarket an ancient stone gateway, imposing enough to suggest that it was originally the entrance to some castellated mansion or manor house, gave access to a square yard, flanked about by equally ancient buildings. What those buildings had been used for in other days was not obvious to the casual and careless observer, but to the least observant their present use was obvious enough. Here were piles of timber from Norway; there were stacks of slate from Wales; here was marble from Aberdeen, and there cement from Portland: the old chambers of the grey buildings were filled to overflowing with all the things that go towards making a house-ironwork, zinc, lead, tiles, great coils of piping, stores of domestic appliances. And on a shining brass plate, set into the wall, just within the gateway, were deeply engraven the words: Mallalieu and Cotherstone, Builders and Contractors.

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ISBN-13: 9781388912192
Publisher: Blurb
Publication date: 10/03/2019
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He has different surname. But i nhavnt read book.