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This historical ebook could have quite a few typos and lacking textual content. dealers can frequently obtain a unfastened scanned reproduction of the unique publication (without typos) from the writer. no longer listed. now not illustrated. 1876 version. Excerpt: ...by an meeting of electorate. those citizen-electors have been forty-eight in quantity, and swore they'd basically select such magistrates as have been sincere, and had the nice of the kingdom at middle. every one area supplied six, the city being divided into 8 quarters. The privileges of those males have been quite a few. among others they could gather 4 instances a yr for the aim of considering at the affairs of the Province, comprising peace and warfare, which, in line with a author of the time, gave them huge authority over their fellow-townsmen. The corridor the place the Council of Magistrates was once held and the place additionally the Municipal Council held their conferences, remains to be hello lifestyles. a powerful photo, dated 1667, which nonetheless hangs within the Council Chamber, provides one a superb notion of what these Assemblies of Justice have been like a few centuries in the past. it's the portrait of the 16 magistrates and 4 secretaries retaining place of work at the moment. each is sitting in his position. the 2 males, who have been elected each area, occupy the President's table, and the 4 secretaries the small desk in entrance. every one determine is robed in black, as turns into the place of work of pass judgement on. every one face is expressive of robust personality, and a conscientious honesty. the image is via Terburg, and it definitely is a marvellous show of the exactness and gear of statement ordinarily attributed to that talented being. The colouring and magnificence are very captivating, Terburg used to be born at Zwolle, in TERBURG THE PAINTER.-205 1608; however it used to be now not until he was once approximately sixty years of age that he confirmed himself between his relatives in Deventer, the place he married one in all his cousins, and died 13 years later, with out abandoning him any little ones. doubtless whereas he used to be portray this...