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[Hatband-makers.] The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT. [Comb makers.]247

[Hatband-makers.] The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT. [Comb makers.]

TOBACCO-PIPE-MAKERS.

 
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THE TOBACCO-PIPE-MAKERS Company were incorporated by Charter. Their Privileges extending through the Cities of London and Westminster, the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales. They have a Master, 4 Wardens, and about 24 Assistants. They were first incorporated by King James I. in his seventeenth Year, Confirmed again by King Charles I. And lastly, the 29th of April, in the fifteenth Year of King Charles II. in all the Privileges of their aforesaid Charters.

The above Device is given by this Company on all their Publick Occasions.


HATBAND-MAKERS.

 
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THE Master, Wardens, and Assistants of the incorporated Company of HATBAND-MAKERS of London, May 26. Anno 1718, waited on his Majesty King GEORGE, with their humble Address, and Present of a Gold Hatband: Which his Majesty was graciously pleased to accept; and further promised to wear the same Hatband. And was also graciously pleased to admit them to kiss his Hand.

This Company present King George with a Gold Hatband:

J. S.

And the next Month, they waited on his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at Richmond, and presented him likewise with a Gold Hatband Who was pleased to accept and wear the same. And they were admitted to kiss his Hand: and entertained at Dinner.

And the Prince of Wales with the like Present.

If their Design hereby were to bring into Fashion the wearing of such Hatbands, they were not to be blamed.

This Company of Hatband-makers were incorporated by Charter, the first Day of December, in the 13th Year of King Charles II. by the Name of Master, Wardens, Assistants, and Fellowship of the Art and Mystery of Hatband-makers of the City of London.

The above Device is given by this Company on all their publick Occasions.


COMB-MAKERS.

 
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THE COMB-MAKERS Company were inporated by Charter, the 4th of April, in the 13th Year of King Charles I. by the Name of Master, Wardens, and Fellowship of Comb-makers of London.


STARCH-MAKERS.

 
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GARDINERS.

 
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ACADEMY of the MUSES.

 
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Here shall follow a Scheme of the Companies, drawn up many Years ago by Mr. Richard Smith, some time Secondary of the Compter; whereby, under one View, may be seen their Order, and the particular Streets or Lanes where the respective Halls stand, or stood: With a Note of such Societies as had no Hall, or no Livery, or both. Also it shall be shewn after what manner the Liveries used to be summoned to elect Parliament-men for the City.

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