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Mansion House (Public Landing, Maryland)
... Mansion House, located near Public Landing, Maryland, United States, is an early-to-mid-nineteenth century plantation house ... This "telescoping house" was built in five main parts beginning about 1835 ... The distinct blocks were designed in a manner that separated the main house from the servants' quarters while keeping them close at hand ...
Joseph Smith Mansion House
... The Joseph Smith Mansion House in Nauvoo, Illinois is a building constructed by Joseph Smith, Jr ... Smith used the house as a personal home, a public boarding house, a hotel, and as a site for the performance of temple ordinances ... Foster should fulfill the contract he had entered into to build a house for Smith to live in ...
Sloane Square Tube Station - History
... London Line to Willesden Junction, then the West London Line to Addison Road and the MDR to Mansion House - the new eastern terminus of the MDR ... a now demolished link, to the West London Line to Addison Road and the MDR to Mansion House ... On 30 June 1900, the Middle Circle service was withdrawn between Earl's Court and Mansion House ...
Mansion House, Newport - History
... The present grounds of the Mansion House were bought in four lots by John Liscombe, Leather Merchant and Sadler of Commercial Street, Newport, between 1886 and 1889 ... He built the House in the early 1890s and used it as his personal residence until his death in November 1914 ... The portrait was given to the Mansion House by the original Leather Merchants and Sadlers firm which still operates in Newport ...
Bristol Riots - Queen Square Riots, 1831
... The Bristol Riots of 1831 took place after the House of Lords rejected the second Reform Bill, which aimed to get rid of some of the rotten boroughs and give Britain's fast growing industrial towns ... Bristol had been represented in the House of Commons since 1295, however by 1830 only 6,000 of the 104,000 population had the vote ... in a disturbance going on outside, and an angry mob chased him to the Mansion House in Queen Square ...

Famous quotes containing the words house and/or mansion:

    A house is a machine for living in.
    Le Corbusier [Charle Édouard Jeanne] (1887–1965)

    I draw the sword myself; take it, and hit
    The innocent mansion of my love, my heart.
    Fear not, ‘tis empty of all things but grief.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)