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the decade from 1760 to 1769

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The opera is today remembered primarily for its dramatic Sturm und Drang overture, typical of the proto-Romantic movement which shaped the German-speaking world of literature and music between the late 1760s and the early 1780s.
A prospector paid a farmer a fortune to be allowed to dig for what he thought might be slate in the 1760s.
It is thought that Brown, born in nearby Kirkharle, may have advised Wallington owner Sir Walter Blackett on the design of his new pleasure grounds at Rothley in the 1760s and 1770s.
Here are how 17 Merseyside Wetherspoon pubs got their names: Hoylake Lights, Hoylake | This pub is named for Hoylake's upper and lower lighthouses, known as the Hoylake Lights, which were built in the 1760s. The site of the pub was once a field and has also been a draper's, a chandlery and a funeral home.
Photo feature by Abdullah Al-Harbi ABU DHABI, Nov 10 (KUNA) -- Qasr Al-Hosn also known as the (White Fort) in Abu Dhabi, constructed in the 1760s, reflects the history of Abu Dhabi since the 18th century.
By the early 1760s he was able to lease the mansion and estate of Llanidan, at Brynsiencyn, Anglesey, overlooking the Menai Straits.
Originally stored in the vault at the Delaware County Institute of Science, Media, Pa., the blocks feature three parallel sage leaves that match images on Franklin's 1760s shilling notes for Delaware's government, which bear the ominous slogan "To Counterfeit is DEATH."
William Paine was the son of a prominent local judge and had been sent to Harvard College and studied medicine in the 1760s. In 1775, Mr.
Quebec's identity has been contentious since the 1760s when the British completed their takeover of what was then called New France.
In order to give the pre-1793 Irish militia and the ideas that surrounded it the prominence they deserve, he highlights its social importance, especially before the 1760s, its roles in defining men's places in local hierarchies, and in negotiating the relationship between individual and state, and in demonstrating the nature of the nation's polity to outsiders.
The canal arrived in the 1760s, then came industrial expansion throughout the 1800s and early/mid 1900s.
Donald Marshall, a Mi'kmaq who had been charged with fishing eels out of season, fishing without a licence, and fishing with an illegal net, successfully argued to the Supreme Court that treaties from the 1760s gave him a right to catch fish for sale and excused him of fisheries regulations.
Even though the symbol 'x' has been universally acknowledged to represent a kiss since the 1760s, the trademark 'xo' continues to creep into our corporate lives and encroach on what is deemed acceptable social etiquette and professionalism.
Visitors can find out everything about the town, from how Roman legions arrived in the third century to how in the 1760s one Methusala Jones, from Arfon, started Diffwys Quarry.
By the 1760s, issues of authority and sovereignty created perplexing questions, in part because Americans lived under multiple lawmaking entities.