Excerpt from Greenwich: Its History, Antiquities, Improvements, and Public Buildings It has t been the aim of the Compiler of this small volume, to enter into a full detail of the History of Greenwich, his object being merely to give the Outlines of its History, together with those peculiar features of the Town and immediate neighborhood which, for a long series of years, have drawn, and still continue to draw, the attention of strangers from all parts of the Kingdom. At the same time, however, it has been his study to introduce every incident that could be considered either of importance or of interest to the Parishioners. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.