Its members were called Brothers and Knights, and its officials Commanders.
In 1871 a land company, promoted by railway officials, founded Birmingham.
The conseil prive is a deliberative body under the presidency of the lieutenant-governor, composed of colonial officials together with two native members.
Religious officials and shepherds in charge of flocks were exempt.
Besides the plunderers, very various people, some drawn by curiosity, some by official duties, some by self-interest--house owners, clergy, officials of all kinds, tradesmen, artisans, and peasants--streamed into Moscow as blood flows to the heart.