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The history of the ancient and present state of the navigation of the port of King's-Lyn, and of Cambridge, and the rest of the trading towns in those parts; and of the navigable rivers that have their course through the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level. Also the history of the ancient and present state of draining in that level, in the province of marshland, and the hundreds and parts adjacent. From authentick records, and ancient manuscripts; and from observations and surveys carefully made upon the spot these three years last past. With the method proposed for draining the said fens, and amending the harbour of Lyn: by Col. John Armstrong, Chief Engineer of England. Illustrated with maps.

  • Badeslade, Thomas.
MDCCLXVI. [1766]
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London : printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers, over-against Gray's-Inn Gate, Holborn; and B. White, in Fleet-Street, MDCCLXVI. [1766]

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[8],148p.,plates : maps ; 2⁰.


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ESTC T136295

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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