Correspondence upon the subject of the Eau-Brink cut, between sir Thomas Hyde Page, and Mr. Mylne ... 1801 and 1802 (Google eBook)

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Page 12 - When we mean to build We first survey the plot, then draw the model ; And when we see the figure of the house, Then must we rate the cost of the erection ; Which if we find outweighs ability, What do we then, but draw anew the model In fewer offices ; or at least desist To build at all ? Much more in this great work . . . should we survey The plot of situation and the model ; Consent upon a sure foundation ; Question surveyors...
Page 49 - Act for improving the Drainage of the Middle and South Levels, Part of the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, and the Low Lands adjoining or near to the said Levels ; as also the Lands adjoining or near to the River Ouze, in the County of Norfolk, draining through the same to Sea by the Harbour of Kings Lynn, in the said County ; and for altering and improving the Navigation of the said River Ouze, from or near a place called Eau...
Page 49 - Lynn, and the navigation thence to the open sea," stated, that by Act of Parliament 85 Geo. Ill, c. 77, entitled, " An Act for improving the drainage of the middle and south levels, part of the great level of the fens called Bedford level, and the...
Page 15 - ... matière, remarque très-bien que la hauteur des levées qu'on a faites pour contenir le Pô , va toujours en diminuant...
Page 49 - Norfolk, draining through the same to the sea by the harbour of King's Lynn, in the said county; and for altering and improving the navigation of the said river Ouze...
Page 65 - That the thanks of this meeting be given to the Chairman, for his attention to the business of the meeting, and for his impartial conduct in the chair.
Page 15 - ... quoiqu'ordinairement la pente diminue d'autant plus qu'il eft. plus près de fon embouchure , la vîtefle cependant eft fouvent plus grande par les raifons que nous avons rapportées.
Page 49 - Cut, which are, and is to be fuch as herein before di<" reded, and no other, it fhall be lawful for the two Engineers fo differing " in Opinion, and they are hereby required to call in to their affiftance, " ibme other able and experienced Engineer, by way of Umpire.
Page 49 - other of them, touching any of the Works, Matters, and Things aforefaid, «' fave and except as to the dimenfions and General form of the faid inten...
Page 18 - East side thereof shall have the forelands sixty feet in breadth, between the edges or sides of the middle or Navigable Channel, and the foot of the new Banks to be constructed on each side of the said new River or Cut...

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