An answer to a book intituled "An inquiry into facts, and observations thereon: humbly submitted to the candid examiner into the principles of a bill intended to be offered to Parliament, for the preservation of the great level of the Fens, and the navigation through the same, by a tax on the lands, and a toll on the navigation" : wherein the claim of the adventurers on the navigations, for assistance in draining and preserving the Fens, is impartially inquired into, and the conduct of the drainers and the oppressive designs of the present bill are exhibited in their true light
Printed by H. Goldney for T. Cadell, 1778 - Drainage - 130 pages
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