The history of the drainage of the great level of the Fens, called Bedford level; with the constitution and laws of the Bedford level corporation. 2 vols. [and map].

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1830
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Page 558 - An officer de facto is one who has the reputation of being the officer he assumes to be, and yet is not a good officer in point of law.
Page 519 - Meeting of the Governor, Bailiffs and Commonalty of the Company of Conservators of the great Level of the Fens...
Page 280 - OLIVER, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging, to the Commissioners authorised by a late Ordinance for Approbation of Public Preachers, or ' to
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Page 537 - Good Friday and Sunday, between the hours of nine in the morning and three in the afternoon, to inspect the books and papers wherein the admission or swearing in of the freemen, burgesses or other members or officers of such corporation, shall be entered, and to have copies or minutes of the admission, or the entry of swearing in of any one or more of such freemen, burgesses, or other members or officers, upon paying 6d.

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