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Papers relating to Rochester Bridge, part V

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Papers relating to Rochester Bridge, part V
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ff. iii + 368
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Transcripts and excerpts, with a few letters:-

(1) Contributory lands, including lists and particulars of lands, printed list (1731), and a few letters; apportionment of contributions, names of freeholders, etc. fols. 1-87;-

(2) Election of wardens and assistants, with (fols. 131-9) polls at the election of wardens, 1744. fols. 90-144;-

(3) Orders, regulations, papers conc. leases, etc. (partly from 210). Includes correspondence and printed material relating to a dispute with Richard Burgis, conc. his lease, 1744, and A Proposal for Rules and Orders concerning leases (1745). fols. 145-300;-

(4) Acts of Parliament, commissions, temp. Phil. and Mary, Eliz., excerpts from the Textus Roffensis. fols. 301-34;-

(5) Miscellaneous, including a note by John Thorpe, junior, on the loss of life at the capsizing of HMS 'Pembroke', 7 Feb.1744/5. fols. 335-68.

Contents list, fol. ii.
Thorpe, John (1715-1792), antiquary
Thorpe, John (1682-1750), antiquary
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