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Reasons in favour of the London-docks. by Vaughan, William

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Published in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • London (England) -- Docks, wharves, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Number (5) in his A collection of tracts on wet-docks for the port of London. (London) 1797.

The Physical Object
Pagination9 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19416658M

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  From to he published a series of pamphlets and tracts advocating the construction of docks for the port of London, and on 22 April he gave evidence before a parliamentary committee in favour of the bill for establishing wet docks. The great development of London as a port must be regarded as partly due to his unceasing exertions. used books, rare books and new books More editions of Reasons in favour of the London-docks.: Reasons in favour of the London-docks.: ISBN () Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. Reasons in favour of London Docks, London, A Comparative Statement of the Advantages and Disadvantages of the Docks in Wapping and the Isle of Dogs, 2nd ed. London, The first six were published together in as A Collection of Tracts on Wet Docks for the Port of London, with Hints on Trade and Commerce and on Free Ports. Nick Young How London's Docks Got Their Names. Poplar Dock. London Docks. Built in Wapping in the early 19th century, these docks consisted of a Western Dock and an Eastern Dock, linked by the.