A History of Inland Transport and Communication in England/Authorities

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[ 517 ]Harper, C. G.: "The Holyhead Road" (1902); "The Great North Road" (1910).

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Census of Production (1907). [Cd. 5254.]

Departmental Committee on Railway Agreements and Amalgamations (1911). [Cd. 5631.]

Joint Committee on the Amalgamation of Railway Companies (1872). [364.]

Local Taxation, by H. H. Fowler (Lord Wolverhampton) (1893). [168.]

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