Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways, of Great Britain

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HISTORICAL ACCOUNT

OF THE

NAVIGABLE RIVERS, CANALS,

AND

RAILWAYS,

OF

GREAT BRITAIN,

AS A REFERENCE TO

NICHOLS, PRIESTLEY & WALKER’S

MAP OF INLAND NAVIGATION,

DERIVED FROM ORIGINAL AND PARLIAMENTARY DOCUMENTS

IN THE POSSESSION OF

JOSEPH PRIESTLEY, Esq.


LONDON:

LONGMAN, REES, ORME, BROWN & GREEN, PATERNOSTER-ROW,

G. AND J CARY, MAP AND GLOBE SELLERS, 86, ST. JAMES’S-STREET,

AND

RICHARD NICHOLS, WAKEFIELD.

MDCCCXXXI.

ENTERED AT STATIONER’S HALL



WAKEFIELD:

RICHARD NICHOLS, TYPOGRAPHER,

MARKET-PLACE.

THE LARGE SIX SHEET MAP OF THE

INLAND NAVIGATION AND RAILWAYS,

OF

GREAT BRITAIN,

THE UNINTERRUPTED LABOUR OF SEVEN YEARS TO WHICH THIS VOLUME FORMS A REFERENCE, HAVING RECEIVED THE ESPECIAL PATRONAGE OF THE

LATE KING,

IS NOW, BY THE NATURAL COURSE OF EVENTS, AND WITH PERMISSION, MOST GRATEFULLY DEDICATED TO

KING WILLIAM THE FOURTH,

BY HIS MAJESTY'S MOST OBEDIENT AND MOST DEVOTED SUBJECTS AND SERVANTS,

NICHOLS, PRIESTLEY & WALKER.

TO

THOMAS TELFORD, Esq. F.R.S.L.&E.

PRESIDENT OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS;

TO THE VICE-PRESIDENTS AID MEMBERS OF THAT SCIENTIFIC AND HIGHLY TALENTED BODY,

THIS WORK,

IS MOST RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED, BY THEIR OBEDIENT SERVANT,

JO. PRIESTLEY.


This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.

 

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