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An impartial account of Soham Meer, 1753

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9874

Scope and Contents

His account describes the major events on Soham Mere during his lifetime, both natural and technical, from breaches of the fen walls to fen drainage. It was dedicated to, and probably prepared for presentation to, George Townshend (1724-1807), 1st Marquess Townshend.

Dates

  • 1753

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 collection

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from John Hart, Doe Barn, Front Street, Binham, Norfolk, NR21 OAL, OCT 2010

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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