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Drainage

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Bedford Level Corporation: letter book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3598
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters, mostly initialled 'R. G.' [Richard, Lord Gorges], to or by the following: Robert Mingay, Ralph Peirson, Anthony Ham[m]ond, William Bourne, Mark Le Pla, Richard Shippen, J. Willis, Col. Francis Underwood, William Russell duke of Bedford, Hugh Underwood, Samuel Fortrey, Edward Barber, John Saffery, Peter Dymond, and Isaac Wheeler. fo. 2: list of addresses. fo. 88: blank. Several fos torn out. fo. 1v: 'BL 10608' (in pencil).

Dates: 1672-1673
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Bedford Level: Warrant book of the conservators of the Great Level of the Fens

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3325
Scope and Contents

Attached to fo. 3 is a sheet containing an estimate of money owing by the conservators for work done on the Middle Level, 4 Feb. 1673. Incomplete alphabetical index (late 17th cent.) begins on a flyleaf.

Dates: 4 Dec. 1671-Mar. 1674
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 Fonds

Corporation of the Bedford Level: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5997
Scope and Contents

A series of letters and other papers relating to the Corporation of the Bedford Level.

Dates: 1790-1799
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

'Note on a Dune Drainage System' by V. J. Chapman, 1937-06

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/3/ChapmanV/5
Scope and Contents

Offprint from Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Volume 81.

Dates: Publication: 1937-06
 Fonds

Thomas Shepheard: Tracts relating to the draining of the Fens

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.463
Scope and Contents Copies of: Cornelius Vermuyden, Discourse touching the Draining of the Great Fens, London, 1642; William Dodson, Design for the perfect draining of the great Level of the Fens, London, 1665. Attached to fo. 3: map of Fens, drawn by Shepheard. Attached to fo. 33: map of Bedford Level, drawn by Shepheard. Attached to fo. 91: Andrewes Burrell, An Explanation of the Drayning Workes which have been lately made for the Kings Maiestie in Cambridgeshire ..., [n.p.], 1641, printed tract. fo. 90v:...
Dates: 1754
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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