Aire and Calder Navigation
AN ACT for the making and keeping Navigable the Rivers of Aire and Calder in the County of York.
Cover leaf plus 18pp., small folio, disbound, black letter. Fine decorative initial letter and headpiece. Act of Parliament.
Aire and Calder Navigation
AN ACT to amend an Act... intituled An Ac for the making and keeping navigable the Rivers of Aire and Calder... and for making a navigable Canal from the said River Aire, at or near Haddlesey, to the River Ouze, at the Old Brick Garth...
Cover leaf + 96pp, small folio, disbound. Act of Parliament. Marginal headings throughout e.g. 'Undertakers to make Towing Paths'.
for cleansing, deepening, and widening a Creek, called Beverley Back... and for Repairing the Staiths near the said Beck, and for Amending the Roads leading from the said River to the Town of Beverley.... 1727. Cover leaf + 13pp, disbound, Act of Parliament... together with... AN ACT for more effectually cleansing, deeping, widening and preserving a Creek called Beverley Beck... 1744. Cover leaf + 10pp. 2 items. Acts of Parliament.
1727 and 1744.
AN ACT for repairing the Road leading from a Gate commonly called Sacred Gate, on the South East Side of the Town of Hedon.... through the said Town, to Hull North Bridge.
29pp, disbound, plus cover leaf. Some slight browning in parts.
AN ACT for amending an Act.... intituled An Act for dividing and inclosing Heworth Moor....
8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament.
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AN ACT for making the River Derwent, in the County of York, Navigable.
Cover leaf + 16pp., small folio, disbound, black letter. Attractive floral initial letter and headpiece. Some slight spotting in right margin.
¶ The navigation would open 'a Trade and Commerce between the several Ridings... and be a means of Employing the Poor, Encreasing the Number of Watermen, and Advancing the Trade of the said County...'.
AN ACT for making the River Dun, in the West Riding of the County of York, Navigable,
from Holmestile in Doncaster, up to the utmost Extent of Tinsley, Westward, a Township within Two Miles of Sheffield... 1726. Cover leaf + 28pp... together with... AN ACT for improving the Navigation of the River Dun, from a Place called Holmestile... to Wilsick House... 1727. Cover leaf + 30pp... together with... AN ACT to explain and amend Two Acts... for making navigable the River Dun... and for the better perfecting and maintaining the said Navigation... 1732. Cover leaf + 41pp... together with... AN ACT for the more effectual improving the Navigation of the River Dun... to Fishlock Ferry... 1739. Cover leaf + 44pp. All small folio, disbound, black letter, all with decorative engraved initial letter. 4 items.
AN ACT for vesting divers Lands and Hereditaments in the Parish of Halifax, in the County of York, in Trustees and their Heirs... discharged from all Claims of the Crown in respect of any Forfeiture incurred under or by virtue of the Statues of Mortmain...
6pp, disbound, folio, Act of Parliament.
¶ Refers to agreements made with owners of lands through which a canal from the Calder Navigation to the Duke of Bridgwater's Canal was to run.
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