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8v (SM volume 80)


8v (SM volume 80)


Monday Eveng shewd the foregoing Obs[ervations] to his / Lordship, who express'd himself satisfied / except with the first Article, willing / to try the experiments but insists on / having the Roof raised / Wrote to Mr RH. to send two / good Joiners by his Lordships orders / recommend Derham & Webb if not / engaged - / Tuesday Augst 16 to Ballycastle 21 Irish M.[iles] (equivalent of 2240 yards rather than the statutory British mile of 1760 yards) / Mr Boydes Saltworks 500 tons per Year - / Baths in the Rock - / Colliery work to the amount of £900 pr Year / Coals 6s[hillings] per ton Car.[riage] to B[allycastl]e 2/6 Ton abt 32 Bags



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Sir John Soane's collection includes some 30,000 architectural, design and topographical drawings which is a very important resource for scholars worldwide. His was the first architect’s collection to attempt to preserve the best in design for the architectural profession in the future, and it did so by assembling as exemplars surviving drawings by great Renaissance masters and by the leading architects in Britain in the 17th and 18th centuries and his near contemporaries such as Sir William Chambers, Robert Adam and George Dance the Younger. These drawings sit side by side with 9,000 drawings in Soane’s own hand or those of the pupils in his office, covering his early work as a student, his time in Italy and the drawings produced in the course of his architectural practice from 1780 until the 1830s.

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