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Reference number

57/5/5

Purpose

Soane office, LONDON: Warehouse, Wiggins Quay, Lower Thames St., Copies of designs for a warehouse for Thomas Hibbert Esq., made for valuation & compensation purposes, 1804, Plan of basement, 1st & 2nd storeys, elevation towards Thames Street, d: March 31st 1804

Inscribed

towards Thames Street

Signed and dated

March 31st 1804

Notes

Drawer 57, set 5: Drawings of wharfs & warehouses, made or collected for valuation purposes, to gauge compensation due under the West India & London Dock Acts of 1807 & 1808.

Level

Drawing

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