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HOMER, Thomas
Tonnage tables for inland navigations, calculated for distances from one mile to one hundred and ten, and from one quarter of a ton to seventy tons burthen, at the different rates of one farthing, one halfpenny, three farthings, one penny, one penny farthing, and three halfpence, per ton per mile. By Thomas Homer.
London: printed by M. and S. Brooke, 1802.
[4], 221, [1] p. : tables ; 22.0 cm. (8º)

Thomas Homer, surveyor and a shareholder in the Grand Junction Canal Company, proposed a canal between the Paddington Canal and the river Thames at Limehouse. Appointed Superintendent of the project in 1812, he embezzled funds and was sentenced to transportation in 1815.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt-ruled spine, black spine-label. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 6d., 28 February 1832. (Archives 7/16/29).

Reference Number 552


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