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CASE OF THE SUFFERANCE WHARFS
In parliament. Case of the sufferance wharfs, against the Bill for making wet-docks, &c. in Wapping.
[London]: [1797?].
3, [1] p.; 37 cm. (2º)

Docket-title. Text has drop-head title 'Case Of The Sufferance Wharfs'. Evidence of the petitioners on behalf of the Sufferance Wharfs. Sufferance is a' Customhouse term' and the temporary 'sufferance wharves', created on the south bank of the Thames to ease congestion on the river, are distinguished from the 'Legal' quays or wharves by different Acts of Parliament. The Bill passed in amended form as Public Local Act, 1800, 40 Geo. III c.47.

Copy Notes Docket-title inscribed in ink 43 Geo.3. - C 124 - To purchase and 39 & 40 Geo 3. Ch. 47 / Ch. 69 To make / Docks, referring to further Acts forwarding the development of the docks.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6212


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