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The laws of sewers, or, The office and authority of Commissioners of Sewers : containing I. Their power of enquiry into annoyances and defects of repairs of sea-banks and walls, publick streams and rivers, ditches and marsh-grounds, II. The authority of the Commissioners in making laws and ordinances, and imposing rates or taxes for repairing the walls, banks, and other defences, III. Of their power by law as to distresses, and decreeing lands to be sold to levy charges for repairs, and inflicting punishments, by fine and otherwise : also the particular offices of bailiffs, surveyors, collectors, and other officers under the Comissioners, and proceedings of a Court of Sewers, orders, warrants, &c. : to which are added, the laws relating to Rumney-Marsh and other marshes and fens.

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Names: Mears, W.
Published: [London] : In the Savoy: printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, (assigns of Ed. Sayer, Esq.) for W. Mears, at the Lamb on Ludgate-Hill, 1732.
Edition: The second edition with additions, and a new compleat table to the whole.
Topics: Flood control - Law and legislation - Great Britain - Early works to 1800. | Sewerage - Law and legislation - Great Britain - Early works to 1800. | Wetlands - Law and legislation - Great Britain - Early works to 1800. | Great Britain. Court of Sewers.
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Location & Availability for: The laws of sewers, or, The office and a