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[Drop-head title:] An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Tenth Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An Act for repairing and amending the Highways from the North Part of Harlow-bush Common, in the Parish of Harlow, to Woodford in the County of Essex

[Drop-head title:] An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Tenth Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An Act for repairing and amending the Highways from the North Part of Harlow-bush Common, in the Parish of Harlow, to Woodford in the County of Essex

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[Drop-head title:] An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Tenth Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An Act for repairing and amending the Highways from the North Part of Harlow-bush Common, in the Parish of Harlow, to Woodford in the County of Essex

by [ACTS - GEORGE II]

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London: Printed by Thomas Baskett and Robert Baskett, 1742. [2], 423-426pp. Disbound. Scattered spotting. A rare survival of a Georgian act (both continuing and amending earlier legislation) relating to the improvement of toll roads in Harlow, Essex. The collection of tolls, nominally raised in order to defray road maintenance expenses, was overseen by numerous 'turnpike trusts', each established by an individual act of parliament. Universally despised, and frequently corrupt, the turnpike system was eventually rendered obsolete by the rise of the railways. In 1895 the system was discontinued, when responsibility for the roads was handed to local authorities. . Folio.

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[Drop-head title:] An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Tenth Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An Act for repairing and amending the Highways from the North Part of Harlow-bush Common, in the Parish of Harlow, to Woodford in the County of Essex
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[ACTS - GEORGE II]
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Printed by Thomas Baskett and Robert Baskett
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1742
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Folio
Keywords
Government

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