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Reference numberJS/1/31v
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TitleRiver Don, Yorkshire, West Riding; a scetch of the river Dun, near Thurlston Bridge betwixt Messrs Rich'es corn mill and Messrs Walton's oyl mill
Date1765
DescriptionNB The measures that are noted down were actualy taken, the rest was drawn by eye by John Smeaton 24 September 1765
Plan and explanation. Ink. Signed.
Inscription in Farey's hand; See the Printed Reports, Volume I, page 239
Access statusOpen
Related materialThe sketch referred to is reproduced in the Printed Reports, following page 222. Smeaton had been called in to adjudicate in a dispute between Mr Rich and Messrs Walton; the former complained that the erection by the latter of the dam of their oil mill had prejudiced the tail water of the former's corn mill. Smeaton in his reort dated 14 December 1765 (Printed Reports Volume I pages 239-244) decided in favour of Messrs Walton
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