Reference numberJS/6/121
Previous numbersVI.106 loose sheet iii
TitleFen Drainage
DescriptionHere follow some propositions which plainly shew the necessity of mathematical and philosophical knowledge in the draining of lands that lie near to the sea...By John Grundy of Congestone in the county of Leicester land-surveyor and teacher of the Mathematics dated April 15, 1734. With an engraving on last page and endorsement by J T Desaguliers (see Experimental Philosophy II 128)
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Inscribed in the hand of John Farey; This was not one of Mr Smeaton's papers. J Farey obtained it at the Fen Office Inner Temple in 1804. Mr Smeaton's opinion on drainage cuts, 1770, Reports V, 705
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