|Author:||Mathew, Francis, Esquire.|
|Title:||Of the opening of rivers for navigation the benefit exemplified by the two Avons of Salisbury and Bristol : with a Mediterranean passage by water for billanders of thirty tun, between Bristol and London, with the results.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Of the opening of rivers for navigation the benefit exemplified by the two Avons of Salisbury and Bristol : with a Mediterranean passage by water for billanders of thirty tun, between Bristol and London, with the results.
Mathew, Francis, Esquire.
London: Printed by James Cottrel, 1655.
Imperfect: pages cropped, with loss of print.
Reproduction of original in the Trinity College.
Canals -- England.
Inland navigation -- England.
To his Highness, OLIVER, Lord PROTECTOR of the Common∣wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the Dominions thereto belonging.
Of the opening of Rivers for Na∣vigation, &c.
General Observations upon all Rivers as they are thought fit to be made Navigable.
The Avon of Bristol made Navigable as high as Malmsbury and Calne, with the Profits for Transportation of Coals and other Com∣modities.
By this means there would be a Mediterranean passage from Bristol to London by water;