Anno Regni Georgii Regis. Tricesimo Tertio. An Act for rebuilding of Tron Church of the City of Glasgow; for Opening Certain Streets; for removing Obstructions in Tron Street; for building a Bridge over the River Clyde etc, 17th June 1793.
printer - Charles Eyre and Andrew Strachan. London, 1793. 1st Edition, Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Anno Regni Georgii Regis. Tricesimo Tertio. An Act for rebuilding of Tron Church of the City of Glasgow; for Opening Certain Streets; for removing Obstructions in Tron Street; for building a Bridge over the River Clyde, opposite to the Salt Market Street; for regulating the Weight and Measure of Coals and the Mode of carrying Wood and Timber on the Streets of the Said City; for enlarging the Gaol or Tolbooth there; and for felling Part of the High or Carlton Green and also the Glebe belonging to the Inner High Church, and Parish of Glasgow. 17th June 1793. "Whereas the Tron or Laigh Church, One of the Parish Churches in the City of Glasgow, has been lately burnt down by accidental fire...". This part of the act gives authority for the rebuilding of a new church, which shall be a Parish Church either on its former site or on a new site There is then a section to allow the City to purchase land situated on the East Side of Candlerigg Street for the purpose of making a bowling green. Followed by Powers to open certain streets and remove obstructions, Trongate Street, a new street between Buchanan Street and the Turnpike Road etc. Powers to build a bridge "opposite or nearly opposite, to the South End of the said Salt Market Street, from the Laigh Green of Glasgow... to that Part of the Lands and Barony of Gorbals belonging to Hutchinson's Hospital" and to make Streets and Roads in connection with the bridge and to take tolls on the bridge. This "Glasgow" act had key proposals for the urban development of the City in Scotland in the late 18th Century. It is bound in hard green covers, is almost certainly taken from a larger volume or series of volumes which would have contained all the Acts of Parliament for that year, and contains a titlepage, probably from that (or the first of those) volume/s with the Royal crest and the printer's details - Charles Eyre and Andrew Strachan. The pages of the Act are numbered from 3831 through to 3851, the first Capital is heavily decorated, the binding has included a number of blank pages at the rear. The green covers are clean and firm and the binding sound, the pages are clean, crisp, free from tears and are only very slightly darkened. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10533-106011. ISBN: 0948134151
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