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The New River: A Legal History

Bernard Rudden


This book is a study of the New River Company. It gives a highly complex and comprehensive analysis of the complicated legal problems encountered from the company's inception in the in the first decade of the seventeenth century to its municipalization and conversion to a property company at the turn of the twentieth century. The problems of water supply, hygiene and even general business matters are examined in a relatively narrow framework. As s legal history, this book is full of technical terms. This book, however, is not without merits. It contains interesting chapters on shares, in which ... More

Keywords: New River Company, water supply, shares, governance, finance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1985 Print ISBN-13: 9780198254973
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254973.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bernard Rudden, author