Punch,  54 (1868), 127.

Compensation for Hampstead Heath





Environmentalism, Railways, Transport, Commerce

    Discusses an attempt by the Metropolitan Board of Works to negotiate the purchase of Thomas M Wilson's lands for which he is charging a huge price. Suggests that the Board of Works be allowed to take legal action against Wilson, just as a railway company could take action against a landowner who charged exorbitant costs for buying his land.

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