A general history of inland navigation, foreign and domestic

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Page 316 - If such labor and services be done and performed and completed between the first day of November and the first day of May...
Page xi - Good roads, canals, and navigable rivers, by diminishing the expense of carriage, put the remote parts of the country more nearly upon a level with those in the neighbourhood of the town. They are upon that account the greatest of all improvements. They encourage the cultivation of the remote, which must always be the most extensive circle of the country. They are advantageous to the town, by breaking down the monopoly of the country in its neighbourhood.
Page 398 - An Act to enable the company of proprietors of the navigation from the Trent to the Mersey...
Page 390 - Act, 1831,'" certain persons were incorporated by the name of " The Company of Proprietors of the...
Page 313 - ... and again to raise the same to such sums as they shall think proper, not exceeding the sums herein mentioned, as often as it shall be deemed necessary for the interests of the said navigation.
Page 314 - And be it further enacted, that this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all judges, justices, and others, without being specially pleaded.
Page 388 - G. 3., the then proprietors and undertakers were incorporated by the name of " The Company of Proprietors of the " Mersey and Irwell Navigation," and invested with the same powers as were given by the former act.
Page 28 - Devol is the modern name of Deavolis. It is situated on a river of the same name. which falls into the Apsos five miles below Berat. The pass is now called the Boghaz of Tzangon. Achrida and Deavolis were the two cities which commanded the two roads leading from the Adriatic to Thessalonica. Anna Comn.
Page 106 - A gentleman of eminence was accordingly called in ; who, being conducted to the place where it was intended that the aqueduct should be made, ridiculed the attempt; and when the height and dimensions were communicated to him, he exclaimed, " I have often heard of castles in the air, but never before was shown where any of them were to be erected.
Page 491 - Canal from, or from some Place near Pontnewynydd, into the River Usk, at or near the Town of Newport, and a Collateral Cut or Canal from the same, at or near a place called...

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