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£ s. d.
· 1,309,014 12
Tolls due, but unpaid
39,542 8 1
192,745 16 5
One Third sup-
192,745 16 5
385,491 12 10
Repairs and Statute Duty done by
Parliament, and Improvements
Includes Statute Duty and Interest not brought into
s Expenditure above Income, taking the Gross, and
Interest not brought in Charge being added.
Comparative Statements of the above Years.
1,119 Increase, 94.
3,783 Increase, 1,298.
£392 Increase, £137 per Mile.
* Miles. — From the Manner in which the Account of 1821 was made up, it is not improbable that the Distance was
1821 and 1829.
2,485 Acts of Parliament
£255 Debts per Mile
computed, instead of being taken by Admeasurement.
NOT E S.
Note A. Page 50.
STOWE VALLEY IMPROVEMENT.
Investigation of the best Plan to be adopted for improving
the Road through Stowe Hill Valley. By John Mac
neill. * IN
a great public work of this kind, where a considerable sum of money is to be laid out, it becomes of the greatest importance to ascertain not only what would be the best plan to be adopted, but also to what extent it should be carried, or, in other words, what sum of money should be laid out on the works so as to produce the most advantageous result.
Without altering the entire line of road, as originally proposed by Mr. Telford, which would unquestionably have been the wisest measure, there does not appear to be any means of effecting an improvement of the present line of road, except by embanking across the valley, or lowering the ridges, or by both.
It is evident that each of these plans will admit of
This paper, which was prepared for the Parliamentary Commissioners, was, with their permission, read at the Institution of Civil Engineers. This and the following notes have been furnished by Mr. Macneill.