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INCOME.

EXPENDITURE.

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S. d.

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£ s. d.
366,212 10 11

Tolls received

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£

d. £ S. d. Interest on Debt Manual Labour

303,173 4 O 1,348,557 07 Team Labour 578,237 9 One Third sup

192,745 16 5
posed Manual

192,745 16 5
Labour
Residue, Team
Labour,

and

385,491 12 10
167,799 10 10 some Improve-

ments
Team Labour, as above
Land purchased, &c.
Repairs, &c.
Salaries, &c.

Repairs and Statute Duty done by
288 5 4 Parishes, and not brought into

Charge
38,648 8 1 Payments, &c. (including Acts of

Parliament, and Improvements
above 1001.)

Ditto, supposed Value
of Work performed 100,000 0 0
by Parishes

385,491 12 10
56,263 18 1
63,968 9 10
196,025 011

D D

Fines

100,000 0 0

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Includes Statute Duty and Interest not brought into

Charge.

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s Expenditure above Income, taking the Gross, and

Interest not brought in Charge being added.

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* Miles. — From the Manner in which the Account of 1821 was made up, it is not improbable that the Distance was

computed, instead of being taken by Admeasurement.

NOTES

NOT E S.

Note A. Page 50.

HOLYHEAD ROAD.

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.

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