Notice entitled ‘Canal. Aug. 8, 1818. The very respectable meeting convened at Stockton on the 31st of last month, to consider of the expediency of cutting a canal into the Coal District, appears to have been so unanimous respecting it… but, differing, as I do, in opinion with all who decide for a canal, I venture to submit to them, and to the Public generally, whether it would not be best to reject a canal altogether, and substitute a Rail Road on the most approved construction…’

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Followed by costings of both canal and railway, showing the latter to be considerably cheaper, and yielding more profit. Signed ‘X Y’. Printed by Christopher & Jennet, Stockton.

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