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Land for the route

London Canal Museum - home page Enquiry 2 Getting the water Keeping the water Finding an engineer Acts of Parliament Land for the route Getting the money
  Even with the permission of Parliament, landowners who objected to the canal passing through their land could cause a lot of obstacles. Land had to be bought for the canal and the talks were often difficult. Some landowners wanted to prevent the canal from being built or to obtain a very high price if they could. Small drawing, landowner on horseback
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