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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
  There were no big banks, no large stock market. Private investors were deeply suspicious of an untested, new idea. They feared that their money could be lost. The risks were high and it was hard to say which schemes were sound and which were foolish. Smal image of Thames & Severn Canal loan certificate
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