The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity

The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity : From the Year 1785, as Are Still of Practical Utility Volume 145

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...manner for the benefit of the public. Tm: appellants were a Canal Company, incorporated by an Act, 6 Geo. III. c. xcvii., with power to construct a canal from the Severn to the Trent, passing within two miles of Wolverhampton, at a place called Autherley. The respondents were a Canal Company, incorporated by an Act, 8 Geo. III. c. xxxix., with power to construct a canal from Birmingham to Bilston, which is in the parish of Wolverhampton, and thence to communicate with the appellants' canal at Autherley; and their Act provided that if, after making the canal from Birmingham to Bilston, they failed to make the extension from Bilston to Autherley, so as to effect a free, easy and perfect communication between Birmingham and the appellants' canal, the appellants should have liberty to complete the navigation, and to repair and support the same when made. The respondents made the canal from Birmingham to Bilston, (1) Applied, A1/'r Harbour Trus-G. N. Rail. 0 Ireland 1900 2 Ir. R. tees v. Oswald (1883) 8 App. Cas. 325, 334. 'tum ap lied, G. W. 623, 634; Preston Corporation v. Rail. Co. v. Solihull um-l CouncilFulwood Local Board (1885) 53 L. T. (1902) 86 L. T. 852, C. A. 718, 34 V. R. 196; McEvoy v. but they failed to make the proposed extension or canal of communication from their own canal at the latter place to the appellants' canal at Autherley. Thereupon, in May, 1770, the appellants presented a petition for leave to bring in a bill to empower them to make the same, the Act of 8 Geo. III. c. xxxix. not giving them the necessary powers to purchase lands, and to raise funds for this purpose. In consequence of this petition, the two Companies came to an arrangement, under which each Company appointed, by deed, ...show more

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