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TO Tim EDITOR OF THE GAZETTE AND GUARDIAN SIR,—Your correspondent B." while he enume- rates all the real and imaginary inconveniences which may arise from individuals being prevented crossing a canal or rail-road for any purpose they may think proper, has altogether omitted noticing those precautions which the legislature always takes to prevent the privilege thus given to canals, or rail-roads, from being injurious to the public. I need not inform your readers that before any Act for incorporating a new Canal or Rail-road Company, can be obtained, every landowner has the power of applying for such communication between his lands as he may think necessary this, if bona fide for that purpose, is invariably granted, and included in the map or plan of such canal or rail-road before it re- ceives the sanction of the legislature. I can more- over safely leave it to your correspondent to name any one instance where, even subsequently to their incorporation, any Canal or Rail-road Company have refused an accommodation of this kind to a land- owner, on his giving them such a nominal acknow- ledgment as would preclude him from using it to their injury, and for purposes not expressed in his application. No disinterested person can suppose that any body of men would invest their capital in forming public communications unless they were protected by the legislature from such endless crossings, and parallel lines as future speculators might think de- sirable and as it might happen (even in this coun- try, where the character of a British merchant is supposed to be always synonymous with fair dealing; that individuals would endeavour first to establish a right of crossing canals or rail-roads under the plea of wanting accommodation as landowners, and after- wards apply such right to carrying on speculations injurious to those from whom they have received that consent, it is but reasonable that all fair pre- cautions should be taken for defeating such a manoeuvre. Relying on the impartiality which has hitherto manifested itself in your columns, I request the in- sertion of the above, and remain, Sir, Your most obedient servant, November 13, 1833. A CANAL OYVNER'

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