File of papers relating to the setting up of an intended Canal at Neath. Contains 'An Act for making and maintaining a Canal or Navigable Communication from or near a certain Place called Abernant [Aber-nant, Cadoxton-juxta-Neath parish], in the County of Glamorgan, to and through a certain Place called The Brickfield, near Melincrythan [Melin Crythan] Pill, into the River of Neath, near the Town of Neath, in the said County', 31 Geo. III 1790, cap. LXXXV; resolutions and draft resolutions of meetings regarding the intended canal Jul-Sep 1790; list of gentlemen present at a meeting about the Canal dated 13 Sep 1790; list of subscribers' names to the Neath Canal dated 16 Dec 1790; proposed clause taken from a draft Bill read and approved at a meeting held in Neath; accoung sheet stating tonnage as paid to the Canal Co. to Capel H. Leigh esq. Jul 1816-Jun 1823 and credited stock Jul 1823-Jun 1824; notes of Mr. Brough regarding a proposed tramroad from the Tennant Canal to the mineral property of Mr. Leigh dated Jun 1825; letter from Mr. Kemeys of Tenby regarding the Cwm Dylais Tram Road and the Neath Canal dated Apr 1826; 1790-1826