Box 4

Scope and Content

Land purchases for the Canal at Appleton, Ashmore, Dunham, Grappenhall, Halton, Knot Mill, Lymm, Norton, Preston-on-the-Hill, Runcorn and Stockton Heath. Also annuities paid and a description of the audits at Worsley, legal opinions on the Duke's powers under the various Acts of Parliament, and a 1772 petition from the miners at Worsley for their wages.