Substance of the Petition of Persons interested in Collieries in Glamorganshire, Camarthenshire, and Pembrokeshire, to the House of Commons

Scope and Content

Complaining of the exemption from coal duty on carriage of coal to Bridgewater, Bristol and other Severn estuary ports granted to the Monmouthshire Canal Proprietors (under Acts 1797 and 1802), and alleging that the canal proprietors and Monmouthshire collieries had no grounds for exemption.