Excerpt from A View of the British Empire, More Especially Scotland, Vol. 2: With Some Proposals for the Improvement of That Country, the Extension of Its Fisheries, and the Relief of the People
Having aiked Mr. Smeaton, if a canal of 4 feet was praéti cable between thofe riv... ers, he anfwercd in the affirmative; adding, that with fufiicicnt funds, he could carry a canal over hill: or under them. Of any depth. Another engineer declares that 5 feet deep was praéticable.
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