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CERTAIN MILE-WAYS LEADING TO OXFORD,
AND MAKING A
THROUGH THE PARISH OF ST. CLEMENT, &c.
For amending certain of the Mile-Ways leading to
OXFORD; for making a commodious Entrance through the Parish of Saint Clement ; for Rebuilding or Repairing Magdalen Bridge; for making commodious Roads from the said Bridge, through the University and City, and the Avenues leading thereto ; for Cleansing and Lighting the Streets, Lanes, and Places within the said University and City, and the Suburbs thereof, and the said Parish of Saint Clement : for removing Nuisances and Annoyances therefrom, and preventing the like for the future ; for empowering Colleges and Corporations to alienate their Estates there ; for Removing, Holding, and Regulating Markets within the said City; and for other Purposes.
THEREAS fuch of the several Roads near the Preamble.
Mile-Ways, as are not Part of any Turnpike Road, are in a very bad State and Condition; and the Annual Payments directed or mentioned to be paid in lieu of every Yard Land within five Miles of the faid University and City of Oxford, or the Franchises of the same, by an A&t made in the Eighteenth Year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled, “ An Aet for the Repairing A& of the “ and Amending of the Bridges and Highways near unto 18th of “ the City of Oxford,” have been found insufficient to keep the said Bridges and Roads in Repair, although sufficient.
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