Minutes Thu 25 Jul 1850

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Thu 25 Jul 1850


Mr Richards of Thames & Severn Canal Co proposed a reduction of 9d in tonnage of coal to Cirencester, 3d to come from 8 miles of Stroudwater and 6d from 16 miles of their canal.

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At a Special Meeting of the Committee of the Stroudwater Navigation held at the Committee Room at Wallbridge on Thursday July 25th 1850
Present: M^r Hen^y Sikes, Geo Hen Aug^t Beard, Tho^s C Croome.
The Committee of the Thames & Severn Canal Company accompanied by M^r Willson their Clerk attended and entered into a full discussion of many points relating to the mutual Interest of the Two Companies and in reference to the Tonnage on Coals to Cirencester it was proposed by M^r Richards on behalf of their Company that a Reduction of Nine pence should be made on Coals carried from Framilode to Cirencester out of which this Company should allow Three pence on 8 Miles and the Thames & Severn Canal Company should allow Sixpences on 16 miles to which proposition an answer was promised after the Special Meeting on Wednesday next.

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