Minutes Thu 25 Apr 1861

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Thu 25 Apr 1861


General Half Yearly Meeting.
Tonnage since 1 October 1860 £2142 4s 2d. After wages, etc, £1557 2s 10d profit. Dividend of £7 15s declared.

Verbatim text

At a General Half Yearly Meeting of the Company of Proprietors of the Stroudwater Navigation held at the Committee Room at Wallbridge on Thursday teh 25^th day of April 1861
M^r Sam^l Phipps in the Chair.
The Minutes of the last General Assembly were read approved and confirmed.
The several books and accounts were produced as directed by the Act of Parliament and were examined and passed.
It appears that the sum of £2142..4..2 has been received for Tonnage, etc, from the 1^st day of October 1860 to the 1^st day of April 1861 part of which has been applied towards the payment of Wages disbursement, etc, there remains in the hands of the Treasurer after paying the last Dividend the sum of £1557..2..10.
Ordered that a Dividend of Seven pounds fifteen shillings on each share be declared payable on the 1^st day of May next.
Ordered that the Committee for the ensuing year do consist of Ten Members and the following Gentlemen were elected Members of the Committee:
M^r Beard, M^r Hooper, M^r Croome, M^r Warman, M^r Eycott, M^r Wilton, M^r Harris, M^r C H Fisher, M^r Hawker, M^r T Marling.

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