Minutes Thu 24 Apr 1862

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Thu 24 Apr 1862


General Half Yearly Meeting.
Tonnage since 1 October 1861 £2661 0s 5d. After wages, etc, £2084 19s 5d profit. Dividend of £10 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 the 24^th day of April 1862
M^r Jos^H T Fisher Jun^r in the Chair.
The Minutes of the Committee since 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 £226..0..5 has been received for Tonnage from the 1^st day of October 1861 to the 1^st day of April 1862 part of which has been applied towards the payment of Wages disbursements and cr there remains in the hands of the Treasurer after paying the last dividend the sum of £2084..19..5.
Ordered that a Dividend of Ten pounds 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, C H Fisher, M^r Hawker, M^r T Marling.

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