Minutes Tue 14 Oct 1806

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Tue 14 Oct 1806


Half Yearly General Meeting. Tonnage £1289 17s 0½d. Balance after wages, etc, £1275 2s 0½d. Dividend of £5 declared.
The committee reported their proceedings respecting the culvert at Wallbridge. Resolved that this meeting do approve of the same and direct their perseverance in such matters.

Verbatim text

At a General Half Yearly meeting of the Proprietors of the Stroudwater Navigation held at the George Inn in Stroud on Tuesday the 14^th of October 1806
Sam^l Wathen in the Chair.
The Minutes of the last General Meeting were Read and Confirmed.
The several Books and Accounts were produced respecting the Affairs of the Company as directed by the Act of Parliament (and) examined and Confirmed.
It appears by the Accounts that the Sum of £1288..17..1/2 has been received for Tonnage from the 8^th of April last to this day a part of which has been applied towards the payment of Wages, Disbursements ^& that^ there remains in the Treasurers hands after paying the last Dividend and the sum of £149..12^s.. for Income Tax to April 1805 the sum of £1275.. 2^s..½.
Ordered that a Dividend of £5 on each Share be paid by the Treasurer on the first day of November next and that our Clerk do transmitt Circular Letters to all the Proprietors to inform them they draw upon the Treasurer or apply to him for payment of the same.
The Committee reported their proceedings respecting the Culvert at Walbridge
Resolved this Meeting do approve of the same and direct their perservering in such measures as may accomplish this necessary object.

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