Minutes Tue 17 Jul 1894

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Tue 17 Jul 1894


Mr Walter Chandler of Woodhouse Farm, Stroud, claim of £3 7s 6d injury to his horse’s foot on 23 April.
Clerk to see Mr Waddy and write to Board of Trade objecting to amendments on increase of tolls.
Drains into canal to be closed.
Deposits of sand and silt from road drains at Stonehouse. County Council responsible. County Surveyor instructed Mr Peter Savage, local surveyor, to remove deposits.

Verbatim text

Committee Meeting held at Wallbridge on Tuesday teh 17^th day of July 1894 @ 3,o,clock pm
Present: Mr E C Little Chairman, Mr H H Mills Solicitor, Mr W^m Davies, Mr E P Little, Mr W J Stanton.
The Clerk reported that he had written to the Board of Trade as directed at the last Committee Meeting as to the amendments proposed by the Mining Association and that he had also written to the Secretary of the latter, and handed to the Committee a letter in reply that the amendments to the Schedule of Tolls, etc, had been withdrawn.
Mr Walter Chandler, of Woodhouse Farm Stroud, made a definite claim of £3..7..6 for loss sustained in the injury of his horses foot on 23^rd April last -- the Clerk was instructed to say in reply that the matter had been placed in the hands of the Company's Solicitor to whom Mr Chandler should apply.
The Thames & Severn Canal Co having proposed certain amendments in way of an increase of Tolls in the Schedule Settled by Mr Pelham on behalf of the Board of Trade the Clerk was directed to see Mr Waddy, and to write to the Board of Trade, objection to such amendments.
The Stoppage of the Canal between the Double Locks at Ryeford and the Top Lock at Eastington having revealed in various places the existence of drains into the Canal the Clerk was directed to adopt means for closing such drains.
In like manner considerable deposits of sand and silt having been discovered as proceeding from Road drains at Stonehouse for which the County Council was responsible, the Clerk called the attention of the County Surveyor to the Matter who had instructed Mr Peter Savage (the local Surveyor) to remove the deposits.

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