Minutes Tue 15 Dec 1896

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Tue 15 Dec 1896


Mr Henry Chambers agreed to take whole upper floor of Wallbridge warehouse, with ¾ of ground floor, from 25 March at £18 4s p.a.
10s from Mr Smart in connection with sunken barge.
Report from Inspector of Weights & Measures. Weighbridge at Wallbridge tested and found to be faulty. Maker’s foreman repaired broken mechanism.

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Committee Meeting held at Wallbridge on Tuesday the 15^th December 1896 @ 3 o'clock pm
Present: Mr C H Hooper Chairman, Mr H H Mills Solicitor, Mr E P Little, Mr A B Hooper, Sir W H Marling, Mr W Davies, Mr W J Stanton.
The Clerk reported that Mr Henry Chambers of Bath Place, Stroud, had agreed to take the whole of the upper floor of Wallbridge Warehouse, with three fourths of the ground floor, from the 25^th March next, at the same Rent as the last tenant, viz: £18..4..0, it being understood that should he introduce anything increasing risk form fire, he will pay any increase in premium on the insurance of the buildings.
The Chairman reported having seen Mr Smart, who asked him to submit to the Committee a request that they would re-consider the charge of Twenty shillings in connection with the sunken barge. The Committee decided to accept Ten shilling in discharge of their claim
A Report was received from the Inspector of Weights and Measures that the Weighbridge at Wallbridge had been tested by him and found unjust. The Clerk had, in consequence, sent for the makers' foreman, who had taken the mechanism in hand for repair, having found a portion thereof broken. All other weights and scales tested were reported correct.
Cheque Stroud Hospital: £2..2..0

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