Edward Priest Richard’s Evidence to Parliament (part 4)

Edward Priest Richard’s Evidence to Parliament (part 4)
  • Title: Edward Priest Richard’s Evidence to Parliament (part 4)

  • Date : 7 June 1830

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives HL/PO/JO/10/8/913 p.7

  • Description :

    Having confirmed that the Standing Orders for Private Bills have been complied with, Edward Priest Richards is here recalled in order to give evidence that the marquess of Bute does indeed own the land on which the docks are to built.  He is also asked to confirm that Bute is willing to undertake the entire cost of the construction himself.

    A transcript of this evidence is available.  Please click ‘Transcript’, above.

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  • Transcript:

    Mr Richards is called in and examined by Mr Adam as follows:
    Q: Does Lord Bute claim to be the owner of the Lands in which this Canal Dock and Basin are intended to be made?
    A: He does
    Q: You are his Lordship’s Agent and know that fact?