Evidence on transport of hops, page 2

Evidence on transport of hops, page 2
  • Title: Evidence on transport of hops, page 2

  • Date : 24 March 1836, p.256

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HC/CL/PB/2/2/36

  • Description :

    William Knox Child. a local famer, gives evidence to the Opposed Bill Committee on the transport of hops from Kent to London.

    Continued on page 3.

  • Transcript:

    Q: Can you give the different expenses of sending hops by Land carriage and by water?

    A: I paid last year a guinea per Ton land carriage from Tunbridge Town and I believe the Medway charges which I pay are about 10 shillings per ton.

    Q: You pay a guinea a ton sending by Land and the charge by the Medway is 10s.

    A: Yes we did not send it to the Medway I should send it to the Wharf...

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