Evidence on transport of hops, page 3

Evidence on transport of hops, page 3
  • Title: Evidence on transport of hops, page 3

  • Date : 24 March 1836, p.257

  • 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 4.

  • Transcript:

    A: ...at Tunbridge and it gets to the Medway.

    Q: There is a necessity of carriage by water which leads to the inconvenience and the expense of landing.

    A: A Barge goes only one day in the week if we send them on the Wednesday afternoon they wait till the following Wednesday morning before they go it is a loss to us the markets rise in the meanwhile and there is some risk and damage.

    Q: Do you know whether the means of...

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