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Sunderland Mayor, Robert Brown, gives evidence towards the 1847 Sunderland Improvement Bill. Continued discussion regarding the carts used to remove waste.
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A: I have frequently had occasion to make enquiries upon that point, and I have found that they are exceedingly irregular in the timeQ: Supposing a poor person misses the cart, what happensA: It is left in the house till the next time the card comes roundQ: Or I believe thrown into the streetA: There is no other mode of getting rid of itQ: What is it that in your country you call a MittensteadA: Do you refer to private Mittensteads or public?Q: Private firstA: They are usually in the yards adjoining the dwellingsQ: OpenA: Open