Promoters' Evidence from 20th March to 25th April, 1837, Inclusive; And Opponents' Evidence, from 26th April to 8th May, 1837, Inclusive Lord William Bentinck, in the Chair

Promoters' Evidence from 20th March to 25th April, 1837, Inclusive; And Opponents' Evidence, from 26th April to 8th May, 1837, Inclusive Lord William Bentinck, in the Chair

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...I have before me, one of your plans? Yes, it belongs to me; it is not my making out. Is it an engraved map? Yes, a published map. Showing the direction along which you have laid down your line? Yes. You have laid down a depot in the fruit market, and the shambles, and the fisll and corn market? Yes. Are those in your schedule? No, they are not. Why have you put them down as your depot? Because it was proposed to have it there. Is the purchase of this included in your estimate? I believe it is. You are aware, that not being scheduled, you had no compulsory power to take them? I believe we cannot take them by the Bil1---in the first stage of the Bill at least; I am not lawyer enough to know whether it may be done afterwards. Suppose you cannot take that, where do you mean to have the depot? All along the side of the East gardens; by the side of the Leith and Newhaven depot. That would be here somewhere? In the East gardens. This where I have my finger is the East gardens? Yes. West of the little mound? Yes. What space shall you want there? If the depot is there, it may be made in the space perhaps of an acre, or from that to three acres, if we can get it. Is the Newhaven Railway made? No. Nor the depot made? They are negotiating for the purchase. The ground is not broken? No, it would have been, if I was not here. Are you the engineer for it? Yes. It tunnels under the greater part of the town? Yes. How long has the act been passed? Nine or ten months. Last Session P Yes. Are you aware there is an unrepealed act of Parliament prohibiting the erection of buildings on this site? I am not aware of any act of Parliament. Supposing there exists an act prohibiting the erection of any buildings in the Eastern gardens, and supposing you cannot get...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 626g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236922344
  • 9781236922342