Railway Times (29/Aug/1846) - Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal

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At the ordinary Half yearly General Meeting of Shareholders of the Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal, held within the Philosophical Hall, Huddersfield, on Monday, the 24th day of August, 1846,

WILLIAM ALDAM, Jun., Esq., in the Chair.

The following Resolutions were agreed to unanimously:—

First — That the Reports of the Directors and Engineer now read, and the Statement of Accounts now produced, be received and adopted.

Second — That the number of the Board of Directors (now consisting of ten) be increased to twelve, and that of the increased Board five Directors form a quorum, and that the entire Board go out of office by rotation in equal thirds, as if twelve Directors had constituted the original Board.

Third — That Thomas Varley, Esq., and George Armitage, Esq., be now appointed the two additional Directors.

Fourth — That the Meeting ratifies the Agreement entered into by the Directors on the part of this Company, with the Leeds, Dewsbury, and Manchester Railway Company, for the mutual working of traffic over their respective Railways, and for station arrangements.

WILLIAM ALDAM, jun. Chairman.

It was moved by Joseph Brook, Esq., of Greenhead, seconded by R. T. Robinson, Esq., and agreed to unanimously, that the thanks of this Meeting be given to the Chairman, for his able and impartial conduct in the chair.

Railway Times (29/Aug/1846) - Huddersfield and Manchester Railway and Canal


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