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Document 4, Note of decision in favour of Mr Errington's proposal, 16 January 1777

Thursday 16th Jan 1777. at the Phienix* in Morpeth produced to
Mr. Aynsley the Chairman Mr. Henry Erringtons proposal for building
a Bridge at Hexham Ferry – at the same Time produced to him Mr.
Donkins proposal for procuring and making a Way to communicate
with the Alemouth Road and the sd intended Bridge. Mr. Erringtons
proposal was to build the Bridge for 5700L.* and the old materials
and Mr. Donkins proposal was to procure & make the Road for 400L*

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