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Document 19, p 8

two more arches fall. The whole
Bridge (two three Arches [??] excepted) was
destroyed in about half an hours
of these three and part of another
time & one other Arches and fell in
the Evening
Did you observe the
Bridge carefully from time to
Had you ever observed
in any Examination any
failure in that part which
you first perceived to fail
when the Bridge fell or in
any other part whatever?
Mr Smeaton again
What was the Cause of the
failure of the Bridge?
I looked upon it to

Note: Minutes of Committee to consider Mr Errington's Petition, p 8

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