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[top right] Waterloo Wharf Jany 6 1840

W T H Phelps Esqr

Sir
On Tuesday Dec 31 - I proceeded
on my Journey to Waterloo ,Mamhole, & Coronation
Collieries
in search of Trams according to the
orders given me by Mr Honey from you.
In my way I carefully examined the Trams
I saw particularly those lying in ditches and Dingles
^ and at the Tips of the different collieries
but could find none of yours (except three that
had been very recently broken 2 of which has been
since brought down the other having its axle
broken is still lying there (at Aberbege Coron road)
waiting the Smiths repairing it previous to its
being brought down and which are not missing
numbers ________ Some time previous to my journey
I had written to your Agents Jno Richards , - Tar Works,
Samuel Jones , Waterloo - and Thos Price , Coronation,
requesting them to look around at their Works and
see if there where any broken or other Trams lying
about and to let me know as I was about to
take Stock. but I received an answer from

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