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" The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting these rails ; whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down... "
The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of ... - Page 279
by Roger North - 1826
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Osborne's London & Birmingham railway guide

E.C. and W. Osborne - Birmingham (England) - 1840 - 334 pages
...Cyclopoedia, the following extract which the article implies as belonging to a work dated 1676, is quoted; "The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river exactly straight and parallel; and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting those...
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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference

Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1841 - 586 pages
...a moderate distance from the pits to the place of shipping. They are thus mentioned in 1676 : — " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting those...
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The local historian's table book, of remarkable occurrences ..., Volume 1

Moses Aaron Richardson - Ballads, English - 1843 - 436 pages
...this was by the weight of the hill bearing upon a clay that yielded. In this work he lost dC20,000. Another' thing, that is remarkable, is their wayleaves...timber, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly streight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting these rails ; whereby the...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 74

English literature - 1844 - 700 pages
...of ground between the colliery and the river, they sell leave to lead coals over their ground, anil so dear, that the owner of a rood of ground will expect...colliery down to the river exactly straight and parallel, aud bulky carts ure made VOL. LXX1V. NO. tXLVll. Q V° with four rowlets fitting these rails, whereby...
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Baptist Reporter and Missionary Intelligencer, Volume 20

1846
...of these trams, under the date of 1676, by the learned narrator (Charles I I.'s chancellor) : — " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel, and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting those...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1847 - 854 pages
...or none.' The earliest mention we have of railways occurs in the life of Lord Keeper North, 1676. ' The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel; and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting those...
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Reference Book to the incorporated Railway Companies of Scotland

Henry Glynn - 1847 - 110 pages
...light horse." The next account is in 1676, in the Life of Lord Keeper North, they are thus described, " the manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel, and bulky carts are made with firm rollers fitting those...
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The mnemonic chronology of British history

British history - 1849 - 320 pages
...coals a moderate distance from the pits to the place of shipping. They are thus mentioned in 1676, " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel: and bulky carts are made with four rollers fitting those...
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Local Collections; Or, Records of Remarkable Events, Connected with the ...

1850
...have pieces of ground between the colliery and the river, they sell leave to lead coals over thteir ground ; and so dear that the owner of a rood of ground...rails of timber from the colliery down to the river, ex»ctly streight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting these rails ; whereby...
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Rudimentary dictionary of terms used in architecture [&c.].

John Weale - 1850
...the 'staythes' or discharging places on the Tyne. In 1676 they were described to be thus formed : " The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made, with four rollers fitting those...
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