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1824 December 27th. Held at the London Tavern with Thomas Wilson (MP) as Chairman. Committee formed with Richard Hart Davis as Chair and twelve (named) directors. 'Survey has been taken of a great part of the line'.   
1825 January. Prospectus to raise capital