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correspondence from R.White & sons, Widnes, Lancs., contracting engineers to Alfred G. Pugh, chartered accountant [secretary to G.O.T.] Llewelyn Chambers;

Enfield Taylor, site engineer of G.O.T. and Hurst, Nelson & Co. Ltd, Motherwell, builder of railway carriages etc.

Concerns the construction of the Tramway and chronicles the bitter dispute between R. White and Enfield Taylor in particular, the failure of Taylor to supply White with detailed working drawings, to respond to letters and to pay all due monies. By the end of the series, White is calling for arbitration between them by an engineer for Hurst, Nelson & Co.

[Summary of subject matter of individual letters included with the file].