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SOUTHAMPTQH. DOCK COMPANY.
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Railway Goods' Rate.—In addition to the foregoing low scale of Dock charges, the Dock Company, by taking upon themselves the obligation of guaranteeing to the London and South-Western Railway Company a fixed minimum quantity per annum, have enabled themselves to offer to the Shipping trade the advantage of a daily transmission of goods by Railway, the whole distance between the London and Southampton termini, at the rate of 4s. 6d. for landing or shipping, including wharfage and cranage, housipg or unhousing, loading or unloading, and draft to the station at Southampton; and 10s. for railway carriage—per ton weight, without
reference to quantity.
Passengers and their Baggage. —For Passengers embarking or landing by the East and West India, the Peninsular, Mediterranean, French, and Channel Islands' Packets, the Company have provided the utmost accommodation. The Customs examination of Baggage being performed on the spot, and with peculiar facility and promptitude, (commencing for seven months in the year at 6, one month at 7, and four months at 8, a. m., and continuing until 9 or even 10 at night,) Passengers are constantly enabled to proceed to London by the first train after their arrival.
TOLLS AND DUES CHARGED ON PASSENGERS AND THEIR LUGGAGE.
1 s. d.
Each Passsenger....................................................................................0 2
Each package of luggage, a landing rate and a delivery rate, each
of the following amounts :—Not exceeding 281bs. each ................0 2
If exceeding 28, and not exceeding 841bs. each ................................0 4
If exceeding 84, and not exceeding 112 lbs. each................................0 5
If exceeding 112, and not exceeding 140 lbs. each............................0 6
If exceeding 140, and not exceeding 196 lbs. each..........................0 7
If exceeding 196 and not exceeding 2cwt. each....................................0 8
If amounting to, or exceeding 2 cwt., for every 1 cwt........................0 4
And for every 20 lbs. weight in addition ............................0 1
But if the same shall be placed on a barrow, then for any quantity of luggage belonging to one person and contained in any one
barfow, and not exceeding the weight of 140 lbs..............................1 0
The person chargeable has the option of paying by tale or by the barrow.
The Company afford every practicable facility to merchants, ship-owners, and others having business at the dock, and with that view the directors are at all times open to communications on the subject addressed t6 them through the secretary.
No holidays are kept except Sundays, Christmas-day, Good Friday, PasWlays appointed by royal proclamation, and the Queen's birth-day. Hours of business from nine to four throughout the year.
The Company's officers and persons in the employ of the Dock Company are not allowed to receive any fee or gratuity of any denomination whatever.
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