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Hull Packet 1840
Streets of London

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WOODEN PAVEMENTS IN THE METROPOLIS

The Vivid, Hull steam-ship, arrived on Wednesday week, at the St Katherine’s Wharf, bringing 4000 wooden blocks of yellow pine for the pavement now laying in Oxford street, and various other metropolitan thoroughfares. The Hull Steam-packet Company have entered into a contract to bring up to 10,000 blocks which are sawn at the steam saw mills at Hull.

Hull Packet Friday 31st January 1840



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