The electric light at the docks

September 21, 1893
The weekly meeting of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board was held at the Dock Office yesterday, Mr. John Brancker presiding. The other members present were Sir Edward Poole Messrs. Anderson Barrow, Chadwick, Patterson, Robertson, Woodward, Hughes, Job, Gladstone, Fernie, Laird, Townsend, and Watson. On the recommendation of the Docks and Quays Committee, it was resolved to provide electric light at the south side of the entrance to the Morpeth Dock, at an estimated cost of £200. The remaining public business was of a routine character.
(Source: Liverpool Mercury: September 22, 1893)

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