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The East Jersey Water Company.

Issue 20 and Volume 46.

The East Jersey Water Company. In view of the agitation about the divergence of water from the state of New Jersey, the following explanatory letter of Edward Le B. Gardner, vice-president of the East Jersey Water Company, has been addressed to Governor Fort as showing its standing in the matter; To correct the impression, which seems to be general, that the East Jersey Water Company has some interest with the Hudson County Water Company in furnishing a supply of water to Staten Island, I make the following statement: “The New York and New Jersey Water Company had a contract with the city of Bayonne, made in 1894, to furnish a full supply of water to that city for a long term of years, and, being without sources of supply of its own, it made a written contract with the East Jersey Water Company, dated July 12, 1895. whereby the East…

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