From a book I just finished:
"Besides the reliquaries, we had also put [a] wooden chest in the wagon."
This is repetitive because "besides" is one of those words that means "also." This problem happens with "in addition ... also" and "in addition ... and." You need just one.
So let's put the redundancy in the wagon and cart it off:
"Besides the reliquaries, we had put [a] wooden chest in the wagon."
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