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Claim for loss of property #86 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  86 Joseph Hill Appleton Chemist & Stationer High Street Attercliffe  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Destruction of my Library of 3,000 volumes of Books in Trade of Stationary & in my shop No. 10 Blonk Street Sheffield   Library of 3,000 Vols: destroyed by mud £200      
    6 Vols. Cassels History of England in numbers   19s 6d  
    3 Vols. (each 52 no's) Agnes 9/9 4 vols: Ellen Percy 13/. £1 1s 9d  
    4 Vols Edith the Captive 13/. 4 Vols. Edith [?] 13/. £1 6s    
    2 Copies Sepoy's Daughter 8/1 2 Vols Mary Price 6/6   14s 7d  
    2 Copies Vice and its Victim 9/. Empress Eugenice 4/. Dackell 4/.   17s    
    Robin Hood, Wat Tyler, [?] Malley, London [?] about 500 no's. £1 12s    
    3 Copies J. Wilmot 9/9 Wandering Jew 3/6 200 no's mysteries £1 5s 5d  
    2000 or more of numbers of various works viz Cottage Girl. Uncle Tom, White Slave, Rose Lambert, [?] Jack etc. etc. Loves of Harem, Scottish Chieftains, Paul Jones, Dick Turpin etc. £6      
    A large assortment of Valentines @ 1/6 1/. 10d, 9d, 6d, 4d, 3d, 1d ½d £7      
    New Roman Mosaic 12/. 2 Church Service 11/. Prayer 2/6 £1 5s 6d  
    300 Crochet Patterns 18/6, 200 or more copies 6d music £3.15. £4 13s 9d  
    7 dozen Raffle Papers 5/3 2 dozen prints 9/. 2 dozen pocket books 18/. £1 12s 3d  
    12 dozen 1d Books 8/. 12 dozen ½d books 4/. 2 gross longer Books 14/1 £1 6s    
    4 dozen pencils 6/. 6 dozen 1d pencils 4/. 2 dozen box pens 24/. Wafers 3/. £1 17s    
    2 Books sent to bind 6/6 2 gross characters 8/.   14s 6d  
    200 No's Black Rollo 12/2 Blueskin, Black Bess etc 4/. [?] 10/. £1 6s 2d  
    6000 Envelopes 27/. 1 Ream note paper 6/. 5/. 4/. £2 2s    
    Receipt Stamps 10/. Postage Stamps £1 5s    
    1 dozen Grammer 4/. 1 dozen School Books 5/6   9s 6d  
    Miscellaneous lot of London Journals Reynolds Mischlamp Cassels papers, popular educators, French & English Dictionary Lordners Encylpedia etc £4      
    Picture 5/. Mahogany Table fallen to pieces 5/. Knives & Forks etc. 5/.   15s    
    Overcoat spoiled with mud 20/. New coat spoiled 24/. £2 4s    
    Expenses of cleaning out Shop Kitchen & Cellars £1      
    Painting Papering etc   10s    
    Library of Books 6/6 Counter repaired 5/.   11s 6d  
    Loss from suspension of business for 2 weeks and having no stock left to carry on business for 5 months £10      
    When the water subsided the shop & house was 12 inches deep in thick mud, the Counter was thrown over and all the drawers and their contents thrown out, with the mud a great quantity of numbers books etc were carried off through the Kitchen Window which was forced out        
        £256 8s 5d  
  Certificate Granted
19 July 1865
Assessed by Agreement at £200      

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