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Claim for loss of property #4033 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  4033 Benjamin Worrall Burgon Tea Dealer Number 164 Gibralter Street, Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Damage to Personal Property   Loss of stock in trade viz: 1 Tearce of Sugar 10 hundredweights 3 quarters 13 pounds, 7 Hundredweights of London Sugar, 11 Hundredweights Scotch Sugar, 9 Hundredweights Number 2 Crystals ¾ hundredweights Maritas, 5 Hundredweights currants, ¾ Hundredweights Lump Sugar, 1 Hundredweight 1 Quarter Figs 2 Hundredweights Soda, 2 quarters 20 pounds Sultanas 1 Hundredweight Persian Valencias 28 pounds Sultanas ½ Hundredweight Prunes, 6½ Hundredweights Mottled Soap, 5 Hundredweights Primrose Soap 4 Hundredweights X pole Soap, 1 Hundredweight Common Soap, 2 Hundredweights XXX Soap mottled, 3 quarters 18 pounds Valencia Raisins, 3 quarters 9 pounds Faro Figs, 2 Cadies of Orange Pekoe Tea, 1 Caddy Caper Tea ½ Hundredweight Roasted Coffee, 60 pounds Lump Sugar 7 pounds Candied Lemon 1 Box Diamond Blacklead, 1 Box powdered Blue, 1 Box Rickets Blue 96 pounds of Sugar, 13 pounds of Muscatets, 50 pounds of crushed lump sugar 30 pounds Crystal Sugar, 4 Stones of Soap ½ dozen Candles, 2 stone of Mottled Soap 10 pounds Mauritias, 6 pounds best dressed Sultanas ¾ Hundredweights Currants, 3d 14 pounds Best Currants Carriage of part of the above articles £180 19s 6d  
    Expenses of cleaning away rubbish from shop and Cellars £3 10s    
    Credit By Salvage £-47 -7s -2½d  
        £137 2s 4½d  
  Certificate Granted
30 May 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £120      

Note: Gibralter [sic], Tearce [sic]

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