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Claim for loss of property #4061 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  4061 Richard Nesbit Ryan Late Theatrical Manager and Comedian; Now Author Poet and Publisher Number 21 Wicker Lane, Sheffield, and at Sheffield General Infirmary  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Damage to Personal Property   Poems, Odes, Songs and Sonnets ready for Publication, also printed Copies etc.
Manuscript of Poem ~
    "Life and Adventures of R.N. Ryan ~ The Showman, Actor, Theatrical Manager ~ Innkeeper ~ Poet and Publisher, Written by himself from his own Diary ~ Carefully compiled for 30 years ~ Also the Loss of Diary £200      
    Life of Lord Hatherton £10      
    Ode on John Brown's great Armour Plate etc. £5      
    Ode on Messrs. Stanley's Monster Anvil Block £5      
    300 printed Copies on Monopoly @ 1d each £1 5s    
    76 Printed Copies of a Descriptive Poem on The Sheffield General Infirmary £3 16s    
    74 Poems on Places and Persons including Sheffield, Buxton, Bakewell, Rotherham etc. £74      
    5 Shirts, 11 Collars, 4 Fronts £1 5s 6d  
    4 Razors damaged   1s    
    2 ~ Quires of Foolscap paper and Sundry Small Articles   6s 6d  
        £300 14s    
  Certificate Granted
2 March 1865
Assessed at £100      

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