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Claim for loss of property #5707 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  5707 Wainman Curtis Butcher No. 6 Washington Road, Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  As Tenant of a House and Butchers Shop in Corby Street East, and Owner of Personal Property therein contained, consisting of Household Furniture and Stock in Trade of a Butcher   Cellar        
    24 Ox Tongues spoiled by being saturated in Sloush and Dirty Water for several days £3      
    About 8 Stones of Meat in Salt, spoiled 8/ £2 16s    
    ½ Stone Bread   1s 6d  
    28 Yearning Skins 6d each 14/, Coals spoiled 8/ £1 2s    
    1 lb Butter 1/6, 1 Sack Potatoes 9/   10s 6d  
    Carpet spoiled 45/, Hearth Rug 10/6, Three Door Mats 6/ £3 1s 6d  
    About 6 Stone Flour spoiled   12s    
    Self and Man lading Water out of the Cellar and removing the Slush £1 10s    
    Keep and Allowance   4s    
    Paid Charwoman for scouring and Whitewashing, etc.   6s    
    Keep and Allowance   6s    
    Lack of Business, etc. £6 6s    
    Loss and Injury sustained in my Business as a Butcher, by reason of my Wife from Fright and getting wet in making an effort to save our Wearing Apparel, etc. and also from the dampness left in the House severe Sickness, She was ordered to be removed from the House to her Father's in Bow Street, West Street, and was there confined to her Bed for about 4 Weeks being attended by Dr Arden, whose Certificate is hereto annexed, or will be delivered, in consequence of the dampness of the House, as also to the loss of my Wife's services in attending Shop and otherwise, I was obliged to let me Shop - which caused me to loose my Business and become dependent upon my Friends, being out of Business six months, I estimate my Loss at £30      
        £49 15s 6d  
  Certificate Granted
4 July 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £15      

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