Letter: William Thomas & Co Ltd, Liverpool to Captain Robert Jones

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      GB 221 WDC/1/3/3/31
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      GB 221 WDC/80
  • Dates of Creation
      1899 Oct. 6
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LETTER: William Thomas & Co Ltd, Liverpool to Captain Robert Jones informing him that the ship "Cape Wrath" has arrived at Cardiff and will be discharged this month. As far as they can see she is in first class condition. In order to employ and keep intact the whole capital of £19,000 they have bought the ship "Wynnstay" particulars of which they enclose. The have every confidence that the "Wynnstay" and "Cape Wrath" will do well. The "Wynnstay" is chartered to load a cargo of patent fuel and general from Swansea from Rio de Janeiro for a freight of 15s. 6d. per ton. The Board of Trade Inquiry has been held on the "Dominion" but it was been postponed for obtaining further details about the wreckage seen at Queen Charlotte Island supposed to be that the "Dominion". As soon as things are settled he will receive a statement of Account with dividend.

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