Transport and Traffic Accounts

Scope and Content

Folder TM2

The folder consists of correspondence between the Lisbon and London offices of the Companhia do Cominho de Ferro de Benguela and the Union Minière du Haut Katanga, Brussels, re payment for transports of materials along the Benguela Railway

TM2/1

Ten letters dated 3rd January to 10th February 1933, plus one cable and invoices UM51 and UM52 re railage due on copper and matte carried on Benguela Railway for shipment aboard the SS "Mahagi" 22.12.32

Invoice UM51 and UM52

TM2/2

Fourteen letters dated 21st December 1932 to 6th February 1933 re payment for transports affected for the Union Minuere during October 1932. Includes breakdown of transport costs

Invoice UM49

TM2/3

Twenty-six letters dated 18th October 1932 to 31st March 1933 re discrepancies between invouces and cutoms declarations on goods shipped aboard the SS "Matadi", "Mateba" and "Kabinda"

TM2/4

Nine letters dated 21st January to 7th February 1933 plus invoices UM50 and UM53 and a breakdown of charges re carriage of miscellaneous goods from Lobito along the Benguela Railway. Includes dispute over invoice UM53

Invoice UM50 and UM53

TM2/5

Twenty letters dated 30th January to 5th April 1933 plus one cable and invoices UM55 and UM56 re railage due on copper matte carried on Benguela Railway for shipment aboard the SS "Mateba" 21.01.33. Includes dispute over Tax of Transit rate on UM56

Invoice UM55 and UM56

TM2/6

Nine letters dated 14th February to 27th March 1933 plus one cable and invoices UM57 and UM58 re carriage of copper matte on Benguela Railway for shipment aboard the SS "Mayumbe" 07.02.33

Invoices UM57 and UM58

TM2/7

Nine letters dated 24th February to 20th March 1933 plus invoice UM54 and a breakdown of charges re carriage of miscellaneous goods along the Benguela Railway for the Union Minuere du Haut Katanga

Invoice UM54

TM2/8

Eight letters dated 6th March to 24th April 1933 plus one cable, invoices UM60 and UM61 and two pages of consignment notes re carriage of copper matte on Benguela Railway for shipment aboard SS "Matadi", 1.03.33

Invoices UM60 and UM61

TM2/9

Eight letters, dated 24th March to 10th April 1933 plus invoice UM59 and a breakdown of charges re carriage of miscellaneous goods from Lobito along the Benguela Railway for the U.M.H.K

Invoice UM59

TM2/10

Eleven letters dated 12th April to 30th May 1933 plus one cable, invoices UM63 and UM64 and four pages of consignment notes re carriage of cathodes and copper matter along the Benguela Railway for shipment aboard SS "Makala", 05.04.33. Includes dispute over rate charged for cathodes

Invoices UM63 and UM64

TM2/11

Ten letters dated 2nd May to 20th June 1933 plus one cable, invoices UM66 and UM67 and five pages of consignment notes re carriage of cathodes and copper matte along the Benguela Railway for shipment aboard the SS "Mayumbe", 26.04.33. Further dispute over rate charged for cathodes

Invoices UM66 and UM67

TM2/12

Ten letters dated 9th May to 6th June 1933 plus invoice UM62 and a breakdown of expenses re carriage of miscellaneous goods from Lobito along the Benguela Railway for the U.M.H.K

Invoice UM62

TM2/13

Nine letters dated 6th to 26th June 1933 plus invoice UM65 and a breakdown of charges re carriage of miscellaneous goods from Lobito along the Benguela Railway for the U.M.H.K

Invoice UM65

TM2/14

Seven letters dated 30th May to 7th July 1933 plus one cable, invoice UM69 and UM70 and six pages of consignment notes recarriage of cathodes and copper matte along the Benguela Railway for shipment aboard SS "Kabalo", 24.05.33

Invoices UM69 and UM70

TM2/15

Ten letters dated 13th June to 21st July 1933 plus one cable, invoices UM71 and UM72 and five pages consignment notes re railage due on cathodes and copper matte carried along the Benguela Railway for shipment aboard the SS "Mahagi", 07.06.33

Invoices UM71 and UM72

TM2/16

Ten letters dated 30th June to 27th July 1933 plus invoice UM68 and a breakdown of charges re carriage of miscellaneous goods from Lobito along the Benguela Railway for the U.M.H.K. Includes dispute over amount due

Invoice UM68

TM2/17

Thirteen letters dated 12th July to 29th August 1923 plus one cable, invoice UM74 and UM75, and two pages of consignment notes re railage due on copper matte carried along Benguela Railway for shipment aboard the SS "Mayumbe" 04.07.33

Invoices UM74 and UM75

TM2/18

Nine letters dated 1st August to 19th September 1933 plus one cable, invoices UM76 and UM77 and four pages of condignment notes re railage due on copper matte carried along Benguela Railway for shipment aboard the SS "Kabinda" 27.07.33

Invoices UM76 and UM77

TM2/19

Nine letters dated 9th August to 9th September 1933 plus invoice UM73 and a breakdown of charges re carriage of miscellabeous goods from Lobito along the Benguela Railway for the U.M.H.K

Invoice UM73

TM2/20

Fourteen letters dated 1st September to 25th October 1933 plus one cable, invoices UM80 and UM81 and seven pages of consignment notes re railage due on anodes and copper matte carried on Benguela Railway for shipment aboard SS "Carlier" 29.08.33

Invoices UM80 and UM81

TM2/21

Fourteen letters dated 27th September to 11th December 1933 plus one cable, invoices UM84 UM85 and UM86 and five pages of consignment notes re railage due on anodes, copper matte and zinc carried on Benguela Railway for shipment aboard SS "Mateba" 22.09.33

Invoices UM84, UM85 and UM86

TM2/22

Nine letters dated 21st October to 10th November 1933 plus invoices UM82 and UM83 and breakdown of charges re carriage of miscellaneous goods from Lobito along the Benguela Railway for the U.M.H.K

Invoices UM82 and UM83

TM2/23

Memo referring to File TM2/8 1934 for invoices UM88 and UM89

TM2/24

Memo referring to File TM2/5 1934 for invoice UM87

TM2/25

Ten letters dated 6th December to 31st January 1934 plus one cable, invoices UM 91 and UM 92 and four pages of consignment notes re railage due on cathodes and copper matte carried on Benguela Railway for shipment aboard SS "Kasango" 02.12.33

Invoices UM91 and UM92

TM2/26

Memo referring to File TM2 1934 for UM invoice

Folder TM5

The folder consists of correspondence between the London and Lisbon offices of the Companhia do Caminho de Ferro de Benguela and Leopold Walford Shipping Limited, London re: payment for transport of materials along the Benguela Railway

TM5/1 Sixteen letters dated 3 January to 16 February 1933 plus traffic returns 39 and 40 for goods carried on Benguela Railway during weeks ending 24 and 31 December 1932

TM5/2 Seven letters dated 21 January to 8 February 1933 plus invoices CIL 10, CIL 10bis and CIL 11, re: railage due on goods carried on Benguela Railway for the Companhia Industrial do Lobito

Invoices CIL 10, CIL 10bis and CIL 11

TM5/3 Thirteen letters dated 10 August 1932 to 14 February 1933 (some duplicates) plus statement of accounts for August 1932 in connection with a claim by the B C K for money paid through Walford Shipping Ltd on freight carried to Elizabethville and Sakania

TM5/4 Eight letters dated 20 January to 22 February 1933 plus traffic returns 42 and 43 for goods carried on Benguela Railway during weeks ending 14 and 21 January 1933

TM5/5 Four letters dated 8 to 16 February 1933 plus traffic returns 44 and 45 for goods carried on Benguela Railway during weeks ending 28 January and 4 February 1933

TM5/6 Fourteen letters dated 27 August 1932 to 15 February 1933 plus invoice AGT 10, re: dispute over rates charged on goods shipped by Walford Shipping Ltd for the B C K in June 1932

TM5/7 Twelve letters dated 14 February to 4 March 1933 plus 3 copies of traffic return 46 and 3 copies of traffic return 47 for goods carried on Benguela Railway during weeks ending 11 and 18 February 1933

TM5/8 Three letters dated 24 to 28 February 1933 plus invoice AGT 16 re: payment for 3 rail tickets issued to Mrs and Miss Hornby and Mr E H Sims

Invoice AGT 16

TM5/9 Five letters dated 24 February to 17 March 1933 plus invoices CIL 12 and CIL 12bis re: railage due on goods carried on Benguela Railway from Lobiton to the frontier in December 1932

Invoices CIL 12 and CIL 12bis

TM5/10 Fifteen letters dated 16 December 1932 to 21 March 1933 plus traffic return 36 and 3 copies of traffic return 37 for goods carried on Benguela Railway during weeks ending December 3 and December 10, 1932. Includes dispute over rates charged and numbers of packages shipped. Also 4 duplicate letters

TM5/11 Twenty Nine letters dated 3 March to 4 July 1933 plus invoices AGT 17 to 39, all in duplicate, AGT40-41 and AGT 55, 55bis, 56 and 56bis. Also credit notes against AGT 31, AGT 32, AGT 33, AGT 35, AGT 37 and AGT 38 all re railage due on goods carried on Benguela Railway from 31 December 1932 to 30 April 1933

Invoices AGT 17-41 and 55 to 56bis

TM5/12 Fourteen letters dated 25 February to 27 March 1933 plus traffic returns 48, 49 and 50 for goods carried on Benguela Railway during weeks ending 25 February, 4 and 11 March 1933

TM5/13 Sixteen letters dated 21 March to 27 September 1933 plus traffic return 51 re: goods carried on Benguela Railway during week ending 18 March 1933. Also 2 copies of traffic advice note BEN 281/135 for one bale of cotton goods shipped separately

TM5/14 Five letters dated 24 to 27 March 1933 plus invoices CIL 13 and CIL 13bis re: railage due on goods carried on Benguela Railway for the Companhia Industrial do Lobito

Invoices CIL 13 and CIL 13bis

TM5/15 Eleven letters dated 4 to 19 April 1933 plus traffic returns 53 and 54 for goods carried on Benguela Railway during weeks ending 1 and 8 April 1933

TM5/16 Five letters dated 26 April to 15 May 1933 plus invoices CIL 14 and CIL 14bis re: railage due on goods carried on Benguela Railway for the Companhia Industrial do Lobito

Invoices CIL 14 and CIL 14bis

TM5/17 Nine letters dated 20 April to 6 May 1933 plus traffic returns 55 and 56 for goods carried on Benguela Railway during weeks ending 15 and 22 April

TM5/18 Eight letters dated 1 to 29 May 1933 plus traffic return 57 for goods carried on Benguela Railway during week ending 29 April 1933

TM5/19 Four letters dated 10 to 18 May 1933 plus invoices AGT 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53 and 54 re: payment for transport relative to traffic returns 39. 41, 13, 42, 43, and 45

TM5/20 Eleven letters dated 28 April to 29 May 1933 advising of a change in invoicing proceedures rendering Traffic Advice Notes and Traffic Returns unnecessary

TM5/21 Six letters dated 1 to 20 June 1933 plus invices CIL 15 and CIL 15bis re: railage due on goods carried on Benguela Railway for the Companhia Industrial do Lobito

Invoices CIL 15 and CIL 15bis

TM5/22 Four letters dated 29 June to 9 July 1933 plus invoices AGT 57, 57bis, 58, 58bis, 59, 59bis, 60 and 60bis, re:payment for transport relative to Traffic Returns 46, 47, 48 and 49

TM5/23 Five letters dated 30 June to 20 July 1933 plus invoice CIL 16 and CIL 16bis re: railage due on goods earried on Benguela Railway for the Companhia Industrial do Lobito

Invoices CIL 16 and CIL 16bis

TM5/24 Five letters dated 9 to 18 August 1933 plus invoices CIL 17 and CIL 17bis, re: railage due on goods carried on Benguela Railway for the Companhia Industrial do Lobito

Invoices CIL 17 and CIL 17bis

TM5/25 Sixteen letters dated 28 September 1933 to 23 January 1934 plus invoices AGT 61, 61 bis, 62, 62bis, 63, 63bis, 64, 64bis, 65, 65bis, re: payment of transport relative to Traffic Returns 50, 51, 53, 55 and 57. Includes request for speedier invoicing

TM5/26 Seven letters dated 21 October to 8 November 1933 plus invoices CIL 18 and CIL 18bis re: railage due on goods carried on Benguela Railway for the Companhia Industrial do Lobito

Invoices CIL 18 and CIL 18bis

TM5/27 Twelve letters dated 24 October to 17 November 1933 plus invoices AGT 66, AGT 66bis and AGT 67 re: Railage due on goods carried from Lobito. Includes discussion on tariff rate for printing type

Invoices AGT 66, 66bis and 67

TM5/28 Six letters dated 23 November to 5 December 1933 plus invoices CIL 19 and CIL 19bis re: railage due on goods carried on Benguela Railway for the Companhia Industrial do Lobito

Invoices CIL 19 and CIL 19bis

TM5/29 Three letters dated 13 to 19 December 1933 plus invoices AGT 68 and 69 re: exchange adjustments on Traffic Returns 53, 55 and 57

Invoices AGT 68 and 69

TM5/30 Three letters date 12 December to 19 December 1933 plus credit invoices AGT 70 and 70bis for levelling down of tax

Invoices AGT70 and 70bis

TM5/31 Five letters dated 28 December to 8 January 1934 plus invoice CIL 20 for railage due on goods carried along Benguela Railway for the Companhia Industrial do Lobito

Invoice CIL 20

TM5/32 Six letters dated 28 December 1933 to 15 January 1934 plus invoices AGT 71 and AGT 71 bis re: railage due for goods carried from Lobito to the frontier

Invoices AGT 71 and AGT 71bis

Folder TM6 This folder consists of correspondence between the London and Lisbon offices of the Companhia do Caminho de Ferro de Benguela and Robert Hudson and Sons Ltd, Leeds, Import and export merchants. The correspondence is concerned with payment of freight dues and railage for transport of goods along the Benguela Railway during 1933

TM6/1 Five letters dated 21 to 31 January 1933 plus invoice RHS 11

TM6/2 Five letters dated 24 February to 7 March 1933 plus invoice RHS 12

TM6/3 Five letters dated 24 to 31 March 1933 plus invoice RHS 13

TM6/4 Five letters dated 15 to 19 May 1933 plus invoice RHS 14

TM6/5 Five letters dated 1 to 9 June 1933 plus invoice RHS 15

TM6/6 Five letters dated 30 June to 12 July 1933plus invoice RHS 16

TM6/7 Five letters dated 21 to 31 October 1933 plus invoice RHS 17

TM6/8 Five letters dated 23 November to 1 December 1933 plus invoice RHS 18

Folder TM7 The folder consists of correspondence between the London and Lisbon offices of the Benguela Railway and R Cattoor and Fils, Maritime Agents of Antwerp re: payment of freight dues and railage for transport of goods along the Benguela Railway to the Border

TM7/1 Nine letters dated 6 January to 31 March 1933 plus invoice RCF 14 and statement of goods despatched for Lobito aboard the SS "Adolph Woermann" and the SS "Muanza" on which dues were paid

TM7/2 Nine letters dated 30 January to 17 May 1933 plus invoice RCF 15 and statement of goods despatched for Lobito aboard the SS "Watussi" and the SS "Nyassa" on which dues were paid

TM7/3 Four letters dated 21 to 30 January 1933 plus invoice RCF 12 for goods carried on Benguela Railway from Lobito to the frontier

TM7/4 Four letters dated 24 February to 4 March 1933 plus invoice RCF 13

TM7/5 Three letters dated 4 to 6 March 1933 plus statement of goods despatched for Lobito aboard the SS "Wangoni"

TM7/6 Three letters dated 29 March to 3 April 1933 about a statement of account as at 31 December 1932

TM7/7 Fourteen letters dated 4 March to 17 October 1933 re: special rates granted for goods sent via Lobito to and from Katanga

TM7/8 Four letters dated 1 to 8 June 1933 plus invoice RCF 16

Folder TM8 The folder consists of correspondence between the London and Lisbon Offices of the Benguela Railway and the Manica Trading Company, London. The correspondence is concerned with payment of freight dues and railage for transport of goods along the Benguela Railway during 1933

TM8/1 Five letters dated 21 to 25 January 1933 plus invoice TMT 13 and TMT 13bis re: payment for transport of goods along the Benguela Railway

TM8/2 Five letters dated 24 February to 6 March 1933 plus invoice TMT 14 and TMT 14bis re: settlement of December account

TM8/3 Five letters dated 21 to 29 March 1933 plus invoices TMT 15 and TMT 15bis re: settlement of January account

TM8/4 Five letters dated 21 April to 15 May 1933 plus invoices TMT 16 and TMT 16bis re: settlement of February account

TM8/5 Five letters dated 30 May to 6 June 1933 plus invoices TMT 17 and TMT 17bis re: settlement of March account

TM8/6 Eight letters dated 30 June to 12 July 1933 plus invoices TMT 18 and TMT 18bis re: settlement of April account

TM8/7 Five letters dated 4 to 15 August 1933 plus invoice TMT 19 re: settlement of May account

TM8/8 Five letters dated 21 October to 1 November 1933 plus invoices TMT 20 and TMT 20bis re: settlement of June account

Folder TM9 - The folder consists of correspondence between the London and Lisbon Offices of the Companhia Do Caminho de Ferro de Benguela and the Agence Maritime Internationale, Antwerp re: payment for transport of goods from Lobito to the Frontier

TM9/1 Five letters dated 21st to 31st January 1933 plus invoice AM1 33 for £139-11-5

TM9/2 Five letters dated 24th February to 6th March 1933 plus invoice AM1 36 for £101-5-2

TM9/3 Five letters dated 24th March to 6th April 1933 plus invoice AM1 39 for £170-14-0

TM9/4 Five letters dated 9th to 20th May 1933 plus invoice AM1 44 for £54-2-0

TM9/5 Five letters dated 1st to 14th June 1933 plus invoice AM1 47 for £44-8-8

TM9/6 Memo referring to folder rate 2/13 for copy of waybill no. 1425

TM9/7 Five letters dated 30th June to 17th July 1933 plus invoice AM1 51 for £80-11-0

TM9/8 Six letters dated 9th to 29th August 1933 plus invoices AM1 54 and AM1 54 bis for £114-19-9 and Fcs B. 77-00

TM9/9 Six letters dated 21st October to 2nd November 1933 plus invoices AM1 57 and AM1 57bis for £65-10-9 and Frcs B 4,505,00

TM9/10 Six letters dated 23rd November to 4th December 1933 plus invoices AM1 60 and AM1 60bis for £49-8-4 and Frcs B 1,049,00

TM9/11 Six letters dated 28th December 1933 to 11th January 1934 plus invoices AM1 63 and AM1 63bis for £128-13-2 and Frcs B 762,00