Requisitioning Accounts - Item Missing

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2 folders of papers concerning financial arrangements for China Navigation Company vessels requisitioned by the Ministry of Shipping.Folder of draft and final accounts lists; claims on or by the Government and forms for the claims; assorted accounts for the Liner Requisition Scheme; chartering; Shipping Liquidation and examples of the forms and their instruction leaflets. Folder of correspondence between John Swire & Sons, as China Navigation Company agents, regarding the requisitioning of the steamers and the Government, Butterfield & Swire in the East, Holt's, Cunard etc; Receipt for meat, Sparks and Young Ltd, Shipping Butchers

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