War Claims Schedules

Scope and Content

Folders of Schedules and Working papers for making up claims for compensation for damage to John Swire & Sons property registered with the Trading with the Enemy Section of the Treasury and Board of Trade.

John Swire & Sons and Butterfield & Swire: Rough notebook, drafts and forms for property claims giving details of the property, date of purchase, cost, value

China Navigation Company: 3 copies of schedules sent in to the Board of Trade with working papers.

Taikoo Dockyard: Rough notes and schedules with some correspondence re the cost of replacements of plant

Tientsin Lighter Company: Brief schedules and notes; Rough drafts and working and letters on the completion of the various forms and the methods to be used for registering the properties

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