Assorted Documents, Master Grocers' Federation Relief Fund

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Post 03 Feb 1931

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Assorted documents including letters, memoranda, telegrams and lists in relation to the New Zealand Master Grocers' Federation Relief Committee grant of funds to the Hawke's Bay Master Grocers' Federation.

The documents are bound in the top left corner. The number 86 is stamped on the cover.
Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund: Voucher payable to Messrs Roach's Limited, dated September 1932: Napier: Sixty five pounds granted by Master Grocers Association to Roach's Limited which has gone into liquidation post earthquake; Hastings: Mr R Dockery, Chairman of Hawke's Bay Master Grocers Federation, stipulates that the 65 pound grant was intended to re-establish Roach's and is not for the credit of the liquidators.

Letter from Honourable Secretary, Hawke's Bay Master Grocers' Federation, Napier, to the Secretary, Earthquake Relief Committee, 27 August 1932, regarding appreciation of expeditious distribution of Grocer Relief funds.

Letter from M L McGrath, Shakespeare Road, Napier, to the Secretary, Napier Earthquake Relief Committee, 29 August 1932, regarding thanks for Mrs Margaret McGrath's 15 pound grant from the Grocers' Relief Fund.

Letter from R Dockery, Dockery's Black and White Stores, to the Secretary, Earthquake Relief Committee, 10 August 1932, regarding Hawke's Bay Master Grocers' Association distribution of funds.

Letter from R Dockery, Dockery's Black and White Stores, to the Secretary, Earthquake Relief Committee, 10 August 1932, regarding appreciation of assistance.

Letter from F Couper, 806 Eaton Road, Hastings, to the Secretary, Earthquake Relief Committee, 15 August 1932, regarding appreciation of 15 pound grant from Grocers' Federation Relief Fund.

Letter from Honourable Secretary, New Zealand Master Grocers' Federation, Auckland, to Mr Jackson, Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 5 August 1932, regarding confidential nature of grants.

Letter from Secretary, to Mr R J Dockery, Chairman, Hawke's Bay Master Grocers' Federation, Napier, dated 3 August 1932, regarding Master Grocers' Federation Relief Fund, forwarded letter to Tainsh and Cooper, letter from Roach's Limited.

Letter from G H Roach, Roach's (1931) Limited, Heretaunga Street, Hastings, to the Secretary, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 30 July 1932, regarding Master Grocers' Federation Relief Fund, appreciation of grant.

Letter from Secretary, Public Trust Office, to Honourable Secretary, New Zealand Master Grocers' Federation, Napier, dated 3 August 1932, regarding Master Grocers' Federation Earthquake Relief Fund, attached is a list of grants made, appreciation of generosity; Adding machine receipt paper with sums; List, Distribution of Master Grocers' Federation Earthquake Relief Fund: Thirty six companies and people listed, occupations, all grocers besides one bookseller, with their addresses and amounts granted.

Letter from Secretary, to Mr R Dockery, Chairman, Hawke's Bay Master Grocers' Federation, Napier, dated 22 July 1932, regarding Master Grocers' Federation Relief Fund: Suggests that letter of appreciation from beneficiaries of grants be sent via the Federation; Handwritten list of recipients of grants, addresses and amounts.

Letter from Honourable Secretary, New Zealand Master Grocers' Federation, Auckland, to Mr Jackson, Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 13 July 1932, regarding funds transfer, requests letter of acknowledgement from beneficiaries of grant so that in his role of Editor of "New Zealand Bakers' and Grocers' Review" he can thank donors from the old country (England), from whence the majority of the funding came.

Handwritten list of recipients of grants, addresses and amounts.

Letter from Honourable Secretary, New Zealand Master Grocers' Federation, Auckland, to Mr R Jackson, Secretary, Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 7 July 1932, regarding transfer of funds.

Letter from Secretary, to J S Barton, Chairman, Hawke's Bay Rehabilitation Committee, Napier, dated 6 June 1932, regarding Master Grocers' Federation Earthquake Fund, copy of letter from Honorary Secretary, New Zealand Master Grocers' Federation, Auckland forwarded.

Letter from Secretary, to Honourable Secretary, New Zealand Master Grocers' Federation, Auckland, dated 5 July 1932, regarding Master Grocers' Federation Earthquake Relief Fund, schedule of recommendations forwarded; List, Master Grocers' Federation Earthquake Relief Fund Allocations by Napier Earthquake Relief Committee: Thirty two companies and people listed, with amounts granted; List, Master Grocers' Federation Earthquake Relief Fund Schedule submitted by Mr Dockery: Thirty two companies and people listed, locations, estimated losses and amounts granted; List, Master Grocers' Federation Earthquake Relief Fund (£375-0-8) List of Grocers in Hawke's Bay (Compiled from Labour Department Records) with name, address, town, five pages.

Letter from Honourable Secretary, Hastings Grocers' Association, to W Harvey, Chairman, Relief Committee, Napier, dated 30 June 1932, regarding Grocers Relief Fund to be appointed a sub-committee. Mr R Dockery, chairman of the sub-committee is also chairman of the Hawke's Bay Master Grocers' Association.

Letter from the Secretary, to the Honourable Secretary, New Zealand Grocers' Federation, dated 28 June 1932, regarding Master Grocers' Federation Fund scheme for distribution of funds.

Telegram from Trustworthy, Wellesley Street, to Public Trust Napier, dated 27 June 1932, message: Grocers earthquake fund balance three hundred seventy five pounds and eightpence.

List, Names of Grocers and amounts.

Letter from C W Smith, Cornwall Park Store Hastings, to Sir, dated 31 May 1932, regarding certified approximation of losses to Hastings store.

Letter from T Lusher, Lusher and Company, Hastings, to Sir, dated August 1931, regarding certified approximation of losses to Hastings store.

Letter from G Emery, Cash Grocer and General Storekeeper, Hastings, to Sir, dated September 1931, regarding certified approximation of losses to Hastings store.

Letter from G Wes Forges, 208 Willowpark Road, Hastings, to Sir, dated 31 August 1931, regarding certified approximation of losses to Hastings store.

Letter from F Bead, Hastings, to Sir, dated 24 August 1931, regarding certified approximation of losses to Hastings store.

Letter from Edith E Stevenson, Parkvale Store, St Aubyn Street, Hastings, to Sir, dated 24 August 1931, regarding certified approximation to losses of Hastings store.

R D Hodgson loss of stock. undated.

Letter from W G Lynch, Lynch and Company Storekeepers, Hastings, to Sir, dated 12 August 1931, regarding certified approximation of losses to Hastings store.

Letter from Duff and Averill, Queen Street, Hastings, to F W Smith, Secretary, Hawke's Bay Master Grocers' Federation, dated 11 August 1931, regarding assistance to Grocers to reimburse earthquake loss: Tainish and Cooper grocery business suffered losses of 800 pounds, nothing saved, building razed.

Letter from Messrs Dockery's, 8 Clive Square, Napier, to T W Smith, Secretary, Hawke's Bay Master Grocers' Federation, dated 10 August 1931, regarding stock, plant, fittings destroyed by fire, 3,000 pounds damage.

Letter from J A Bell, A E Palmer, Public Accountant, Hastings, to Hawke's Bay Master Grocers' Federation, dated 6 August 1931, regarding statement of earthquake losses.

Letter from T W Frethey, Heretaunga Street, Hastings, to Sir, dated 7 August 1931, regarding certified approximation of losses to Hastings store.

Note, from Trustworty, dated 27 June 1932, request Grocers Earthquake fund balance

Letter from Honourable Secretary, New Zealand Master Grocers' Federation, to Mr P J Jackson, Secretary, Earthquake Relief Committee, Napier, dated 22 June 1932, regarding concern expressed at failure to distribute funds raised by "New Zealand Bakers' and Grocers' Review" for grocers in Hawke's Bay district.

Memo, dated 21 June 1932: Master Grocers' Federation Relief Fund: meeting on 16 June 1932, Mr Bryant reported that he and Mr Dockery had meetings about said fund, will return result shortly.

Memo, dated 28 May 1932, regarding Hawke's Bay Earthquake (Grocers') Relief Fund Trust, Grocers' Relief Fund: letter forwarded from New Zealand Master Grocers' Federation, Auckland from 18 May 1932.

Memo, 21 May 1932, regarding Hawke's Bay Earthquake (Grocers') Relief Fund Trust, Grocers' Relief Fund: letter forwarded from New Zealand Master Grocers' Federation, Auckland from 18 May 1932.

Letter from John Barton, Chairman, Hawke's Bay Rehabilitation Committee, to the Secretary, Earthquake Relief Committee, Napier, dated 19 May 1932, regarding Master Grocers' Federation Fund in hands of Public Trustee.

Letter from Honourable Secretary, New Zealand Master Grocers' Federation, to Mr P J Jackson, Secretary, Earthquake Relief Committee, Napier, dated 18 May 1932, regarding acknowledgement of fund being administrated by Public Trustee.

Letter from Secretary, to J S Barton, Chairman, Hawke's Bay Rehabilitation Committee, dated 16 May 1932, regarding Master Grocers' Federation Relief Fund. Committee decided to act as administrator and appoint sub-committee of Messrs Dockery and Bryant to formulate scheme.

Three copies, letter from J H Barker, Honourable Secretary, Master Grocers' Federation, Auckland, to Mr J S Barton, Napier, dated 28 April 1932, regarding administration and disbursement of relief fund for grocers.

Three copies, letter from H Wardell Johnson, Honourable Secretary, Hawke's Bay Master Grocers' Association, to The Secretary, Master Grocers' Federation, Auckland, to Mr J S Barton, Napier, dated 26 April 1932, regarding request for Auckland Federation to return money gifted to the Rehabilitation Committee, Napier, so that funds can be redirected to the Hawke's Bay Master Grocers' Association for distribution to Grocers suffering losses from quake.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Several sheets of paper of varying sizes typed, printed and handwritten, bound by a folding clip in the top left hand corner. Cardboard covers.
Measurements
Length x Width: 355 x 225mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931-1932
Display location
Credit line
from the Public Trust Office
Other number(s)
m98/62, 76570

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