Assorted documents, County Repairs to Dwellings Exceeding £100

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1931

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Letters, lists, and memoranda related to dwelling repairs. The number 56 is written on the cover, with the title: County Repairs to Dwellings effected by PWD (Public Works Department) at a cost exceeding £100.

The documents include:

Memorandum from District Public Trustee, Napier, to the Secretary, Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 23 February 1932, regarding: Ford Lowry North's Agency: surplus from Fire Insurance money to the relief fund is being arranged.

Copy of a letter from Humphries and Humphries, Napier, to the Secretary of the Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 19 December 1931, regarding: Mr and Mrs Tudor Baker: authorised the District Public Trustee to pay into the Relief Funds the amount held by him.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary, Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, to Humphries and Humphries, Napier, dated 18 February 1931, regarding: Tudor Baker property and mortgagees.

Memorandum from District Public Trustee, Napier, to the Secretary of the Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 5 February 1932, regarding: Ford Lowry North's Agency: mortgages on Tudor Baker's property and monies owed.

List, Ford Lowry North's Agency: Baker's Mortgage, undated.

Copy of a memorandum from the Secretary to The District Public Trustee, Napier, dated 22 December 1931, regarding: Mrs Tudor Baker: details of case.

Memo for file: Tudor Baker's Application, dated 10 December 1931: details of case.

Copy of a letter from Humphries and Humphries, Napier, to the Secretary of the Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 10 December 1931, regarding: Mr and Mrs Tudor Baker and payments and loans.

Copy of a memorandum from the Secretary, Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, to The District Public Trustee, Napier, dated 17 October 1931, regarding: Mrs Tudor Baker and £112 loan, request that before making payment to Mrs Baker the Trustee be advised, to protect the interests of the Relief Committee.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary, Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, to Mrs Baker, c/o Mr Tudor Baker, c/o Stephenson Trading Co, Napier, dated 17 October 1931, regarding: request to pay excess amount to repairs to dwelling exceeding £100 in next few days.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary, Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, to The Manager, Hartford Insurance Company Limited, dated 17 October 1931, regarding: Mrs Tudor Baker: District Public Trustee arranged as attorney for mortgagee.

Letter from the Insurance Manager, Hartford Fire Insurance Company Limited, to the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 10 October 1931, regarding: Fire Loss Tudor Baker: to enable us to protect you, it will be necessary for you to forward a signed Authority from both the Mortgagee and the Owner.

Two copies of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee, to The Manager, Norwich Union Insurance Company, Napier, dated 8 October 1931, regarding: Mr Tudor Baker: Committee advanced loan of £112 on this property, request that Committee interests be protected in this matter.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County to Mr Tudor Baker, c/o Stephenson Trading Company, Napier, dated 8 October 1931, regarding: repairs to dwelling; details of repairs listed; request to pay excess amount in next few days, despite dwelling being destroyed by fire.

Memorandum from Head Office to Mr Coad, Napier, dated 23 December 1931, regarding: Repairs to Dwellings exceeding £100: no further action to collect need be taken in the meantime: will be submitted to Central Committee.

List, Cases in Hawke's Bay County Where the Public Works Department Executed Repairs to Dwellings in Excess of £100, undated: seventeen names, addresses, cost of repairs and excesses over £100 listed.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County to Mr S Porter, Kaiwaka, dated 24 July 1931, regarding: repairs to dwelling; details of repairs listed; request to pay excess amount in next few days.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County to Mr Stothart, Taupo Road, Bay View, dated 23 July 1931, regarding: repairs to dwelling; details of repairs listed; request to pay excess amount in next few days.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County to Mr W McKinnon, Glendale, Arapawanui, dated 1 December 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings; request to pay excess amount in next few days.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County to Mr H E Beattie, Kaiwaka, dated 1 December 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings; request to pay excess amount in next few days.

Letter from Mr H E Beattie, Kaiwaka, to the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 6 December 1931, regarding: appreciative of assistance but surprised at cost of materials and wages; regretfully cannot meet required amount.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County to Mr K Harris, Waipunga, dated 1 December 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings; request to pay excess amount in next few days.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County to Mr J Haliburton, Glen Farg, Kotemaori, dated 1 December 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings; request to pay excess amount in next few days.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County to Mr J Haliburton, Glen Farg, Kotemaori, dated 18 December 1931, regarding: receipt of letter, repairs to dwellings exceeding £100: letter forwarded to Wellington Central Committee for decision.

Letter from Mr J Haliburton, Glen Farg, Kotemaori, to the Secretary of the Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 15 December 1931, regarding: impossible to pay for repairs, no money.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County to Mr D Heays, Tutira, dated 1 December 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings; request to pay excess amount in next few days.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County to Mr F J Montgomery, Pakuratahi, Bay View, dated 1 December 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings; request to pay excess amount in next few days.

Letter from W B Brown, via Te Kuiti, to Hawke's Bay County Earthquake Relief Committee, Napier, dated 30 July 1931, regarding: cannot pay excess on repairs to dwelling.

Letter from W Cowper Smith, Eskdale, to Hawke's Bay County Earthquake Relief Committee, Napier, dated 4 August 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings Public Works Department, mistake in account; costs were under £100.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County Relief Committee to Mr H H Sheldon, Tulilima, Napier, regarding: repairs to dwellings exceeding £100: receipt of letter; do not have to repay loan yet, any extra relief fund assistance will help reduce debt, the rest will be interest free; excess costs, including plumbing reasonable, therefore pay excess within next few days.

Letter from H Sheldon, Tulilima, to the Secretary of the Relief Committee, dated 5 August 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings, assessment of detailed account, still seems excessive; unable to pay owing to drought and sheep epidemic then earthquake blocking roads; no income, relying on Government assistance. Two pages.

Handwritten list, H Sheldon, undated: material and labour costs and totals.

Copy of letter from Samuel Porter, Derry, Kaiwaka, Napier, to P W Engineer, Napier, dated 29 June 1931, regarding: rumour that overseer and tradesmen working at Settlers' Homesteads will be withdrawn; this a disadvantage as Mr Pearson and team have done good work for me and the job is nearly done.

Memorandum from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County Earthquake Relief Committee to the District Engineer, Public Works Department, Napier, dated 21 July 1931, regarding: letter from Mr S Porter.

Letter from S Porter, Kaiwaka, to Mr Pearson, dated 10 July 1931, regarding: come to home to see mess left by your tradesman; leaking roof, wet walls; considering the cost, the house should be water and weather proof.

Handwritten list, repairs to dwellings P C 420, undated: material and labour costs and totals.

Copy of a letter from H Schierning, Secretary, Hawke's Bay County Earthquake Relief Committee, Napier, to Mr A E Porter, Putorino, regarding: repairs to dwellings P C 443: repairs up to £100 to be repaid over 12 month period, but any amount over that to be paid immediately; therefore forward a cheque for excess.

Copy of letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County, Napier, to Percy A Arnold, Tareha, Kaiwaka, Napier, dated 6 August 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings exceeding £100: detailed account of the repairs effected to dwelling by the Public Works Department listed.

Letter from Percy A Arnold, Tareha, Kaiwaka, Napier, to Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Committee, dated 27 July 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings: request detailed account from Public Works Department, as account seems too expensive.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County, Napier, to D Bain, Tareha, dated 6 August 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings exceeding £100: detailed account of the repairs effected to dwelling by the Public Works Department listed.

Letter from D Bain, Tareha, to Earthquake Relief Committee, Napier, dated 28 July 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings: request detailed account from Public Works Department, as account seems too much, did not agree to pay excess.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County, Napier, to Mr W H C Proctor, Tareha, dated 27 August 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings exceeding £100: detailed account has been checked, all details correct, payment required within the next few days.

Letter from W H C Proctor, Tareha, to the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County, Napier, dated 17 August 1931, regarding: receipt of account; not acceptable, Plumbing, Carpentry, Bricklaying, Chimneys and cartage all too expensive.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County, Napier, to Mr W H C Proctor, Tareha, dated 6 August 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings exceeding £100: detailed account of the repairs effected to dwelling by the Public Works Department listed.

Letter from W H C Proctor, Tareha, to the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County, Napier, dated 28 July 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings: request detailed account from Public Works Department, as account seems too much.

Letter from Frank Hammond, to Secretary, Earthquake Relief Committee, Napier, dated 3 October 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings, still mistakes in account, the Plumbing being an example.

Copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Hawke's Bay County, Napier, to Mr F Hammond, Tareha Post Office, Kaiwaka, dated 6 August 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings exceeding £100: detailed account of the repairs effected to dwelling by the Public Works Department listed.

Letter from Frank Hammond, to Secretary, Earthquake Relief Committee, Napier, dated 26 July 1931, regarding: repairs to dwellings, mistake in account.

Handwritten ledgers, with material and labour costs and totals for: Mr J E Baker, Poraiti; W Brown, Petane; D Bain, Kaiwaka; H E Beattie, Waipunga; W McKinnon Arapawanui; S Stafford, Wharerangi Road; R Stothart, Glengarry Road; Jessup, Kaiwaka; Mahoney, Kaiwaka; Proctor; P Arnold, Kaiwaka; F Hammond; D Bain; and Porter.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Various coloured papers printed and lined, typed, handwritten, and stamped.
Measurements
Length x Width: 340 x 215mm
Subject period
Subject date
1931-1932
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Credit line
from the Public Trust Office
Other number(s)
m98/62, 78202

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