Assorted documents, Personal Losses

Production date
1931

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A file containing memoranda, reports and contracts relating to claims for personal losses following the Hawke's Bay earthquake. The file is marked as closed and has the number 50520 repeatedly stamped on the cover. The title on the cover reads: Head Office Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund (Personal Losses of Furniture, clothing, Effects, Books, Tools of trade) General File. Relief Fund.

The documents include:

Correspondence between W E Barnard, Wellington; The Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Earthquake Relief Committee, Wellington; Public Trust Offices Head Office and Mr Coad, Napier. This correspondence is dated between 11 May 1932 and 10 May 1932 and concerns applications for losses made by Mrs B Green, Mr B B Creagh, and Mrs Vaughan.

Memorandum and attached schedule of claims from the Public Trust Office Napier to Head Office, dated 6 May 1932. The schedule includes names, items and amounts.

Correspondence between W E Barnard, Wellington; The Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Earthquake Relief Committee, Wellington; Public Trust Offices Head Office and Mr Coad, Napier; dated between 19 April 1932 and 10 May 1932, regarding: applications for losses by E Coyne, Napier; A Morgan formerly of Criterion Hotel; Mrs Evalyn M Jones, Kerikeri; Sister J E Floyd; Messrs Reardon and Wright Limited.

Note for file, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief dated 17 March 1932, regarding: James Beel application being declined.

Letter from W E Barnard, Wellington, to The Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Earthquake Relief Committee, Wellington, dated 16 March 1932, regarding: James Beel.

Copy of a letter from James Beel, Hyde, Otago Central, Saturday 12 March, to Mr Barnard, Napier, regarding: upholstery tools lost in fire - application for loss arrived too late.

Extracts from the minutes of the Central Committee meeting on 9 March 1932, regarding: applications for assistance of goods stolen - all declined.

Extract from a memo from Mr Coad, Napier, to Public Trustee, dated 23 November 1931: applications for assistance of goods stolen - all declined.

Extract from memo from Hastings to Head Office dated 16 November 1931: applications for assistance of goods stolen - difficult to verify and should not be considered.

Extract from memo from Hastings to Head Office dated 23 November 1931: applications for assistance of goods stolen - difficult to verify and should not be considered.

Extracts from the meeting minutes of the Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund held on 13 November 1931, regarding: applications for assistance of goods stolen.

Extracts from the meeting minutes of the Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund held on 6 November 1931 regarding: applications for assistance of goods stolen.

Correspondence between Public Trust Office Head Office and Mr Coad, Napier, and Chief Inspector, dated between 20 August 1931 and 11 September 1931, regarding: great distress caused by personal losses from earthquake alone will be considered; stipulations for personal losses.

Extracts from memo dated 14 August 1931 from Mr Coad, Napier, to District Public Trust, Hastings: Claims for personal losses. Three pages.

Form, Letter, Secretary, Napier Earthquake Relief Committee, Tiffen Park House, Napier: unable to consider claim at this stage. Unfilled.

Form, Fire Loss. For Compensation for Furniture, Personal Effects, etc Lost by Fire Consequent on Earthquake. Unfilled.

Form, Letter, W Harvey, Chairman, Napier Earthquake Relief Committee, Tiffen Park House, Napier: unable to consider claim at this stage. Unfilled.

Correspondence between Public Trust Office Head Office and Mr Coad, Napier, and Chief Inspector, dated between 3 July 1931 and 7 July 1931, regarding: personal losses applications confined to fire related loss, although most loss sustained from earthquake alone; committee meetings regarding personal loss compensation.

Memoranda from Mr Coad, Napier Public Trust Office to Wellington, dated 29 June 1931, regarding: personal losses: copies of forms for considering applications:

Form, Letter, Secretary, Napier Earthquake Relief Committee, Tiffen Park House, Napier: unable to consider claim at this stage. Unfilled.

Form, Fire Loss. For Compensation for Furniture, Personal Effects, etc Lost by Fire Consequent on Earthquake. Unfilled.

Form, Letter, W Harvey, Chairman, Napier Earthquake Relief Committee, Tiffen Park House, Napier: unable to consider claim at this stage. Unfilled.

Extracts from the minutes of the fourth meeting of the Sub-Committee of the Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund held on 10 June 1931, regarding: grants for personal relief of up to £50.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Various coloured papers printed and lined, typed, handwritten, and stamped, bound by cotton tape.
Measurements
Length x Width: 340 x 215mm
Subject period
Subject date
1931-1936
Post 03 Feb 1931
Display location
Credit line
from the Public Trust Office
Other number(s)
m98/62, 78355

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