Assorted documents, Transport, Hawke's Bay earthquake

Production date
23 Feb 1931

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About this object
Assorted documents dated 23 February, 1931 relating to requisitions for fuel during the aftermath of the 3 February 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. Some documents state the purpose for the fuel requirement.

Names or signatures mentioned in the documents are: Scott-Smith, Mr Hobson, Water and Drainage, Mr Ireland, AARD Service Station, Mr Smith, Mr Finch, H Andrews, A Holden, J G Hill, C Cox, Mahoney and Son and the Film Department.

Included is a letter from the manager of Napier Woollen Mills Limited of Onepoto Valley with a request to the Transport officer in Napier to: issue passes to the following, who are proceeding to the various places on business connected with re-building Napier Woollen Mills Limited. The persons listed are: A Armitage, Engineer, travelling to Wanganui and return; J Cowan, Contractor, travelling to Wellington and return; D J Oliver, Mill Manager, travelling to Wellington and return and J Cowan Junior, Contractor, travelling to Wellington and return. The letter is signed: D J Oliver.

Also included is a message to: Transport, Shortlands, with a request for benzine for Mr Dwyer, recently active with the Special Police and now discharged, who desires to visit his family in Pakowhai. The message is signed by the O.C. of Special Police, Napier, Captain Johnson.

Some names or signatures are indecipherable.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten and typed in pencil, coloured pencil and ink on blank or printed or lined paper, coloured paper or printed forms. One is written on an envelope. The documents are secured together with a date label and a premier binder split pin. Stamped in ink.
Height x Width: 273 x 225mm
Subject period
Subject date
23 Feb 1931
Credit line
from the Public Trust Office
Other number(s)
m98/62, 80078

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