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south of the "Perseverence" and gone to pieces, Tadman has a book into I will thank you to allow Tiddy to enter what may be saved from her & Tadman will write me where she is from H M Coup

Mr. Tiddy "Perseverence" 6 January/57 Viz I am obliged, by your note giving me an account of the wreck of the "Perseverence" and another Vessel south of her, and have sent Mr. Tadman who will take an account of the "Perseverence's" cargo as it is landed and have written to Lt Poynter to arrange the watch JS Marginalia T

Henry Corlass Esqr[name from Christie's Shipping Register, 1858] Shipping Master, Hull 7 January 1857 Sir, I will thank you to obtain for me the wreck forms undermentioned viz W 1 wreck Return - 1 Quire W 2 Depositions } whole sheets 1 Quire } half sheets - 1 Quire W 8 Receipt for Salvage - 1 Quire JS Receiver Wreck Sandlemere to Spurn Marginalia [G?]

Copy of affidavit sent to each Sec Marine Dept & Lloyds Port of Hull Michael Coverdale being duly sworn deposes that he is Master of the Brig "Lavinia" of London of 259 Tons Register owned by James Thomas Smith of Sun Wharf Deptford and that he sailed from Deptford on the 3rd Jany 1857 with a Crew of Ten men, including himself bound to Sunderland in Ballast the said vessel not being insured left Deptford on the Marginalia S

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65 3rd January 1857. Had fine weather till about 5 p.m. on Sunday the 4th when a heavy gale came in; the vessel was then nearly abreast of the Spurn Point and about 12 miles from the Land. Brought the ship under double reefed topsails, Foresail and Topsails at about 8 p.m. Heavy gales about East and very heavy Sea; the Vessel "canted" her Ballast, Took in Trysail, Foresail, and Fore Topsail leaving the Vessel under double reefed main Topsail only at 11 p.m. took a cast of the head and found five fathoms water; it then cleared up and I saw the land and broken water close to leeward at about 11/30 P.M. She drifted on to the land where she now lies - viz at Withernsea - all hands were saved. The Vessel is broken - nearly all to pieces. Syned Michael Coverdale Deponent Declared at the Custom House Hull this Seventh day of January 1857 before me James Sparrow Receiver of wreck for Sandlemere to Spurn Point

Wilson F. Sandlemere Instructions sent respecting "Margaret" [??] &C under to be secured and to report further. JS Marginalia W

Tadman Mr. To report further when the Cargo is landed or anything particular immediately JS Marginalia T

L'Poynter R.N. Patrington Dr Sir 8 January 1857 I am obliged by your note of this mornings date on the subject of wreck of Marginalia P

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"Perseverence" and "Lavinia" Form 1 A for "Perseverence" has been already forwarded by me; And the Master of the "Lavinia" informed me that you had forwarded one in repeat of his Vessel should you not have so done, have the goodness to send one. Form 2 has been done away with see supplement to Receiver's Instructions page 9 article 92. I therefore send you Six of Form 1a only. Those are not to be sent to Lloyds. Form 2a is a Declaration on oath which can be taken by a Wreck Receiver only; I therefore do not send any JS

Wilson F.M. Sandlemere 10 Jany 1857 Sir On the receipt hereof, Francis Wilson is to return to Hull, leaving the Bonded goods that have been secured under Lock at the Watch House in charge of Mr. Hoad the chief officer at Sandlemere, who has been instructed by the Inspecting Commander of the Coast Guard on the subject; you are to leave in his hands the Crowns Key, and deliver to him the accompanying letter. JS Bring your account with you. JS Marginalia W

Mr. Hoad Chief Officer Ct Gd Sandlemere Sir 10 Jany/56 The Inspecting Commander informed me when he passed through here a few days ago that he would Marginalia H

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66 give you directions respecting taking charge of the Goods that might be landed from the wreck of the "Margaret" near your Station and Francis Wilson, an officer from hence, having informed me that all the goods have been landed from the said Vessel and that which are under Bond are secured under the Crowns Lock on your premises. I have directed him to deliver the key into your charge and return to Hull. I will therefore thank you to take charge of the same and to apprize me when the parties concerned are desirous of receiving the same, that I may send a proper officer to dip and otherwise survey such Casks of Wine and Spirits thus under Bond prior to removal JS

Lt Shacklock RN D Sir 12 Jany/57 I have just received your of this mornings date with Mr. Hoad's report. There will not be any necessity for you to go to Sandlemere to the wreck of the "Maria Mathilde" from [S?ingsberg] with liniseed cake unless you are desirous of having a pleasure trip ; one of my officers returned from thence last evening and everything is going on Satisfactorily The Dutch Council has gone there from hence and every proper Marginalia S

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Mr. P Flucker Holmpton 15 Jany/57 I have just seen the Master of the "Lavinia" who has informed me that the Stores saved from that vessel will be forwarded to London by Saturdays Steam vessel you must therefore let me Know by return of post the nature of your service and how large a sum I am to demand for the same. JS Marginalia F

Mr. Sparrow has rec'd Mr. Fluckers paper saying that his Services and that of others would be compensated by £7- or 8 £ But Mr Flucker must return the first paper named lately as directed. J.S. 17 Janry/57 Marginalia F

17 J{uly}anry/57 Mr. Tadman you are to have the Deals & C of the "Perseverance" piled and the Lathwood framed as soon as possible and report to me when it is done that I may send some one to pass them - also put on as fast as possible with the square Timber. J.S. Marginalia T

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