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Receipt for Travelling Expenses returned for signature to Mr [Flu?Flicker?] Receipt for salvages transmitted 21 'May 1859 to Geo Milne [Holynton?] JM MARGINALIA: S

Form WRI of the vessel "Ava" transmitted 21'May 1859. Secty Marine Dept JM MARGINALIA: V

31 May 1859 Monthly wreck account transmitted 31'May 1859. JS MARGINALIA: M

Board of Trade Marine Dept No 5821 Registered 2 June 1859

The Collector Custom Ho Hall A telegram of which the following is a copy was sent to you from this office at Noon to day.

"Do not detain "Leopard" for this Boards' Certificate it will be sent by to nights post." J [?] James 2/6/59

The "Leopard" was cleared by me yesterday for [C?] your Telegram directing me to grant clearance arrived at 1/15pm. James [Sh?Sp?] CHH 3/6/59

MARGINALIA: L

[for?] 22 Mr Teddy Salvage Receipts transmitted for signtature 29 June 1859 Mr [Flu?] [Killsea?] " for No 14 transmitted 29 June 1859 " " " " No15 " " " " " " " No 16 " " " Mr Milne [Holynton?] " " No {18} 17 " " " " " " " No 23 " " "

Head Return of Wreck at Withernsea " No 20 " "

Vessel "North Sea" 1 July 1859

Sir, I have seen Mr Kruger Master of the North Sea, he is desirous that the inquiry contemplated should take place as early as possible.

I have also communicated with the [Stipendary?] Magistrate who will name a day for the inquiry on my again

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apprising him, when I am ready wtih the neccessary witnesses.

I annex a List of the Crew of the "North Sea" many of whom you will perceive are [?] from Hull.

Those who are now here and who are soon expected are as follows, [?]

Thos Steele - AB who was at the wheel at the time of the wreck is at home,

Henry Thundercliffe - AB - at home

John Sutton - Boatswain & 2nd Mate is expected to return to Hull on Tuesday or Wednesday next.

W. [Robinson?] Cook - Expected to return to Hull latter end next week.

Will [Whiting?] AB -will be at Hull on Monday next

Jos Pennington AB Daily expected to return to Hull [Water on Deck?]

Robt Kirby - AB Daily expected

Robt [Ellen? Eller?] - [Freeman?] - at home

Jos Mudd - [Freeman?] - expected to return to Hull the latter part of next week, consequently there are now three of the Crew in Hull - One of whom (Robt Ellen), I have detained to-day on condition that the Crown pay his wages, as per the annexed note from Messrs Wilson & Co.

[Men?] are daily expected to return to Hull - two of whom were on the water at the time of the wreck. One expected to return the middle of next week, - and two at the end.

I have not seen Steele and Thundercliffe - but will see them tomorrow.

Should it be advisable to have the attendance of all parties aforementioned - the investigation cannot take place before Monday or Tuesday the 11 or 12 [J--]

Be as good as to write me by return of post - the day that it will be convenient for Captain Harris to attend - and also whether I shall summons the men I have named.

I am sir, your [--?] servant, James Sparrow

The [Collector?] Custom Ho London

Will it be neccessary for me to employ Mr [Saxelbye?]

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