Titanic, White Star and Liner Memorabilia Auction
on Saturday 21st October 2017
On View:
Friday 20th October 10.00am - 4.00pm
Saleday from 9.00am-12.30pm
Sale commences at 1.00pm
Lots: 352-354 of 354
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Lot 352
R.M.S. TITANIC - THE THOMAS LEONARD THEOBALD ARCHIVE:
White Star Line steamship department 2 page letter dated June 18th, 1912, to Mrs. Annie Theobald, 10, Barnes (sic) Road, Strood, Nr.Rochester, Kent.
Dear Madam:-

With reference to your letter of the 29th of May regarding the effects found on the body of your husband, Mr.Thomas Theobald, we sent a copy of same to our New York friends, and they write that all the effects found on the body are being sent to us by the S.S. Olympic, due here this week end.
These are as follows:-
Silver watch and chain,
Tobacco pouch,
Two pipes,
Razor,
Memorandum book,
Gold pin,
Comb,
Gold ring marked "C.T."
Knife,
Three studs,
Purse with 4 shillings.
Our New York friends advise us that the clothing is not in a fit condition to be returned, but that all clothing brought into Halifax by the "Mackay-Bennett" was very thoroughly searched, the lining being torn out and the pockets ripped open in order to make sure of the recovery of money or valuables which might have been kept in safety pockets.
We will take care that the effects are sent to you as soon as received by us, but shall have to ask you to sign the enclosed four forms of indemnity and receipt, in the presence of a witness, which please return to us when signed, and oblige.
Yours faithfully,
for White Star Line.
Estimate:  £600 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 353
R.M.S. TITANIC - THOMAS THEOBALD ARCHIVE: Collection of three letters dated June to December 1912 regarding the distribution of Titanic relief fund monies. (3).
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 354
R.M.S. TITANIC: Rare White Star Line internal notice from Halifax to New York regarding enquires from family members of those onboard the Titanic. "Inquiries have been received from you for the following bodies, which we have not been able to identify either among those brought in by the Mackay Bennett or the Minia", dated May 8th 1912.

Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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