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Hull Packet 1840 - Keel Sunk

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Keel Sunk
WITH OAK TIMBERS

Whereas the keel Success, Capt J Sawer, laden with Forty Tons of ENGLISH OAK TIMBER, of large dimensions, was SUNK on FRIDAY in the HUMBER opposite the HESSLE CLIFF, and many of the Trees in the upper part of the Cargo floated down the river.

THIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE

That whoever secures any of the above Trees, and gives notice thereof to Messrs. Humphries and Co. Shipbuilders of Hull, shall be rewarded for their trouble; and whoever secrets or detains any of the above Timber will be prosecuted.

The above Timber is the property of John Wormwald, Esq. Of Fulford, consigned to Messrs. Humphrey and Co. of Hull and each tree is hammer-marked I W F.

Hull Packet 31-01-1840



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