Times, Monday, April 24, 1882
THE LOSS OF
The mayor of Southampton
(Mr. W.H.Davis) has received subscriptions amounting
to about Pounds 500 to the fund he has established for relief
of the relatives dependent upon those
who lost their lives in the Douro. Among them are the
following: -- Royal Mail Company, Pounds
250; Messrs Miller and Co., Bristol, Pounds 100; Mr. Eden
Colville, Mr. T.R. Tuffnell, Mr.
C. Chapman, Mr. S.H. Curtis, Mr. H. Edlmann, Mr. J. Savory,
Admiral W.S.H. Whish, Mr.
R. Marshall, and Mr. A. Wilson (directors and managers of the
Royal Mail Company), Mr.
J.M. Lloyd (secretary) and Captain Bevis (superintendent at
Southampton) Pounds 10 each ; the
Mayor of Southampton, Mrs. O. Lamb, and Mr. A.S. Lamb, five
guineas each; Mrs. Bevis, Mr.
O. Horseman, and Mrs. O. Dingwall (Streatham), Pounds 5 each.
The mayor has ascertained that there are six widows, one aged
mother, and 14 children, left destitute, and it is desired
also to render some help to the seamen who lost their kit in
the wreck. He proposes that the fund shall be administered
by a committee elected from and
by the subscribers.
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The Loss of the Douro - Monday,
June 5, 1882
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