Tyrell Cavendish Signed Document Titanic First Class Passenger

21 Apr

First class passenger (1875-1912) who perished aboard the Titanic. DS, signed “by a family member,” one page, 8.25 x 11, May 20, 1912. Receipt from the passenger department of the I. M. M. Shipping company pertaining to the personal effects of Cavendish, whose body is referenced at the top, “No. 172.” In part: “I am lawfully enlisted to take possession of all the personal effects in your hands taken from the body of Tyrell W. Cavendish, a passenger on the ‘Titanic’…I acknowledge receipt of the following effects: £7 in gold, 1 Gold watch, 1 Pair gold cuff links, 1 Gold stud, 1 Fountain pen, 1 pencil, 2 Check books.” Quickly signed at the conclusion, in pencil, by a family member. Uniform toning, with heavier old tape toning to vertical edges, otherwise fine condition. Ex. Brian Green Collection. RR Auction COA.

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