Bill of lading
There was little light reading in a shipment of tomes sent to the colonies on the SS Corinthic on 7 August 1912.
Professional Papers of the Corps of Royal Engineers, an International Catalogue of Scientific Literature and the Bulletin of the Imperial Institute are just a few of the learned publications dispatched from London to various government offices in Wellington. There were six mail boxes full of books and records in total.
Shown here is the Bill of Lading for the shipment.
ACGO 8333 IA1/1220/ 1912/2822
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