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Acknowledgement Letter from Mr G. Abrahams to Rowntree confirming Number of Tins

Acknowledgement Letter from Mr G. Abrahams to Rowntree confirming Number of Tins

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T1817. The visit of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra in 1905 to open the new No. 9 Dock required a great deal of preparation and planning. As part of the celebrations the Town Council had been in discussion with Rowntree about supplying 5,000 tins of chocolate creams to the children of the area. There had been some confusion as to the correct number of tins to be supplied, originally the number had been 4,500. As a consequence of this Rowntree sent a copy of the telegram received by them to Mr Abrahams. Having received this Mr Abrahams sent a letter, of which this is a copy it reads as follows:

Dear Sirs,
With Reference to your telegram of this
morning in relation to the souvenir tins of chocolate, I
beg to confirm my reply by wire stating 'Five thousand is
'the correct number'.
Yours faithfully
PublisherTrafford Metropolitan Borough Council
Creatorcorporatename - Stretford Urban District Council
personalname - G.H. Abrahams.
Datecreation - 1905-06-29
TypeLetter - Typed
Formatdimension.H - 262mm
dimension.W - 207mm
SourceTrafford Local Studies Centre
Relationpart of - 1905 Royal Visit Papers
Reply to - T1820
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Old Trafford, Manchester.
RightsTrafford Metropolitan Borough Council