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A guide to the Panama Mail Steamship Company operations receipts, 1933
HDC1644 (SAFR 23142)  
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Description
Panama Mail Steamship Company operations receipts, 1933 (SAFR 23142, HDC 1644) is comprised of bills of sale and receipts from suppliers to Grace Line (W. R. Grace & Co.) and its subsidiary, Panama Mail Steamship Company. Most of the reciepts are for items used on the passenger liners and note the name of the hull. Other bills of sale reflect oil and maintenance costs. The collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restrictions.
Background
The Irish-born Grace brothers, William Russell and Michael, partnered with the firm of John Bryce and founded Grace Brothers & Co in Peru (headquartered in London) in the mid-19th century to serve as ship chandlers in the guano trade.
Extent
544 items.
Restrictions
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.