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Board minutes of 1913

A Meeting of Directors was held at 15 Dorset St on Monday 23 June 1913

Present:      Mr F Garrett (in the Chair)
                  Mr A Eames
                  Mr H S Pearsall

The Accounts prepared by Messrs Marreco & Co were considered passed & the signatures of the Directors appended. General Meeting was called for Monday the 30th June.

F Garrett

At the Seventh Ordinary General Meeting held at 15 Dorset Street E C on Monday June 30th 1913 at 2.30 pm

Present:      Mr F Garrett (in the Chair)
                  Mr A Eames
                  Mr H S Pearsall
                  Mr A Tanner
                  Mr G J Bird (secretary)
                  Mr L V Houseman (auditor)

The Secretary read the notice convening the meeting.

The Minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed and signed.

The Directors & Auditors Reports were read.

Proposed by Mr Garrett and seconded by Mr Tanner that the accounts for the year ending March 31st 1913 as read be adopted.

Resolved that no dividend could be declared.

Proposed by Mr Garrett, and seconded by Mr Eames, that Messrs Marreco & Co be re-elected as auditors for the ensuing year at a fee to be decided upon between them and the Directors.
A vote of thanks was proposed by Mr Houseman to the Chairman.

F Garrett Chairman 9 June 1914

At a Meeting of Directors held at 15 Dorset St E.C on October 27th 1913

Present:      Mr F Garrett (in the Chair)
                  Mr A Eames
                  Mr H S Pearsall
                  Mr A Tanner

The offer made by Mr E Thomas for taking over his business was put before the directors by Mr F Garrett and considered fully by them when it was decided that they should decline his offer and Mr Garrett wrote Mr Thomas a letter accordingly.

Mr Garrett also raised the question of endorsing the Bills of Messrs H J Osborne & Co Ltd which were sent to the British Bank of South America and it was decided that this should be stopped as soon as possible and that at a convenient time the Secretary should write to Messrs H J Osborne & Co Ltd acquainting them of this fact, and asking them to pay their Bills through some other Bank than the British Bank of South America.


At a Meeting of Directors held at 15 Dorset St E.C on November 21st 1913 at 10 am

Present:      Mr F Garrett (in the Chair)
                  Mr A Eames
                  Mr G J Bird

It was resolved to sign a Power of Attorney in the name of the company to Messrs Wahl Fuller & De Klerk of Cape Town S.A. authorising them to act in our name, and under our Power of Attorney to take proceedings against Mr C.P Cowen to recover the amounts of the debt he owes to us.

The Power of Attorney was accordingly signed by Messrs Eames & Garrett and the Secretary and forwarded.


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