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List of stolen items

Date: 1937
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Nancy Jean Steele Bequest
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: List
Object No: ANMS0541[001]

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    Description
    The document consists of one torn half page, text typed in German. One side has a list of items stolen and the verso has typed draft notes for a telegram which are partially illegible by ink pen scribbling on top.
    Translation
    • [The document consists of one half A4 page, torn. On the one side it contains typed draft notes for a telegram which are partly made illegible by ink pen scribbling on top of them. The reverse page contains a list of items stolen.] 12 October [illegible] [illegible] notify Dutch government of incident, report follows, will continue trip. Speck Tepa, 15 October 1937 Dear Captain, Sir, being in a very difficult position myself I am asking you humbly to send the enclosed telegram on my behalf. I myself cannot… [page torn off at this point] [reverse page:] List of items stolen One Mauser pistol with ammunition One hunting knife One short pants with the following items in the pockets: one handkerchief, one canvas bag with about 16 guilders One tropic helmet One cooking pot One frying pan One drinking cup One new silver teaspoon One can opener One boat rope Three water bottles
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