Telegraphic address: "Wholesale Manchester"
Telephone: Blackfriars 1212
Please address your reply:
Co-operative Wholesale Society Limited,
Exporters, Buying and Shipping Agents,
1, Balloon Street,
A.B.C., 6th and 7th editions;
Western Union 5 letter;
Bentley Complete Phrase;
Bentley Second Phrase;
A.1. MARCONI, and Private.
Our reference EXPORT ST/HP. 345
13th December, 1937.
The Trades Union Congress Council,
Food Stuffs for Spain.
In confirmation of the message conveyed to you today through the medium of our London Branch and in conformity with your instructions, we beg to advise having arranged to have Bill of Lading in respect of the consignment by s.s. Hartbridge to Barcelona made out in the name of Direccion General de Abastecimientos, Ministerio de Hacienda y Economia, Barcelona. First original will be sent forward to these people by carrying steamer and stamped copy will go forward by separate mail and at the same time we will let you have an office copy Bill of Lading in order that you may verify the actual goods sent forward.
The exact quantities of goods we have sent to the s.s. HARTBRIDGE are as follows -
325 bales Dried Cod 552 10 0
26 bales Bacon, Canadian Middles. 216 4 0
170 cases Corned Beef - 20 cases 12 x 6s 
50 " 2k x 2s 62 10 0.
100 " 48 x 1s. 135
1006 4 0
28½ tons soap - ½ Carbolic, ½ ordinary. 655
115 cwt bags Lentils. 90 10 0
1752 14 0