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VALUABLE TREASURE-TROVE PROM: A WREOK. The fearful wreck of the Netherlands ship Jonkherr, Mr. Van de Wall de Puttershock, of Dort, in Poljew Cove, near Mullion, in one of the recent gales, will be remembered by most of our readers. Twenty-seven persons perished among them three ladies, whose bodies were soon washed in, were described at the time, and were buried. One of them was a steut lady, of about 40, and it has since transpired that she was a Mrs. Sophia Woollett, who was born of English parents in Holland, went to Java, and Was returning with considerable property, to spend her days in Holland. She had lived at DjoejcaVta, Java-a name spelt in our maps Djokjakarta-and at what was pro- bably a village or town near Oreanger Regentschaper. f jyirs. W oollett has a sister in Manchester, Mrs. Schroe- 'I der, and she and Mr. Cooke, a lawyer of Rotterdam, have Written 'Mr. Ludlow, of Penzance,.the Netherlands Vice Consul, informing him that Mrs. Woollett had with her when she so unfortunately lost her life, important papers, securities, coin, &c. Since the wreck diligent search has been made for II' valuables, and half a mile from where the hull wäs eventually thrown up, on the exact spot where the ship struck and her bottom was crushed out, have been found about six and a half tons of tin. Fragments of clothes have come ashore, but of no value and with no marks of identity. The glass, by means' of which articles are seen more clearly in deep water, and grap- nels have been diligently used, and on Wednesday to I good effect, for a compact tin box, padlocked and unin- j 3ured, was. then drawn up. It was opened by those on the spot, m the presence of the Rev. E. G. Harvey, the Vlfiar of Mullion, and was sent on to Mr. Ludlow, who was engagea some time in drying and.arranging the J following articles Two securities, bills of exchange at seven per cent. payable in November, each for 7.000 j ut ls- 8d. each). From 35 to 37 bank notes i onn ^rn!. eac^' tour lor 25, one for 40, and one for These would all be negotiable at the Rotterdam | ank. They are, some of them, discoloured by the water, but have been very carefully separated and j dried by Mr. Ludlow, and are now in excellent-preser- vation. The will of the poor lady who thus perished with her wealth, in sight of land, was also in the box, rubbed into pieces, but these easily joined, and in | favour, we believe, of Mrs. Schroeder. There were also ] 199 silver Netherland pieces of 24 gulden each, and 86 silver single gulden, blackened by saltwater, but readily brightened. The 86 single gulden had been handed ilL-s, Woollett as change for her bill at an inn before she left Djoejcarta; Iii a silver box within the tin box, also blackened were three. Victoria sovereigns, five small silver coins Netherlands, and BataVian, two gold bracelets (ena- two gold brooches, three pairs of gold earrings, some strings of beads, locks of hair, and the deceased's own photograph by artists in Java. The coins were in three coarse canvas bags, which are frayed and torn by ( 'u: the washing about of the box to such an extent thav, the decent preservation of the bank notes,, will, &c., seems wonderful. In the larger box also was x small English New Testa ment and a little note-book for the ball-room, for danto engagements, and a small hook to -the cover, to faster it to a waist-belt. The whole of these things, so fortunately rescui from the deep, has been kindly shewn to many scores the curious by Mr. Ludlow, and will be held by hir, the legal representatives of Mrs. Woollett. 'AJItWIUI'&'JMIIRIIIM.æ.'IW!'t'or:)

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