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Receipt - Issued to G Toth, Towns Supply Co, 12 Jul 1958 Document Reg. No: HT 861

Receipt issued to Gyula Toth by the Towns Supply Co, dated 12 July 1958. In 1957 Julius came to Australia after he escaped the Russian invasion of Hungary. Leaving his family in Hungary, he survived a dangerous journey alone to escape across the border to Austria. He was only able to bring a few possessions with him including his moulding tools, cigarette holder and photo album, which were 18th birthday presents from a sister and friend.
Cream coloured receipt with printed black text and details completed in blue ink. There is a green stamp in the lower right hand corner which indicates stamp duty has been paid.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.30 cm (Height), 12.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: building materials, immigration, receipts, settlement, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Banking & Finance
Tertiary Classification: financial records
Inscriptions: Text: THE TOWNS SUPPLY CO. PTY. LTD./Branch Office:/761 BURKE ROAD/ CAMBERWELL/Registered Office:/105 SWANSTON STREET/MELBOURNE C.1.
Issued By: The Towns Supply Co Pty Ltd, Camberwell, Victoria, Australia, 12 Jul 1957
Issued To: Mr Julius Toth, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia, 12 Jul 1958

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