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The Times, Saturday, Mar 10, 1866; pg. 9; Issue 25442; col G


THE LOSS OF THE LONDON. – The papers that were found in the bottles picked up on the French coast at Auray, and were proved to have been thrown overboard from the London steamer just prior to her foundering, have been forwarded to Lloyd’s. They are small slips of writing paper, and the writing is in pencil. It is intended to send these sad mementoes to the relatives of the unfortunate passengers. There also came ashore at the same time a dead body of a young woman, supposed to be English. Her linen bore the name of “Emily DEBENHAM,” and it was suspected she came from the London. There is no such name on the list of passengers; she might, however, have shipped in another name. There was a quantity of rings and jewelry found on her which are now in the possession of the French authorities, to be restored to the relatives. Her body has been buried in the cemetery of the Hoedix, where it was washed up on the beach.