Mr. James Charlton Humphreys, of the Iron Buildings Works, near Albert Gate, Knightsbridge, has, with singular promptitude and thoughtfulness, arranged to send fifty two-roomed iron cottages to Alexandria; the first consignment leaving Liverpool by the ship Macedonia. He has secured a very low rate of 20s. per ton; and one of his foremen will go by the same vessel, with a view of fixing each house on any piece of ground which may have belonged to the owner who has had his house destroyed. By this means he will be able to live on the same spot and retain procession of his ground until he can re-erect a permanent structure.
Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2256—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 29, 1882, p.111
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