Insurance Company Confiança Portuense, Sociedade Anonyma-Responsabilidade Limitada. Document dated 16th March 1900, in which the policyholder is Alberto Carlos Boer, correspondent of the Fidelidade Insurance Company in Brazil. The present contract is in the field of maritime insurance and covers the risk of goods transported on the steamer Astrid from Porto to Pará (Brazil). The total sum insured is 9.000$000 (nine contos de réis) and Confiança Portuense guarantees in reinsurance the amount of 3.000$000 (three contos de réis). The conditions of the policy under reinsurance number 6810 are in force. This document shows the image symbol of the Insurance Company, founded in Oporto, in an oval shape flanked by thick dots. In parallel, the mention of Companhia Confiança Portuense * Seguros Marítimos Fluviaes e Contra Fogo * accompanies it. In the centre of the symbol appears a figure of a saint looking piercingly at the wooden cross leaning against the chest, an identical image to Saint Rita of Cássia.
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