Booklet, The Authentic and Genuine History of the Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand

Production date
1890
Current rights
Public Domain

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A booklet written by William Colenso titled: The Authentic and Genuine History of the Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand, February 5 and 6, 1840: Being a faithful and circumstantial, though brief, narration of events which happened on that memorable occasion; with copies of the Treaty in English and Māori, and of the three early proclamations respecting the founding of the Colony.

The booklet provides information relating to the signing of the Treaty, including the arrival of Captain Hobson, speeches of the Chiefs and Bishop Pompallier, and Colenso's own remarks.
Edition/State/Version
First edition
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Blue paper cover, paper printed in black ink, bound through spine by two staples.
Measurements
Length x Width x Height: 216 x 140 x 2mm
Signature/Inscription
G A Preece, Esq., R.M. &c with the kind regards of the Author., Inscription, Handwritten
H.B. ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, Stamp, Stamped
LOCAL COLLECTION, Stamp, Stamped
Subject date
1890
1840
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [18150]
Credit line
gifted by Athol H Preece
Other number(s)
4715, Pam B5 Col, 18150

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