Letter book, Samuel Locke

Maker
Locke, Samuel
Production date
1869-1872

Object detail

Brief Description
Letter book, Samuel Locke, 1869 to 1872.

Samuel Locke was the Resident Magistrate for Hawke's Bay, Taupo, Poverty Bay & Wairoa. These letters relate directly to his position as the Magistrate.

In the front of the letter book is an alphabetical index of people to whom Samuel Locke has written letters. Beside the person's name is a page number for the copy of the letter as well as a remarks column in which is given a brief description of the contents. The letters are found behind the index.

With the letter book is a letter written to Tony Monteith from Marvin E Locke, Samuel Locke's grandson. In the letter Marvin briefly describes Samuel's life.
Production date
1869-1872
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten on tissue paper.
Measurements
Letter book: Height x Width: 348 x 228mm
Height x Width: 296 x 210mm
Signature/Inscription
Karena te Ruataniwha ...., Inscription, Handwritten
Subject person
Subject date
1869-1872
Other number(s)
18721

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