Booklet, Fiat Justitia. Being a few thoughts respecting the Māori Prisoner Kereopa

Maker
Colenso, William
Dinwiddie, Morrison & Co
Production date
1871

Object detail

Brief Description
Booklet, Fiat Justitia. Being a few thoughts respecting the Māori Prisoner Kereopa, now in Napier Gaol, awaiting his trial for murder.

The booklet was written by William Colenso who writes: Respectfully addressed to the considerate and justice-loving Christian Settlers of Hawke's Bay, and also to our Rulers, in a letter to the Editor of the Hawke's Bay Herald.

Subjects include: Kereopa Te Rau; C. S. (Carl Sylvius) Volkner, 1819-1865.
Edition/State/Version
First edition
Production date
1871
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Blue paper cover, printed in black ink, bound through spine by string.
Measurements
Length x Width x Height: 242 x 150 x 3mm
Signature/Inscription
HAWKES BAY ART SOCIETY This Book must not be taken away, Bookplate, Printed
H.B. ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, Stamp, Stamped
Subject date
1871
Other number(s)
1881, Pams C4 Col, 45/372, 22678

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