Memorandum and receipt, New Zealand Railways

New Zealand Railways
Preece, George Augustus
Production date
30 Aug 1883
29 Aug 1883

Object detail

Brief Description
A receipt and a memorandum to George Preece, Resident Magistrate of Napier from a New Zealand Railways representative of the Napier Department.

Part a - a receipt from the porter in charge at Takapau for 14 shillings and 4 pence received from a Māori person who through a misunderstanding was not passed. The other two cases mentioned namely a charge of 2 shillings and 2 pence from Pakipaki and 1 shilling and 6 pence from Hastings were correctly charged, the Māori not showing any authority for a pass.

Part b - A memorandum asking if a Māori called Hohepa Pura was charged for a ticket. Note on the reverse replying in the negative. Difficult to read the signature.

This is Courthouse number 406/83 with envelope number 26.
Production date
30 Aug 1883
29 Aug 1883
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten and printed black ink on paper.
Length x Width: 326 x 204mm
Length x Width: 170 x 250mm
Subject period
Subject date
30 Aug 1883
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