Booklet, Three Literary Papers

Maker
Colenso, William
Daily Telegraph
Production date
1883

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Brief Description
Booklet containing three literary papers by William Colenso that were read before the Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute during the session of 1882:

Paper I. On Nomenclature. Part I. On Matters Relating to the Māori Tongue. 1. Of Errors on the part of Foreigners and Colonists, arising from their ignorance of the Māori language; especially of Māori proper names of person, places and things; 2. Of pure Māori names, and of their derivation, early given by the Māoris themselves to introduced European novelties. By William Colenso. Read before the Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute, 10 July 1883.

Paper II (in continuation). 3. Of the unmeaning gibberish, or broken-English words and phrases, now used by the Government and by the colonists in their higher transactions with the Maoris. Part. II. On certain Colonial alterations and innovations made in the English and other Western languages. By William Colenso. Read before the Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute, 11 September 1882.

Paper III. A few remarks on the hackneyed quotation of MacCaulay's New Zealander. By William Colenso. Read before the Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute, 12 June 1882.
Production date
1883
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Grey paper cover, with addendum, a yellow sheet of paper inside front cover, pages printed in black ink, bound through spine by string
Measurements
Height x Width: 244 x 154mm
Signature/Inscription
KO TE MATAURANGA TE KAHA / Russell Duncan, Bookplate, Printed
Subject date
1883
Credit line
Russell Duncan Collection
Other number(s)
Pam C4 Col, 1720, 57721

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