Letter, J P Hamlin

Hamlin, Josiah Pratt
Production date
25 Jun 1892

Object detail

Brief Description
Letter from J P Hamlin to the Chairman of Napier Harbour Board regarding the reservation of East Pier for Māori and Paora Kaiwhatu's lease at Port Ahuriri.

J P Hamlin was a trustee for Paora Kaiwhatu who leased the site from J G Kinross. When Paora Kaiwhatu passed away this lease expired and was to be auctioned. J P Hamlin recognised the importance of the spot for business and suggests a new 1/4 acre site near East Pier.
Production date
25 Jun 1892
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten in black ink on lined paper.
Height x Width: 415 x 335mm
Subject period
Subject date
28 Jun 1892
Credit line
gifted by Mr Mark Herbert
Other number(s)
m95/28, 77775


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