Assorted Documents, George Preece

Preece, George Augustus
Production date
20 Sep 1882
21 Sep 1882

Object detail

Brief Description
Letter written in Māori from George Preece, Resident Magistrate of Napier and dated 20 September 1882 regarding the return of a book. Attached to reverse of letter are notes on the proceedings of a meeting at the Napier Courthouse dated 21 September 1882 and presided over by George Preece, Resident Magistrate of Napier.

Note states that the Courthouse meeting intended to distribute land amongst local Māori and that Preece explained the reasons for allotting the land to them at Ruataniwha North. Note continues by separating the land into Block A and separate lots with individuals names, their associated places and acreage allotted.

Note continues with the objections of individuals regarding other individuals included in the process and acreage allotted. Preece closes the meeting by saying that he will confer with Mr Cooper as he does not wish to make unjust decisions in the matter.

This is Courthouse number 289/82.
Production date
20 Sep 1882
21 Sep 1882
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Media/Materials description
Handwritten black ink on paper
Height x Width: 330 x 210mm
Subject period
Subject date
20 Sep 1882
21 Sep 1882
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