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The Birth of a City. Wellington 1840-1843. A H Carman. 1970. Private Publication, the Author, Tawa


The history of the establishment and governance of the town of Wellington

Large number of names throughout incl:
Jury List and Justices1841
Shipping arrivals 1839 to 1842
Electoral Rolls:
Burgesses Roll 1842, with addresses, occupation, date of arrival and ship
Burgesses Roll 1843, with addresses, occupation

Potted bios of the Aldermen


Historic photos and repros of painting and drawings incl:
Wellington 1842; the beach at Te Aro 1841; Thorndon 1841; Barrett’s Hotel 1843; Panoramic views 1841 with buildings identified; portraits; repros of documents


180pp; b/w & coloured photos; fold-out coloured panorama; 1841 maps on epps; index; appendices; hard covers, gilt lettering; very good condition; ex College Library with one stamp only; closed page edges v/sl foxed
Dust jacket; very good condition



Text Copyright 2015
Collectible Books, Napier




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