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A letter of reply, 1864 (2nd of 2)

A letter of reply, 1864

In his reply to the superintendent of Auckland, Colonial Secretary William Fox, assures him that the government is doing its utmost to survey sections for the recently arrived military settlers from Cape Town. He also notes that it would be difficult to imagine anywhere in Auckland that settlers could be temporarily housed that was not ‘in the immediate vicinity of a public house’.

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Reference: Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives (New Zealand), 1864, D–3, p. 20.

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Carl Walrond, 'South Africans - Migration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015