Story: Self-government and independence

Appointing Governor Grey

This is the first page of the official document (or commission) that appointed George Grey to the position of lieutenant governor of New Zealand in 1845.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: GNZMS 102

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How to cite this page:

W. David McIntyre, 'Self-government and independence - Crown colony', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2022)

Story by W. David McIntyre, published 20 Jun 2012