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Liquor licence, 1840 (1st of 3)

The colonial Treasury had to manage the government’s accounts and, in some instances, to collect revenue. This liquor licence, for £30 (about $3,000 in 2011 terms), was issued in October 1840.

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Reference: NZMS 346

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Treasury - The Treasury, 1840 to 1935', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 April 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 20 Jun 2012