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Colonial treasurer’s working accounts, 1867 (2nd of 3)

A colonial treasurer could acknowledge the ‘unselfish and untiring assiduity, and remarkable ability, of the officers of the Treasury department’ (Julius Vogel in 1869), but as these pages from papers assembled by Treasurer William Fitzherbert for the 1867 financial statement indicate, treasurers themselves were also deeply involved, as they were responsible for the presentation of accounts.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Treasury - The Treasury, 1840 to 1935', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 April 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 20 Jun 2012