Story: Subantarctic islands

Enderby settlement promissory note

This note was used to pay workers at the Enderby settlement at Port Ross in the Auckland Islands. The bearer was promised payment of £1 sterling by the Southern Whale Fishery Company, which had been established by Charles Enderby to develop a major whaling enterprise based in the Auckland Islands.

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Jock Phillips, 'Subantarctic islands - The Enderby settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2021)

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