Bachelor Block : a story of Albertland as related in the letters & manuscripts o...
Bachelor Block : a story of Albertland as related in the letters & manuscripts of the Brookes familyMaker
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Partial Contents Preparations for departure. List of Nottingham emigrants -- "Matilda" in peril -- Mangawai to Auckland -- Hovey blazes the trail -- From Te Wheau to Port Albert -- In the bush -- Puatahi -- William Rawson Brame -- The "Gertrude" -- Auckland 1863 -- Friendly natives and an unfortunate cow -- Shadows of war -- 'Port Rival', a challenge to Port Albert -- Shingle splitters of Pakiri -- The Kaipara ferry -- A stranger on the Opou. The letters are mainly from Edwin Stanley Brookes Jnr., George Hovey Brookes and Charles Henry Brookes to their father Edwin Stanley Brookes who remained in England for several years after they emigrated. Includes index.Date Made
Albertland & District MuseumPublication Place
Auckland/ LondonSubject and Association Keywords
Thomas & Bridget Gallagher LibraryObject Type
0473029650 (pbk.)Object number
993.1012 SWACopyright Licence
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