Historical Records of New Zealand, Volumes 1-2

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Robert McNab

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Page 295 - Belle,' whereof is master, for this present voyage, Tillman, and now riding at anchor in the river Hooghley, and bound for London, that is to say, twelve bales of silk, being marked and numbered as in the margin, and are to be delivered in the like good order and well conditioned...
Page 474 - In witness whereof the said parties have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written, The word "recorded
Page 79 - The officers and men being in the boat, they only waited for me, of which the master-at-arms informed Christian, who then said, 'Come, Captain Bligh, your officers and men are now in the boat, and you must go with them; if you attempt to make the least resistance you will instantly be put to death...
Page 74 - YOU will please to acquaint the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that...
Page 295 - Bills of Lading, all of this Tenor and Date ; the one of which Bills being accomplished, the others to stand void.
Page 733 - You will, therefore, immediately on your arrival announce, by a Proclamation, addressed to all the Queen's subjects in New Zealand, that Her Majesty will not acknowledge as valid any title to land which either has been or shall hereafter be acquired in that country which is not either derived from or confirmed by a grant to be made in Her Majesty's name and on her behalf.
Page vii - ON the 26th of January 1857, the Master of the Rolls submitted to the Treasury a proposal for the publication of materials for the History of this Country from the Invasion of the Romans to the Reign of Henry VIII.
Page 24 - By the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord " High Admiral of Great Britain and Ireland, &c.
Page xi - But for the active search made in London by Mr. James Bonwick, FRGS, the early Records of New South Wales would have been little better than a blank. The despatches sent to England by the Governors, as well as the despatches and letters transmitted to them, have been preserved, if not as completely as could have been wished, yet to a very large extent, in the Departments of State. These departments have been thrown open to the Government, and the transcriptions that have been made repair, so far...
Page 81 - My mind was employed in considering what was best to be done, when I was solicited by all hands to take them towards home ; and when I told them that no hopes of relief for us remained...

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