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Akaroa and Banks Peninsula land settlement official letters

Identifier: Arch 0024
Scope and Contents Two letters concerning Akaroa and Banks Peninsula land settlements.

The 1842 letter, in French, records the transfer of land in Akaroa from La Compagnie Nanto-Bordelaise to Joseph Libeau. Dated 4th October, it is signed by Libeau and by Pierre Joseph Sainte Croix Crocquer de Belligny, for the Compagnie.

The 1853 letter, dated December 15th, is an agreement on land claims in Banks Peninsula, written at the Land Office in Christchurch and signed by George Hempelman.
Dates: 1842-1853

George Hempelman letter

Identifier: Arch 0628
Scope and Contents Two photocopies of original manuscript letter from George Hempelman in Peraki Bay to Captain Rhodes in Wellington, 29 November 1840.
Dates: 1840

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