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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 63

New Zealand Company

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New Zealand Company.


  • Joseph Somes, Esq.


  • Hon. Francis Baring.


  • Henry Aglionby Aglionby, Esq., M.P.
  • John Ellerker Boulcott, Esq.
  • John William Buckle, Esq.
  • Charles Buller, Esq., M.P.
  • Viscount Courtenay, M.P.
  • Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid, Bart.
  • James Robert Gowen, Esq.
  • Archibald Hastie, Esq., M.P.
  • Sir Ralph Howard, Bart., M.P.
  • William Hutt, Esq., M.P.
  • Viscount Ingestre, M.P.
  • William King, Esq.
  • Ross Donnelly Mangles, Esq., M.P.
  • Stewart Marjoribanks, Esq., M.P.
  • Alexander Nairne, Esq.
  • The Lord Petre.
  • Jeremiah Pilcher, Esq.
  • Sir John Pirie, Bart., Alderman.
  • John Abel Smith, Esq., M.P.
  • William Thompson, Esq., Alderman, M.P.
  • Edward Gibbon Wakefield, Esq.
  • George Frederick Young, Esq.


  • Thomas Cudbert Harlngton, Esq.

Agents in New Zealand.

  • Principal Agent at Wellington—colonel William Wakefield.
  • Resident Agent at Nelson—william Fox, Esq. (Acting.)
  • Resident Agent at New Plymouth—john Tylston Wicksteed, Esq.
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At an Adjourned Special Court of Proprietors of the New Zealand Company, Held at the Company's House, in Broad Street Buildings, London, on Friday, the 26th Day of April, 1844:—

Joseph Somes, Esq., the Governor, in the Chair.

Read and confirmed,—The Proceedings of the Adjourned Special Court, held on the 29th of March, ultimo.—

Read,—The Twelfth Report of the Directors, dated this day.

I.—Moved by Russell Ellice, Esq.:—Seconded by George Robins, Esq.:—


That the Report now read be adopted.

II.—Moved by Alexander Currie, Esq.:—Seconded by John Percival, Esq.:—

That this Court, continuing to confide in the ability, discretion, and honour of the Directors, approves cordially of their determination to appeal to Parliament for redress of the wrongs inflicted on the Company; assured that the Proprietors may rely on receiving from that Tribunal the justice which has been denied to them by the Colonial Department of the Executive Government.

The Lord Ingestre in the Chair.

III.—Moved by George Robins, Esq.:—Seconded by Benjamin Harding, Esq.:—

That the thanks of this Meeting be especially presented to the Governor, for his conduct in the Chair; and to the Governor, Deputy-Governor, and Directors, for their uniform and valuable attention to the affairs of the Company.

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