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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Auckland Provincial District]

Brown, Barrett and Co

Brown, Barrett and Co. (John Mckail Geddes), Tea, Coffee, and Spice Merchants, and General Importers, Customs Street East, Auckland. Telephone 626. P.O. Box 56. Cable address, “Coffee”; code, “Reuter's.” Bankers, National Bank of New Zealand. Mr. Geddes arrived in New Zealand by the ship “Nelson,” in 1862. The business was founded in 1868, and Mr. Geddes, who joined as a partner in 1870, became sole proprietor in May, 1892. The firm has made its name through the excellence of its productions in Excelsior coffee, coffee essence, Butterfly teas, and baking powder.

Mr. J. Mc K. Geddes.

Mr. J. Mc K. Geddes.