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Historical Records of New Zealand Vol. II.

January, 13th

January, 13th.

Blowing hard from the Eastward:—

Copy of Agreement for the skins obtained on Campbells Island.

It is hereby agreed between on the one part and John Balleny of the schooner Eliza Scott on behalf of his owners on the other part that on condition of removg from Campbells Island and paying to them in London ten shillings for every prime skin delivered and others in proportion they abandon all claim to the skins now on board in favour of Messrs. Enderby and others owners of the schooner Eliza Scott & tender Sabrina. It is further agreed that for the cargo yet to be obtained that the sd. shall have the one hundred and eightyith share without any monthly wages and it is further agreed that Messrs Enderby shall deduct from the price of skins the amt of all slops &c. advanced by Capt. Balleny to

Preservation Harbour
Campbell Island Jany 14th 1839.