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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 32



January 12.—M.H.R. Dunedin: J. Macandrew, 40; (Grant, 3).

January 17.—Ship "Melbourne" arrived from Leith.

January 25.—s.s. "Pirate" arrived from Melbourne. Heavy flood, doing considerable damage.

January 31.—p.s. "Geelong" arrived from Melbourne.

February 10.—Ship "Oriental" arrived from London.

February 12.—M.P.C. Dunedin: Thomas Dick.

March 1.—Meeting at Invercargill approving separation.

March 8.—Ship "Tamora" arrived from London.

March 9.—Agreement made with Jones, Cargill and Co. for coastal steamer.

March 14.—District Court opened; J. H. Harris, Judge; no Crown Prosecutor; Court adjourned.

March 21.—Ship "Equator" arrived from London.

March 23.—Eleventh anniversary celebrated: horse racing; horticultural show.

April 5.—Barque "Revival," of Limerick, stranded at Heads.

April 30.—Harbor steamer "Pride of the Yarra" arrived. Brigantine "Comet" landed stock at Oamaru; first direct from N.S.W.

May 13.—Inter-colonial R.M.S.S. advertised.

May 16.—Harbor steamer "Victoria" arrived.

June 2.—Ship "Mariner" arrived from London.

June 3.—Ship "Gloucester" sailed for London direct with cargo—£28,636; Jones, Cargill and Co., charterers.

June 7.—District Court sat for business.

June 23.—M.P.C. Tokomairiro: Smith, 20; (Dewe, 18).

July 27.—Supreme Court: Judge Harris rebuked by Justice Gresson, and fined £50 for non-attendance as a witness.

August 10.—Ship "Avonvale" arrived from London.

August 12.—Duncan's flour mill, Water of Leith, started.

August 20.—Ship "Henbury" arrived from London.

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August 22.—Ship "Henbury" burned at Port Chalmers.

September 7.—Ship "Countess of Fife" arrived from London.

September 12.—Ship "Alpine" arrived from Glasgow; 1,164 tons.

October 6.—Ship "Sebastian" arrived from London.

October 8.—Eighth Session Provincial Council opened.

November 23.—Foundation stone of Knox Church laid.

November 29.—Ship "Cheviot" arrived from Glasgow.

December 2.—Ship "Sevilla" arrived from Glasgow.

December 16.—H.M.S. "Niger" arrived, with Governor Gore Browne.

December 22.—Levde and dejeuner at Provincial Hotel.