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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 32



January 3.—J. Macandrew elected Superintendent.

January 5.—M.P.C.: Dick, 95; Kilgour, 87; Gillies, 72; Cutten, 67; Reynolds, 66; (Strode, 58; Walker, 39; M'Glashan, 32; Kettle, 18; Redmayne, 14; Martin, 8).

January 10.—Opening of Otago Engine Works and Foundry.

January 25.—Ship "Bosworth" arrived from London.

February 22.—,Ship "Gala" arrived from Glasgow.

March 27.—M.H.R. Dunedin Country District: T. B. Gillies. April 1.—"Carolina" lost in New River.

April 6.—Separation meeting at Invercargill.

April 11.—Ninth session of Provincial Council.

April 19.—Schooner "Dunedin" arrived from Dundee.

April 28.—"Storm Cloud" arrived from Glasgow.

May 1.—p.s. "Geelong" subsidized for North, and s.s. "Oberan" for South Coastal trade.

May 6.—Knox Church opened.

May 23.—M.P.C. Central District: Howarth.

May 25.—First Town Board of Port Chalmers elected.

May 30.—Karetai, known as "Jacky White" one of the oldest Maori Chiefs, died.

June 9.—"Elizabeth" arrived from London.

June 15.—Third Building Society started: Dunedin Building and Land.

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July 7.—"Ben Nevis" arrived from Leith.

July 10.—"Kinnaird" arrived from London.

July 14.—"Isabella Hamilton" arrived from London.

July 18.—Tenth session of the Provincial Council: price of rural land raised from 10s. to 20s. per acre.

July 23.—Oriental Bank opened.

July 25.—Ploughing Match, Tokomairiro: 27 ploughs.

August 6.—Captain Cargill died.

August 8.—Masonic Lodge formed.

August 11.—Agricultural Society meeting.

August 20.—"Pladda" arrived from Glasgow.

August 23.—Dunedin Total Abstinence Society formed.

August 31.—North Taieri Flour Mill started (Culling's).

September 3.—"Robert Henderson" arrived from Glasgow.

September 11.—Meeting in aid of Taranaki settlers.

September 12.—"Bruce" arrived from Glasgow.

September 24.—"Henrietta" arrived from Glasgow.

October 1.—"William Miles" arrived from London

October 4.—Taieri Ploughing Match.

October 12.—"Oamaru Lass" wrecked at Oamaru.

October 14.—"Evening Star" arrived from London.

October 22.—p.s. "Prince Albert" arrived from Melbourne.

October 29.—"Silistria" arrived from Glasgow

November 1.—First sale of town land in Oamaru on the spot. Masonic Hall Company formed.

December 12.—Eleventh session of Provincial Council. December 26.—"Chili" arrived from London.

December 29.—Regulations for Dunedin and Invercargill districts' Volunteers.

December 31.—Bazaar in aid of Port Chalmers manse.