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Colonial experiences ; or, Incidents and reminiscences of thirty-four years in New Zealand

by W. T. Pratt

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Published by Chapman & Hall in London .
Written in English


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StatementBy an old colonist--
The Physical Object
Pagination vi p., 1 leaf, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14001174M
OCLC/WorldCa15546842

  Seventeen years have gone by since then, and to-day, in New York, the streets are a crush of people who are there to honor the remains of the great soldier as they pass to their final resting-place under the monument; and the air is heavy with dirges and the boom of artillery, and all the millions of America are thinking of the man who restored. We find, even before New Zealand became a British colony, the Resident at the Bay of Islands, Mr. Busby, declaring in a letter to the Colonial Secretary of New South Wales urging the despatch of a detachment of soldiers to uphold the authority of the Resident and the Ngapuhi confederation of native chiefs, “With regard to the number of troops.

Full text of "Genealogical gleanings of Siggins, and other Pennsylvania families; a volume of history, biography and colonial, revolutionary, civil and other war records including names of many other Warren County pioneers" See other formats. The fifteen years following the dedication of the new Tabernacle in mark the most active milestone of my career as a preacher. A minister's recollections are confined to his interpretation of the life about him; the men he knows, the events he sees, the good and the bad of his environment and his period become the loose leaves that litter.

This dissertation undertakes a comparative study of thirty-four novels by twelve novelists from Africa (Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, Ayi Kwei Armah and Ngugi wa Thiong'o), the West Indies (V.S. Naipaul, Samuel Selvon, George Lamming, Roger Mais and V.S. Reid) and Polynesia (Albert Wendt, Witi Ihimaera, and Patricia Grace). The pioneers of New Zealand colonization, the missionaries, whalers, and flax and timber traders, did not come upon the scene until the years of Napoleon's decline and fall. Queen Victoria had been on the throne for three years before the Colonial Office was reluctantly compelled to add the Islands to an Empire which the official mind regarded.


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