Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC29/2/9/1-36
TitleCorrespondence with the Governor of New Zealand
Extent36 items
DescriptionCorrespondence with Lord Glasgow [David Boyle, 7th Earl of Glasgow: Governor of New Zealand, 1892-1897] and Lord Ranfurly [Uchter John Mark Knox, 5th Earl of Ranfurly: Governor of New Zealand, 1897-1904]
Including /2-12 Correspondence relating to Lord Glasgow's appointment to the Legislative Council, with press cutting, 1895; /14-18 Correspondence relating to imperial defence and appointment of commandant for imperial forces, 1896; /20-22 Correspondence relating to appointment of an ambassador to the judicial committee of the Privy Council, Jul-Oct 1896; /24-27 Correspondence from Lord Glasgow relating to the termination of his governorship and arrangements for his departure from the colony, and also concerning the request, on the part of Richard John Seddon [Premier of New Zealand 1893-1906], for an invitation to visit England for the Queen's jubilee, Nov 1896- Feb 1897; /29 Letter from Lord Ranfurly thanking Joseph Chamberlain for his selection for the governorship, Mar 1897; /31 Letter from Lord Ranfurly inviting the Duke and Duchess of York to visit New Zealand, Nov 1897; /33-36 Correspondence from Lord Ranfurly providing letters of introduction for Mr Rolleston [former head of the provincial Government of Canterbury] and Mr Turnidge [New Zealand commissioner], 1900-1903
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