Thursday, 12 February 2015

Quote of the morning: “The following letter has been addressed to Her Majesty by a New Zealand chief…”


- published in the Singapore Straits Times on the
ending of George Grey’s first governorship in NZ.

[Hat tip Jonathan Livingston]


  1. Oh aye. A friend came across it in the 'Straits' Times's' archives in the National Library in Singapore in 1989, and kept it on file ever since.
    There's a wealth of stuff around from that era that is, as they say, slightly at odds with the current paradigm.
    I might even post a lot more of it.


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