Object #1021318 from MS-Papers-0032-0126

4 pages written 6 Dec 1851 by Henry Halse in New Plymouth District to Sir Donald McLean

From: Papers relating to provincial affairs - Taranaki. Inspector of Police, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0126 (39 digitised items). No Item Description

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Report from 23rd. Nov. to 6th. Dec. 1851.



23 Sunday parade at ten oclock. Police on duty in Town during Divine Service.

24 Posted report and English Newspapers to you by this days overland to Wellington. Called at Captain Kings, he was better.

25 Brigantine "Despatch", Peacock, from Sydney - passengers Mr. Richardson, Mr. Mrs. Gledhill and child, Miss Peacock, and goods for this place.

Sale of Town Land, under Proclamation of Lieutenant Governor took place at the Police Office, Mr. Leech acting for Resident Magistrate.
Lot 1 plan 695 £14. H.L. Redhead 2 696 22 J. Ryan 3 699 52 H.L. Redhead 4 755 12.10 J. Hursthouse 5 954 15.15 G. Ryan 6 955 20 G. Ryan 7 1025 12.10 R. Seccombe. Total £148.15
Police on duty on the beach during the working of the boats.

26 Same.

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28 The schooner "Cicely", Liddell, 65 tons from Manukao - passengers J. Climot wife and family - cargo general. Same sailed for Wellington. The "Despatch" having landed over £1000 worth of goods and luggage sailed for Nelson - passenger Miss Peacock. Overland mail from Wellington.

29 General muster and drill.

30 Parade. Resident Magistrate attended Divine Service. A topsail schooner came up from the north and passed on. The ship "Cashmere", Pearson, 600 tons, from Auckland with passengers and goods for this place.

1 Same slipped anchor and put to sea - strong breeze from N.N. East.

2 Resident Magistrate came into Town. Overland Mail from Auckland.

4 Cashmere returned and anchored. Court Day. No case.

Overland mail left for Auckland.

5 By direction of Resident Magistrate called on Mr. P. George to remove his fencing in Leach and Liardet Street.

6 General muster. Police in charge of Bonded Store and on duty in Town.

The "Diana" from Kawhia.

A canoe with 8 Natives headed by Tikaokao, arrived from Tongaporutu with 48 bushels of wheat.

Cashmere discharged and recovered her anchor and chain. The duties of the Police continue to be attended to and all here is quiet.


H. Halse. Sergt. Major. New Plymouth
6 Decr. 1851.

Part of:
Papers relating to provincial affairs - Taranaki. Inspector of Police, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0126 (39 digitised items)
Series 7 Official papers, Reference Number Series 7 Official papers (3737 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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