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First Scottish colony for New Zealand. That fine teak-built fast sailing ship Bengal Merchant ... will positively sail from Port-Glasgow for New Zealand ... on Friday, Oct. 25. 1839. [Reprinted] Copyright People's Palace Museum, Glasgow Green [ca 1981].

Reference Number: Eph-C-IMMIGRATION-1839-01

Arrangement of text, with picture of sailing ship in centre. Mentions that single women going out as servants to cabin passengers, or in charge of married emigrants, will receive a free passage. Signed John Crawford, 24 Queen Street, New Zealand Land Co.'s Office, Glasgow 5th Oct. 1839.

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Ephemera, Letterpress works and Advertising, related to John Crawford, Bengal Merchant (Ship), New Zealand Company, Glasgow Museums, Glasgow, Scotland - Emigration and immigration, Scots - New Zealand and Sailing ships.

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First Scottish colony for New Zealand. That fine teak-built fast sailing ship Bengal Merchant ... will positively sail from Port-Glasgow for New Zealand ... on Friday, Oct. 25. 1839. [Reprinted] Copyright People's Palace Museum, Glasgow Green [ca 1981]., Reference Number Eph-C-IMMIGRATION-1839-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s)Photolithograph 500 x 303 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use digital copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: Scanned from original.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: Printed by Ken Lyon Limited, 24A Robertson Street, Glasgow G2 8DU.

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