Story: Libraries

Land transfer deed, Hocken Library (1st of 2)

This 1819 deed is the first legal documentation of a land sale in New Zealand. It records the sale of land at Kerikeri (spelled 'Kiddee Kiddee' in the deed) to the Church Missionary Society.  

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Hocken Library, University of Otago
Reference: S08-122 - MS-0070/A

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Julia Millen, 'Libraries - Research libraries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 September 2021)

Story by Julia Millen, published 22 Oct 2014