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946540
  • Title
    George Weller papers, 1832-1861
  • Creator
  • Call number
    A 1609
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1832-1861
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    946540
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : from microfilm 2015
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 volume) - manuscript
  • Scope and Content
    George Weller's papers, chiefly concerning the Weller family's whaling industry at Otago, New Zealand, 1832-1861. Includes correspondence, 1833-1840, between George Weller, Edward Weller, Joseph Weller and Mary Weller and others relating to whaling, land transactions and shipments of timber, fish and potatoes from Otago to Port Jackson, N.S.W. Includes lists of whales killed during 1834, and draft of letter requesting permission to purchase Howitzer and ammunition to protect the whales of Otago against the natives of Cloudy Bay.
    Includes photographic portrait of Edward Weller
  • Source
    Presented by Thompson's, Otago, 1932
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Short Catalogue (typed) as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012
  • General note

    Microfilm : CY 117, frames 1 - 127
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1325628
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