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From: "Elaine Mattsen" <>
Subject: [HB-PB] Papers Past March 2 1861.doc
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 13:58:49 +1200


Papers Past March 2 1864
List of Immigrants per "Rangoon"
As most of readers already know, the "Rangoon," has on board a number of immigrants for this province. They number in all 101 souls, equal to 87 1/2 statute adults. Of those, several have paid their own passages; but the greater number are brought out under the system of guaranteed immigration.Some have been nominated, and others selected from agricultural districts by the agents of persons residing here.
Familes are:=
ASHTON, James and wife; Edward,Mary Ann,John,Helen,Catherine,James,William,Henry.
BEE, George and wife; Helen,Frank,Betsey,Mary,Ann.
BROUGH, Per and wife; Mary,Ann.
CRERAR, Alexander and wife; Alexander,Peter,Christina,Catherine,Robert.
ELLIOTT, J.R.W. and wife.
GREGORY, Elizabeth; Frank,Henry;Adult,E.POTTINGER.
McKAY, Charles and wife; Jane,Alexander.
McLEOD,David and wife; Mary,Janet.
0'DONNELL, Francis and wife;William,?...en,Fanny;Adult Charles.
WATT, Samuel and wife;James,Nancy,Mary Ann,Samuel,Anne Jane- all adults; Samuel
Single Women.
CALLARY,Ann;
CARTER Ann.
CHASE, Elizabeth
CONNELL, Elizabeth
CORKE Phoebe
FLANAGAN Mary
GIBSON Ann
McNAUGHT Eliza and Mary Ann
McWILLIAM Isabella
PIRIE Jane
SCOTT Sarah
SCRYNEAGEOUR Mary
SHAW Jane
SMITH Alice
WALTERS Sarah (Matron)
WHALE Hannah and Eliza
Wheeler Sarah - 19

Single Men
BRISTOW Henry G
CATEMUCH John
DICKSON James
FLANAGAN Michael
FLANDERS Benjamin
GOLDSMITH Richard
GREY George
HIGGINS Laurence
LANGLEY John
LIVINGSTONE John
MALONE Michael
MANTLE Benjamin
McINTYRE James
McKAY Thomas
McNAUGHTON Duncan
MENZIES John
OATHAM Cornelius
PEEBLES Alexander
SCRYMGEOUR Alexander
STEWART, Archibald,Andrew,James, and Thomas
TURNBULL David
VICKERS William - 25

News from Southern Cross (Feb 25) Per Rangaura from Wellington.
The rebels have sent proposals for peace and the General has replied. The result is not known. Col NIXON and the other wounded officers are progressing nicely.
The following is the list of the killed and wounded:-
Killed
Corporal Horatio ALEXANDER, Colonial Defence Corps: Private McHALE, Ditto
Wounded
Colonel NIXON, shot through the chest- dangerous
Corporal DUNN, Defence Force, wounded in thigh.
Private James BRADY, Defence Force, severe wounds in the hand.
Private Charles ASKEW, 65th Regt, shot through the head, brain penetrating-mortally wounded.
Private William SMITH, 65th Regt, slight wound in face.
Private John BALLENDEN, Forest Rangers, shot through the hip=ball lodging in abdomen.

The bearer of the peace proposals is a native who went home by the Novara.
On the 23rd, the troops marched to Kehikehi, REWI's place and burnt down his house. Thyey took away all the poultry, pigs, potatoes, and all the fruit the men could carry away.

The New Zealander says that the Maoris were suing for peace, to the effect that General CAMERON, by whom it was of course "referred to his Excellency the Governor'. Whatevever may be the ultimate result of these overtures, General CAMERON in the meantime is proceeding vigorously in the work of pacification, through the agency of the rife and the bayonet. He is harassing them constantly wherever a small body of them collect, thuse redering it unsafe for them to be within a radius of several miles from headquarters. It is hard to say what the natives will do next.


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