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COLONISATION SCHEME.

London, November 9. - Mr W. L. Rees has applied to Mr Goschen, Chancellor of the Exchequer, for a guarantee of 3 per cent upon ft sum of to be expended m emigrating to New Zealand aooo families of Lewis crofters, who are now m danger of starving. ' The Government are favorable to the proposal, but are reluctant to act until the Colonial) Government approves of the schemeThe State Aid Colonisation Association have witheld their approval of ReeĀ»* co-operative proposal, but are willing to assist individually. - -

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1994, 12 November 1888

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COLONISATION SCHEME. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1994, 12 November 1888

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