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January 22, was the annlver ■try of the province of Wellington. Ot the 27th day of September, 1839, th* present site of the oity of Wellington, and all, or nearly all, ibe oonntry Id the resr. ; waß . purcbascd by W. Wake field from 17 'natives for the following consideration ;— One hundred red blankets, 100 muskets, two tlerceß tobacco, 40 Iron pot.3, twr oases of poap, 15 fowling; piccse, 21 keg* powder, one cask of ball cartridges, one keg lend sabs, one hnndred cartoucheboxes, 100 tomahawks, 40 p!pb tomahawks, one oase pipes, 24 apades. 50 steel'axes. 1200 fiib-hoc-k9, 32 hnlle": mcalds, 12 dcz ■birt«, 20 jocko's, 20 pair trausera, 60 re sa*»lghtc»pfl, - 800 yaTds cottou dtrnk, SOO yards oillco, 100 yards cb- ok, 20 d( z b»pdkeechiefa, two dcz slates, 200 '^^fibUsilOdiz' pair eolasors, one dcz pair dcz nmbreliss, one dcz. hats, si bpadVi ICO F»r<3s rlbbpn, one groas j ■ weharps. 6h6 dt z r«. z >rs, 16 doz drea'Blnj? OQmbs, «JX d.2 boea, two sutl of superfine v , ofqilieYi ' one d^z shaving boxes' and Ji^roiineß, L 2O muike's, tvp dca adzaa, and one d z sticks of sealing wax. Rlohard -j ßarret, aod his mate, R. Lowry, were m witnesses of the deed

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THE PRICE OF THE CITY OF WELLINGTON, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2054, 4 February 1889

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THE PRICE OF THE CITY OF WELLINGTON Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2054, 4 February 1889

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