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SALE OF OTAGO RUNS.

A CURIOUS MISTAKE. (PJBR TREBB ASSOCIATION.} BuNbdjn, February 28. It seems that a aerioas bangle wan made at the land sale. The people of theKurow diittlot have been agitating for cutting op the Hod B. O«mpbell'a Otakatke raua for lettlement, and at the last moment Government withdrew the runs from said. Through a telegraphic) mistake the auctioneer reoeived iaatraotlons to withdraw runs 228 and 228*, Hawkdun Station Maniototo, and runs 28 and 23a were the first offered. There was considerable oonapefUioio, and ultimately they were knocked down to Robert Campbell aud Sons for twenty-one yeara for £3CO and £251 respectively. The mistake waa not discovered till near the conoluslon of the sale. I am =

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SALE OF OTAGO RUNS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2076, 1 March 1889

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SALE OF OTAGO RUNS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2076, 1 March 1889

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