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A most successful and spirited land sale was held previous to the stock sale a f . Duveu* ohelle on Friday, when Messrs fl. Matson & Co., in conjunction with Mr It. Latter, offered the estate of the late Mr Jeremiah Hunt, situated at Pigeon Bay, in four lots, and the goodwill of three Canterbury College reserves, with a tenure of about three years to run. The sale was one of the most spirited held foe % number of years on the Peninsula, and very good prices were ob. tamed. I very lot was sold at auction, and ! for eaoh lot there was spirited competition Mr Leicester Matson conducted the sale.

Tbe result of the sale is as follows :—

BLOCK I—HOMESTEAD. 445 Acres or thereabouts, together with House of 10 rooms, and all necessary outbuildings. Mr D, Hunt, Pigeon Bay, £27 5a per aore. BEOCK 2-Known ac GILLESPIE'S. Containing 85 Acre?, together with house of 8 rooms, cow yard, and shed, situate low down and close to the Main road and side school. Mr G. McKay, Pigeon Bay, £30 15s per acre. BLOCK 3-Known as NEIL'S. Comprising 40 Acre?, together with cot ■ tage of G rooms in good order, also cow shed. Mr C. Lyall, Pigeon Bay, £30 10j per acre. This property was bought in March, 1906, at £i! 2 153 per aore, showing the advance in the price of Peninsula land. BLOCK 4 —Section comprising about 7 Acres severed from the above by Pettigrew'e road. On this there is a cottage of 7 ! rooms and outbuildings: Mr J. Petti' grew, Pigeon Bay, £27 per acre. The goodwill of the following CANTEB. BUKY COLLEGE UEBEBVE LEASEHOLDS were sold as follows:— No. 1233—Arout '85 Acres fenced, together with wbare, adjoining the propelty of Mr Keynish, about 3 years to run. Mr D. Hunt, Pigeon Bay, £57 f 4 Nos. 1217 and 1218—About 36 Acres 2 roods 6 perches, fenced, abut 3 ytars to run Mr C. Heynieh, Pigeon Bay, £52

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PENINSULA LAND SALE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4385, 7 April 1914

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PENINSULA LAND SALE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4385, 7 April 1914

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