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Colonial Secretary's Office, Wellington, 12th May, 1868. IN conformiry with the provisions of "Tlie Municipal Corporations Act, 16t>7," tlib following Peiifcion fr.un in...ibitaiii, householders or Greymoui,. M im- the Town of Greynioutii io be constituted ;i Borough, and letter of assent from the Honorable John Hall, are published for general information, and it is hereby notilied that his Excellency the Governor will consider this Petition on the 15th of July next. E. W. STAFFORD. To His Excellency Sir George Fbrguson Boy/en, Knight Grand .Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Governor and Commander-in-Chief in .and over Her Majesty's Colony of New Zealand and its Dependencies, and Vice-Admiral of the same. The humble Petition of the inhabitants of the Town of Greymouth, in tti c County of Westland and Colony of New Zealand, Shewkth — That your Petitioners are inhabitant householders, resident within the Town of Greymouth and the district comprised within the following boundaries, that is to say, all that piece or parcel of land situate and being in the County of Westland aforesaid, and bounded on the West by a line of one hundred and sixty chains and eighty links extending from the South Spit along the beach ; thence along the South Town Belt one hundred and fifteen chains and fifty links ; thence along the East Town Belt one hundred and twenty chains and ninety links ; thence along the Native Reserve, No. 3, forty-one chains thirty links to the River Grey ; and thence along the River Grey to the point of commencement (which piece of land is more particularly delineated in the plan drawn under this Petition, and therein surrounded by red lines), and comprising within such boundaries Blocka 31 and 32 of the Native Reserve. That the district above described does not exceed in area, nine square miles, and no one point in such area is distant six miles from any other therein, and that such district contains a population of not less than two hundred and fifty householders. That your Petitioners are desirous of constituting the district above described under the provisions of " The Municipal Corporations Act, 1867." Your Petitioners therefore humbly pray that your Excellency will be please to constitute the district above described a Borough under the provisions of " The Municipal Corporations Act, 1867." And your Petitioners will ever pray. John Arnott James Kerr John Keogh Robert P. Bain W. G. Murray James Laing Allan F. Stark . James Davies Gerald Perotti William Perkins J. W. Hindmarsh Frank Jennings James Black William Dale Robert Reay Johu Heron Robert Meadows William Willoughby P. Mason G. S. Smith J. Ward H. H. Tilbrook William Riley J. P. Taylor James Dugy Patrick Smith John Low William Favotian J. Boutcher Fred Horsington Duncan. M'Lean William Jones Richard Drew Morden M. Richards William B. Evans Henry Pelling Thomas Rawson Thomas Aldridge George Grant Henry Jonea • David Dinan Joseph Charles Moore Donald Maclean Isaac Absolom D B. Wallace T. Clark William Gourd John Strike, jun. J. Strike, sen. J. James E. Lodge Enoch Lewis James West G. W. Weenink Dennis Carroll John Muller Ludwig Seebest F. Dupre Charles Rencsh Alexander Cameron Hanwell Williama F. J. Gleeson J. T. Shaw Edmund Wickes George Simmons John A. Whall W. S. Smith Richard Shannon Daniel M'Kinty Joseph Kilgour Charles Harling William Wood Cardno Francis Badger Singer Barclay H. H. Lahman William Lind Thomas Hammond W. J. Coates F. Hamilton David Howison Henry Hammett Thomas Joyce Arthur R. Guinness William Kar

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Grey River Argus, Volume VI, Issue 366, 19 May 1868

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Grey River Argus, Volume VI, Issue 366, 19 May 1868