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(government [From the Government Gazette (Province of Nelson) June 9, 1857.J Provincial Secretary's Office, Nelson, June 9, 18 r i7. HIS Honour the Superintendent directs it to be notified that Henry Godfrey Gouland, Esquire, has been appointed a Resident Magistrate. By his Honour's command, Alfred Greenfield, Provincial' Secretary, pro tern. Provincial Secretary's Office, Nelson, June 9, 1857. HIS Honour the Superintendent directs it to be notified that the names of the undermentioned Gentlemen have been added to the Commission of the Peace for the Province of Nelson :—: — Andrew James Richmond, Esquire, Arthur Pen rose Seymour, Esquire, William Henry Eyes, Esquire, James Mackay, junior, Esquire. By bis Honour's command, Alfred Greenfield", Provincial Secretary, pro tern. Provincial Secretaiy's Office, Nelson, June 9, 1857. HIS Honour the Superintendent directs it to be notified that the undermentioned portion of the Waste Lands of the Crown as hereinafter described has been RESERVED a3 a Village or Town Site :—: — A Block of Laud at the extremity of the Northern Boulder Bank, at the mouth of the River Wairau, bounded on the North by a straight line from the N.E. corner ot the smaller Native Reserve due East to the Sea, on the South by the River Wairau, on the East by the Sea, and on the West by the aforesaid Native Reserve ■ and b}' the River Wairau. Alfred Greenfield, Provincial Secretary, prt> tern* ERRATUM. In Gazette No. 11, in notice of Reserved Lands, No. C, for " Mahon " read •' Onahou." NELSON GOLD. [From the Wellington Independent, May 30.] We have been favoured by John Varnham, E>q., with the following letter from Edward Khull, Esq., the celebrated Melbourne Bullion Broker, which gives the assay of fhe gold procured at the Aorere Gold-fields. We consider" it of the greatest importance, as it decides.the market value of the Aorere gold: — [copy.] P. P. Gold Company, Melbourne, May 5, 1857. Mr. Khull— Gold dust, 1 oz. Ingot, No. 58, 19 dwts. 6 grs. Before Melting. After Melting, After Sampling. 19 dwts. 21 grs. Assay of Ingot marked 58 — Carets at gross 22 1 4-8. Wm. Birkmyre. Melbourne, Bth May, 1857. The above assay report on the sample of gold brought from New Zealand, proves its value to be, in Melbourne, 745. per ounce, with exchange on London at par, and subject to an. export duty of 2s. 6d. per ounce. The average amount of charges (including freight, insurance, and all expenses on both sides.) on gold sent from Melbourne to London is 3s per ounce. There being no export duty on gold in New Zealand,-the value in Auckland, with exchange at par, would be 765. 6d. per ounce. When exchange alters, 9d.tnust be added or deducted ibr each per cent, of alteration. Edward Khull, Bullion Broker. I

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4, Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle, Volume XVI, Issue 21, 10 June 1857

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