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RICHMOND, James Crowe, 1822-1898

Collection | Ref # Bett Collection | Held by The Nelson Provincial Museum

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RICHMOND, James Crowe, 1822-1898


RICHMOND, James Crowe, 1822-1898

Level of description:



1 v.

Reference number:

Bett Collection

Former NRAM reference number:



J.C. Richmond came to Nelson from Taranaki in 1861, to take up the editorship of the 'Nelson Examiner'. In 1862 he was appointed Provincial Secretary, and then became Commissioner of Crown Lands for Nelson Provincial Council. In 1865 he resigned and returned to Taranaki.

The diary was kept on a journey from Nelson to the Hanmer Plains. He describes the landscape and the accommodation houses and there are several pencil sketches.
Microfilm and typescript available at Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, Micro MS 774 and qMS sequence


Dates covered:

1863 - 1863

Access conditions:

Not restricted

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Nelson · Canterbury Region


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