Chaffers, Edward Main, 1806-1845: New Zealand Land Company's possession's [copy of ms map]

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Chaffers, Edward Main, 1806-1845; Bett, Francis Arnot Blackader, 1873-1957

Depicts the lower half of North Island from approximately Hamilton to Gisborne, referred to as Province of North Durham, also the top half of South Island from approximately Greymouth across to Kaikoura, referred to as Province of South Durham. The map is annotated 'The dotted line denotes the boundaries of the provinces' and this line is marked diagonally between Pt. Tebouka kore in the Wellington Region and a point north of Tui Bay in the Taranaki Region. Some bays are named as are points including Kidnappers Pt., and capes including Foulwind, Farewell, Palliser and Egmont. Also named are Queen Charlotte Sound, Cook's Strait, Hawke Bay and the islands D'Urville, Kapiti, Mana and Sugarloaf. Mount Egmont, Ruapehu and Tonga Volcano are marked.

Original photograph of this map is larger than this copy. Information found in original card index record.

Explanation on reverse as follows: Photograph of Chaffer's map of New Zealand Company's purchases, 1839. Received from Dr. Bett about March 27, 1945. Original attached to some land claims in the Lands Office in Nelson.

Signature of E.M. Chaffers, 1839 is written at bottom right corner on original.

Quantity: 1 map(s).

Physical Description: Photograph, black and white, 15 x 22.4 cm.

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1 map(s), Manuscript maps, Photographs, Photograph, black and white, 15 x 22.4 cm.
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