Two original early Victorian Acts of Parliament and an Ordinance bound in paper with manuscript title. 1. The New Zealand Company's Land Claimants Ordinance, 2 August 1851, this printed on blue official paper and including an alphabetical list of all holders of Nelson land grants. 21 pages. 2. An Act to make further Provision for the Government of the New Zealand Islands, 28 August 1846. 7 pages. 3. An Act to grant certain Powers to the New Zealand Company, 18 August 1846. 23 pages. The three Acts once the property of "John Poynter of Nelson, N.Z." whose name appears in the list of Nelson land holders.
Acts of Parliament, Government Printer, London, 1846 X2 & 1851. 51 pages. UNIQUE ITEM