New Plymouth Borough Council. Incorporation as a Borough

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Copies of documents and papers dealing with the incorporation of New Plymouth as a Borough under the Municipal Corporations Act 1867.

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1. Declaration by L.H. Cholwill regarding the size of New Plymouth being satisfactory to the requirements of the Municipal Act. 29 Jan. 1876

2. Letter from W. Halse to the Colonial Secretary. 29 Jan. 1876

3. Letter from G. Reid to the Colonial Secretary. 2 Feb. 1876

4. Petition to the Government from the resident householders of New Plymouth. Contains a list of householders. 22 April 1876

5. Letter from W. Halse to the Colonial Secretary. 29 April 1876

6. Letter from F.A. Carrington to the Colonial Secretary. 27 May 1876

7. Letter from Arthur Standish to the Colonial Secretary. 5 Aug. 1876

8. Official incorporation of New Plymouth as a Borough. 8 Aug. 1876

9. Proclamation of establishing a municipality at New Plymouth. 11 Aug. 1876

Telegram re receipts for expenses of municipal election. 16 Aug. 1876

Election of Councillors for the Borough of New Plymouth. 18 Aug. 1876

Letter from Returning Officer H. Eyre-Kenny to Colonial Secretary's Office re election of councillors. 5 Sept. 1876

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