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Reminiscences of a pioneer surveyor

Author: S Percy Smith; Richard S Hill; Brad Patterson; Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies. Treaty of Waitangi Research Unit.
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Treaty of Waitangi Research Unit, Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, 2011.
Series: Historical documents series, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Condensed and edited ed
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"The memoirs of Stephenson Percy Smith, Surveyor, public servant, ethnologist and writer.
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Genre/Form: Treaties
Biography
History
Named Person: S Percy Smith; S Percy Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Percy Smith; Richard S Hill; Brad Patterson; Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies. Treaty of Waitangi Research Unit.
ISBN: 9780475123756 0475123751
OCLC Number: 767737337
Description: 233 pages ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Stephenson Percy Smith (1840-1922) --
Reminiscences of a pioneer survey --
Preface --
1. Family and early childhood --
2. Voyage to New Zealand --
3. Childhood in New Plymouth --
4. Joining the Survey Department --
5. First residence in the Auckland Province --
6. Engagement and marriage --
7. Warfare and Waiuku --
8. Taranaki Survey --
9. Chatham Islands Survey, 1868-9 --
10. Surveys: Taranaki, Hawke's Bay and Auckland regions, 1869-75 --
11. Surveys: Taupo, Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Hokianga regions, 1872-76 --
12. Auckland, 1877-1883 --
13. Later Auckland years and the Tarawera eruption [10 June 1886], 1884-1889 --
14. Wellington: Surveyor General/Secretary of Crown Lands/Secretary of Mines, 1889-1895 --
15. Last years as Surveyor-General, 1895-1900 --
16. Retirement in New Plymouth.
Series Title: Historical documents series, no. 5.
Responsibility: by S. Percy Smith ; edited by Richard S. Hill & Brad Patterson.

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"The memoirs of Stephenson Percy Smith, Surveyor, public servant, ethnologist and writer.

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