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THE LATEST OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS
(ORDERED, BY THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, TO BE PRINTED, FEBRUARY 7, 1838:)
A NOTICE OF A PAMPHLET BY SAMUEL HINDS, D.D.,
VICAR OF YARDLEY, HERTS.
AND ONE OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE NEW-ZEALAND ASSOCIATION,
IN A LETTER TO A FRIEND.
SECOND EDITION .
HATCHARDS, PICCADILLY; SEELEYS, FLEET STREET;
HAMILTON, ADAMS, & CO., AND JOHN MASON,
Price 1s. 6d.
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LONDON:-- Printed by James Nichols, 46, Hoxton-Square,
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CONTENTS OF THE PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS RELATING TO NEW ZEALAND, REMARKED UPON IN THIS LETTER:--
1. Copy of a Despatch, from Governor Sir R. Bourke, K. C. B., to Lord Glenelg, dated Government House, Sydney, 9th September, 1837.
2. Enclosure (A.)--Letter from Captain W. Hobson, to His Excellency Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Bourke, K.C.B., Governor, dated His Majesty's Ship Rattlesnake, Port Jackson, 8th August, 1837.
3. Enclosure (B.)--A List of all the Ships which have visited the Bay of Islands during the Six Months ending 31st December, 1836, with a Summary for the whole Year.
4. Enclosure (C.)--Letter from James Busby, Esq., British Resident at New Zealand, to the Honourable the Colonial Secretary of New-South Wales, dated British Residency, Bay of Islands, 16th June, 1837.
5. Enclosure (D.)--Letter from James Busby, Esq., British Resident, New Zealand, to the Honourable the Colonial Secretary of New-South Wales, dated British Residency, Bay of Islands, 13th July, 1837.
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THESE Remarks were, in the first instance, printed for private distribution, but are now, on the recommendation of those to whose judgment the Writer defers, placed within the reach of all who are ready to use their influence in promoting a safe and philanthropic measure for removing the evils which some of our own countrymen, as well as others, have inflicted upon the New Zealanders, without exposing them to the risk which would be incurred by an attempt at Colonization.