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NZMS 1412 Dacre, Ranulph, 1797-1884
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Manuscript number: NZMS 1412
Author: Dacre, Ranulph, 1797-1884
Title: Letters
Subjects: New Zealand -- History -- 19th century; Dacre, Ranulf, 1797-1884; Dacre, Henry; Dacre family
Time period: 1879-1880
Bio Note: Ranulph Dacre (1797-1884) was an early trader operating between Australia and New Zealand. He acquired land at Mangonui, Mercury Bay and Mahurangi before the Treaty of Waitangi, and the Weiti block, south of Orewa, in 1848. However, the Dacres did not move to Auckland (from Sydney) until 1859. Around 1878 Ranulph and his wife returned to England, living in Clapham, where Ranulph died in 1884.
Physical description: 1 folder of photocopied material
Collection: New Zealand manuscripts


One part letter, and two letters from R Dacre to his son Henry dated at Clapham (London) 24 March 1879 and 24 February 1880.

Photocopied material regarding the Dacres (Dacre) family c1500-1865.

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