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Letter on the town of Gore, 1890-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/45

Scope and Contents

A letter from Thomas Hocken, Dunedin, to Stanley Edwards regarding a Maori name for the town of Gore. The location appeared to have no prior place-name, and Hocken suggests several Maori words suitable for this purpose.


  • Creation: 1890-05-10


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4 page(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 89

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Stanley Edwards, 1920.


'A Hocken letter' in 'Royal Commonwealth Society library notes', no. 124, 1967, p. 3, reproduces the letter in full.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Hocken, Thomas Morland, 1834-1910

Finding aid date

2004-02-06 14:23:04+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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