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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 3 (June 1, 1940)

Purchase Of Wellington

Purchase Of Wellington.

The following is the approximate cost of Wellington to the New Zealand Land Company. In some cases the amounts are doubtful, but the available information makes it clear that the total must have been very close to this figure:

£ s. d.
120 only muskets at 15/- each 90 0 0
2 tierces tobacco 50 7 7
48 only iron pots 3 4 3
2 cases soap 8 4 10
4 only fowling pieces at 15/- each 3 0 0
11 only fowling pieces at 18/- each 9 18 0
1 cask ball cartridges 0 7 0
1 case for fowling pieces 0 8 6
1 keg lead slabs 6 0 0
1 keg for lead 0 4 0
100 only cartouche boxes at 3/6 each 17 10 0
100 only tomahawks at 1/- each 5 0 0
1 case for tomahawks 0 10 0
40 only pipe tomahawks at 4/- each 8 0 0
10 gross pipes at 2/3 per gross 1 2 6
1200 only fishhooks at £1/0/6 per thousand 1 4 8
12 only bullet moulds at 1/- each 0 12 0
6 doz. shirts at 2⅙ per doz. 6 9 0
6 doz. shirts at 25/6 per doz. 7 13 0
20 only jackets at 7/4 each 7 6 8
20 pairs trousers at 3/9 per pair 3 15 0
300 yards cotton duck at 4 ½d. per yard 5 12 6
100 yards check at 4 ½d. per yard 1 17 6
2 doz. slates at 3/10 per doz. 0 7 8
200 only pencils at 4/6 per thousand 0 0 11
10 doz. pocket knives at 4/3 per doz. 2 2 6
4 doz. pairs scissors at 2/6 per doz. 0 10 0
6 doz. pairs scissors at 9/6 per doz. 2 17 0
1 doz. umbrellas at £1/9/6 per doz. 1 9 6
2 lbs. beads at 2/9 per lb 0 5 6
1 gross iron jew's harps at 5/- per gross 0 5 0
1 doz. razors at 3/6 per doz. 0 3 6
1 doz. shaving boxes and brushes at 2/4 per doz. 0 2 4
1 doz. sticks sealing wax at 8/3 per doz. 0 8 3
100 only red blankets at 11/5 each 57 1 8
21 kegs gunpowder at 21/- each 22 1 0
21 kegs for gunpowder at ⅙ each 1 12 6
2 doz. spades at 28/- per doz. 2 16 0
50 only steel axes at 2/- each 5 0 0
60 only red night-caps at 8/- per doz. 2 0 0
200 yards calico at 3 ½d. per yard 2 18 4
10 doz. looking glasses at 5/- per doz. 2 10 0
1 doz. pairs shoes at 67/6 per doz. 3 7 6
1 doz. hats at 9/- per doz. 0 9 0
100 yards ribbon (price per yard not given) 2 3 11
10 doz. dressings combs at 3/- per doz. 1 10 0
6 doz. hoes at 15/- per doz. 4 10 0
2 only suits of clothes at 80/- each 8 0 0
2 doz. adzes at 20/- per doz. 2 0 0
2 doz. handkerchiefs at 6/- per doz. 0 12 0
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£365 11 1
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John Gully (1825–1888).

John Gully (1825–1888).