Burke Manuscript

Burke Manuscript: Page 002

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[loose sheet inside front cover]

At the time of the Pelorus-Wakamarina rush, about 1864, a number of waggoners came overland from Otago. Even then rabbits must have been pretty numerous in places between here and the South, for they brought lots with them.

Parlby’s Accommodation House, Selwyn, Fifties – On the site, I think, of the present Hotel, or near it.

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