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Journal of Frederick Thomas Baker and William Bailey Baker, 1859 - 1861 [typescript]

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Copied from original journal of Frederick Thomas Baker and William Bailey Baker, sons of Reverend Charles Baker. Pages 1-18 are written from Auckland.

    Building house (pages 1-2); marriage of Charles (page 3); vandalism in Domain (page 4); marriage of Eliza to James King (page 5); plans to join Symonds Street Literary Association (page 7); news of wars in Taranaki, April 1860 (page 9); destruction by fire of Thornton's steam mill (page 14); destruction by fire of Poole's drapery shop and William Denny Hotel (page 17); pages 19-31, sailed from Auckland in the 'Dolphin'; landed at Mercury island to repair a leak; landed at Waikaka [Waikaha?]; went inland to Rangitukia; discussion with Maori on need for administration of justice; visited Te Where, Te Awanui, and Tikitiki (page 22), and Waiomatatiru, where he meets Popata Te Kauri, and on to Kakariki (page 23) and Whareponga (page 30); meets Reverend Raniera Kawhia (page 31).

  • Other Id

    MS-22-40 (Reference Number)

    13501 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Journal of Frederick Thomas Baker and William Bailey Baker, 1859 - 1861 [typescript]
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    1 x bound typescript volume ; 32 leaves ; 337 x 206 mm

  • Level of Current Record
  • Is Part Of
  • Public Access Text

    Original journal is held at MS-22-27.

  • Copyright
    No known copyright restrictions
  • Last Update
    05 Oct 2023
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