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Tragedies in New Zealand in 1868 and 1881 : discussed in England in 1886 and 1887

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  • Description

    [Reports of legal proceedings in the case of Bryce V. Rusden for libel.]

    "George William Rusden's History of New Zealand, published in 1883, was a savage and lengthy indictment of the colony?s native policies over forty years, in particular of those policies pursued by John Bryce. Some of the aspersions made by Rusden against ?the bully of Parihaka? were to result in the libel action of Bryce v. Rusden which was fought in London in 1886." -

  • Place
  • Other Id

    KD372.R8 RUS (Library of Congress Call Number)

    91359 (Cat ID)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Tragedies in New Zealand in 1868 and 1881 : discussed in England in 1886 and 1887
  • Primary Maker
  • Contributor/Publisher
    Printed privately by R. Clay and Sons
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  • Date
  • Physical Description

    vi, 284 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : map ; 22 cm

  • Language
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

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  • Content
    Preface -- summing-up, 1886 -- application for stay of execution -- second application for stay of execution -- notice of motion for new trial -- application in 1887 for a new trial -- report of application in Times, June 1887 -- appendix A - law cases -- appendix B - extracts - evidence in 1886 -- appendix c - extracts - speeches of counsel, 1886 -- plan of Nukumaru.
  • Public Access Text

    [Keywords: Rusden, George William, 1819-1903--Trials, litigation, etc.; Libel and slander--Great Britain]

  • Subject Notes
    George William Rusden (9 July 1819 - 23 December 1903) was an English-born historian.
  • Collection Type
    Reserve Collection
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    13 Sep 2023

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