DIRECTORS of the New Zealand Company 1840
from The NEW ZEALAND COMPANY
New Zealand Gazette and Wellington Spectator
- 5 September 1840
NEW ZEALAND COMPANY
Capital ?100,000 in 2000 shares of ?25 each, all paid up
GOVERNOR: The Earl of Durham LAMBTON
Deputy Governor: Joseph SOMES, Esq
Hon. Francis BARING, M.P.
John Ellorker BOULCOTT, Esq
John William BUCKLE, Esq
Russell ELLICE, Esq
James Brodie GORDON, Esq
Thomas Alers HANKEY, Esq
William HUTT, Esq, M.P.
Stewart MAJORIBANKS, Esq
Sir William MOLESWORTH, Bat., M.P.
Alexander NAIRN, Esq
John PIRIE, Esq, Alderman
Sir George SNCLAIR, Bart., M.P.
John Abel SMITH, Esq, M.P.
William THOMPSON Esq., Alderman, M.P.
Sir Henry WEBB, Bart.,
Arhur WILLIS, Esq
George Frederick YOUNG, Esq
SECRETARY: John WARD, Esq
... The main features of the system of colonization adopted by the Company are:-
1st, the sale of lands at an uniform and sufficient price; and
2ndly, the employment of a large portion of the purchase-,mey, as an Immigration Fund. In these respects the principles of SOuth Australia have been followed as nearly as circumstances would, in the present case, perit .... more at link above