the GOVERNMENT INURANCE COMPANY - Wellington , New Zealand 1881
an advertisement in the EVENING POST on 15th August 1881 read:
- GOVERNMENT INSURANCE COMPANY -
A MEETING of Policy-holders, Intending Insurers, and others interested in the Department, will be held at the Athenaeum on WEDNESDAY EVENING, the 17th inst., to discuss the present administration of afairs of the Government Insurance scheme.
As the liabilities of the colony on Policies issued is now over *FOUR MILLIONS, the discussion of the subject is one which affects all persons in the community.
The chair will be taken at 7.30p.n.
E. STAFFORD, Solicitor
*Robert HANNAH & CO., Boot Importers
S. WATERS, (Levin & Co.)
R. S. MARTIN, Shipping Agent
W. DOWNES, Pier Hotel
W. G. JACKSON, Merchant
W. CRAWFORD, Merchant
M. E. HICKEY, Journalist
Henry Hammersley TRAVERS (1845-1928), Solicitor
W. B. EDWARDS, Solicitor
- *4,000,000( Four Million) in August 1881 was the eqivalent in August 2010 to $609,602,194 (SIX HUNDRED & NINE MILLION)
* HANNAH & Co. Christmas Fair 1889