Young Logan Campbell by R.C.J. Stone

By R.C.J. Stone

Sir John Logan Campbell is named the daddy of Auckland; he's synonymous with that urban. As this primary quantity of his biography indicates, even if, he was once now not quite enamoured of a pioneering existence or of the cost during which he led it. His objective in coming to New Zealand and last the following used to be to make sufficient funds to dwell the lifetime of a leisured gentleman in Europe. by means of the top of this ebook, he looked as if it would have accomplished his target. Campbell left, most likely, a extra complete set of papers than the other early settler. From them, R. C. J. Stone has informed a narrative which not just unearths the complexities of the guy himself, yet strikes extra, to the patrician Scottish history, to his fellow settlers in Auckland in particular his lively associate William Brown, to the main points of the enterprise acumen through which they got their most popular place one of the retailers of Auckland, and to the turmoil of colonial politics.

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Young Logan Campbell

Sir John Logan Campbell is called the daddy of Auckland; he's synonymous with that urban. As this primary quantity of his biography indicates, notwithstanding, he was once no longer quite enamoured of a pioneering existence or of the payment during which he led it. His function in coming to New Zealand and closing right here used to be to make sufficient cash to dwell the lifetime of a leisured gentleman in Europe.

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