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Collected Item: “Auckland Resident Magistrates Criminal Deposition Book”

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Auckland Resident Magistrates Criminal Deposition Book

Year

1848

Description

Book of all criminal depositions before the Auckland Magistrates Court for 1848. Contains information on crimes, includes women and Māori. Provides important picture of everyday legal justice in an new colony.

Author/s

Various

Repository type

State Record Office (e.g. The National Archives (Kew))

Repository name

Archives New Zealand

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Aotearaoa/New Zealand

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Courts and other legal institutions

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Crime and punishment

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despositions
resident magistrates court
crime
women
Māori
theft

Contributed by:

Shaunnagh Dorsett

Contributor willing to share more information about the material?

Yes

Contributor's email address:

shaunnagh.dorsett@uts.edu.au
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