william spain

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Willaim Spain

Lifetime:

  • 14 Mar 18035 Apr 1876
Biography

William Spain was a land commissioner who investigated the New Zealand Company's claims that it had purchased 20 million acres in 1839. The claims were not settled until several years after Spain's death

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  • William Spain was an attorney from Hampshire appointed to head the commission established to investigate all land purchases prior to British annexation.