william spain

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  • Willaim Spain


  • 14 Mar 18035 Apr 1876

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 in New Zealand prior to British annexation.