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William Spain

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Willaim Spain


14 Mar 1803 – 5 Apr 1876


William Spain
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
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.