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Through image in pencil: Lambert Printer etc, remedy for the Gout, L.L. Smith Pills; margin below in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Mr Lambert, editor of the “Colonist” ill-used by one (… who considered himself ill-used in the columns of the paper.…

Through image in pencil: The Spectator; through image in ink: 1. 2. 3.; margin above image in ink in Dr Hockenís hand: 1. Captain Cargill, 2. W.H. Cutten, his son-in-law.

Upper left (u.l.) in pencil: 16; through image in pencil: C…lls collection of mechanical figures; label in ink: A political squib connected with the Provincial Council election of 1853. Cap. Cargill the showman.

Upper centre (u.c.) in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: An essay of Mr George Lloyd’s noble volunteers.

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: The dog in the manger; u.l. in pencil: 8; u.c. in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: The Rev. Thomas Burns does not welcome the advent of the Rev. John Albert Fenton, clergyman of the Church of England who arrives January 1,…

Upper centre (u.c.) in pencil: Crown dom…tion. Gravel and sand; l.c. in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Refers to Mr W.B. Mantell’s moa bone discoveries. The gravel and sand bag bespeak him a geologist. T.M.H.; label in ink: Refers to Mr Mantell’s…

Lower centre (l.c.) in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: The first ass (really a mule) imported. Mr J. de la C. Carnegie with his wooden leg. circa 1856 T.M.H.

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: J.Brown; through image with brush: Welcome Gore Browne; l.c. in ink in Dr Hocken's hand: Governor Gore Browneís first visit to the Settlement of Otago in January 1856. William Simpson the shoemaker assures his…

Lower centre (l.c.) with brush: Don Quixote & Sancho Panza; on label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Bellairs and Ebenezer Brown who was a shepherd when B. took a run at Toi Tois.

Lower left (l.l.) in pencil: Brown; u.r. in ink in Dr Hockenís hand: Mr George Lloyd of Green Island proposes to enrol some noble volunteers in 1859 during the Maori outbreak in the North Island. T.M.H.; label in ink: Mr Lloyd of Green Island enrols…

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: J. Brown; through image in pencil: Superintendency, Separation, Otago Province, Mataura; u.c. in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Refers to the disastrous separation of Southland from the Province of Otago of which it formed…

Label in ink: Mr Bellairs, a gentleman settler at Brockville, Half Way Bush, prepares to leave New Zealand. circa 1858; second label in ink: Mr Brock-Holinshead of the Half Way Bush prepares to leave New Zealand.

Upper left (u.l.) in pencil: 3; l.c. in pencil: 7; c.l. in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Mr W.B.D. Mantell. An amplification of his well known discovery of Moa remains! T.M.H.

Lower left (l.l.) in pencil: J. Brown, 18; l.c. in pencil: 10; on label in ink: Captain Cargill addresses a meeting. Napier is close to barrel. Buchanan, an elder, near him. Manning is at left

Through image on stone: JB; To England, S.E.R.J., Bankruptcy, Gas Comp. Transfer Shares; through image in ink: 1. 2. 3. 4; u.c. in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: 1. Shadrach Edward Robert Jones of the Provincial Hotel, Dunedin, a smart rogue & bankrupt.…

Through image in pencil: To Waikouaiti, The Jews Harp, Discord; u.c. in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Messrs Vogel and J.G.S. Grant run for the Waikouaiti seat. 1863. T.M.H.; verso in ink: Dunedin, 20 April 1864, Mr James Tinley.

Upper left (u.l.) in pencil: 14; through image in pencil: 20s per Bushel; l.c. in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: In time of some scarcity of food the Rev. Thomas Burns was applied to to sell flour from his farm at Grant’s Braes. (now) He refers…

Lower centre (l.c.) in pencil: J. Brown, 1856; through image in pencil: Provincial Secretary, Commissioner of Crown Lands, New Zealand; margin below.
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