Ordinary inwards despatches from the Secretary of State [record group]   (8604)
1840? - 1943?  range held: 1840 - 1943


This series of despatches includes explanations of statutes and executives acts, instructions for the use of the powers conferred on the Governor, notifications of the confirmation or disallowance of acts of the local legislature, comments on social, economic and political developments in the colony, expressions of approval or disapproval of the Governor's actions, answers to questions asked by the Governor, and instructions as to the policies to be adopted on particular subjects.


Dates of Holdings : 1840 - 1943
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Head Office, Wellington
Former Archives Reference : G1
Access : Open  see more …
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 5
Date Approved: 16/10/2014