Guide to the papers of the Booth Family (as filmed by AJCP)



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Created: 2018

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Letters and news cuttings re death of Lt. Col. Henry Jackson Parkin Booth at Battle of Gate Pa, Tauranga, 1864 (File A)

Includes letters from Major F Synge (Camp Tauranga, 1 May 1864); Lt. Col. G Garland (Camp Puke Wharangi, 3 May 1864); Fienne M Colville (Maketu, 25 May 1864) and Thomas Horan (Auckland, 30 Sept 1864); Col Williams (Auckland, 25 Sept 1864); Dr Manley (nd, no place, incomplete) and Thomas Pearson (Dunkeld, nd) to Mrs Booth and Charles Booth describing the battle and death of HJPB.

FH Synge (Camp Tauranga) to Col Fraser re death of HJPB, 4 May 1864 (File)

HJPB's will (File)

Picture of tomb of HJPB and note on his life (File)

, Vol 5 no. 28 pp.296-304. Samuel Mitchell and the VC on the Gate Pa at Tauranga (File)

Sketch of cemetery at Tauranga by Lt. Col. Williams RA submitted to and printed in issue, 30 July 1864 (File)

Letters, press cuttings and souvenir programme re centennary of Battle of Gate Pa, 1964 (File B)

Correspondents include: Col Philip Booth (Hay on Wye); Brigadier Sir Bernard Fergusson (Wellington) [includes message in Maori]; EJ Torrance (Tauranga); RD McCulley (Tauranga); W Ohia (Tauranga Tribal Executive).

AT Campbell (NZ House) to Col. P Booth requesting access to any records re HJPB for Prof. HR Rodwell, 15 January 1957 (File C)

Includes draft reply and list of material.