Macdonald Dictionary Record: William Hammett
George Ranald Macdonald
One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for William Hammett. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: H. 95 Wm. Harnett He was Travers agent + for Kaiapoi during the election of '66 and Travers supporters were entertained at the Mandeville Hotel. Every voter was given a ticket which enabled him to partake after voting. This ticket entitled him to 3 meals and unlimited dink s. Harnett sued Travers for Â£ 30 but Travers paid Â£.1 into Court and that was all Hammett got. He claimed for 10s meals at 3t Â£15 30 gallons ale at 4t- '6 Rea for 6 at 3t 181. 21 glass of groggy Lemonade + w ine 1016 47 , at ought Â£.1.3.6 (case bottled beer cost price 2 bottles wine 2 of spirits for comm. room 2 1.20 for Comm Room - sugar, glasses, table chairs Candles, firing , lighting fires dau age to table 18t- stoppage of work in house and preparations beforehand Â£e 30 in all LT. 5.7.66.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
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