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Otago Witness Saturday 14th January 1882 pg11
Auckland, January 10th
The Zealandia, from San Francisco, was signalled at noon as flying the yellow flag. She had gone into quarantine. She has two cases of smallpox on board. They broke out on the 3rd and the 7th inst., after laving Honolulu. Both cases steerage passages. A steerage passenger, Mr Kerr, from Adelaide, died this morning from consumption. The Zealandia left San Francisco on December 20th, and arrived at Honolulu on the 27th. Passengers: for New Zealand:
Saloon Messrs Twist, Goose, Morrin, Marsh, Akroyd, Chapman, Staveley, Curtis, Simmonds, Raynes, Dobddington, Mrs Pope, Misses Pope, Morrin and Banks. Steerage: - Miss Solomon, Messrs Sullivan, Shortbride, Entryland, Lawson, John Norris, James Norris, Denman, Slanger, Conade, Contare, Georgeson, and Crawford. For Sydney - Ten in the cabin and 21 in the steerage. Amongst other cargo for Auckland are 200 half-barrels of sugar and 248 cases and 500 half-barrels of salmon.
Melbourne, January 7th
The Orient steamship Garonne has arrived and has been quarantined. She has 43 passengers for New Zealand ports. Six cases of smallpox among the Garonne's passengers. One-case has reached the semi-confluent stage. it is regarded as serious, and likely to end fatally. SA
Otago Witness Saturday February 4th 1882
Melbourne, January, 31st
Another case of smallpox has broken out amongst the passengers of the Mirzapore, who are quarantine here. The suffer had been isolated. The P. and O. steamship will be detained for a period of 14 days.
Otago Witness Saturday January 28th 1882 pg 14
The passengers by the Garonne for New Zealand and now quarantined in Melbourne, are:
First saloon; For Port Chalmers - Anderson Mr and Mrs and family and nurse Butterworth Mr J.L. Butterworth Misses and nurse Coxon Mr Frank Lamberton Mr James For Auckland: Ryan Rev. J. Spence Mr E.P. Walton Master Washington Mr R For Port Lyttelton Newlyn Mr J H Spence Mr E.P. For Taranaki Barclay Mr T For Napier Lyndon Mr A For Wellington: Green Rev. W.S. Second saloon: For Port Chalmers Lyall Mr G Thompson Mr and Mrs R For Lyttelton Capp Mr and Mrs JR For Napier Twigg Mr C Third class For Lyttelton: Alison Mrs and family Capsteck Mr and Mrs For Port Chalmers: Turner Ann and child Steerage: For Port Lyttelton Capsteck Albert Hughes William Longland Robert Niven John Skinner Peter Mandall Lizzie For Auckland Crute John Brothers William H Humphreys A Kay George Watt Charles For Wellington Wilson John
One of the steerage passengers, Capsteck, for Lyttelton was a suffer, but is now convalescent.
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