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ARRIVAL OF THE EAGLE
Nelson Examiner April 1st 1854

The Ship Eagle arrived on Thursday last, after a fine passage of 115 days from Plymouth. by her, Mr Felix Wakefield has brought out a Red Deer Stag in fine health; his mate, a beautiful hind, died only four days pervious to the ships arrival in our port. Mr Wakefield also brought out a cock and two hen pheasants. Mr Wakefield reports that the owner and Captain Looke rendered him every assistance in getting such an acquisition to New Zealand out safely.