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Arrival of the Forfarshire
From the Evening Post Wednesday, March 5, 1873

The ship  Forfarshire, 1,238 tons, has landed all her passengers, and will take up a berth at the wharf at the first opportunity. She is a first class vessel, formerly owned by Mr John Morrison, agent to the New Zealand Government in England, but latterly was sold by him to Messrs Shaw, Saville and Co. Her cargo consists of general merchandise and a large quantity of railway material. She will not take in a return cargo here, when she has discharged.

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