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ARRIVAL OF THE WESTERN MONARCH
The Evening Post January 2nd 1880

The fine ship Western Monarch, 1315 tons, Captain Watson, under charter to the New Zealand Shipping Company, was signalled at noon today, and will probably get in this evening. She is reported to have left London on the 1st October, which would thus give her an average passage. She brings no Government immigrants, but has about 261 passengers.

ARRIVAL OF THE WESTERN MONARCH
The Evening Post January 3rd 1880

This vessel was towed into port by the SS Wanaka last evening. She has made the voyage out in 89 days, and the passengers, of whom there are 200, are all in good health. There was one birth (stillborn), and one death, that of a second class passenger, from debility, named Eliza Kelly Christie, aged 60. The passengers speak in ver high terms of the treatment they received at the hands of the officers and crew. Captain Watson and the Surgeon Superintendent Dr Veneberg, are to be presented with a testimonial. The ship will be berthed at the wharf on Monday. Her passengers were landed by the Moa this afternoon.

ARRIVAL OF THE WESTERN MONARCH
The Evening Post January 5th 1880