NEW YORK PACKET
The NEW YORK PACKET departed London and arrived in Wellington on 6 March, 1842, with Captain Gregory in command.
Transcribed from the New Zealand Gazette and Wellington Spectator, 9 March 1842, Page 2
Same day, barque New York Packet, 259, Capt. Gregory, from London; cargo, merchandise. Passengers — Mr. Sheppard, (Colonial Treasurer,) Mrs. Sheppard, Misses Sheppard (4,) and Master Sheppard, Messrs. A. W. Hort, Heathorne, J. Constable, Robinson, and Brewster; — Nugent, Esq., surgeon.
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