Auckland Province - Superintendent General inwards correspondence - 1874
AFCM 8180/18/2200/74 - (1 of 2 images)
A petition regarding the system of granting Publicans Licenses to persons keeping grocers shops on Tokatea range and requesting a reduction of licensing fees by one half. Signed by the proprietors of the Bismark Inn, the Saddle Hotel and the Melbourne Hotel, all in the Tokatea range. They complain of poor roads, lack of police protection and a declining population.