Ranzau agreement on behalf of Count Ranzau between the Kelling Brothers and German emigrant labourer Hans Henry (Hans Heinrich) Busch of Reppenhagen

Maker and role
Other Contributor: Hans Busch
Other Contributor: Kelling brothers
Other Contributor: Count Ranzau
Production date
16 Apr 1844

Description
Hans Henry Busch, from Glashagen, came to New Zealand with the NZ Company. A bilingual German / English document with official seal and stamp.
Object type
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width (mm) = 558 x 400mm
Names/keywords
Early settlers; Count Kuno Rantzau of the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin; Johann F. Beniot, Fedor Kelling and Carl Kelling; Ranzau agreement; New Zealand Company; German immigrants; Kelling brothers; Count Ranzau; Hans Henry Busch;
Maker biography

Charles (1818-1898) and Fedor Kelling (1820-1909) were the co-leaders of the 2nd German settlement at Ranzau. Both Charles and Fedor were very involved in public affairs in the Nelson District and served held several public appointments. For further information see:

Lash, Max D. Nelson Notables, 1840-1940: A dictionary of regional biography. Nelson: Nelson Historical Society, 1992.
Subjects
New Zealand Company - History
Subject person
Accession number
NP6627.10
Other reference numbers
AG296
Credit line
Agreement between the Kelling Brothers and German emigrant labourer Hans Henry (Hans Heinrich) Busch of Reppenhagen, on behalf of Count Ranzau. 1844. Nelson Provincial Museum: NP6627.10.

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