5 August 1815 – 30 November 1901
Messrs. Bethune & Hunter have received instructions from his Excellency Lieutenant-Governor Eyre, to offer for sale by public auction, at his residence, Tinakori road, on Wednesday, the 10th November, 1852,
The whole of his splendid furniture, plate, and household effects, as enumerated in catalogue.
Also, unless previously disposed of by private contract,
1 Black Mare broken to saddle and to carry a Lady
1 Handsome Piano, by Broadwood
1 Superior Harp, by Delveaux
1 Photographic apparatus complete, with or without Chemicals, small Still and Worm, &c, &c.
And a variety of useful articles.
The whole of the above will be on show for two days previous to the sale — say on Monday and Tuesday, the 8th and 9th of November, 1852 — between the hours of 10 and 4. Sale to commence at 11 o'clock precisely.
N.B. — Catalogues will be ready in a few days, and may be obtained of Bethune & Hunter. Wellington, October 30, 1852...
New Zealand Spectator and Cook's Strait Guardian, Volume VIII, Issue 756, 30 October 1852, Page 2
Image of Edward Eyre - Otago Witness , Issue 2233, 17 December 1896, Page 6