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Hutton F. W. Letters of Hutton to Hector. Correspondence on  flax industry, 1860-1875. Hocken Library.

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In 1869 Hutton resigned from his job with the Geological Survey to set up a flax mill in the Waikato. His letters to Hector from May 1869 describe his experiments in the manufacturing process - and his growing disillusionment with the industry.

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Letters of Hutton to Hector. Correspondence 1860-1875

Hutton F. W.

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12 June 2007
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