Date of issue: Otago, Alexandra, 1st December, 1890. Issued to William Theyers in lieu of similar title held under
“The Mines Act 1877,” and preceding Acts, dated and numbered respectively (original licenses) 2103, 5.4.64; 9182, 24.10.65; and 2126, 1.2.67 surrendered by the said William Theyers. To be in force until the 30th November, 1905.
In pursuance of the provisions of
“The Mining Act 1886”, the person abovenamed is authorised to construct and use the water-race, and divert water as hereinafter described—that is to say, commencing at a point in Chatto Creek one and a half miles above the crossing, Dunedin Road, and terminating at Alexandra Coalpit Point in the Clutha River.
The length of such race is twenty-five miles or thereabouts, and its intended course is about east and west, with right to divert twenty (20) Government heads of water, priority to such water to date as follows—that is to say, five (5) heads from and including 5th April, 1864, five (5) heads from and including 21st October, 1865, and ten (10) heads from and including 1st February, 1867, for gold-mining purposes.
The mean depth of such race is ,
The mean breadth is, Subject to the payment of $1 annually.
This license was issued by me at Alexandra in the Mining District of Otago.
| ||(LS)||J Nugent Wood, Warden.|
The reference to
“$1” was substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for a reference to
“10s.” pursuant to section 7(1) of the Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).