© Brian Hooker 2006.
It gives me pleasure to thank librarians, curators and individuals for their assistance in providing information that greatly assisted my research: Auckland Institute and Museum; University of Auckland (New Zealand and Pacific Collection); Auckland Public Library; Hydrographer (Civil), Takapuna; Kinder Library, St Johns College,
Auckland; University of Waikato, Hamilton; Alexander Tumbull Library, Wellington; Canterbury Public Library (New Zealand Collection), Christchurch; Hocken Library, University of Otago, Dunedin; (Great Britain:) National Maritime Museum (Hydrography Section), Greenwich; Public Record Office, Kew; British Library, London; Hydrographic
Office, Taunton; Royal Geographical Society, London. (Netherlands:) Maritiem Museum, Prins Hendrik, Rotterdam; Universiteits-Bibliotheek, Amsterdam; Bibliothèque Nationale (Departement Des Cartes Et Plans), Paris; Service Hydrographique et Océographique de la Marine, Brest. (Russia:) Salty-Shchedrin State Public Library, St Petersburg.
(Australia:) Archives Authority of New South Wales, Sydney; National Library of Australia, Canberra, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney (U.S.A.:) University of Minnesota (Special Collections/Rare Books), Minneapolis, Minnesota; The New York Public Library (General Research Division), New York; William L. Clements
Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; (Germany:) Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel, Wolfenbüttel, University Library, Gottinggen. Also, I express my thanks to Neil McKinnon, Timaru; Lieutenant-Commander Andrew David, Taunton; Francis Herbert, London, Dr Peter van der Krogt, Utrecht; and Yvonne Lowes, Takapuna. Nearer home, the
librarian and staff at Orewa Public Library provided assistance in numerous ways. And I am particularly grateful for special assistance provided by Wises Publications Limited of Auckland, Publishers, Cartographers, Map Mounters, Roller Map and Cabinet Manufacturers.