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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Auckland Provincial District]

Mr. Arthur Holyoake Morrison

Mr. Arthur Holyoake Morrison, Accountant to Mr. A. W. Edwards, was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1855, and is a son of the late Mr. William Morrison, merchant, of New York. At the age of seventeen he went to India, where he followed mercantile pursuits. Later, he was for six years in the employment of Messrs. J. T. Simes and Co., of Coleman Street, London, an old-established firm of colonial wool brokers. At the dissolution of their partnership, Mr. Morrison came out to New Zealand, landing at Auckland per ship “Dorie” in 1886. After various occupations he finally took up his present employment. page 577 Mr. Morrison takes no part in local affairs.