The A First Year in Canterbury Settlement software program is an e-book derived from Samuel Butler's writings with the same title. The stories you will find here include the experiences Samuel Butler encountered when he initially tried to establish a settlement in New Zealand.
The contents of A First Year in Canterbury Settlement are 1889 letters Samuel wrote to Alfred Marks, one of his good friends. Samuel had help from his neighbors to edit each letter and Alfred Marks compiled them in book form.
The A First Year in Canterbury Settlement was written when Samuel migrated from England to New Zealand in 1859. The first compilation of the book was taken from his son's journal.
Letters with some extracts were published in the newspaper The Eagle. The A First Year in Canterbury Settlement is a rare full collection of this literary masterpiece that's worthy of reading by people of all ages.