- John,1839–93, New Zealand statesman, born in Ireland: prime minister 1891–93.
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He repealed the Ballance land-tax in 1879, and substituted a property-tax.
In one word, he should be what Ballance was and Grey was not.
On the 6th it was clear enough that Ballance would be the Colony's next Premier.
It is profound policy to make them watch one the other, and so keep the ballance of power in my own hands.Three Hours after Marriage
Mr. Ballance is a merchant of good consideration, and understands the world not from speculation, but practice.The Tatler, Volume 3
- John . 1839–93, New Zealand statesman, born in Northern Ireland: prime minister of New Zealand (1891–93)
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