- Alfred,1811–87, British government official and poet: prime minister of New Zealand 1862.
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In 1862 Mr. Domett was called upon to form a Government, which he did.
A long chapter of vexations is humorously described by Domett, who concludes his letter with this tribute to the play.The Brownings
Mr. Domett suddenly disappeared from London life in the manner described in the poem.
Mr. Domett afterwards spent two years in Italy, Switzerland, and other continental countries.
- Alfred. 1811–87, New Zealand poet, colonial administrator, and statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1862–63)