Object #1000225 from MS-Papers-0032-0622

2 pages written 12 Nov 1870 by H F Way in Maketu to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters and diary extracts - H F Way, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0622 (38 digitised items). 36 letters written from Hawke's Bay, Taupo and Bay of Plenty (Maketu), 1869-1876). Includes diary covering events 6 Oct 1869-31 Jul 1870, 1 Sep-31 Oct 1870, HRH Duke of Edinburgh's visit to Rotorua District, 13-19 Dec 1870.

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English (ATL)

Extract from letter to McLean from
H. F. Way.
12th. Nov./70.

My dear McLean,

I send you my diary for the months of September and October.

The Native Contingent are at Fort Galatea.

I hear that a lot of King Natives have come, within a short distance of Tauranga, but I do not know how true it is.

The Telegraph poles are nearly all laid on the ground and the wire will certainly be at work before Xmas.

Part of:
Inward letters and diary extracts - H F Way, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0622 (38 digitised items)
Series 1 Inward letters (English), Reference Number Series 1 Inward letters (English) (14501 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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