Object #1000453 from MS-Papers-0032-0183

3 pages written by Sir Thomas Robert Gore Browne to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0183 (75 digitised items). 70 letters, 1855-1860

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Letter from T.G.B. to Donald McLean Esq. dated 15th. August (no date of year)

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My dear McLean,

I write you a few lines only to say that I have written you a long letter, and given it to Tancred, who goes down in the ''White Swan'' to Wellington, and thence to Nelson.

The main subject of my letter is to tell you that Featherstone

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writes in the greatest alarm about the Wairarapa; says old settlers have been warned to go to Wellington, as the only place of safety; and that an outbreak is likely to take place; that the natives are getting their horses for arms, etc., etc.,

If you have not gone to the Wairarapa before you get this, it would be as well to do so at once, for though I do not believe

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the report, it will be wise to dissipate such idle rumours.


Yours very sincerely (Sighed)
T.G.B.
15th. August.

To:- Donald McLean Esq.

English (ATL)

Letter from T.G.B. to Donald McLean Esq. dated 15th. August (no date of year)

COPY
My dear McLean,

I write you a few lines only to say that I have written you a long letter, and given it to Tancred, who goes down in the ''White Swan'' to Wellington, and thence to Nelson.

The main subject of my letter is to tell you that Featherstone writes in the greatest alarm about the Wairarapa; says old settlers have been warned to go to Wellington, as the only place of safety; and that an outbreak is likely to take place; that the natives are getting their horses for arms, etc., etc.,

If you have not gone to the Wairarapa before you get this, it would be as well to do so at once, for though I do not believe the report, it will be wise to dissipate such idle rumours.


Yours very sincerely (Sighed)
T.G.B.
15th. August.

To:- Donald McLean Esq.

Part of:
Inward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0183 (75 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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