Object #1000454 from MS-Papers-0032-0003
From: Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0003 (57 digitised items). Contains papers dealing with the purchase of Maori land; in particular, there are official papers about `Old Land Claims' (ie pre Treaty of Waitangi); there is also extensive correspondence about the purchase of land in the Rangitikei area from Ngati Apa, and a related dispute about ownership between Ngati Apa and Ngati Raukawa; there is also a letter from Henry Tiffin outlining the concerns of Wairarapa Maori about an invasion by Ngati Toa Also includes translation of a letter by the Ngati Toa outlining the boundaries of land ceded to the Crown in 1847.
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Memo. from G. Eyre, to Mr. Domett, dated 3rd. December 1849.
Referring to Mr. Fox's application (filed at your office) for the Government to take measures to put a stop to illegal squatting, - inform him that having referred the question to the Governor-in-Chief for instructions, you forward to him a copy of a Despatch which I received from His Excellency, on the subject.
State also, that in conformity with Sir G. Grey's directions, I shall be prepared to confer the necessary powers upon Officers of the New Zealand Company, when he, on their behalf, may wish to be nominated for the purpose, - upon seeing the names of such individuals.
3rd. December 1849.
N.B. Mr. Fox's letter of 10th. December forwarded in original to Governor-in-Chief on 17th. December 1849.
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