Object #1001591 from MS-Papers-0032-0507

1 page written 30 Jul 1869 by William Nicholas Searancke in Alexandra to Dr Daniel Pollen in Auckland Region

From: Inward letters - Daniel Pollen, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0507 (52 digitised items). 51 letters written from Auckland, 1857-1870, and undated. Includes copy of letter from W N Searanke to Dr Pollen & Lt Col W Moule to Searanke, 30 Jul 1869; John W Thorp to Major Cooper, Ohinemuri, Aug 1869; other letters to Dr Pollen, Aug 1869. Also piece-level inventory (excludes letters accessioned in 1969)

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English (ATL)

COPY. W.N. Searancke R.M. Alexandra.
to Hon. Dr. Pollen Auckland.
30th. July 1869.

Description of Te Kooti, as given by two eye-witnesses who had both conversed with him at Tokangamutu:-

About sixty-nine to seventy inches high; hair dark, wavy, parted in the middle; slightly hooked nose; complexion clear, but dark; no tattooing on face; whiskers thin; long black beard and moustache; is considered good-looking; is stout in bodily appearance; stoops slightly when walking; has dogged look when not excited; no visible imperfection in teeth.

W.N. Searancke.

Part of:
Inward letters - Daniel Pollen, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0507 (52 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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