Object #1001833 from MS-Papers-0032-0723

2 pages written 15 Jan 1858 by Sir Donald McLean

From: Outward drafts and fragments, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0723 (49 digitised items). Names of identified correspondents entered in Name Field.Includes draft reply to letter regarding the Hawke's Bay Province superintendancy, 12 Jan 1859; misfiled letters written in 1851 to his aunt Annabella McLean; letter re Mr Schnackenberg (Resident missionary) and settlers at Kawhia, Apr 1860; list of Maori names, ca 1860 (written in pencil);

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English (ATL)

Friday 15 Jany. 1858

My dear Sir,

Mr. Cooper goes down to ascertain the result of the meeting between the Wairoa and Ngatikahungunu natives. I have not at present any distinct proposition to make to the Natives of either party. In the meantime exertions will be made to effect Hapukus removal and none shall be lost on my part to carry out that object, all that I have to request of yourself and the Wairoa party is that of obtaining a fair extension of time for te Hapuku.

I remain My dear sir,
Yours very truly
Donald McLean.

Part of:
Outward drafts and fragments, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0723 (49 digitised items)
Series 4 Drafts and fragments of outwards letters, Reference Number Series 4 Drafts and fragments of outwards letters (889 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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