Object #1002764 from MS-Papers-0032-0630

2 pages written 13 Aug 1870 by Charles Westrup

From: Inward letters - Charles Westrup, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0630 (33 digitised items). 33 letters written from Poverty Bay, Hawke's Bay and Auckland, 1865-1871 & undated. Includes piece-level inventory for letters accessioned pre-1969

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Gisborne, Poverty Bay.

September 15th. 1870.



My dear Sir,

After reading the correspondence about Rapata I hope you will exonerate me from any ill will towards him or even officiousness. I assure you I have studiously tried to avoid any unpleasant feeling springing up in his mind that I was trying to come K O over him. Porter who wrote the letter for me went rather farther than I intended. My object was to get Rapata to hurry the men down by threatening to charge them with the detention.

Believe me


Yours very truly,
Chas. Westrup.
Rapata dined with one day last week and we are on excellent terms again. I believe he has now arranged to go in the schooner 'Colonist' sailing tomorrow. C.W.

Part of:
Inward letters - Charles Westrup, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0630 (33 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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