Object #1003003 from MS-Papers-0032-0243

2 pages written 13 Apr 1867 by Samuel Deighton in Wairoa

From: Inward letters - Samuel Deighton, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0243 (74 digitised items). 74 letters written from Wanganui, Wairoa and Chatham Islands, 1859-1873, and undated. Includes plan for a court house.

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April 13th./67

My dear Sir

As you were unable to return I have taken on myself to do all that is necessary regarding Kopus funeral, Major Fraser having kindly assisted me - the funeral takes place today at the Hatepe. Nearly all the Europeans have promised to attend. I have got a good coffin made and intend having a fence erected round it. I have written to Mr. Richmond on the subject asking for approval of expenses incurred. I will send you full particulars after the funeral.

I am my dear Sir
faithfully yours
S. Deighton.

Part of:
Inward letters - Samuel Deighton, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0243 (74 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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