Diary and letterbook

Reference Number: qMS-1192. Object #1003757

This volume contains McLean's earliest diary, from 17 July to 6 September 1844, recording his activities as Sub-Protector of Aborigines in the Taranaki area. It has also been used as an outwards letterbook and letters from McLean include requests for a list of names of chiefs who have sold land to the New Zealand Company; report on land claimed by New Zealand Company; absent natives disputing Waitara purchase and line of demarcation cut between Maori and European lands, New Plymouth area.Also includes a brief census of the Maori population of Moturoa, Huatoki and Waiwakaio taken on the 17 October 1844

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Diary and letterbook, Reference Number qMS-1192 (1 digitised items)
Series 5 Diaries and notebooks, Reference Number Series 5 Diaries and notebooks (100 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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