Object #1004467 from MS-Papers-0032-0190
3 pages written 21 Jul 1858 by an unknown author in Wellington
From: Inward letters - Walter Lawry Buller, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0190 (26 digitised items). 26 letters written from Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Wanganui, 1857-1875, undated
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of the years. At the time of your visit (February, if I mistake not) we increased our power in the Printing dept. because of the prospect of such assistance.
Our little city is all commotion. Election follows election in quick succession; party spirit rages wilder and wilder, predicting some stoy times ahead. What the end will be, who can predict? I think we may rest pretty certain that fully six months must elapse ere peace and tranquillity can be restored.
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Maori friends of the neighbourhood are as usual peaceable and quiet. They suffered seriously, I regret to say, in their cultivations during the late Flood. There is no inclination to join the belligerents of Taranaki.
The mail closes in a few minutes ---
I beg to remain,
W. L. Buller
Inward letters - Walter Lawry Buller, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0190 (26 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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