Object #1005076 from MS-Papers-0032-0726

1 page written 30 May 1870 by Sir Donald McLean in Gisborne

From: Outward drafts and fragments, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0726 (53 digitised items). Names of identified correspondents entered in Name Field. Also Miss Manning of Onoke; Edwin Smith Esq of Melbourne (late of Hawke's Bay), 1870; Captain Johnstone; Mr Hunter; Major Jackson; Mrs Symonds (wife of Captain Symonds) and letter to Tukairangi ? for administrative assistance.

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30th May, 1870

Dear Westrup,

If any Natives should come in after Rakuroa let them remain at Rahuruhi's who will be responsible for them, and who will take charge of their arms until called for by the Government. I expect that a considerable number of Natives will come into the Poverty district this winter - Every encouragement should be given to them to do so -

You should obtain as much information as possible of Te Kooti's movements on plans, through the natives who surrender.

Yours sincerely, Signed,
Donald McLean

Part of:
Outward drafts and fragments, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0726 (53 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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