Object #1005298 from MS-Papers-0032-0051

2 pages written 17 Feb 1870 by Frederick John William Gascoigne

From: Minister of Colonial Defence - Armed Constabulary. District offices, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0051 (27 digitised items). No Item Description

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English (ATL)

Taheke.

Feb. 17th. 1870.



Sir,

I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Memo, of the 16th. inst. and to inform you that I asked the principal men of Nga-t-pikiao, at this place, if they intended to start for the front in accordance with your wishes, and they replied that they could not egt the tribe to move. Therefore I will march for Maketu to-morrow morning.

I hear that the Ohinemutu natives (Ngati-Whaka-rewa) have determined to remain stationary also.

I have the honour to be Sir,
Your most obedient servant (Signed)
F.M. Gascoigne.
To:-- Lt. Col. McDonell Commanding Field Forces.

English (ATL)

Taheke.

Feb. 17th. 1870.



Sir,

I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Memo, of the 16th. inst. and to inform you that I asked the principal men of Nga-t-pikiao, at this place, if they intended to start for the front in accordance with your wishes, and they replied that they could not egt the tribe to move. Therefore I will march for Maketu to-morrow morning.

I hear that the Ohinemutu natives (Ngati-Whaka-rewa) have determined to remain stationary also.

I have the honour to be Sir,
Your most obedient servant (Signed)
F.M. Gascoigne.
To:-- Lt. Col. McDonell Commanding Field Forces.

Part of:
Minister of Colonial Defence - Armed Constabulary. District offices, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0051 (27 digitised items)
Series 7 Official papers, Reference Number Series 7 Official papers (3737 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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