Object #1005606 from MS-Papers-0032-0282
2 pages written 4 Sep 1865 by Lieutenant-Colonel James Fraser
From: Inward letters - James Fraser, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0282 (39 digitised items). 38 letters written from Hawke's Bay, Bay of Plenty and East Coast, 1865-1870. Includes letter addressed to Captain Rhodes, 1865
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rebels, and if I can succeed in driving them out of their position I will cut them up like sheep. The natives here have a story that some Hau Haus have arrived from Hawkes Bay. The goods were landed at Awanui and we have had great difficulty in getting them up. Would you kindly give orders for my receiving a copy of Mr. Sutton's contract with Gov. and also a scale of allowances to men in the field.
We shall want about 100 more blue shirts to complete the fighting men.
We shall also want some oars as one was broken and two lost the last time the boat went off.
Yours very respectfully,
The natives gave us a war dance on Saturday and I purpose having a parade of all my men for them today in fact Raniera has remained to see them.
Capt. Deare has been very civil on this occasion. J. F.
Inward letters - James Fraser, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0282 (39 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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