Object #1005671 from MS-Papers-0032-0494

2 pages written 30 Apr 1861 by Robert Reid Parris in New Plymouth District to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Robert Parris, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0494 (56 digitised items). 56 letters written from New Plymouth, 1861-1873. Includes copy of letter from McLean to Parris, 20 Sep 1870.

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English (ATL)

Private. New Plymouth

April 30/ 61



Dr. Sir

My official of today will explain in some measure the state of feeling among the Southern people, who are evidently not sufficiently humbled to be anxious for peace.

I was at Mataitawa yesterday, and found them very unsettled respecting the future. I am convinced that nothing can be done with them until William King is back from Waikato (that is out of the hands of Waikato before anything is said about land.)

I purpose going to see the Ngamahangas in a day or two.


Yours truly
R. Parris.

Part of:
Inward letters - Robert Parris, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0494 (56 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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