Object #1005972 from MS-Papers-0032-0507

2 pages written 17 Jan 1870 by Dr Daniel Pollen in Auckland Region to Sir Donald McLean in Tauranga

From: Inward letters - Daniel Pollen, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0507 (52 digitised items). 51 letters written from Auckland, 1857-1870, and undated. Includes copy of letter from W N Searanke to Dr Pollen & Lt Col W Moule to Searanke, 30 Jul 1869; John W Thorp to Major Cooper, Ohinemuri, Aug 1869; other letters to Dr Pollen, Aug 1869. Also piece-level inventory (excludes letters accessioned in 1969)

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English (ATL)

COPY. Auckland

January 17th. 1870.

My dear McLean,

Brannigan is gotting copies of Firth's Messases made for you, and I think It so important that you should know the exact whereabouts of Te Kooti, and of his dispositions, that I send the ''Edith'' with the news. You will see that I have told Firth of your absence, and made a reply of which I hope you will approve.

Te Kooti has got into, or very nearly into, a trap, where I think he may be caught; and it appears that he begins to think so himself.

I have taken the telegrams to the Governor, who seems to approve of Firth's views of the case.

The Airedale has not yet arrived.

I am yours very truly, (Signed) ....
To:-- The Hon. D. McLean Tauranga,

Part of:
Inward letters - Daniel Pollen, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0507 (52 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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