Object #1006701 from MS-Papers-0032-0187

4 pages written 24 Apr 1856 by Thomas Brunner in Nelson Region

From: Inward letters - Surnames, Bro - Buc, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0187 (19 digitised items). Correspondents:Includes letters from Browning of Auckland, 1863 (1 letter); A Bruce, Sydney, 1874 (1 letter); Thomas Brunner, Nelson, 1856 & 1873 (2 letters); John Bryce, Wellington, 1871 & 1875 (2 letters); A Buchanan, Clovernook, 1861 (1 letter); John Buchanan, Wellington & Elsthorpe, 1866-1871, undated (6 letters); E C Buck, Wellington, 1875 (1 letter); George Buck, Auckland, 1860 (1 letter); Alfred Buckland, Auckland, 1860 (1 letter); W Buckland (to Aitken), Auckland, 1873 (1 letter); W H Buckle, Co. Galway, Ireland (on behalf of Miss Frances McCabe re death of her brother in NZ and the McCabe family circumstances), 1860s.

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English (ATL)

I am waiting for your instructions to go over these because I find that all memorandum were taken away by you. I have been over with Major Richmond and made a new list and I think correct but should like the original mem. You will hear of the gold in Massacre Bay but I believe it is all humbug.

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English (ATL)

However I shall go over directly on the return of the steamer.


I am yours, etc.,
Thos. (Burnett.) Brunner?
24th April 1856

English (ATL)

Nelson,
9th. April, 1856.


My dear Sir,

Will you oblige me by sending a list of natives to whom I may give copies of these reserves in the Sound and other places. They are often coming home and I tell them I will give no plan without your sanction. Also please send word about Massacre Bay for I am waiting for your instructions to go over these because I find that all memorandum were taken away by you. I have been over with Major Richmond and made a new list and I think correct but should like the original mem. You will hear of the gold in Massacre Bay but I believe it is all humbug. However I shall go over directly on the return of the steamer.


I am yours, etc.,
Thos. (Burnett.) Brunner?
24th April 1856

Part of:
Inward letters - Surnames, Bro - Buc, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0187 (19 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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