Object #1008052 from MS-Papers-0032-0611

2 pages written 11 Aug 1871 by Hanson Turton to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Hanson Turton (jun), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0611 (38 digitised items). Letters written from Auckland and Napier

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Private. Arapawanui

August 11 1871.

Dear Sir,

I heard as I was leaving Napier that Karaitiana has been put up to take some petition or paper signed by Natives down to the House reflecting upon yourself. I think that it is to the effect that you did not pay the ground rents of your Bills 4 and 5 in order to induce the patrols to sell the free-hold. Te Muera said that his grievance was to be brought before the House by Karaitiana. Te Muera told me that he had no complaint against you but against Renata who did not give him his proper share of the rents. I hear that Mr. Sutton is at the bottom of the affair.

Yours truly in haste
Hanson Turton.
To:-- The Honble D. McLean

Part of:
Inward letters - Hanson Turton (jun), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0611 (38 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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