Object #1008258 from MS-Papers-0032-0217

2 pages written 28 May 1870 by Henry Tacy Clarke in Auckland Region to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Henry Tacy Clarke, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0217 (61 digitised items). 59 letters written from Tauranga, Maketu, Auckland & Waimate, 1861-1870. Includes letter to Hare Reweti (Charles Davis) from Manuhiri with explanatory note on verso from Louis Hetet, 1870.

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English (ATL)

Auckland

May 28th 1870



My dear Mr.McLean

The Taranaka Natives who are to go with Rogan to the Chatham Islands arrived this Morning and will leave again this evening for their destination -

The hauhau question to which I referred in my letter of yesterday is still causing some excitement amongst the Ngapuhi Chiefs they had another meeting last night at which

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English (ATL)

Kemp was present - they are very much in earnest, and are evidently anxious. Te Hemara I am afraid is very shaky - he was present last night and was talked to pretty severely by Mangonui and the other Chiefs - and he has half promised to use his exertions to check the spread of the spirit of disaffection which it really is in plain terms -

A telegram has just come in from W. Te Wheoro to you the enclosed is a copy.

It is very favorable and altogether satisfactory -

The Mail is just about to close.


Faithfully yours
Hy. T.Clarke

English (ATL)

Auckland

May 28th 1870



My dear Mr.McLean

The Taranaka Natives who are to go with Rogan to the Chatham Islands arrived this Morning and will leave again this evening for their destination -

The hauhau question to which I referred in my letter of yesterday is still causing some excitement amongst the Ngapuhi Chiefs they had another meeting last night at which Kemp was present - they are very much in earnest, and are evidently anxious. Te Hemara I am afraid is very shaky - he was present last night and was talked to pretty severely by Mangonui and the other Chiefs - and he has half promised to use his exertions to check the spread of the spirit of disaffection which it really is in plain terms -

A telegram has just come in from W. Te Wheoro to you the enclosed is a copy.

It is very favorable and altogether satisfactory -

The Mail is just about to close.


Faithfully yours
Hy. T.Clarke

Part of:
Inward letters - Henry Tacy Clarke, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0217 (61 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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