Object #1008555 from MS-Papers-0032-0658

1 page written 17 Oct 1868 by George Tovey Buckland Worgan in Wairoa to George Thomas Fannin

From: Inward letters - George B Worgan, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0658 (95 digitised items). 93 letters and memos written from Wairoa, Napier and Wanganui, 1864-1873. Includes piece-level inventory of letters accessioned pre-1969.

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Wairoa
Oct. 17 68


My dear Fannin,

If present report is not true it is practically as bad --- You will have some horrible catastrophe here --- Gods knows I have warned the Govt. time upon time --- Tell His Honor that the danger is imminent for Gods sake, let there be no delay --- Send men --- arms, provisions within a few hours ---


Yours in haste
Geo. B. Worgan
J. T. Fannin Esq.

Burton spite of my persuation has gone inland again --- thereis little short of a stampede amongst the Maories --- Could not His Honor come with a company of the 18th that will do more good than 1000 men ---

English (ATL)

Wairoa
Oct. 17 68


My dear Fannin,

If present report is not true it is practically as bad --- You will have some horrible catastrophe here --- Gods knows I have warned the Govt. time upon time --- Tell His Honor that the danger is imminent for Gods sake, let there be no delay --- Send men --- arms, provisions within a few hours ---


Yours in haste
Geo. B. Worgan
J. T. Fannin Esq.

Burton spite of my persuation has gone inland again --- thereis little short of a stampede amongst the Maories --- Could not His Honor come with a company of the 18th that will do more good than 1000 men ---

Part of:
Inward letters - George B Worgan, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0658 (95 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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