Object #1009747 from MS-Papers-0032-0023

1 page written 2 Mar 1869 by Sir Donald McLean in Napier City to Theodore Minet Haultain

From: Superintendent, Hawkes Bay and Government Agent, East Coast - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0023 (100 digitised items). No Item Description

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English (ATL)

COPY. (of Telegram to the Hon. Colonel Haultain.) Napier

2nd. March 1869.



Sullivan, a half-caste in Defence Force has returned from Te Whaiti, Taupo, and states that Rewi proposes to join Te Kooti with 700 men. Matutaera talks of attacking Titiokura, Government natives at Taupo propose to fight but are too few in numbers, an attack on this district is proposed by way of Patea and Ngaruroro Gorge, this Sullivan says is decided on, great sympathy expressed by some of the Taupo and other tribes for Prisoners.

(Signed)
Donald McLean.

English (ATL)

COPY. (of Telegram to the Hon. Colonel Haultain.) Napier

2nd. March 1869.



Sullivan, a half-caste in Defence Force has returned from Te Whaiti, Taupo, and states that Rewi proposes to join Te Kooti with 700 men. Matutaera talks of attacking Titiokura, Government natives at Taupo propose to fight but are too few in numbers, an attack on this district is proposed by way of Patea and Ngaruroro Gorge, this Sullivan says is decided on, great sympathy expressed by some of the Taupo and other tribes for Prisoners.

(Signed)
Donald McLean.

Part of:
Superintendent, Hawkes Bay and Government Agent, East Coast - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0023 (100 digitised items)
Series 7 Official papers, Reference Number Series 7 Official papers (3737 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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