Object #1009777 from MS-Papers-0032-0446

6 pages written 2 Jun 1863 by Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell in Wellington to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Surnames, Man - Mar, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0446 (25 digitised items). Correspondents:Maria A Maning, Auckland, 1870 & undated (2 letters); John Mannell, Tauranga, 1868 (1 letter); Hau Maning, undated letter; James Manning, Dunedin, 1865 (1 letter); W B D Mantell, Taranaki & Wellington, 1846-1876 (15 letters); Charles E Merchant, New Plymouth, 1847 & 1849 (2 letters).Marie du Coeur de Jesus, St Mary's Convent, Wellington, 1873? (1 letter); Matthew Marriner, Kaipara (to J Rogan), 1858 (1 letter); W Marsh, [Napier?], 1870 (1 letter); A Marshall (to Miss McLean), undated letter re witnessing the examination of the children.

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English (ATL)

Wellington,

2 June. 1863



My dear MacLean,

The papers will give you all the news (and a dale more) this time.

That Lands Act is assented to.

I hope you recd. the copy of Karaitiana's letter. Rogan from Raglan brings word that Wi Tamehana and Tioriori condemn the murders - and the former says that if Ngmaniapoto did anything towards the Waikato line (?) he would at once and openly join W. Nera and W. Kukutai. This will be good news for you as I think Renata is rather consentaneous with Thompson.


Yours faithfully,
W.Mantell.

Part of:
Inward letters - Surnames, Man - Mar, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0446 (25 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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