Object #1010655 from MS-Papers-0032-0183

3 pages written by Sir Thomas Robert Gore Browne

From: Inward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0183 (75 digitised items). 70 letters, 1855-1860

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Ten o'clock P.M. 18 July



Captain Vernon of the Cordelia arrived an hour ago from Taranaki. The Commodore and his men landed on Monday at the Flagstaff and encamped there.

Nothing has been or will be done there as far as I can learn. Col. Gold writes officially

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and tells me nothing.

The men of the Pelorus are gone to the Waitera and the Marines of the Iris occupy Fort Niger.

They have been firing the 68 lbs guns from our campinto W. King's Pah but we do not hear with what effect!!

Verily if the Maoris had our guns and our knowledge they would beat us out of the country unless we alter our

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tactics.


Yours sincerely,
T. G. B.

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Ten o'clock P.M. 18 July



Captain Vernon of the Cordelia arrived an hour ago from Taranaki. The Commodore and his men landed on Monday at the Flagstaff and encamped there.

Nothing has been or will be done there as far as I can learn. Col. Gold writes officially and tells me nothing.

The men of the Pelorus are gone to the Waitera and the Marines of the Iris occupy Fort Niger.

They have been firing the 68 lbs guns from our campinto W. King's Pah but we do not hear with what effect!!

Verily if the Maoris had our guns and our knowledge they would beat us out of the country unless we alter our tactics.


Yours sincerely,
T. G. B.

Part of:
Inward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0183 (75 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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