Object #1011076 from MS-Papers-0032-0012
From: Secretary, Native Department - War in Taranaki and Waikato and King Movement, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0012 (33 digitised items). Includes papers on Maori intelligence gathering for the Crown and a letter in between Maori discussing preparation for conflict
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bad word was uttered.
Here is an European at Wai-hara-keke, a storekeeper of Hopkins. That European says that we are dogs, and as a pig which is killed, cut up, fried, and baked. These words were said (or told) to Charlton; and that Charlton said (or told him) that he would tell the Maoris. Then was that European confused.
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This is for you all. Commence immediately with the sending away of the Europeans. The good (Europeans) must (or can) stay. The bad ones, send away. But make haste. We will not be in the wrong for this work. I heard it from the Europeans. I have therefore written, so that you may know.
Friends, I am very dark for our being called dogs
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