Object #1011239 from MS-Papers-0032-0023

2 pages written 8 Jan 1869 by A D Corfield in Wairoa to Sir Donald McLean in Napier City

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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Wairea

8th. January 1869


10.30 p.m.
Sir,

I have the honor to report that the natives here state that the Hau Haus have been down the Waiau river as far as Manutawhiorangi, where they have slept, eaten, and taken horses, and are supposed to have returned to the Kiwi, a Kaenga near Waikare Moana.

The natives wish to start in quest of the Hau Haus. Have I any authority to bring them, on pay, for any Expedition? Some news, they say, might be heard of Te Waru's movements, if they are allowed to

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English (ATL)

go after them.


I have the honor to be Sir, Your most obedient servant (Signed)
A.W. Corfield
Captain Commanding. To:- His Honor D. McLean Napier.

English (ATL)

COPY. Wairea

8th. January 1869


10.30 p.m.
Sir,

I have the honor to report that the natives here state that the Hau Haus have been down the Waiau river as far as Manutawhiorangi, where they have slept, eaten, and taken horses, and are supposed to have returned to the Kiwi, a Kaenga near Waikare Moana.

The natives wish to start in quest of the Hau Haus. Have I any authority to bring them, on pay, for any Expedition? Some news, they say, might be heard of Te Waru's movements, if they are allowed to go after them.


I have the honor to be Sir, Your most obedient servant (Signed)
A.W. Corfield
Captain Commanding. To:- His Honor D. McLean Napier.

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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