Object #1011444 from MS-Papers-0032-0374

3 pages written 24 Apr 1847 by Henry King in Taranaki Region to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Henry King, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0374 (73 digitised items). 71 letters written from Taranaki - Police Office, Brooklands & New Plymouth

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English (ATL)

Private. Police Office,
April 24th, 1847.


My dear Sir,

I am glad to learn by your Note of this morning that a part of the Puketapu Natives have discovered their error, and if the Chief named Paul can satisfy you that he has a just claim to land near the Waiwaikis and is desirous of disposing of it for sale to the Governor I should recommend you to secure as much as he and his party have

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English (ATL)

a right to dispose of.

In answer to your question respecting Pauls son who wishes to enter the Police force - I should say it would be politic under existing circumstances to take him on immediately and I have no doubt it will meet the Governor's approval.


Yours truly,
Henry. King.
To D. McLean, Esq.

English (ATL)

Private. Police Office,
April 24th, 1847.


My dear Sir,

I am glad to learn by your Note of this morning that a part of the Puketapu Natives have discovered their error, and if the Chief named Paul can satisfy you that he has a just claim to land near the Waiwaikis and is desirous of disposing of it for sale to the Governor I should recommend you to secure as much as he and his party have a right to dispose of.

In answer to your question respecting Pauls son who wishes to enter the Police force - I should say it would be politic under existing circumstances to take him on immediately and I have no doubt it will meet the Governor's approval.


Yours truly,
Henry. King.
To D. McLean, Esq.

Part of:
Inward letters - Henry King, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0374 (73 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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