Object #1011809 from MS-Papers-0032-0510

1 page written 7 Jun 1872 by Thomas William Porter in Gisborne

From: Inward letters - T W Porter, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0510 (96 digitised items). 96 letters written from Gisborne and Wairoa, 1870-1876 & undated. Includes letters in Maori to Poata from R Kawhia of Tuparoa, 1876; letter to Kapene Poata from Hotene Porourangi of Waiapu, 1876.

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English (ATL)

Gishorne

7th. June 1872.



Dear Sir

I am in receipt of Waiapu letters, informing me of the continuance of the Mokena and Wikiruihi dispute. The latter has erected and fortified a pa in the face of Mokena; who appears to take it quietly.

I do not think in any case then would attempt hostilities.

Ropata raher inclines to the Nikiruihi party. Te Purewa died at Whakatane 10th. ultimo. Settlers here are glad Te Kooti has got through to Waikato.


I have the honour to be Dear Sir, Yours most faithfully (Signed)
T.W. Porter Capt. Adjt.

Part of:
Inward letters - T W Porter, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0510 (96 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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