Object #1012251 from MS-Papers-0032-0002

2 pages written 5 May 1845 by Sir Donald McLean in Kawhia

From: Protector of Aborigines - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0002 (34 digitised items). Includes correspondence with George Clarke, Chief Protector of Aborigines and others relating to Maori affairs in the Taranaki and Wanganui area. Includes list of the principal chiefs of the Puketapu tribe (1845), many of whom had settled at the unoccupied Ngati Toa pa at Te Uruhi on the Kapiti Coast; a report by Rev. Skevington on a dispute between Taupo and Wanganui Maori; description of the boundaries of the small block including the town and suburbs of New Plymouth, 22 Nov 1844 and lists of expenses incurred by McLean carry out his official duties

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English (ATL)

Mission House, Kawhia.
May 5, 1845.


Sir,

Understanding you to be the party who entered into an agreement with Waitara a Native Chief at Mokau for the sale of the Lugger boat and as the agreement between you and that Chief is quite an unfinished document in its present shape I have to request you will affix your signature thereto, and let the paper be returned to me by the bearer. By your attention to this communication

"Hydras"


You will oblige, Sir,
Your Obt. Servt.
D. McLean,
P.A.

English (ATL)

Mission House, Kawhia.
May 5, 1845.


Sir,

Understanding you to be the party who entered into an agreement with Waitara a Native Chief at Mokau for the sale of the Lugger boat and as the agreement between you and that Chief is quite an unfinished document in its present shape I have to request you will affix your signature thereto, and let the paper be returned to me by the bearer. By your attention to this communication

"Hydras"


You will oblige, Sir,
Your Obt. Servt.
D. McLean,
P.A.

Part of:
Protector of Aborigines - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0002 (34 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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