Object #1013261 from MS-Papers-0032-0184

3 pages written by Sir Thomas Robert Gore Browne to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward and outward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0184 (73 digitised items). 73 letters letters, 1861-1862. Includes some draft letters from McLean to Browne. Also one letter from Harriet Gore Bowne (undated).

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English (ATL)

(no date.)


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My dear McLean,

Smith saw Tamati Ngapara yesterday; and was with him for 3 hours.

Ngapara promises to use his influence to get the terms -----(?), and will go with them to Ngaruawhiah. He wishes that they should not be made known anywhere until he announces them

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English (ATL)

at the Meeting.

I told Rogan yesterday that I thought we had better make them known to our friends without delay; but now I think they should be withheld.

If you know where Mr. Wilson is staying to-day, it will be advisable to let him know, as he was to have copies for circulation.

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English (ATL)

I send my messenger, who will take any letters for you.


Believe me always Yours sincerely
(Signed) T.G.B.
To:- Donald McLean Esq.

English (ATL)

Letter from T.G.B. to Donald McLean Esq.
(no date.)


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My dear McLean,

Smith saw Tamati Ngapara yesterday; and was with him for 3 hours.

Ngapara promises to use his influence to get the terms -----(?), and will go with them to Ngaruawhiah. He wishes that they should not be made known anywhere until he announces them at the Meeting.

I told Rogan yesterday that I thought we had better make them known to our friends without delay; but now I think they should be withheld.

If you know where Mr. Wilson is staying to-day, it will be advisable to let him know, as he was to have copies for circulation. I send my messenger, who will take any letters for you.


Believe me always Yours sincerely
(Signed) T.G.B.
To:- Donald McLean Esq.

Part of:
Inward and outward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0184 (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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