Object #1014231 from MS-Papers-0032-0465

4 pages written 2 Nov 1870 by Colonel William Moule in Tauranga to Sir Donald McLean in Wellington

From: Inward letters - W Moule, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0465 (38 digitised items). 38 letters written from Waikato & Tauranga. Includes letters to and from others correspondents: Samuel Morgan to Dr Pollen, 17 Aug 1869; Moule to Dr Pollen, 17 Aug 1869; Moule to Mair, 17 Sep 1870.

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2nd Novr. 70

My dear Sir,

Since writing to you this morning I received the following in a private note from Major Mair. "Nepia Toki who seperated from Te Kooti some months since, and a small party are up Waireka, he sent in to ask about terms and I have just written telling him to surrender and trust to the clemency of the Government - I expect he will be in by the 5th."

Mr. Hamlin has just returned from Taupo and informs me that, a considerable number of Tahau's party at Patatere, including some of the Chatham Island prisoners, are about to surrender unconditionally.

At Major Mair's request I have purchased 9 tons of potatoes and forwarded them to the Uriweras at the Putere.

I remain my dear Sir, Yours very truly,
W. Moule
The Hon. D. McLean,
Native & Defence Minister, WELLINGTON.

Part of:
Inward letters - W Moule, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0465 (38 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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