Object #1014469 from MS-Papers-0032-0312

4 pages written 1 Aug 1851 by Henry Halse in New Plymouth District to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Henry Halse, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0312 (49 digitised items). 43 letters written from New Plymouth and Huatoki. Includes copies of letters from Wiremu Kingi, Witi, and Aperahama, Te Kani, 1851

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English (ATL)

New Plymouth

August 1st. 1851.



Dear Sir,

Rawiri will proceed to Wellington by the "Lucy James."

A public meeting is to be held to-morrow evening, to consider the Governor's proposal to reduce the Town, and locate

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Pensioners.

I feel much obliged to you for your note of the 14th. ulto. in which you ask whether I would like something in the Pensioners, as more permanent than the Police. I am naturally anxious for advancement, and cannot do better than leave the particular nature of it to your

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judgement. There is little reason to doubt that you will shortly be disconnected from the Police, which I cannot but regret, and that a new system will be introduced here, in which you will probably perform an important part.

I remain
Yours faithfully (Signed)
H. Halse.
To:- D. McLean Esq.

English (ATL)

New Plymouth

August 1st. 1851.



Dear Sir,

Rawiri will proceed to Wellington by the "Lucy James."

A public meeting is to be held to-morrow evening, to consider the Governor's proposal to reduce the Town, and locate Pensioners.

I feel much obliged to you for your note of the 14th. ulto. in which you ask whether I would like something in the Pensioners, as more permanent than the Police. I am naturally anxious for advancement, and cannot do better than leave the particular nature of it to your judgement. There is little reason to doubt that you will shortly be disconnected from the Police, which I cannot but regret, and that a new system will be introduced here, in which you will probably perform an important part.

I remain
Yours faithfully (Signed)
H. Halse.
To:- D. McLean Esq.

Part of:
Inward letters - Henry Halse, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0312 (49 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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