Object #1014851 from MS-Papers-0032-0183

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

From: Inward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0183 (75 digitised items). 70 letters, 1855-1860

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My dear McLean,

I hear you made a glorious speech yesterday and sincerely congratulate you and myself upon it. I hope good notes have been taken as they will assist you very materially in making your statement of Teire's title for the Assembly.

It has occurred to me that it might be adviseable to avoid saying anything about the terms on which we would make

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peace until the Chiefs have expressed their opinion on the justice of the war.

I only throw this out for your consideration and beg you clearly to understand that I do not think of interfering with your better judgement on these matters.

Pray consider yourself quite unfettered in every way and use your own unbiassed judgment in all things.

Believe me,
Yours sincerely,
T.G.B.
July 20

English (ATL)


My dear McLean,

I hear you made a glorious speech yesterday and sincerely congratulate you and myself upon it. I hope good notes have been taken as they will assist you very materially in making your statement of Teire's title for the Assembly.

It has occurred to me that it might be adviseable to avoid saying anything about the terms on which we would make peace until the Chiefs have expressed their opinion on the justice of the war.

I only throw this out for your consideration and beg you clearly to understand that I do not think of interfering with your better judgement on these matters.

Pray consider yourself quite unfettered in every way and use your own unbiassed judgment in all things.

Believe me,
Yours sincerely,
T.G.B.
July 20

Part of:
Inward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0183 (75 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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