Object #1015354 from MS-Papers-0032-0448
4 pages written 25 Feb 1874 by Lady Mary Ann Martin
From: Inward letters - Surnames, Mar - Mar, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0448 (17 digitised items). Correspondents:John Marshall, Rangitikei, 1867-1873 & undated (5 letters); J Taylor Marshall, Armed Constabulary Depot, 1871-1872 (2 letters); Richard Marshall, Auckland, 1871 (1 letter); William Marshall, Napier, 1864 & 1870 (2 letters); William Marshall, Balmain, 1870 (1 letter).Alexander Martin, 1854 (1 letter); James Martin, Opotiki, 1872-1873 (3 letters); John Martin, Oturaia, 1872 (1 letter); Lady Mary Ann Martin, Auckland, 1873-1874 (3 letters).
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Feby. 25, 1874
My dear Sir
As Sir William and I are proposing to sail for England in April, I venture to trouble you about two Maori boys in whom we are interested and whom we desire to see placed at St. Stephen's Native School.
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They are at present in the orphan Home and are just over age for that institution.
The one is a son of your and our old friend Revd.Rota Waitoa. He is a fine little fellow of ten. If he returns home, he will run wild and lose much of the benefits of his previous training. The other boy is Albert
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Victor Pomare, the Queen's godson. Her Majesty has hitherto paid for him in the Orphan Home.
Both William Rota and he will continue to receive the £7 per annum required beyond the Govt. allowance at St. Stephens. Mr. Burrowes tells us that there is plenty of room there
Inward letters - Surnames, Mar - Mar, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0448 (17 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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