Object #1015475 from MS-Papers-0032-0004

1 page written 6 May 1852 by Sir Donald McLean in Wellington to Wairarapa

From: Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0004 (36 digitised items). Contains letters to and from McLean with regard to the business of purchasing of Maori land in Taranaki, Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa and elsewhere; also contains details of various purchases and related business

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May 6th. 1852.


Understanding that you have been entering into certain arrangements with the natives of the Wairarapa, to lease a portion of the Wharekaka plains, lately occupied by Miss Clifford and Weld, I have to call your attention to the 1st. and 2nd, clauses of the Native land purchase Ordinance, sections 7 to 19; which I am directed by the Government to enforce against you.

Should you persist in any further negotiations with the natives for any portuon of the Run in question, I herewith enclose for your information, copies of the Clauses No. 1 and 2 above alluded to.

I have etc. (Signed)
Donald McLean.
Land Commissioner To:- Mr. Kelly Wairarapa.

Part of:
Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0004 (36 digitised items)
Series 7 Official papers, Reference Number Series 7 Official papers (3737 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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