Object #1016131 from MS-Papers-0032-0162

2 pages written 25 Apr 1864 by Reginald Newton Biggs in Tangoio

From: Inward letters - Reginald N Biggs, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0162 (43 digitised items). 39 letters written from Wanganui, Tangoio, Wairoa, Christchurch, Tuparoa, Turanganui, Poverty Bay. Includes map of Wanganui sections, 1857 [?]. Names on map - Crass [?], C G Doughty, Thomas Kettle, F Watts, Awamoho, Pehira, W Jowett & R N Biggs (sections 26 & 27) by the Wanganui River. Includes letters from Biggs to Deighton, and Biggs to Fraser.

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English (ATL)

25 April 1864

My dear Sir,

I just send you a line to tell you that Towgood is gone up to Tarawera so that if there is any truth in the report as to the Maoris preparing to come down to Napier he will find it out and return immediately for my own part I fancy there is not much reliance to be placed in it. The Maoris here do not seem to know any more about it than what they have heard from Ihaka.

In haste,
Yours truly,
Reginald Newton Biggs.

Part of:
Inward letters - Reginald N Biggs, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0162 (43 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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