Object #1016896 from MS-Papers-0032-0277

3 pages written 5 Oct 1844 by Thomas Spencer Forsaith to Sir Donald McLean in Taranaki Region

From: Inward letters - Surnames, Foo - Fox, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0277 (37 digitised items). Correspondents:A Cracroft Fookes, Wanganui, 1873 (1 letter); James Foot, Point Russell (Waikato), 1870 (1 letter); Charles Forbes, Manawatu Ferry, undated letter; Father J Forest, Napier, 1865-1873 (3 letters); Thomas Spencer Forsaith, Waingaroa, Wellington, Wainui & Auckland,1844-1858 (8 letters).Also: P Fortescue, Patea, Napier & Akitio, 1864-1871 (3 letters); Miss Eliza Foster, undated letter; Frederick A C Foster, Wellington, 1869 (2 letters); John Foster, undated letter; R N Foster, Mount Erin (Havelock), 1867 (1 letter); Ebenezer Fox, London, Wellington & Auckland, 1872-1875 & undated (3 letters); Edward Thomas Fox, Wanganui, 1856-1874 (9 letters); James G Fox, Wellington, 1870-1871 (3 letters).

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English (ATL)

Waingaroa
October 5, 1844.


My dear Sir,

You will perceive by the heading of this letter that I an on the road to Taranaki and hope D.V. to see you on the 20th. inst. when I shall remain till His Excellency arrives and then resume my journey to Wellington. His Excellency may be looked for about the 25th.

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English (ATL)

I hope you have been successful in obtaining the necessary information but form recent intelligence form England. You must prepare the minds of the natives to brook delay a question like that of Taranaki especially now the Company is broken up cannot be settled in a day. You may tell the natives I am on may road to see them, and then if I can be of any assistance to you I shall have pleasure in rendering it.


I am, dear Sir,
Yours in haste,
Thomas Forsaith.

English (ATL)

Waingaroa
October 5, 1844.


My dear Sir,

You will perceive by the heading of this letter that I an on the road to Taranaki and hope D.V. to see you on the 20th. inst. when I shall remain till His Excellency arrives and then resume my journey to Wellington. His Excellency may be looked for about the 25th. I hope you have been successful in obtaining the necessary information but form recent intelligence form England. You must prepare the minds of the natives to brook delay a question like that of Taranaki especially now the Company is broken up cannot be settled in a day. You may tell the natives I am on may road to see them, and then if I can be of any assistance to you I shall have pleasure in rendering it.


I am, dear Sir,
Yours in haste,
Thomas Forsaith.

Part of:
Inward letters - Surnames, Foo - Fox, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0277 (37 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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