Object #1017290 from MS-Papers-0032-0559

3 pages written 6 Sep 1873 by John Henry Herbert St John

From: Inward letters - Surnames, St John, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0559 (77 digitised items). Correspondents:Felice St John, Auckland & Melbourne, 4 undated letters (ca 1876); Col J H H St John, Bay of Plenty, Wellington, Poverty Bay, Nelson and Napier, 1869-1875 & undated (69 letters, including some from other correspondents)

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My dear Sir

I hope that Marshall's account of early days in Waikato, as it appears in my little book, may recommend itself sufficiently to you as a sort of record of old Maori ways, for you to see your way to taking some copies for the ative Office.

I would also point out to you that in the portion written by myself, I have not lost sight of the possibility of its being read by intending immigrants, and I hope you will be able to recommend that Immigration Agents in England should receive some copies --

It was not worth a dedication otherwise you may be assured that I should have requested your leave to dedicate it to "my chief".

Believe me
Yours truly
J. St. John

Part of:
Inward letters - Surnames, St John, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0559 (77 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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