Object #1017920 from MS-Papers-0032-0640

2 pages written 16 Jul 1866 by Bishop William Williams in Paihia to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Bishop William Williams, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0640 (66 digitised items). 62 letters written from Turanga, Pahia, Auckland, Te Aute, Napier, Gisborne, Tauranga, Bay of Islands, Waerengahika (including list of buildings destroyed), Oropaoanui (Awapawanui), 1855-1876 and undated.Includes piece-level inventory of letters accessioned pre-1969

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Paihia, Bay of Islands
July 16, 1866

My dear Mr. Maclean,

I am forwarding to you my official statement of the losses at Waerengaahika, exclusive of private property belonging to my son. Perhaps in strict propriety these statements should have gone to the Native Minister. If so will you have the kindness to present them for me.

You will much oblige me by giving me a private communication about the probable course which will be taken by the Government, and the time when any steps will be taken.

I remain, My dear Sir,
Most faithfully yours,
William Waiapu

Part of:
Inward letters - Bishop William Williams, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0640 (66 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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