Object #1018311 from MS-Papers-0032-0201

6 pages written 31 Aug 1872 by James H Campbell in Waiapu to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - James H Campbell, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0201 (46 digitised items). 45 letters written from Waiapu, Gisborne, Tauranga, Opotiki, Te Awanui, Wynnestead (East Tamaki), Doon Side, `Star of the South' (Kawa Kawa), and several undated.

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English (ATL)

Do not let Morgan go back to Horoera - believe me. Waiapu

August 31st. 1872.

Dear McLean

I have been requested by Wi Parani to send the enclosed letter to you. When he heard that Mohi Tenei had got a ton of flour I suppose he was attacked with the fashionable complaint among the Ngatiporou the Mate Pirangi. It is to be hoped that, if you afford him the required relief, he will make better use of it that his Revd confrere who immediately on receipt of his paid 17 bags away for a store a/c at the Awanui, a portion of which I understood was for grog. Of all the unexposed hypocrites he is the biggest. He deceived me for a long time. I am only sorry that he has done Morgan so much harm. Professing to be his friend he was jealous of Morgan's power and influence here and caused so much to happen that disgusted him, that finally Morgan the night he leftthis and slept with his family on the open beach on his way to Horoera told me that Waiapu had become too hot for him. And yet with his intense cunning Mohi still succeeds in retaining an influence for evil over him.

Yours ever,
J.H. Campbell.

I write this to put you on your guard as I understand Mohi has gone to Wellington.

Part of:
Inward letters - James H Campbell, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0201 (46 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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