Private letters and Native correspondence

Reference Number: qMS-1205. Object #1018437

Copies of letters written by McLean during period as Police Magistrate in Taranaki. Some of the letters are written in Maori. At the rear of the volume is an extract from McLean's journal dated 1 April 1844 describing his joining the Department of the Protector of Aborigines in Auckland. Tipped into an envelope at the front of the volume is a calendar of contents.

231 pages written 26 Apr 1847 by Te Kuri Mokau, Henare Pukuatua and Sir Donald McLean in Te Ngae, Te Henui, New Plymouth District, Ngamotu, Auckland Region and Taranaki Region to Major Mathew Richmond, John Jermyn Symonds and Dr Andrew Sinclair in New Plymouth District, Auckland Region, Wellington, Wanganui and New South Wales.

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Private letters and Native correspondence, Reference Number qMS-1205 (1 digitised items)
Series 3 Letter books, Reference Number Series 3 Letter books (19 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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