Object #1018585 from MS-Papers-0032-0006
From: Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0006 (61 digitised items). Contains correspondence with regard to the purchase of Maori land in Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa in particular, and in Porirua to a lesser extent; some of the correspondence relates to the addressing of Maori grievances arising from the sales; also contains some correspondence about the conditions of McLean's employment and his role as a provincial politicianIncludes minutes of meeting held at Takapuwahia (26 Sep 1861) concerning charges brought against W N Searancke by Te Kakakura Wi Parata over a Ngati Toa land dispute.
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Native Secretary's Office,
February 3, 1862
I am desired by the Minister for Native Affairs to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 9th ultimo, and to inform you that your draft on the colonial Treasury for one thousand pounds to enable you to settle outstanding Land Purchases in the Wairarapa District, has been paid, and that the Sub Treasurer has been authorized on receipt of
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your requisition to make further advances not exceeding in the whole (and including that draft) the sum of Two Thousand pounds provided that in each case the Superintendent of Wellington expresses his assent to the payments intended to be made.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient servant,
Acting Nat. Secy.
Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0006 (61 digitised items)
Series 7 Official papers, Reference Number Series 7 Official papers (3737 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)
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