Object #1018692 from MS-Papers-0032-0264

2 pages written 17 Jan 1869 by George Thomas Fannin in Napier City to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - G T Fannin, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0264 (53 digitised items). 51 letters written from Hawke's Bay, 1869-1870. Includes newspaper cuttings and drafts of three letters from McLean to Fannin, 15 Jan, 8 Apr & 12 Aug 1869

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English (ATL)

Napier

Jany. 17th 1869



Sir,

There is very little news since my last - As far as I can learn Mr. Buchanan will come off badly in the Court of Enquiry - he keeps offending the officers - Major Lambert and the others walk off together but Buchanan marches alone - Karaitiana wrote me a note yesterday to know when a steamer was going to Poverty Bay, as he and Henare wish

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English (ATL)

to go there I sent him word that the Sturt would go on Sunday or Monday. The Sturt leaves today with Mr. Richmond on board for here - The St. Kilda brought Capn. Spiller up to take command at Wairoa - We have had a good nights rain - it will do any amount of good - Mr. Carr has been recommended for the Meanee School -


I have the honor to be, Sir, Your most obt. st.
Geo. Thos. Fannin.

English (ATL)

Napier

Jany. 17th 1869



Sir,

There is very little news since my last - As far as I can learn Mr. Buchanan will come off badly in the Court of Enquiry - he keeps offending the officers - Major Lambert and the others walk off together but Buchanan marches alone - Karaitiana wrote me a note yesterday to know when a steamer was going to Poverty Bay, as he and Henare wish to go there I sent him word that the Sturt would go on Sunday or Monday. The Sturt leaves today with Mr. Richmond on board for here - The St. Kilda brought Capn. Spiller up to take command at Wairoa - We have had a good nights rain - it will do any amount of good - Mr. Carr has been recommended for the Meanee School -


I have the honor to be, Sir, Your most obt. st.
Geo. Thos. Fannin.

Part of:
Inward letters - G T Fannin, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0264 (53 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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