Object #1018747 from MS-Papers-0032-0022

2 pages written 14 Dec 1868 by an unknown author in Wellington to Sir Donald McLean in Napier City

From: Superintendent, Hawkes Bay and Government Agent, East Coast - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0022 (82 digitised items). Comprises correspondence, memoranda and reports from December 1868, relating to the military campaign against Te Kooti.Includes letters from Maori such as Rapata Wahawaha regarding ammunitions

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COPY. C.D. 68/4786. Colonial Defence Office Wellington
14th. December 1868

No. 594/3

I have the honour to acknowledge receipt of your letter of the 8th. inst., covering copy of a communication from Major Westrupp, expressing admiration of the conduct and bearing of the Hawke's Bay Yeomanry Cavalry Volunteers, under Capt. Turner; and am instructed to transmit herewith copy of a letter which has already been addressed by the Defence Minister to the Officer Commanding at Napier, conveying to Captain Tanner the thanks of the Government for zeal and patriotism shewn by him, and the Troops under his command, in so readily responding to your call for aid, and proceeding on service to Poverty Bay.

I have the honour to be Sir, Your most obedient servant (Signed)
C.V.S. Haughton
To:- Acting Under-Secretary. His Honor, D. McLean Esq. Napier.

Part of:
Superintendent, Hawkes Bay and Government Agent, East Coast - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0022 (82 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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