Object #1020573 from MS-Papers-0032-0022

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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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English (ATL)

COPY. Colonial Defence Office

December 14th. 1868



Sir,

His Honor, the Superintendent of Hawke's Bay, having brought under the notice of the Defence Minister, the conspicious zeal in the Public Service, by you on all occasions, and especially in affording assistance in the late Expedition to Major Westrupp, - I am instructed to convey to you the thanks of the Government, and their satisfaction at receiving such favourable reports of the conduct of the Officers of the Colonial Forces.


I have the honour to be, Sir, Your most obedient servant (Signed)
C.V.S. Haughton
Acting Under-Secretary To:- ---- Tuke.

N.B. There is also a copy of a letter to Major Westtrupp, on much the same lines, but the copy is so faint it is only half decipherable.

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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